Pushpraj Vachali

Acclaimed facilitator, seasoned strategic HR professional with Advanced Management Programme from IIM, Bangalore

Pushpraj Vachali is an acclaimed facilitator and HR Advisor based at Chennai, India. He is the Co-founder of The Enabling World!.

A seasoned Human Resources professional having over 30 years of experience in various sectors like Hospitality, Telecom and Retail. He has been heading the HR Function since 2000 for various companies like Mahindra Holidays, Leela Group of Hotels, Reliance Communications and Dairy Farm International.

He has been a Strategic HR professional committed towards growth of employees in organisations belonging to diverse industries. He possesses the expertise in developing, recommending & implementing human resources strategies and in matters relating to laws governing Industrial Relations having signed wage and long term settlements with unions like CITU, BMS, HMS, INTUC, Shiv Sena.

He is also comfortable working with various nationalities during his stints in MNCs in the Hospitality and Retail industries, and has been recognized by all of them as a Key Contributor, and also found suitable to take on operational leadership roles in addition to his HR Role.

Holding a vision of how the organisation would fulfill its mandates with expertise in understanding the organisation's direction, making staff enthusiastic about the future & helping them to see the link between their daily tasks & goals of the organisation.

Excellent track record of establishing programmes on HR process improvement and establishing a culture of excellence.

Developed an innovative incentive scheme for the frontline sales force selling wire line connections, whereby the productivity increased by over 300%.

He has been Lead Assessor in various leadership Assessment Centers.

Industry Experience

  • Dairy Farm International, HK
  • Reliance Communications Ltd.
  • Leela group of hotels
  • Mahindra Holidays
  • Marriott International Hotels
  • Sterling Resorts
  • East India Hotels (Oberoi)

Professional Qualification

  • Advanced Management Programme - IIM, Bangalore
  • Managing Business in the Global Context, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
  • Masters in Social Work (PM and IR) - Jamia Millia Islamia University
  • B.A. (English Literature), Madras University