Matangi Gowrishankar serves as an Independent Director at Cyient. A career business and human resources professional, she is now a strategic advisor and executive coach with expertise in talent management, leadership and organization development, diversity and inclusion, and organization transformation. At Cyient, Ms. Gowrishankar chairs the Leadership, Nomination, and Remuneration Committee and is a Diversity and Inclusion Committee member. She also serves as an Independent Director across diverse industries, including several other boards such as Gabriel India Limited and Greenlam Industries Ltd.
Ms. Gowrishankar has over three decades of experience in senior leadership roles in business and HR across India and overseas, including 14 years at BP plc, where her last role was Global Head of Capability Development and Director of the Global Leadership Academy. She has worked across multiple industries and has been associated with several Indian and global organizations, including Standard Chartered Bank, Reebok India, GE, Zensar Technologies, Cummins, and Castrol India. Ms. Gowrishankar is a certified coach and facilitator and is associated with many organizations and programs, including the Strategic Human Resources Program at Harvard Business School and the Senior Executive Program at Cornell University.
She holds a BA in sociology and a post-graduate degree in personnel management and industrial relations from XLRI, Jamshedpur. She is passionate about building high-performance teams and is actively involved in coaching and mentoring senior leaders across several organizations.