Pakzad heads the People (Human Resources) function at SKP. With over 14 years of multidisciplinary experience, he is adept at end-to-end people management, spanning the entire employee lifecycle from pre-inception to separation. Besides having led several innovative people-acquisition initiatives, he places great emphasis on coaching and people development. His information technology background also helps him bring about balanced automation into the people domain without losing sight of the required human interface. In addition, he works closely with SKP’s business advisory and corporate services teams on HR consulting assignments.
With an MBA (Distinction) from Cardiff Metropolitan University (formerly UWIC), UK, where he was involved in counselling/caring for fellow students as Head Warden (UWIC Halls), Pakzad has the ability to connect easily with all those he interacts with. He was awarded the prestigious Student of the Year award during his time there and continues his association with the University as an International Alumni Ambassador.
The 360-degree way of life
A true people person, Pakzad believes in helping people grow and sincerely cares for their well-being. While having the confidence to take the path less travelled, he believes in collaborating with people to find unique solutions. He never loses sight of balancing work with recreational activities and enjoys yoga, working out and outdoor activities.