Shatrunjay Krishna

Shatrunjay Krishna

Senior Principal


Shatrunjay Krishna is a Senior Principal based in Korn Ferry’s Gurgaon office. He has over fifteen years of experience working on a range of business and HR issues across sectors – conglomerates; Hi-tech and internet, infrastructure & utilities, consumer goods and pharma and government & state owned enterprises. He advises HR departments, CHROs, CEOs and company boards on human capital risks and their mitigation, company strategy execution, people, organization and rewards issues.

Mr. Krishna has lived and worked in India, Africa, Middle East, China and East Asia.

He has written several articles and published research papers on executive compensation, organisation design, talent strategy and human capital risks in reputed business journals, magazines and newspapers. He is also accredited on leading psychometric assessment methodologies. 

Prior to joining Korn Ferry he was leading Rewards, Talent and Communications line of business for Willis Towers Watson in India.

Mr. Krishna expertise includes; executive compensation and equity based compensation, organisation design and strategic workforce planning, job evaluation, rewards strategy and incentive design, human capital risks and assurance, HR Transformation, Org performance and people process effectiveness and employee focused HR technology, people analytics and Information systems

His key sectors include; Telecom, Hi-Tech, Consumer Internet , ITES, Infrastructure and Utilities ( incl. Energy and Aviation Sector ), Government and Public Sector, Consumer Goods and Pharmaceuticals and Banking and Financial Services. 

Mr. Krishna has a post graduate degree in management (HRM) from XLRI in Jamshedpur, India. He has attended IIT Kanpur and SCRA (Ministry of Railways) for undergraduate education in engineering. Prior to joining Korn Ferry, he worked with the Ministry of Education- UAE Federal Government, Aon Hewitt, and Ernst & Young. Mr. Krishna was an officer with the Indian Central Civil Services (Indian Railways Service) before joining the private sector.