Shalini Pillay

Managing Partner, Bangalore; India Leader – Global Capability Centers
Member – India Leadership Team, KPMG India
Shalini Pillay

Shalini is the Office Managing Partner for Bangalore, oversees all of KPMG’s business in the region and is currently responsible for representing the firm in the Market especially for all large Client Accounts. She has been part of the India Leadership team for several years and a member of Board for a few KPMG entities.

Shalini also leads the “ Global Capability Centers’ (GCC’s) segment nationally and oversees the services KPMG India provides to this segment. She used to head the HR function for the Firm in India.

Over a career in management consulting, spanning 25 years Shalini has been involved in delivering a full range of business advisory and financial consulting services to clients across a wide range of industries. She has worked with many large and medium sized organizations, helping them define and realize their strategic objectives and growth targets. She leads the GCC segment for the Firm in India and the advisory work we do this space , which ranges from advising global organization’s on their sourcing strategy to defining the operating model and helping establish and optimize their GCC set up.

Shalini used to previously head the HR function for Firm in India, prior to taking on the role of the Office Managing Partner for the Bangalore region. She has represented KPMG in India at several forums which focused on People Agenda. During her tenure as Head of People, Performance & Culture at KPMG In India she also worked on analyzing market dynamics, studying evolving trends and came up with new and innovative solutions to address employee needs.

Shalini has led the Post Merger Integration services business and has also led operational integration across sectors ranging from Financial Services, Telecom, Pharmaceuticals, ITES and consumer products. She has successfully managed the program across all aspects of the business value chain. In her CFO Advisory role, Shalini has worked with several organization’s to envision and build the ‘Finance function of the Future’ , through redefining their operating model, realigning underlying processes , leveraging technology solutions and helping upskill the finance team.