Richard is the Chief People Officer of Tech Mahindra and a global management professional.
He brings on board over two decades of diverse experience leading the transformation of the
people function across organizations. As a seasoned HR leader, Richard specializes in
strategically aligning talent within organizations to create a people advantage for businesses.
Prior to joining Tech Mahindra, he was the Executive Vice President and HR Head for Infosys Ltd. He has served as a director on the Boards of Infosys Consulting and Infosys China. He started his career in 1996 with the Godrej group.
Richard is also a strategic advisor to the start-up ecosystem in India, advising businesses on
their people strategies. His work with them spans organizational change and transformation,
scaling people processes, sustainable growth and guiding the leadership in creating an
unparalleled working environment based on human first principles.
Richard is an active contributor working with industry bodies like CII and NASSCOM in furthering industry-government partnership around human resources centered initiatives.
Richard holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology and a
management degree from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar.