Talent and Diversity

Global Talent and Diversity Council (GTDC)

Purpose: To advise Asia Society on how best 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 regularly share best practices on the leadership challenges they face in global talent and diversity.
  • Michele C. Meyer-Shipp, Esq., Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, Prudential Financial 
  • Umran Beba, SVP, CHRO for Human Capital Management Services and Operations, PepsiCo
  • Nadia Chargualaf, Vice President, Human Resources, Americas, Telstra
  • Jyoti Chopra*, Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, BNY Mellon
  • Manolet G. Dayrit, Partner, KPMG LLP
  • Yrthya Dinzey-Flores, Executive Director, CSR & Diversity, Cultural Investments, Time Warner
  • Nancy Dunn, Manager, Diversity & Inclusiveness, Secretary, GE Foundation Board of Directors, GE
  • Laura Ellis Griffith, Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity, McKinsey & Co
  • Walter Hurdle, Global Chief Diversity Officer, AIG
  • Eugene Kelly, Worldwide Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Colgate-Palmolive Company 
  • Rebecca Port, Regional Head HR Europe Americas & Regional Head of Talent and Learning, Standard Chartered
  • Viswanathan Ramanathan, Chief Executive Officer, New York Bank, State Bank of India
  • Vipul Sheth, Vice President, Corporate Quality, Medtronic, Inc.
  • Marva Smalls, Executive Vice President, Global Inclusion Strategy, Viacom
  • Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri, Chief Diversity Officer & Global Co-Head of Talent Development, Goldman Sachs
  • Jacqueline Welch, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Freddie Mac
  • Shariq Yosufzai, Vice President, Global Diversity, Ombuds and University Partnerships, Chevron Corporation
  • Subha Barry*, General Manager, Working Mother Media
  • Philip A. Berry*, Chief Human Resources Officer, Clinton Foundation
  • David Reid, Executive Director, Global Talent Initiatives, Asia Society
* indicates a Former Co-Chair Council
Council as of July 2017  


Asia Talent and Diversity Council (ATDC)

Purpose: To identify challenges and share best practices for attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent in Asia. The council will impact the private and public sector by promoting and showcasing leading practices and talent solutions to advance diversity and inclusion in the Asian marketplace.
  • Bin Wolfe, Managing Partner, Talent, Asia Pacific, EY
  • Lynne Barry, Human Resources Director, Telstra
  • Alec Bashinsky, CHRO – National Partner- People & Performance, Asia Pacific Regional Talent Leader, Deloitte
  • Erin Bokina, Regional Vice President of Human Resources, Pramerica Financial Asia, Prudential 
  • Marlies Brouwer, Regional Head of Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion for APAC, BNY Mellon
  • Paul HuynhDirector PPC, Vietnam & Cambodia, Head of PPC, Asia Pacific, People, Performance & Culture, KPMG
  • Gregor McCallum, Global HR Business Partner, Compliance, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Shweta Mehrotra, Talent Specialist and Head of Diversity, Asia Pacific, Citi
  • Sai Pidatala, Diversity Chairman (Dubai and Abu Dhabi), Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Reed Smith
  • Regan Taikitsadaporn, Chief Human Resources Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International
  • Heather Wang, Vice President, Human Resources, Global Growth Organization, Global Talent Recruitment, GE