Rahul Kalia

Head of HR APAC Bayer CropScience

Rahul is a Human Resources professional with over 20 years of international experience in human resource management and commercial excellence across diverse sectors. In his current role, he is responsible for leading the regional people agenda across multiple regulatory and labor environments. He also represents HR function at the regional and the global HR leadership team for Crop Science division.


His role involves conceptualizing and implementing appropriate people strategy for the business. He builds a sustainable talent pipeline that ensures they have the right people, in the right roles, with the right capabilities and mindset to deliver high business impact. This enables the business to meet its ambitious goal to become market leader, whilst increasing positive social impact.


Rahul started his career in India. He moved to Singapore 5 years ago from Germany.


Monday, July 27th, 2020

10:10 AM BCM Panel – Managing Crisis in this Fluid Environment to Ensure Business Continuity

  • Reiterating the importance of leadership and communication to guide businesses through crisis
  • Identifying members of your leadership roundtable to ensure decision if of minimal risk
  • Discussing top 3 challenges faced addressing BCM in the respective industry 

DIGITAL WORKFORCE – Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

10:10 AM Digital HR Panel: Aligning HR Strategy to Business Objectives and Delivering Competitive Business Advantage

  • Designing employee development pathways with alignment to strategic needs of the organisation
  • Exploring strategies of HR to drive Business competitive advantage
  • Determining the Leadership Role of HR in the Hiring Process and in Training Design to enable HR to Deliver Value

2:00 PM Building your HR "Tech-Stack" to Enable E2E Digital Workforce

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Building your HR "Tech-Stack" to Enable E2E Digital Workforce

Given the current COVID-19 Pandemic, HR digital transformation is now the priority. When you approach solution providers, the first question will be “what is your current Tech Stack?”. There is no all-in-one solution and every module is from a different provider. Enabling an end-to-end digital workforce will require you to have at least 4-5 modules plus a HRMS to centralise all data. Yes, "Lego-Style" approach.

This workshop will help you:

  • Determine the readiness of your organisation to adopt Digital HR
  • Explore the different modules in Digital HR
  • Identify which module to prioritise based on your organisation need and objective
  • Learn the methods used to justify ROI the approach to stakeholders buy-in

PEOPLE EXPERIENCE– Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

2:00 PM Introduction to People Analytics

Introduction to People Analytics

In this data driven economy, whoever harnesses and able to manipulate data to make strategic sense will rule the world. Decision making is data-based in nearly all fields and HR is no different. People analytics can help you better understand what keeps employees happy at work, how to boost productivity, which employees can be groom to become an asset and more.

  • Introducing the theory of people analytics and the people-related issues which can we analysed
  • Understanding how you can position yourself as a people partner and a strategic partner in your organisation
  • Explore the basic infrastructure required to build your people analytics capability

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Rahul.

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