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This session brought to you by the CIPD and tackles issues such as:

  • How can HR use people data and analytics to make evidence-based decisions for better outcomes? Gill White, Director of Commercial and Capability, at the CIPD explores the theory and practice of using people data for HR analytics.
  • IBM’s Pallavi Srivastava, Asia Pacific & GCG Talent Leader, IBM Global Technology Services, shares how analytics have helped to transform HR at IBM.
  • Peer-to-peer discussion: Using people data and analytics to create shared value in your organisation


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In order to support people professionals in Asia the CIPD and IBM Watson Talent are creating a forum to explore important world of work issues. These sessions are an opportunity for a select group of people leaders to come together to consider the latest thinking in the world of work and to develop your practice through peer discussion with other senior leaders.



Gill White

Director of Commercial and Capability, CIPD


Gill is the CIPD’s Director of Commercial and Capability. Her teams are responsible for translating our strategy, research, thought-leadership and customer proposition work into world class solutions for our members and customers. Having a direct relationship with all of our customers is hugely important, as it allows us to ensure we are building exactly what they need to support their organisations. We do this through our Employer Engagement teams in the UK, Ireland, Singapore and Dubai.

Gill joined the CIPD in July 2012 as Head of CIPD Training and was appointed in September 2013 to head up the newly formed Directorate of Knowledge and Capability. Her role has since grown to encompass all of our commercial areas. Prior to working for the CIPD, Gill held a variety of Head of L&D roles at Vodafone, Xchanging and SSP as well as operational roles including Managing Director of the consultancy IDology and Operations Manager for Whitbread, Greenalls and Vodafone.

Gill is one of just 1,000 directors in the UK to hold the prestigious Chartered Director status, awarded by the Institute of Directors.

Pallavi Srivastava

Asia Pacific & GCG Talent Leader, IBM Global Technology Services


Pallavi Srivastava is currently the Asia Pacific & GCG Talent Leader for IBM Global Technology Services. In this role, she is responsible for Leadership development, organizational and account based succession planning, leveraging Talent analytics for defining and executing strategic initiatives, fostering engagement and high performance culture across ANZ, ASEAN, India, Korea, China, Taiwan and HK.

Prior to this role, Pallavi was the Country HR Leader for IBM Singapore, where she was accountable for talent development and enhancing IBM’s position as an Employer of choice in Singapore. She led a team of HR Business partners for managing transformational business initiatives for IBM Singapore.

Pallavi has more than 23 years of experience in the field of Human Resources across areas related to HR strategy, HR Analytics, Corporate mergers & acquisitions, Leadership talent acquisition and succession management, executive compensation and leadership development. Pallavi has held several portfolios with IBM’s internal HR and HR consulting units and worked in India and US, and now based in Singapore for past 10 years.

A passionate believer in leveraging technology for HR solutions of the future, Pallavi has been closely involved with IBM’s HR transformation journey towards cognitive enabled HR offerings and often represents IBM’s point of view on future of HR at regional and international conferences.

Pallavi holds a B A (Hons) in Economics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources. Pallavi also received the Business HR professional and Global Compensation & Benefits certification from Cornell University. Certified by IBM for Design Thinking, Agile and as a Cognitive HR practitioner, Pallavi was recently featured in the HRD Magazine’s HRD Hot List in 2017.




This event is open to EuroCham members and non-members. Please register directly with the CIPD via the link above.