Tina Shah Paikeday

Tina is a leading global expert in diversity, equity and inclusion relating to leadership advisory services and executive search.

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Tina is the Global Head of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates and a member of the Board and CEO Advisory Practice. Her recent work has included DEI search and consulting, including recruiting diverse board directors and advising on DEI governance. She frequently leads DEI audits in service of ESG-related governance. Under her leadership, the DEI practice developed and launched Equitable Search Practices© and Equitable Succession Practices© to deliver diverse and inclusive slates. She also leads the Asian Directors Initiative and related partnerships.

Tina has nearly three decades of industry experience. She joined RRA from the Talent Advisory Board, a boutique research and management consulting firm she founded. As managing director, Tina advised clients on managing a diverse workforce. Earlier, she was a senior director at the Corporate Executive Board and was instrumental in building the Corporate Leadership Council Solutions’ people analytics business.

Tina started her career in organizational strategy design at McKinsey & Company and has worked in sales and marketing at Procter & Gamble and The Clorox Company. Tina was also CEO of zBox Company, a venture-backed, tech-based package delivery appliance producer whose product line Whirlpool later acquired.

“When we bring diversity to the table, we get to a better solution.”

Tina received a BS in commerce, with honors, from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She has also completed doctoral-level coursework on mindfulness and executive decision-making and is currently researching the path to CEO succession for under-represented groups.
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Areas of Expertise

Assessment and Benchmarking Board Effectiveness Board of Directors CEO Succession Chief Executive Officers C-Suite Succession Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Human Resources Private Capital Professional Services

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