Group CEO, Accendo Capital
Sharma Lachu is currently the Group CEO of Accendo Capital – a holding company that owns and operates 3 companies focusing on various aspects of Human Capital Management in South East Asia. He also serves as the Managing Director of one of the companies and is an Executive Director of the other two. Prior to his role as Group CEO of Accendo Capital, he served (and still serves) as the Managing Partner of Accendo HR Sdn Bhd, a Human Resource Advisory. He joined the company in 2007 after returning from Australia.
Before joining Accendo, he worked with PreVisor – one of the world’s largest assessment tool provider as the Head of Strategic Account Consulting in Sydney; its’ Australian HQ in the area of Talent Measurement. He worked on some of Australia’s biggest assessment projects such as the BNP Paribas global recruitment drive, Macquarie Bank’s group people strategy and many others.
Earlier in his career, he worked with Vedior (a global recruitment organization), focusing on screening and selecting of Graduates for client organizations. During his time, he was in charge of helping organizations implement people strategies in the area of selection and development in many countries such as Australia, New Zealand, United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Nowadays, Sharma’s passion is in bringing together behavioural science and data science in order to elevate organizations performance. Sharma has worked with organization around Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand Indonesia, India and Vietnam to assist them in the process of people measurement and talent development.
Sharma has also been trained and certified by the prestigious British Psychological Society. He graduated with a bachelor of Business from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and in International Business from University of Technology, Sydney.