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2020 D&I in India Best Practice Awards - Judging Panel

Focus Area | Tackling Workplace Inequality

To maintain the credibility of the D&I in India Best Practice Awards, we work hard to ensure a robust and objective judging process. This includes the formation of a Judging Panel with representation of the senior members of the Community Business team as well as external stakeholders.  

Each Judging Panel comprised: 

  • at least two representatives from Community Business 

  • at least one external expert/experienced D&I corporate professional

  • one senior leader from the Award sponsor

Finalists were invited to meet with a Judging Panel. 

External Judges

All judges listed in alphabetical order by first name

Bhavna Toor
Founder & CEO at Shenomics 
Judge: Advancement of Women Award 

 

Fern Ngai
Chairperson, KELY Support Group
Judge: Promoting Social Inclusion Award 

 

Freeda Fernandes
Director, Aperian Global
Judge: Employee Network Award

 

Gulnar Vaswani
CEO, Gulnar Vaswani
Judge: D&I Business Leader Awards

 

 

​Nipun Malhotra
Co-Founder & CEO, Nipman Foundation
Judge: Disability Confidence Award

 

Nirmala Menon
Founder & CEO, Interweave Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
Judge: D&I Champion of Change Award

 

Parmesh Shahani​
Vice President & Head, Godrej India Culture Lab
Judge: LGBT+ Inclusion​ Award

 

Rajluxmi V Murthy
Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Judge: Promoting Social Inclusion Award 

 

Vasanthi Srinivasan
Professor, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
Judge: D&I Pioneering Initiative Award

Sponsor Judges

All judges listed in alphabetical order by first name

 

Anjali Rao
Senior HR Director, Intel India
Sponsor: D&I Champion of Change Award

 

Madhur Tatwawadi
Director and Head of Human Resources, Credit Suisse India
Sponsor: Disability Confidence​ Award

 

Ravi Gautham
Senior Vice President, Northern Trust
Sponsor: Advancement of Women Award

Community Business Judges

All judges listed in alphabetical order by first name

 

Kapila​ Jaykumar
Senior Programme Manager, Community Business India 

 

Kate Vernon 
Executive Director, Community Business 

 

Peter Sargant
CEO, Community Business ​

 

Vijaya K Matt
Country Head, Community Business India