Associate Vice President - Diversity & Sustainability, HCL Technologies Ltd.
Srimathi Shivashankar is Associate Vice President - Diversity & Sustainability at HCL Technologies. At HCL she leads all activities related to diversity including gender, cultural assimilation, work life continuity and employee well being initiatives. She also manages Sustainability programs covering ethics and governance, green and community service (HCLT Foundation). Srimathi has considerable experience in the areas of human capital strategy and diversity. Her core work areas in Human Capital include diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and retention, culture institutionalization, training and assessments, leadership development and counseling. Srimathi is one among the Future Leaders Team set up by World Business Council for Sustainability Development. She is a member of the gender advisory council of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Subject Matter Expert in Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), member of Global Gender Parity Group of World Economic Forum, and is an active member of the Diversity and Inclusion steering committee of NASSCOM- India. She has assisted in preparing the first Affirmative Action Council report lead by Confederation of Indian Industry- India and has served as advisory member for various councils to establish CSR guidelines. She has published and presented papers in International forums on Diversity and Sustainability.