Aquil Busrai

Advisory Board - SHRM India

Dr. Aquil Busrai graduated in Commerce with a Distinction. He obtained his MBA from XLRI where he was awarded the J M Kumarappa Gold Medal for the first rank He later graduated with L.L.B and an Advanced Diploma in Training and Development. A University rank holder, he was honored with the Bharucha Gold Medal for academic excellence. He was awarded Ph.D in April 2012.

Dr.Busrai has had 40 years' experience in the industry. He has worked in various HR roles with Unilever in Kenya and India and was Executive Director HR Motorola for Asia Pacific countries. He worked with Shell Malaysia as Director Human Resources, Shell Malaysia and Managing Director of Shell People Services Asia Sdn Bhd. His last corporate assignment was with IBM India Limited as Executive Director Human Resources. He is currently CEO of Aquil Busrai Consulting.

Dr Busrai has been actively associated with the Management movement in India, having been the President of Delhi Management Association and Vice Chairman for All India Management Association's Northern Region. He is on the National Council of CII, ISTD and ASSOCHAM and on the Board of several education institutes. He was awarded the "Pathfinder Award" by National HRD Network for being selected as "Outstanding Seasoned HR Professional". Last year, he was adjudged amongst the "Most Powerful HR Professional in India" at the Asia Pacific HRM Summit in Singapore. He was also bestowed "Lifetime Achievement Award" at Top Rankers Meet in Kuala Lumpur. At its National Convention in November 2012, National HRD Network honoured Dr.Busrai with the "Life Time Achievement Award". He is a Fellow of All India Management Association and Past National President of National HRD Network.

Dr Busrai is a keen student of non-verbal communication and is authoring a book on 'BodyLanguage'. He is an ardent wild life enthusiast and a serious wild life photographer.