Dr. N S Rajan

Dr. NS Rajan

Group CHRO, Group CMO & CEO – IDFC Foundation

Dr. Rajan leads the Human Resources, Marketing and the Community Engagement agenda for the Bank. He is also the CEO of IDFC Foundation.

Dr. Rajan was Group CHRO and member of the Group Executive Council of Tata Sons. He also served as a nominee of Tata Sons on boards of various Tata companies. Prior to joining the Tatas, Dr. Rajan was Global Leader of the People & Organization practice of Ernst & Young, where he oversaw HR Consulting operations in over 30 countries with a team of over 700 people. He has more than three decades of work experience spanning various line and staff functions.

Dr. Rajan is a graduate in economics from Loyola College, Chennai; a post graduate in business management from XLRI, Jamshedpur; and has a doctorate from IIT Delhi. He was conferred the “Distinguished Alumnus Award” by XLRI, Jamshedpur, where he is also a member of the Board of Governors.
Dr. Rajan is a former National President of the NHRD Network, India's largest HR association. He is a visiting faculty member at IIM-A and XLRI and is the author of ‘Quote Me If You Can,’ a compilation of his thoughts on business.

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