Rani Desai brings diverse multicultural, multinational experience in strategy, change management, organizational transformation, and integration of organizations. She has been a member leadership teams, and has sound understanding of various businesses and impact of external and internal environment.
Her career in Talent management spans over 30 years across different sectors like information technology, software product engineering, automobile design services, and others. She has been a member of the Executive Committee and has held Global HR Head responsibilities. She is post-graduate in human resource management from one of the prestigious institutes of the country and is also a post-graduate in Law, She has completed her doctoral studies in the topic of ‘Empowerment’
She is currently playing a strategic role of building leadership pipeline aligning with the business strategy of the firm with one of the largest big 4 firms.
Rani is been a member of Ethics team over years and has been involved in conducting investigations, inquiries, counselling, conciliations, including matters of harassment, coaching and facilitating programs for the practice. She has also been involved in external inquiries, as well.
Her strength lies in conducting inquiries in a very objective and dispassionate manner in a fair and transparent manner with awareness of sensitivities, adhering to the professional code of conduct.
Rani is on the committee of industry associations like CII, West, and leads initiatives contributing to the industry, profession and society at large over years. Apart from being mentor to the mentor to the womens’ wing team for one of the chamber of commerce. She is invited as core committee member of UN GCNI for India’s Gender Equality Summit. Rani is certified C-Suite Executive Coach and certified Independent Director and is a coach cum mentor to industry women leaders and professionals.
She is a visiting professor for post graduate management students, is on the advisory committee as subject matter expert.
She has published articles and posts, empirical research papers in magazines and journals, and has also featured in leading newspapers and magazine. As a Thought Leader she is also invited as key note speaker, panel member in various esteemed forums, she has also presented paper in international conference.