InHelm Team

  • Dr. D. Prasanth Nair - Managing Partner & Country Head

    With a rich experience of over 20 years, Dr. Nair has acquired great expertise and unrivalled insight into people management skills and HR practices through his association with Fortune 500 transnational companies and Indian blue chips across diverse sectors. During his vast career, he has been associated with several renowned organizations such as the Indian multinational pharmaceutical giant Cipla -- as its Global HR Head – and earlier with the Thomas Cook, Wockhardt, RPG Group, and GEC Alstom India Limited.



  • Aaditya BS - Practice Head, India

    Aaditya comes with a diverse industry experience of over 18 years in sales and operations. He has successfully led teams in several markets. In his previous stint at Randstad India (erstwhile Ma Foi Management Consultants), Aaditya has held several successful key positions during his tenure, including Country head for Sri Lanka, Business Head for Pharma, Healthcare and Life sciences vertical and as Vice President Sales for Staffing.



  • Harshad Gogte - Practice Head, Pharma/LifeSciences/Chemicals

    Harshad specializes in talent acquisition for GLS across the globe, besides providing support to its India practice – InHelm. An expert in the field of life sciences, he comes with an experience of over a decade in the areas of Drug Discovery, R&D, Project Management and the executive search industry. He started his career in Life Sciences with a Japanese pharmaceutical major – Sumitomo. Later, he progressed to a Project Management role for a drug discovery CRO in NJ, USA.



  • Lamia Amer - Practice Head, META

    Managing a fast growing recruitment / search and HR consulting practice in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa region.
    12 years direct experience with Global Leadership Solutions in USA and with the InHelm team in Asia Pacific for project execution and client interaction.



  • Dr. Chandrika Deshpande - Principal Consultant (Learning & Development)

    She is a veteran in the field of Learning and Development with an experience of over 18 years. For the past 9 years, she has extensively worked in the field of corporate training and handled responsibilities of L&D as well as Employee Engagement Initiatives at renowned organizations such as Medusind Solutions, Thomas Cook and L&T.
    A behavioral trainer, Dr. Deshpande’s expertise lies in Communication Skills, Leadership Development and designing and implementing various OD interventions.



  • Sabera Thyagarajan - Principal Consultant (HR Consulting)

    With an experience of more than two decades which spans varied industries, Sabera is a rare combination of expertise in IT Domain and HR processes. She has worked in various fields like Information Technology, Process Improvement using Six Sigma, HR Systems and Learning & Development Domains. She has spearheaded implementation of HRMS solutions for several organizations.
    She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and conducts several Green Belt and Black Belt training programs.



  • Juilee Sawant - Manager, Projects & Administration
  • Ashwini Sawant - Manager, Projects
  • Aakriti Mathur - Senior Executive, Projects
  • Yogesh More - Administration/Project Support

*Some research team members are excluded

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