Nishchae Suri, partner and head-KPMG academy is set to join EdCast as president India, South East Asia and Middle East. Suri will be a part of its global management executive team . Talking to HRKatha, Suri has confirmed that he has not officially joined EdCast yet and he will start his new role from 3rd January, 2019.
Suri will be responsible for a global shift to the cloud and enterprise transition to AI-powered solutions, through a better understanding of the needs of the clients. He will contribute to the development of an overarching strategy and customised solutions to address these needs. ” EdCast and NASSCOM are working together to upskill more than two million workers for IT industry and create more jobs. I will be working closely on this project. I will be responsible for operations in India, south asia region and middle east.” shares Suri.
Suri has been working in the area of HR strategy and transformation, leadership and talent management and rewards for over 22 years. He started his career in 1997 with Aon, as the global principal. He also served as the MD & CEO at Mercer. For two years, he served as the president and founder member of SOIL (School of Inspired Leadership).
Suri tells that it has been a decade since he has stepped into the area of learning and education and he wants to continue his passion by joining EdCast. ” I started SOIL a couple of years back with an aim to build good leaders and imparting quality education. The passion still remains within me, previously working with Mercer and starting the KPMG academy focusing on executive learning I am continuing the same passion by joining EdCast by providing knowledge through technology and make people stay relevant.” says Suri.
Asking about what plans he has about how he will go about his new role Suri says, “It may be too early to comment on that but as a leader I believe in two things, first tapping the new opportunities that the external environment presents to you and second building a strong collaborative team with individuals who have capabilities and are valued in the organisation.”
Apart from the industry experience, Suri is known for his stint with the National HRD Network (NHRDN) as president of the Delhi and NCR chapter from 2014 to 2016.
Having graduated in economics from the Shri Ram College Of Commerce, Suri completed his MBA in finance from the Symbiosis International University.