Anjali Byce, Director, Human Resources at SKF India, is one of India’s dynamic and vibrant corporate women, who has handled multiple-functional excellence areas including strategic HR, industrial relations, organisational development, learning and development, corporate social responsibility, health, safety and environment and administration. She speaks to Corporate Citizen in-depth about the role of HR in today’s times, her career while also touching upon her personal space.
Anjali’s thrust has been in driving change through multiple business transformation programmes, implementation of a culture-based HR strategy, capability building, Six Sigma and diversity initiatives, to name a few. Her experience in HR spans across manufacturing, insurance and R&D companies, as well as start-up, acquisition and turnaround companies. She has worked with Tata Motors, Allianz Bajaj Life Insurance Co, Cummins in the past and now with Thermax. Anjali Byce has been named as one of the 100 most talented Global HR Leaders by CHRO Asia. She currently co-chairs Th e Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) HR & IR Council in Pune and is also a member of the CII National Committee on Industrial Relations. She has also held the position of President of National Human Resource Development Network Pune Chapter. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Psychology from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi and a Master’s degree in Applied Psychology from Delhi University where she did her thesis on Psychological Contracting. She obtained her PGDHRD from Symbiosis Centre for HRD – Pune and has an Advanced Certificate in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK).