Mr. Gaurav Pokhariyal

Senior Vice President & Global Head – Human Resources

Gaurav brings with him 28 years of rich experience in Operations. He has essayed a number of critical roles along the way such as General Manager – The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai, Area Director - New Delhi & GM - Taj Palace, New Delhi, Senior Vice President - Operations Delhi, NCR & Rajasthan, Senior Vice President - Operations NCR, UP, Uttarakhand, Jaipur & Ajmer and most recently, Senior Vice President – Operations, North.

Gaurav has an MBA in International Hospitality - Marketing and Innovation from the Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland, and a Diploma in Hotel Management from IHM Pusa.

He is a go-getter and carries a ‘nothing is impossible’ attitude which has helped him break barriers, present out of the box solutions and rally teams. Gaurav is known for his decision making ability, commitment and passion towards his work. He has an innate understanding of people and enjoys getting the best out of them, qualities that will hold him in good stead.

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