Alamelu Dev is co-founder and principal consultant of RISE, a global human resources and talent development consulting firm serving the international development sector.
RISE supports HR departments with strategy development, implementation of change initiatives and HR projects and provides operational support to both headquarters and country HR teams. RISE’s talent development services identify skills gaps
and help address them through management and leadership development programmes; and provides team building & resilience-building programmes.
Alamelu has extensive experience in partnering with organisational leaders to address their talent needs. Over the last decade, she has held key roles in HR and talent development and successfully developed organisational 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.
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.