Sujay Vardhmane, B.Comm, MPM, CHRP, CHRL

Sujay Vardhmane


Sujay Vardhmane is a Global Human Resources Professional, Thought Leader and Professor who inspires students to have a "Growth Mindset" and build for their future by investing in education, professional network, people management and "Managing Up". He believes that through teaching one can inspire and transform the lives of students. It is this opportunity and responsibility that he enjoys and drives him to give back and enable students’ success.

He brings extensive global work experience in the field of human resources spanning across banking (Scotiabank), insurance (Emirates Insurance), pharmaceuticals (Boots), engineering (Alcan), food services (AFS - Spinney's), manufacturing (Sigma), consulting (Strategic Human Capital) and academia (George Brown College, University of Toronto, Ryerson University).

He is a sought after advisory committee member, keynote speaker, panellist and workshop facilitator and has spoken at the annual conferences of – Conference Board of Canada, Job Opportunity Information Network (JOIN) and Canadian Immigrant – Career, Education and Settlement Fair.

Academic Credentials

Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), Toronto, Canada, 2014 to date Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), Toronto, Canada, 2004 to 2014Human Resources Management – Post Diploma (HRPD), Toronto, Canada, 2003- 2004Masters in Personnel Management (MPM), Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, India, 1990 -1992 Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm), Andhra University, India, 1986 - 1989

Areas Of Specialization

Human Resources Strategy, Recruitment & Selection, Learning & Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Organizational Behaviour, Compensation & Benefits

Areas Of Expertise

Human Resources Strategy, Recruitment & Selection, Learning & Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Organizational Behaviour, Compensation & Benefits

Career Highlights

2004 to date - Professor, Human Resources, George Brown College, Toronto2007 to date - Sessional Lecturer II, HR, University of Toronto, Toronto2017 to date - Lecturer HR, Chang School of Business, Ryerson University, Toronto2008 to 2015 - Senior Manager, Global Employment Strategies, Scotiabank, Toronto2006 to 2007 - HR Manager, Centennial College, Toronto, Canada2002 to 2007 - HR Consultant, HR Ways, Toronto, Canada1997 to 2002 - Head Human Resources, Mazrui Holding, Abu Dhabi, UAE1996 to 1997 - Regional HR Specialist, Arabian Food Supplies, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia1995 to 1996 - Assistant Manager HR, ATV Projects, Mumbai, India1994 to 1995 - HR Officer, Precision Dies & Tools, Dubai, UAE1993 to 1994 - Personal Officer, Boots Pharmaceuticals, Mumbai, India1992 to 1993 - Personnel Executive, ALCAN (Indal), Belgaum, India

Other Activities

Member of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)Member of the Strategic Capability Network (SC Network) Member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)Conference Speaker - Conference Board of Canada, Toronto, Canada (Influence Leaders to Create a Global Mindset, 2012; A Global Strategic Approach to Diversity & Inclusion, 2009; Best Practices in Diversity and Inclusion, 2008)Conference Speaker - Canadian Immigrant - Career, Education and Settlement Fair (2012 - 2015)Conference Speaker - Canadian Working Group on HIV & AIDS, Vancouver, Canada, 2009 Reintegrating into the Workforce – An HR perspective


Vardhmane, S. V., MPM, CHRP, CHRL. (2017, September 01). Diversity & inclusion councils - Toolkit for diversity and inclusion practitioners (Rep.). Retrieved

This toolkit defines diversity councils; describes the types; explains the value of diversity and inclusion councils to different areas of the organization and provides guidance on operationalizing diversity councils in your organization. It includes references to tools that will help you measure and report the results that will help your organization move ahead of its competition. The biggest takeaway for you the reader is the checklist for a successful diversity and inclusion council. Overall, this toolkit provides a framework that will help you implement a diversity and inclusion council to produce organizational results from an inclusive culture.