Alamelu is an organizational development and human resources professional with over 18 years of experience partnering with leaders to address their talent needs. Over the last decade, Alamelu has held senior management roles in HR and talent development and successfully developed organizational capacity both at headquarters and the country offices of PSI and FINCA. Prior to her roles in international development, Alamelu worked as a strategic HR consultant in the private sector and held HR roles in the IT sector.
She is the Co-founder & Principal consultant of RISE, a global human resources and talent development consulting firm serving the international development sector. (www.riseglobaltalent.com)
Alamelu is passionate about leveling the playing field of work and empowering people to be their best self. She holds an MBA in Human Resources & Information systems, is a certified HeartMath® trainer on building emotional resilience and a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® facilitator. She has traveled widely across Africa and Asia for work and currently lives in the suburbs of Washington DC.