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Amrita Bhalla, Managing Director


CREDENTIALS

• Accomplished global senior HR executive with over 15 years of experience in Canada, US, Caribbean, Europe and Asia.
• Over 10 years experience in luxury hospitality with a focus on guest service and standards training
• Certified Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR)
• Certified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment tool
• Member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
• Masters in Industrial Relations (MIR), Queen’s University
• Bachelor of Arts, Honours (BAH) in History/Art History, Queen’s University
• Completed Not-for-Profit (NFP) Governance Essentials Program, Institute of Corporate Directors and Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Amrita founded A.B Consulting in 2015, bringing a practical and commercial approach to HR in helping organizations improve performance, employee engagement and profitability.

Amrita is an accomplished senior HR executive with over 15 years of experience. In the last decade, she has specialized in senior HR roles in the luxury hospitality industry to include: Executive Vice President, Human Resources for Oberoi Hotels and Resorts; and Vice President, Belmond Hotels (formerly known as Orient Express).  She was also the Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President for ONYX Hospitality, based in Thailand. Amrita is a lecturer for Organizational Behaviour and HR in Hospitality courses at Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism, Ryerson University.

Amrita began her career in hospitality with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts as Director, Recruitment and Development. She has lived and worked in Canada, Bermuda, United Kingdom, Thailand and India. Her geographic experience also includes the U.S., Middle East and China. Prior to starting A.B Consulting, Amrita was the Vice President, People & Culture with Porter Airlines.

After the completion of her Masters in Industrial Relations (MIR), Amrita started her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers HR consulting in Toronto and Bermuda. Amrita has a proven track record in understanding client needs, implementing practical solutions and successfully managing change.