About HRD Guru


About the HR Guru:

Human Resource Professional, Executive Consultant to Management, Motivational Speaker/Trainer, Blogger, Financial Adviser and Social Advocate

Mr. Darwin Rivers is widely known as Manila’s HR Guru! He is a Human Resource Professional with more than 20 years of progressive leadership and management experience in Operations Management, Client Relations Management and Human Capital Management in leading Global Fortune 500 MNC companies.


Mr. Rivers went to the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) where he finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology (Cum Laude). He also took his post-baccalaureate studies at the University of the Philippines (UP– Diliman) SOLAIR with a Diploma in Industrial Relations.


He was chosen by the National Youth Commission to be part of the 1st National Youth Parliament as a Representative of the Working Youth Sector and a former Deputy of MTRCB.


In 2010, he started his own Freelance Consultancy Company aptly named “Darwin Rivers + Associates Consultant to Management” where he had multiple engagements with numerous large and medium-size multinational and local companies in various industries as an HR Executive Consultant.


He currently works with Optum Global Solutions a UnitedHealth Group Company as a Sr. Manager /Site Lead. UnitedHealth Group is a Fortune Nos. 6 Company in the Top Fortune 500 Global Companies in the World.


He has also completed International Certifications Programs such as Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP®) and Certified Professional Manager (CPM®) Global Certification (Australia, Canada and UK).


Mr. Rivers is also the Ambassador for CHRP Certification in the Philippines under IFPM (International Federation of Professional Managers). He is also Certified Life Coach and a Six-Sigma Greenbelt Professional.


He is invited frequently in different Colleges and Universities as Guest Speaker and has conducted Corporate Trainings and Public Seminars in various topics of Human Resource Development etc.



He is also the Founder and President of the Philippines HR Group an On-line Community of HR and HR Affiliated professionals with more than 65,000 Members to date. He also leads the PHILHRG Inc. which is a SEC registered Non-profit company that provides High value and Cost-effective Learning Sessions and Training Programs for the Filipino HR Professional.





The Philippines HR Group is now planning to held regular Quarterly Learning Events in 2017 for the development of the Filipino Human Resource Professionals.
Mr. Rivers is also Certified Financial Consultant  making Financial Literacy & Wealth Management are also part of his core advocacies

Get in touch:

Facebook.com PAGE: http://www.facebook.com/HRDGuru 

Twitter: darwinrivers

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/darwinrivers

Email: darwinrivers@yahoo.com

Mobile Nos.: 0906-3770116


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