Jobina Gonsalves

Chief People Officer

Jobina serves as Forrester’s chief people officer, responsible for elevating its employee experience and implementing people-centered strategies that propel the business forward. Her area of expertise is in building strategic HR-business partnerships, which includes driving talent and leadership development, performance management, succession planning, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, and executive coaching. She brings more than 20 years of global human capital management leadership experience across Asia, Europe, and North America. Prior to joining Forrester, Jobina served as the senior vice president of human resources at TÜV SÜD, where she led a high-performing team of HR professionals, shaped the organizational culture, and executed comprehensive people strategies in alignment with the firm’s business strategy. Prior to TÜV SÜD, Jobina held leadership positions at Robert Bosch and Polaris Software in Singapore. She began her career at i2i Enterprises in Mumbai, India.

Jobina graduated from Mumbai University in India and holds a post-graduate diploma in management. She also holds a graduate diploma in human capital management from the Management Development Institute of Singapore, and most recently, she completed the Chief Human Resource Officer Program from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s Executive Education program. Jobina is also a certified Strengths Finder coach.