Worldwide Locations

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Talent and Diversity

Global Talent and Diversity Council (GTDC)

Purpose of the Council: To advise Asia Society on how to leverage its public voice in the area of global talent and diversity leadership and how to best serve Corporate Members with their global leadership objectives and to share best practices on the leadership challenges they face in global talent and diversity.



  • Michelle Gadsden-Williams, Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Credit Suisse



  • Letty Ashworth, General Manager, Global Diversity, Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Lynne Barry, Human Resources Director, Telstra International Group
  • Jonathan S. Beane, Executive Director, Multicultural Initiatives, Time Warner, Inc.
  • Jyoti Chopra*, Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, BNY Mellon
  • Manolet G. Dayrit, Partner, KPMG LLP
  • Jonathan Dunne, Global Director, Human Resources, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
  • Ana Duarte-McCarthy, Chief Diversity Officer, Citigroup
  • Deborah Elam, Chief Diversity Officer, GE
  • Apoorva Gandhi, Vice President, Multicultural Affairs, Marriott International
  • Michele C. Green, Esq., Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Prudential Financial, Inc. 
  • Cecilia Nelson, Assistant Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, L'Oreal USA
  • Aimee Horowitz, Global Inclusion and Diversity Director, Oliver Wyman 
  • Walter Hurdle, Global Chief Diversity Officer, AIG
  • Eugene Kelly, Worldwide Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Colgate-Palmolive Company 
  • Marilu Marshall, Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
  • Kathleen Navarro, Chief Diversity Officer, New York Life Insurance Company
  • Christine Z. Sheehy, Managing Director and Head of Human Resources, Americas Standard Chartered Bank
  • Vipul Sheth, Vice President, Quality Coronary & RDN Medtronic, Inc.
  • Marva Smalls, Executive Vice President, Global Inclusion Strategy, Viacom
  • Belinda Tang, Vice President, Leadership and Diversity, IBM Corporation
  • Elizabeth Varghese, Americas Leader, HR Performance Improvement Practice, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Shariq Yosufzai, Vice President, Global Diversity, Chevron



  • Subha Barry*, Diversity and Inclusion Expert; Board Chair, Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  • Philip A. Berry*, President, Philip Berry Associates LLC
  • Michael E. Chen, General Partner and CEO, Chen and Associates
  • Kathryn Komsa, Member of the Board, YWCA of NYC

* indicates a Former Co-Chair Council as of November 2014  



GTDC Asia Committee



  • Bin Wolfe, Managing Partner, Talent, Asia Pacific, EY



  • Christina Antoniou, Partner, National Leader Human Resources, China, Deloitte
  • Marlies Brouwer, Regional Head of Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion for APAC, BNY Mellon
  • Marjorie Lasky, Regional Director Talent Acquisition, Asia Pacific, Estee Lauder Companies
  • Shweta Mehrotra, Talent Specialist and HEad of Diversity, Asia Pacific, Citi
  • Jacqueline Rolf, Head, Group Diversity & Inclusion, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Regan Taikitsadaporn, Chief Human Resources Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International
  • Carmen Ting, Partner, in Charge, Talent, People, Performance and Culture, KPMG



Related links

Asia Society's Diversity Leadership Forum
2015 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey