Reena is an Executive Consultant with a background in HR Leadership and Strategy and Professional Development for organizations in the legal, consulting and professional services’ industries. Reena has specialized in developing and implementing HR strategies unique to an organization’s corporate culture, providing a competitive advantage for its people, business and strategic success. Over the course of her career, Reena has held leadership roles within legal and professional services’ firms; including successfully launching consulting firms where she supported clients with their workforce planning and organizational design strategies, while developing HR and PD programs to complement their growth objectives.
Reena holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Human Resource Management; a designated CPHR (Chartered Professional in Human Resources) in Canada; an SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Senior Certified Professional in the United States; and a member with the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) in the UK.
Reena is privileged to be a member and contributor of the Forbes™ Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading executive business and career coaches. Forbes™ Councils provide exclusive opportunities to publish on Forbes.com, one of the best-known business authorities in the world. As an official member of the Forbes™ Coaches Council, Reena contributes to Forbes™ on topics related to Executive Leadership, Workforce Planning Strategies and Professional Development; and is quoted periodically on the Forbes™ Expert Panel. In addition, Reena contributes to Entrepreneur Media™, the definitive guide to all the diverse challenges of business ownership. As a Leadership Network member, Reena inspires, informs and celebrates entrepreneurs; highlighting the importance of agility in entrepreneurship, while offering actionable steps for readers to take away and start their own entrepreneurship journeys. Reena is also a member of the Harvard Business Review™ Advisory Council, and provides research and insight in shaping the content developed, enriching perspectives on ideas from HBR's publications on management and leadership.
Reena contributes to the community in a number of volunteer initiatives, including written publications and participating in speaker and panel engagements with the CPHR Alberta; the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation; and local Educational Institutions. Reena is committed to ongoing professional development and seeks opportunities to participate in various industry conferences, as well as contribute to mentorship programs for new graduates.
“Our commitment to clients involves a long term relationship with their people, their business and strategic growth plans. We have successfully led clients with their global expansions within North America, transitioning and supporting workplace cultural values and principles seamlessly; while developing HR programs to complement change management initiatives. We value the commitment in supporting an organization's core strength - its people! We are rewarded with the engagement and continue to pursue opportunities to build these invaluable partnerships."
-Reena Khullar Sharma, SHRM-SCP, CPHR