Amrita Bhalla

Managing Director, A.B Consulting

Amrita Bhalla

Managing Director, A.B Consulting

Biography

Amrita Bhalla is an experienced global HR executive with a distinguished career spanning over two decades. As the Founder and Managing Director of A.B. Consulting, established in 2015, Amrita leads a thriving consultancy that specializes in HR advisory services. Her expertise lies in empowering organizations to enhance performance, drive employee engagement, and boost profitability. In her practice, she has collaborated with leaders and teams in the hospitality and real estate sectors to create sustainable employee practices that promote healthy, inclusive, and balanced workplace environments. A.B. Consulting works with a diverse clientele across the hospitality and tourism sector, with a particular focus on workforce development and leadership initiatives in the Caribbean region.

Amrita’s journey in the luxury hospitality industry has seen her holding executive HR roles with renowned companies such as Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Oberoi Hotels and Resorts, and Belmond Hotels. Her extensive global experience includes living and in Canada, Bermuda, the United Kingdom, Thailand, and India, where she has gained invaluable insights and successfully navigated various cultural landscapes.

A firm believer in strategic leadership and effective governance, Amrita actively serves on several boards, contributing her expertise to shape the success of various organizations. She is a Board Member for the Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Association Education Fund (CHTAEF), Advisory Board Member for Women in Tourism and Hospitality Canada (With.org), and Advisory Board Member for the Gaucho Group Holdings, a publicly traded company in diversified luxury goods, wine, hotels, luxury real estate, and the fashion brand Gaucho – Buenos Aires.

Amrita also shares her knowledge and passion for the industry with future leaders. From 2015-2023 she was a faculty member at the Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism, Toronto Metropolitan University, teaching Human Resources Management, Strategic Management and Organizational Behaviour.

Amrita’s academic qualifications complement her extensive professional experience. She holds a Masters in Industrial Relations (MIR) and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queens University, Canada.

All session by Amrita Bhalla

General Session II: People

11:45 - 13:00
Radisson Grenada