Shweta is Chief Human Resources Officer for Citi South Asia. She took over the role effective September 1st, 2018. Prior to this, she was the Regional HR Advisor for the Global Consumer Bank based in Singapore, where she worked with GCB business heads to provide end to end HR advisory and support.
In her over 13 years with Citi, Shweta has done several roles including HR Advisor for various businesses across ICG, GCB, GF and O&T and specialist roles in Talent, Leadership development and Learning. She moved to Hong Kong in 2015 as the Head of Talent & Diversity for Asia Pacific, responsible for identifying and implementing initiatives around Talent Assessment and Development, and leading the Diversity agenda for Citi’s Asia Pacific franchise. Since her taking over, she led the rollout of several initiatives including ‘My Career’ which aims to empower employees to take charge of their career, Asia’s Inspiring Women Leaders Program intended to strengthen female pipeline, recognized several employee networks, and played a key role in the equalization of benefits for domestic partners. Prior to moving to HK, Shweta was based in Mumbai as the Head of HR for O&T and Global Functions for Citi South Asia. In her earlier stint, she led Talent and Leadership Development at Citi South Asia, where she was also responsible for Citi’s entry level hiring strategy.
Shweta is a certified Coach and an accredited Leadership trainer at Citi. Her other professional certifications include trainer for Myer Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and SHL’s Occupational Testing.
Prior to joining Citi, Shweta has worked with Colgate Palmolive and Unilever. She is an Economics graduate and holds a Master’s degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. She is married, and has a ten-year-old son. Her hobbies include outdoor sports and travelling.