Shobha Ratna

Shobha Ratna

Executive VP and Head - HR & Training at
Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance (ABSLI)

Ms. Shobha Ratna is Executive Vice President and Head - Human Resource & Training at Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance (ABSLI). In this role, she drives the Human Resource strategy at ABSLI including talent management, talent development, compensation and culture creation.

Shobha has extensive experience of about 22 years in the functional areas of talent, leadership and learning. Prior to this role at ABSLI, she managed talent and leadership development at the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) for six years. At ABG, Shobha contributed significantly to institutionalizing the leadership development and talent management processes across the Group through a series of new initiatives aimed to build the talent pipeline. Her professional experience also includes a stint of twelve years at Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) with a year spent in Unilever London.

Shobha holds a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut and a Master's degree in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations (PMIR) from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).