Mala Chawla

Managing Partner
Global Functional Leader Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, EMEA

Mala is a trained Civil Engineer, and she puts her engineering degree to best use by understanding and resolving leadership.

Mala started her career selling welding and glass solutions. She became a recruiter in 2004 working for Adecco India, part of one of the world’s largest recruitment outfits.

She later had a 12-year stint at the ABC Consultants group, where she worked at their Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai offices. She was the founder member of their headhunting arm called CHC.

When CHC became Stanton Chase, she became a part of the network and was later handpicked by the global board of Stanton Chase to be a Partner and shareholder in India and then Singapore.

Mala is known for her eye to client needs and candidate fit. She is a fantastic listener and interpreter of situations.

Mala grew up in the hills of Himachal and now lives in Mumbai with her husband and two children. She is fond of movies and food.


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