Colin Mendes is Head of Human Resources for Voltas Beko - a JV between Voltas & Arcelik. In his current role, Colin is building talent that brings everyday happiness to each household in India. Prior to this, he led Human Resources for the Domestic Projects Group at Voltas and was responsible for HR, Capability Building, Compliance Management & Safety, Health & Environment.
In his earlier assignments, Colin has worked at the Group level as well as across varied industries viz., Telecom, ITES, FMCG & Pharmaceuticals covering various facets of HR at the operational and strategic level. He has held senior leadership positions with Group HR - Tata Sons, Tata Teleservices, WNS Global Services, Bharti Airtel, Hindustan Unilever & Pfizer with specific exposure in people & change management during Mergers & Acquisitions.
Colin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce and a Post Graduate in Business Management.
His expertise has been regularly sought at conferences, forums, institutions & knowledge centers like CII, NHRDN, SHRM, People Matters, World HRD Congress, IIT Delhi & other management institutions who regularly invite him to share his perspective.
Colin has also been recognised at The Great Manager Awards 2017 in the category - Aligning Organisation Vision hosted by People Business & Economic Times. Colin loves to travel and explore new geographies. He also enjoys various genres of music & loves singing.