ASIS New Delhi Chapter 207 has hosted the first ASIS India Chapters meet of 2021 along with ASIS Mumbai Chapter on Friday, 22 January 2021. The theme of the meeting was ‘Return to Workplace – Strategy and Roadmap.’ To give thrust and momentum to the theme, a panel of elite and eminent leaders with domain area expertise was invited. The panelists covered the functional areas such as HR, legal, public policy, IT, CRES-workplace solutions and BCM – business resiliency in the discussion.
The chapter meet started with a welcome note by Manish Datta, Chapter Chair along with chapter updates. Mr. Datta reiterated on the chapter members to renew their membership in 2021 and remain connected. This was followed by an address by Sanjay Kaushik, ARVP North Region, 13A. Sanjay emphasized on the ASIS New Delhi Chapter feedback survey which was launched on 30 December 2020 and requested all members to provide their feedback.
Diwakar Nath Pandey, Chapter Vice-Chair introduced Karan Chawla as the moderator for the panel discussion. Karan is currently working as Public Policy Manager, Strategic Response, Central and South Asia, Facebook. Karan set the tone for a very interesting panel discussion by introducing the panelists Nidhi Lahoti, Senior Assistant VP – HR, EXL; Sameer Bhagwat, Ex-head of Corporate Services, TIAA Global Business Services; Parveen Gogia, Executive Director, India IT COO, Nomura Services India Private Limited; Manishi Pathak, Partner, Anhad Law; and Man Singh Yadav, Director, Global Enterprises Security, APAC, BlackRock. The panellists provided very valuable, relevant and apt insights on the theme. Their camaraderie was excellent – thus enabling the best and very relevant information which was disseminated to the participants. The chapter meet concluded with the felicitation of all speakers and a vote of thanks by Harvindra Singh, Chapter Secretary.