Founding Member, Partner, SK Vestigium LLP
Partner, Khaitan & Co
Chairperson, Gurgaon District LCC 2022
SVP & Global Head of HR,
IT, Travel & Admin, Cignex
Co-founder & Executive Director, Men Against Violence and Abuse (MAVA)
Former Head - HR, CSR & Internal Branding, RBL Bank
Co-founder & Chairperson, The Humsafar Trust
Rajkumar, a former Law Enforcement Officer, Certified Fraud Examiner, & a Science & Law graduate is
founding member & Partner at SK Vestigium LLP. With over 33+ years of experience, he is an expert advisor
on PoSH & an accomplished speaker. An external member of Anti Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Committees of many
organisations including government departments, Rajkumar has imparted PoSH training to over 7000
individuals across managerial levels - senior management, internal committees (IC), HR, legal teams,
employees as well as District Officers of appointed Local Committees. He has supervised several Internal
Committees proceedings to ensure legal compliance, guided victims of sexual harassment to file complaints
and facilitated ICs to close complaints with effective outcomes.
Anshul is a Partner at Khaitan & Co and leads the Employment Labour & Benefits (ELB) practice of the Firm
from its Mumbai office. Anshul has been recognized as Leading Individual Lawyer (Labour & Employment) by
Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Top Individual Lawyer (Labour & Employment) in Forbes India Legal Power list
2020-21, features in BW Legal World’s “Top 40 Under 40”, “Finest Lawyers” & “Legal Eagles” of the Indian
Legal Ecosystem, and also ranked amongst Asian Legal Business Super 50 lawyers in India and highly
recommended by Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific. He was also awarded by Asia Law Profiles for Client
Service Excellence in the field of labour laws. Recently, he has also been recognised as a leading lawyer
in the area of Labour & Employment in Legal Era Leading Lawyers Rankings 2022.
Anshul has been advising members of the industry over the years on matters and issues concerning sexual
harassment of women at workplace and remuneration of women employees.
Jyoti, founded Quadrangle Consulting in the year 2001 with a focus on behavioural assessment and
development. As member of IC and Child protection committees in various organizations and schools, Jyoti
has conducted several enquiries and workshops to skill members in effectively performing their role as a
prevention and redressal body under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplaces (Prevention, Prohibition
and Redressal Act), 2013, POCSO and Juvenile Justice Act. In January 23, 2022 she was appointed the
Chairperson of the Local Complaints Committee (LCC) for Gurugram District. Earlier, she was a member of
the Committee from January 2019 until December 2021.
She is currently mentor to the leadership of Quadrangle consulting and engages in executive coaching and
leadership assessments. She also set up a not-for-profit entity “School of life” (SOL) in 2014, an
initiative targeted towards Women and Child Protection and Empowerment.
Dr. Ankita has over 22 years of experience in managing and leading various aspects of HR. She has
featured in Forbes India’s Top 100 Great People Manager for the 3rd consecutive year. Her expertise
includes transformational change management and M&A (Mergers & Acquisition) initiatives. Her special
interest has been in the field of Leadership Development, Organizational Behaviour, Culture Building and
Among her many awards include Top 100 People Manager in India 2021 by Forbes India and Great Manager
Institute (Awarded for last 3 consecutive years 2019,2020 & 2021), Women Personality of the Year 2019 and
2018 by Femina, “Woman HR Leadership Awards 2021” Awarded by Ms. Kiran Bedi in Observnow HR summit,
“Recognized Among 99 Women Achievement of India for the year 2021” by The Indian Achiever’s club, CHRO of
the year 2020, Global HR Excellence Award 2020 at the World HRD Congress in 2020 Mumbai, “Most Influential
HR Leaders in Gujarat 2020” by World HRD Congress in 2020.
Dr. Ankita actively supports social causes by working closely with various NGOs on Child Education and
Harish Sadani has pioneered efforts as the co-founder and executive director of Men Against Violence and
Abuse (MAVA) in India since 1993, where he works with young men and boys to prevent violence against
women. Harish, who has done his Masters in Social Work from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, has
been engaging and mentoring thousands of adolescent boys and young men across India to address healthy
relationships, toxic masculinity and sexuality-related matters. He has helped youngsters redefine
masculinity using out-of-the-box methods like interactive workshops, cultural magazine, street-theatre and
travelling film festivals. Currently, he is also a consultant and trainer to the corporates, universities
and NGOs on gender sensitivity, anti-sexual harassment at workplace and other gender matters. He is a TEDx
speaker and has been speaking on invitation by national and international bodies such as UN Women and
In recognition of his pioneering and significant work, Harish has been awarded with the Ashoka
Changemakers’ Award (US) 2010, Maharashtra Foundation Award 2011, the Muktaa Sanmaan Award 2014 by IBN
Lokmat news-channel of the CNN Group and the Sandvik India Diversity Award 2017 by Sandvik Asia Pvt. Ltd.
Shanta has over three decades of experience largely in financial services. She is the Former Head of Human Resource, CSR and Internal Branding at RBL Bank. She was a part of RBL’s core transformational team since 2010. In her stint she has been on both sides of Banking. She started with heading the Branch Banking business and setup the same in the Bank. Subsequently she also setup the retail lending business of the Bank Was instrumental in designing the Vision, Mission and Values of the Bank. She was also the chairperson of the Diversity Committee and the Staff Accountability Committee of the Bank. During her tenure at RBL as Head of CSR she formulated the CSR policies & strategy of the Bank . She is accredited with the design and execution of the Cyclothon, a flagship program of RBL bank. Presently she is mentoring companies Pro Bono and is also actively working to uplift Transgender’s in Mumbai. Her passion for community and people is what drives her.
In 1990, Suhail Abbasi co-founded BOMBAY DOST, India's first registered LGBTQ+ magazine. Suhail Abbasi is
the Co-Founder & Chairperson of THE HUMSAFAR TRUST. He has been associated with the Trust since its
inception in 1994 and has closely worked in supporting the organization in its pursuit of excellence.
Suhail was also one of the Petitioners in the fight against Sec 377 in the Supreme Court. Apart from this,
Suhail is a media professional with over 30 years of experience across print, films, television and
digital platforms. He also made an acclaimed short film titled - COVER STORY.
December 7, 2023
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