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Makarand (Mak) Tare

Adjunct Faculty

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  • Master’s Degree in Labour Studies, Human Resources, Bombay University, Mumbai, India 1990
  • Bachelor of General Law, K.C. Law College, Bombay University, Mumbai, India 1992
  • Bachelor of Arts Economics, Bombay University, Mumbai, India 1988
  • Phd in Human Resources & Knowledge Management, Swinburne University, Australia (2004)
  • Human Capital/Human Resources
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Human Resources Management
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Management
  • Leadership & Cross-Cultural Management

Academic experience

  • Adjunct Faculty - SP Jain School of Global Management, Singapore (2022-Present)
    Teaching Human Resources Management (ELO) to the EMBA Global Program & MGB Program for the year 2022 term. Covering students from Singapore, Dubai, Sydney and Singapore campuses.
  • Adjunct Faculty - Korn Ferry Academy, Singapore (2022-Present)
    Teaching Singapore United HR program, Facilitation of Total Rewards module, covering two cohorts.
  • Adjunct Faculty - NTUC Learning Hub, Singapore (2022-Present)
    Teaching Singapore United HR program, Mentoring of Capstone Projects and Summative Project.
  • Adjunct Faculty - Aventis School of Management, Singapore (2022-Present)
    Teaching Introduction to Workplace Learning & Designing Workplace Learning Solutions to Grad Dip program.
  • Adjunct Faculty - NMIMS Bombay University (1996-2000)
    Visiting faculty to NMIMS (Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies). Taught two subjects, Manpower Planning & International Human Resources Management to the Master’s Degree in HR program of Bombay University. Project guide/supervisor to the final year students in Master’s Degree in HR program and had 10 students doing their thesis under my Supervision.


Founder and CHRF K’Maklinz Consulting 2021-Present
CHRO – Asia Pacific
Regional Talent Director – APAC
McCannWorldGroup, Asia Pacific
McCann Health Asia Pacific
Human Resources Specialist Independent International HR Consultant 2014-2015
Chief Human Resources Officer Africa Middle East & Asia Pacific, Millward Brown 2010-2013
Head of Organisation Performance OTC ANZ & AMEA, Novartis Consumer Health 2008-2010
Head of Human Resources OTC Australasia, Novartis Consumer Health 2007-2008
Human Resources Manager Southern Region, Carter Holt Harvey Packaging 2004-2007
General Manager Human Resources Gufic Biosciences Ltd 1996-2000
Organization Development Manager House of Patel’s 1994-996
Manager Human Resources Unilever 1993-1994
Human Resources Officer Glaxo Smith Kline Ltd 1991-1993
Management Trainee Garware Paints Ltd 1990-1991

Tare, M, (2004), A future of Human Resources, A specialized Role in Knowledge Management, https://researchbank.swinburne.edu.au/file/df2cb752-38b0-47eb-8318-6e9a48a196ae/1/Makarand%20Tare%20Thesis.pdf.

Tare, M. and Lasky, (2002). B. Knowledge Management: A 21st Century Role for the Human Resources Professional. ANZAM/IFSAM Proceedings of the VI World Congress Management in a Global Context Prospects for the 21st Century. Australia: Gold Coast Publication.

Makarand, Tare (2003). Critical review of Knowledge Management as a Management Tool Journal of Knowledge Management 4, 3, 204 - 21



HR Excellence Award 2016
Jury for the HR Excellence Award being held in Sept 2016


  • Agents of change
    • This is the tenth in the series that will feature change executives sharing their experience. Makarand Tare – Head of Orgn Performance ANZ/Asia, Middle-East & Africa, Novartis
  • Keeping your best and brightest
  • Engaged staff the right stuff
    • Success and continued growth in Novartis is attributable to two HR-driven factors: employee engagement and a warm, collaborative and participative work culture. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to Charlie Hough and Makarand Tare about winning HR strategies at Novartis
    • For the full article: http://www.humanresourcesmagazine.com.au/articles/9F/0C05BC9F.asp
  • On Marketing HR