Ahmedali has over 40 years of Human Resources Management experience in India and in Asia-Pacific. Prior to his heading Cornucopia, Ahmedali was the Regional HR Director - Asia Pacific, GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), based in Singapore. He was the first functional director to be appointed on the board of SmithKline Beecham - India, in recognition of HR's contribution to its transformation and success.
Prior to this, he worked with Schering Plough, German Schering and Sanofi-Aventis. He graduated in Science and Law, and has a Diploma in HR from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. His other qualifications include extended residential programmes at Cornell, USA and INSEAD, Singapore.
His areas of management expertise include Vision and Values clarification, HR strategy, people / culture integration following Mergers and Acquisitions, Change Management, Leadership Development and Executive Coaching.
Ahmedali has been the President / Head of various Networks and Associations like Bangalore Chamber of Industries and Commerce, National HRD Network - Bangalore Chapter, Employer's Federation of South India etc. He is a visiting faculty at many Management Institutes including the internationally recognized Indian Institute of Management - Bangalore (IIM-B) and the Institute of Management Studies - Bombay. He has been a Panel Member at various management seminars in India, Singapore and U.S.A