About Us

Who are we ?

We are a specialised group of professionals; we mentor, strategise and advise companies enabling them to define vision for next phase of growth trajectory.

We are an advisory firm with a difference; set up by like minded professionals who have been on the “other side of the table” for `3 decades and have a comprehensive understanding of the key pain areas and challenges faced by today’s CXO.

Our Think Tank works as a catalyst for our Clients. We have a dedicated Research team, over a dozen Industry leaders as dedicated “Trusted Partners” who share with us Industry Best Practices, the Macro and Micro Business Drivers that impact Business. We have enlisted support of Former Bureaucrats, Technocrats; Members of Judiciary and Economists who advise us on Political –Socio Economic issues.

Our solution & capabilities are primarily divided into two key verticals.

      Our Business Advisory Lines of Practice will help you provide “one stop shop” end to end solutions in Market strategy, Regulatory Compliance with key focus on Human Capital, Technology, Enterprise Risk Management & Process excellence
       Our Financial enabler line of practice across over Private Equity Placement, Financial Planning, Analysis and Risk Modelling

Prashant Gupta


Prashant is a seasoned professional having over 26 years of work experience across Big 4 and BFSI in the field of Consulting, Financial Controllership, Operations, Strategy, Business Process Transformation, RPA and setting up of Finance functions and Controllership teams

He has had Global leadership responsibilities and managed teams across multiple locations in India, US and Europe. Working in diversified multi-cultural teams and being actively engaged and sponsoring RPA and Business Process Transformation Projects has been his forte

Prashant’s last assignment was as Director, Credit Suisse and his prior senior positions have been at HSBC, Prudential. Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan Chase. Prashant spent a considerable time working at the Corporate headquarters of GE Capital. He began his career as a Consultant in the Audit and Business Assurance practice of Arthur Andersen. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and certified Green Belt from GE Corporate Quality.

It’s his passion for Restructuring, Process Excellence and Enterprise Risk Management, his strong belief system on Political-Socio Economic Issues that impact World Order have driven him to set up a Advisory Firm with a difference. The Firm focuses on Advisory & Assurance; with key catalyst being a Think Tank which promotes dialogues on issues impacting People, Economy and International Relations

Prashant is a Certified Life Coach and is actively engaged with Rotary Club of Mumbai Elite ( part of Rotary International) and is named as a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary Foundation of Rotary International in appreciation of his commitment towards Rotary values and for fostering better relations amongst members of Local & International Community

Prashant is Presidential elect for his Rotary club & he is also VP member at Toast Master International- Eloquent Elites

Rohit Joon

Board Member

Rohit Joon is a Angel Investor, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

He is a mentor to several Start-ups; and Early Growth Companies, his Business Interests are in Aviation, Alternate Energy, Entertainment & Retail (‘AEER’)

He has started a EMV Assembly Line and MRO for Private Jets in NCR , Invested in a Alternate Energy Plant in Rural Maharashtra

On the near Horizon are Online Healthcare, investments in Retail and Three Concepts that are being produced as Docu-Series and Web series

He runs a NGO Yuva Panchayat that has a following of over 25K in Rural Northern India. The NGO works towards skill set development for unemployed youth and is currently serving over 1K food packets to those impacted by the Pandemic. He is partnering with a Sports Celebrity in planting 2K Trees across India

Arfi Lamba

Board Member

Advisory Board

Sangeeta Singh

Former HR Head KPMG

Sangeeta has over 35 years primarily in Human Resources but also encompassing employer branding, corporate communications and operations. Her experience spans professional services, financial services, consulting and media sectors. She holds a Master’s Degree in Behavioral Psychology from Mumbai University and a certification in Strategic Human Resource Management from Harvard Business School, Boston

Sangeeta has been associated with institutions working towards building women leadership and a champion of encouraging women to leadership positions in corporate India. She is currently on the advisory board for Indian Women’s Network of CII Mumbai and sits on Board of several listed Public Companies Corporate Social Responsibility, diversity and building women leaders are issues close to her heart and she has been actively engaged and responsible for driving several of the initiatives in this space. Around seven years ago, she set up Sanguine Consultants, a boutique consulting Firm, to handle independent consulting assignments. Sanguine is currently working with several Indian and multi-national blue-chip corporations. Key areas of focus being leadership building - assessment, development, measurement and individual coaching. Prior to setting up her own Firm, Sangeeta was with KPMG as a Partner and Head of Human Resources for all the legal entities for KPMG India and a Trustee for the KPMG Foundation in India.

#Diversity & Inclusion

Ranjit K Anand

Former MD Credit Suisse

Ranjit has an acclaimed performance record of over 25 years, primarily in leading financial services off shored and outsourced operations with proven senior leadership experience, both at functional and general management levels. Key work domains have been Finance and Accounting, Credit Card Operations, Insurance Operations, Investment Banking Operations and General Management across captive, vendor and Build Operate Transfer operating models. Strong ability to set up and run large entities with complex regulatory and compliance frameworks and experienced in successful launch and driving growth of businesses

In his last role he was responsible for providing leadership, management oversight and governance structure for all shared services in India for Credit Suisse. He was a member of the Board for Credit Suisse Services India Pvt Ltd and Branch Manager for the India Service Company (Credit Suisse Services AG, Pune branch) in which the IT footprint was consolidated

Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Ranjit was Director of Delivery Management (BPO), Aviva, based in Pune and was responsible for managing the Operations of deployed functions across all Insurance process line covering 4500 FTE across 5 locations in India, based on a Build Operate Transfer model

Ranjit has worked for key leading corporations including American Express and JP Morgan Chase in various senior level assignments relating to off shored and outsourced operations. He began his career with ANZ Grindlays Bank (now Standard Chartered) in India as a Management Trainee

Ranjit went to Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, to pursue a degree in BA (Hons.) Economics. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Price Waterhouse, India.

Rajiv Patkar

Rajiv Patkar


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Avishkar Mehrotra

Former Head of HR Walmart India

Avishkar is the founder of Neo Navigate, and an executive, entrepreneur & career coach with around 25 years of extensive leadership experience. A passionate listener, he is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, and is on the Advisory Board of Startups. He is a certified Walmart Executive Coach, Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst and GE Six Sigma Black Belt

Avishkar has been a global business executive with companies like Walmart Inc., General Electric, GENPACT and NIIT Technologies. At Walmart he was the Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer for the India business. He held multiple leadership roles at GE & Genpact spanning from Technology, Six Sigma, Operations to Human Resources.

He believes that every individual is focusing to be a value creator, but if they are supported to navigate better their life, they can become Game Changers. By better navigation people can create a future they want, than what they would have arrived at by default. People can achieve the Ambition they have defined. He identified Coaching as a powerful way to support people to navigate pathways to make a future they want. With more than two decades of such rich experiences and learnings, Avishkar founded NeoNavigate with the purpose of - 'making a difference by supporting people navigate better so that they can transform their future'.

His simple coaching model of Agreement, Awareness, & Action along with Reflective Inquiry, has led the clients have a very powerful coaching experience, leading to the outcomes they were looking for. In solving certain organizational matters, he uses the Ambition > Foresight > Insight > Capabilities > Actions model for effective results. The Positive Intelligence Quotient (PQ) methodology is applied for improving the Mental Fitness, the capacity to respond to life and career challenges with positive mindset. Building Immunity Maps helps to uncover the immunity to change and get deeper into the hidden commitments of the client.

In today’s world, the CEO’s, CXO’s and Leaders need help to navigate their organization through disruptions. They need to prepare a fit for future organization. They themselves need to build abilities to navigate the VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) world and the changing talent landscape. His extensive knowledge in setting up new & fit for future businesses, business mergers, leadership capabilities & transitions and culture change, helps the leaders to build Foresight, Insight and Actions.

He has coached leaders on the future leadership traits to build clarity, grit, operate in an environment of distributed workforce & authority. Supported leaders to sustain positive energy through this navigation. He has helped them in incorporating diversity of thoughts, inclusivity and collaboration as critical success factors in their development plan.

Entrepreneurs/Founders, CEOs/CXOs, Corporate Leaders, Women Leaders and Women Entrepreneurs leverage Coaching partnership with Avishkar, in the areas of Career Transitions, Culture Building, Enhancing Leadership Impact, Managing Self, Team & Network, Authentic & Empathetic Leadership, Future Leadership Literacies, Creative Inclusive Environment, Building Diversity as Competitive Advantage, Building Coaching Culture, Maximizing their True Potential.

His clients are from broad walks of life, few of them are - a woman founder of a US startup in stealth mode, a founder of an Indian Ed-tech startup, a new business leader at a Food eCommerce company, a senior woman leader at a multi-national Logistics firm, the chief of staff for the CIO of a large US based bank, an operations head of an outsourcing major in India, and a CXO of a large beverage MNC.


Nitin Sahni

CEO Kamdhenu Technologies

Nitin is the Cofounder and CEO of Kamadhenu Technology, a provider of Intelligent automation and machine learning services to customers across the globe. Earlier, he has been in leadership and management roles with Intelenet, Andersen, General Electric and Travelport.

Building new business lines, strategic planning, growth, transformation and synchronous execution are a passion for Nitin He is a Chartered Account, a Graduate in Electronics and holds a certification by Microsoft on Intelligent Automation.

Nitin is a member of the Economic Times Leadership Council where he contributes towards Industry initiatives in India. He is an advisor to Caerus3 on emerging technologies such as Intelligent Automation, Machine Learning, Blockchain etc.


Sanjay Kalra

Legal &Taxation Luminary

Over 28 years of work experience of which 20 years was in Indian Customs, Sanjay is a practicing lawyer in the Bombay High Court and is an expert in Indirect Taxation - Customs, Central Excise, Service Tax and GST

KPS Legal broadly comprises of three divisions namely Taxation Division, Banking & Finance Division and International Business Division

The Tax Firm specializes in Customs, GST, Enforcement Directorate, DRI, FEMA, COFEPOSA, DGFT, Foreign Trade Policy, Advance Ruling,

Sanjay advises 100 of 500 Fortune Companies on drafting of International Agreements, streamlining Import and Export procedure, Import-Duty Exemptions Scheme, Export Promotion Schemes, Foreign Trade Policy, Advance Ruling, Special Valuation Branch (SVB), Transfer Pricing Policy, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), International Business Consultancy support.

Joanna Mankad

Joanna Mankad

Corporate Anonymous is our Practice where we provide pro-bono Advisory Services to those who are victims of harassment, discrimination, bullying or any form of bad behaviour at work-place. We also act as Ombudsperson on behalf of Corporates and do mediation on behalf of either party. In the past few months; we have advised over a dozen individuals, mediated in 3 cases, and acted as an ombudsperson in 1 case Joanna, a Certified Independent Director, serves as an advisor to boards and senior corporate leadership in the areas of risk, compliance and governance. She brings over two decades of experience as a senior professional across Banking, Shipping and IT with global organizations like Credit-Suisse Maersk Line, P&O Nedlloyd IT Services and Nihilent Technologies. She currently serves on boards in insurance, online education and consulting. Joanna advises boards in matters concerning Data Security and Privacy, Governance, Ethics and Sustainability As a Certified Lead Assessor for Data Privacy by the Data Security Council of India, Joanna advises companies on setting up frameworks and measures to comply with global and Indian regulatory requirements. Joanna is a subject matter expert for Universities and Start-ups on Corporate Governance systems, processes and legalities, Compliance framework and structures, Management of IT and Regulatory Risk and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She holds a Master of Business Administration from the Leeds University Business School and is a recipient of the ‘MAHA-INTRAPRENEUR AWARD 2014’, instituted by Symbiosis International University Pune with Praj Industries in recognition of exemplary entrepreneurial spirit shown within an organisation. An excellent orator, Joanna has been invited as an expert speaker by several forums like NASSCOM, NHRDN and UBS Forums and has been a Keynote Speaker at the International Data Transfers & Compliance Summit (IDTC) 2020.

Amey Sharma

Gen Z and Millennials

Amey is a voice and the face of the Youth empowerment, youth related projects and matters related to Gen-Z & millennials. He is a part of Think Tank initiative and key adviser member of PraRit Cares Foundation. Amey has done his MBA with major in Marketing and runs a successful Digital Marketing Company. Over and above this, Amey is actively engaged in counselling, giving career guidance & organising youth related projects in Pune.

Our Team

Sandeep Malik

Vice President

Sahil Sharma

Assistant Vice President

Adnan Ahmed

Assistant Vice President

Jay Vasani

Business Analyst

Dhruvin Shah

Business Analyst

Honey Kumari


Niharika Rajshree

Learning & Development