Ramakrishna Rajasekharan Nair
“RR” Nair is a Coach for CXOs & CEOs from diverse industrial sectors, both large Indian and MNCs. He is also a Consultant to businesses on ‘HR Strategy’ and ‘Leadership and Organisation Development’. He serves on the Boards of a few companies as an Independent Director. He holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Psychology from University of Kerala. An alumnus of IIT Kharagpur where he obtained his post masters’ diploma in Industrial Management, he was also trained by Tavistok School of Human Relations’ faculty in the UK in individual and group development processes. He served Unilever Group of companies for three decades plus and held several positions including as CHRO. And towards the closure of his long innings, served as Coach for Board level leaders, and OD Advisor for HUL and Unilever’s Regional Business Group, Singapore. While in Unilever London where he was seconded, he was trained by Hay Mcber as a Leadership Coach. He is an alumnus of Stanford and Michigan Universities through their advance management programmes.
“RR” also served on the Academic Council of Tata Management Training Centre Pune, Lowe Lintas’s Centre for Executive Education, HR Technical Committee of Reserve Bank of India, and Confederation of Indian Industry’s National HR Council. ‘RR’ actively associated himself with the HR and leadership development space in the country. He has been associated with ISB’s prestigious LSTM programme as a Leadership Coach for over a decade. He was chosen by NHRD Network for the National Award for outstanding contribution to the HR function. He was also conferred the Life-Time Achievement Award by CNBC-KPMG. CFI, in recognition of his exemplary lifetime achievement in facilitating the growth of human potential as a Coach & mentor, admitted him as Hony. Fellow. He co-edited a publication entitled “Managing Transition”.