Dr. Ritu Anand

Senior VP & Chief Leadership & Diversity Officer, Tata Consultancy Services

Ritu is the Senior Vice President & Chief Leadership and Diversity Officer at Tata Consultancy Services.

In this role, she is responsible for identification and development of senior leaders in TCS. In addition to this, she is leading diversity for the entire organization, enhancing all aspects of diversity in workforce, with a focus on creating more women leaders in the Leadership Pool – with a commitment to build and sustain a robust leadership pool with diverse representation from all employee segments.

Prior to this role, she was Deputy CHRO and led Talent Management and Total Rewards functions in TCS where she was recognized for progressive policies for women and GenY workforce, competency, performance, compensation, and leadership practices.

She is a well-renowned speaker at various global forums, sharing her visionary views on the future of workplace, talent, and inclusion. Featured on the SAP Game Changing Women Radio, she has written for various international magazines on evolving face of workplaces and culture of diversity.

She serves as an independent director and an advisory board member for few organizations. She was selected as one of the 20 Top HR Influencers chosen by HR 40under40 and recognized as one of the LinkedIn Top Voices of India on LinkedIn for two consecutive years.

An iconic leader, a charismatic speaker in the HR community and a doctorate in psychology, Ritu has been pivotal in bringing diversity, equal opportunity, and advancement of women in corporate leadership along with being a role model to many aspiring young leaders.