Umadevi Chandramohan

Lead – People Function | uchandramohan at iihs dot ac dot in


2006    PGD, Human Resources Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning Pune, Maharashtra, India
1995    BSc, Chemistry, Botany, Sericulture Vijaya College, Bangalore University Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Countries: India
States: Karnataka
Cities: Bengaluru
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada

Umadevi Chandramohan is an experienced Human Resources professional with a rich career spanning over 20 years. Her expertise lies in core HR operations, where she has demonstrated proficiency in various aspects such as HR policies and processes, legal compliances, records management, compensation and benefits, staff relations, and employee welfare.


Her diverse career has seen her contribute her skills and knowledge across multiple organisations and sectors, including manufacturing, software services, and mobile messaging. In her last role as Director, People Operations, at SSI Staffing, a US staffing company, Uma played a crucial role in overseeing and managing HR functions, ensuring alignment with business goals and strategies.


Uma’s educational background includes a Science degree from Bangalore University. She furthered her education with a postgraduate degree in human resources from the Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning in Pune, emphasising her commitment to continuous learning and professional development. Uma is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner, indicating a keen interest in understanding and leveraging psychological and behavioral aspects in her HR practices. This certification has equipped her with additional tools for effective communication, motivation, and influence within the workplace.


Beyond her professional accomplishments, Uma has diverse interests that reflect her well-rounded personality. Her passion for music is evident, as she is not only an accomplished singer but also a skilled veena player. This artistic inclination adds a creative and cultural dimension to her profile. Additionally, Uma is an ardent nature lover, and gardening serves as her favorite pastime. This hobby not only suggests a nurturing and patient personality but also highlights her ability to find balance and relaxation outside the realm of HR operations.