Our Team

Our Team



Managing Director (Strategy & Operations)

Pramod Bapna, Managing Director at Smart Head Consulting, has more than 20 years of global experience in managing large businesses, developing potential markets and crafting strategies aimed at accelerating profitable growth for both small and large corporations alike. He also leads the firm’s Strategy and Operations Practice. Know More

Pramod Bapna
Reena Ahuja


Director (People Management Practice)

Reena Ahuja is a key member of the firm’s leadership team. With over two decades of experience in consulting across a range of industries, including, notably among others, telecommunications, oil and gas, banking and education, Ms Ahuja leads Human resource advisory services. Know More


Director (Finance & Taxation)

Ashok Chordia is Director at Smart Head Consulting and is a strategic leader with the firm’s Finance and Taxation practice area. He has over 27 years of industry experience in corporate finance, including related financial advisory services in IPOs, investments, treasury and taxation. Know More

Ashok Chordia
Sanjiv Nanda


Director & CFO (Finance & Legal)

Sanjiv Nanda is Director and Chief Financial Officer at Smart Head Consulting and is a strategic leader with the firm’s Finance and Taxation practice area. He has over 22years of consulting experience across a variety of industries, including real estate, hospitality, the tile, ceramics &hardware business, engineering, education and skill development, among others. Know More


Director (IT & Systems)

Shubh Mangal is Director and Head of the IT and System Practice at SmartHead Consulting and brings to the table strategic and creative flavour to our technology consulting experience, which is usually considered to be bereft of any creativity and often just understands the nuts and bolts of IT and systems. Know More

Shubh Mangal
Mukesh Parikh


Executive Director

Mr. Mukesh Parikh is associated with Global Maritime Industry for over 35 years. He has a distinction of having hands on Maritime Industry experience with continuous involvement in Training and Development throughout his distinguished career. Mr. Mukesh Parikh has a post graduate degree in Management with specialization in Marketing and Finance. Know More


Executive Director

A result-oriented Professional with more than 30 years of experience in Business Operations Management with complete P&L responsibilities as well as Implementing and managing Business Excellence programs. Know More

Manish Prasad



Our panel of advisors and consultants comprise leading experts from the world of business strategy and operations, markets and finance, people and skills development, technology and systems. The members of this panel leverage their deep understanding of business issues related to organizational strategy, technology, sales, marketing and finance, and their proven experience to provide insights for Smart Head that enable us to make business decisions that are highly profitable for all our clients and other stakeholders.


Industry Consultant (Power & Solar)

Mr. Joe Basker is a strategy consultant in a senior advisory role at SmartHead Consulting.
He brings over 27 years of proven and hands-on corporate consulting experience to his work at the firm, including key competencies in several areas of management like business strategy, design & development, planning, manufacturing, sales & marketing, business development, tendering, commercial, system integration, testing, installation, commissioning, vendor development, EPC, project management and service, among others.
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Business Transformation and Process Engineering Consultant

Ms. Shruti Nanda focuses on business transformation and process engineering consulting at SmartHead and is an expert in this area with 16 years of rich experiences with multinational organizations, including Dell, American Express and Tata Consultancy Services.Her extensive experiences span best-in-class exposure in designing and implementing processes to maximise business performance.
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Industry Consultant (Chemicals)

With a career spanning three decades, Dr T. Jai Mangal is our expert in Basic and Applied Research & Development with special emphasis on Green Chemistry, Self sustainable Eco-Friendly technologies. He has done strategic planning for upgrading technology of several companies for manufacture of value added molecules with minimum investment for several companies in India and abroad.
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Principal Consultant (Quality & Processes)

He is B.Tech with Hons. (Mechanical Engineering) from NIT Kurukshetra with 17+ years of rich work experience. He has also completed PGDBA (Operations) from Symbiosis – Pune through 2 yrs. distance learning program. He has specific experience on Business process improvements, Process audits, improving production efficiency, and cost reduction initiatives.
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Principal Consultant (Quality & Processes)

An astute quality professional with 16 years of experience in various quality areas and quality strategy development & implementation in various large industrial sectors. He is a mechanical engineer, MBA in Operations research, senior management program from IIM (Calcutta) & a six sigma black belt certified professional.
He has sound knowledge in business & data analysis and deriving quality strategy from business strategy.
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Business Process & IT Practice

Ms. Subha Sen has 23 Years in Business Systems Integration. SME in technology and finance with specific expertise in the area of Big Data management, BI, ERP, BPR, Data and Process audit and best practice management. Corporate Governance, Financial Consolidation, Operation Planning and Budgeting, Business Profitability and ROI analysis, compliance and integration.
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Business Excellence & Six Sigma Consultant

Sunila is a National Six Sigma Award winner conferred by the then President of India Dr Abdul Kalam. A business process professional with 15 years of rich experience in various industries including Bharti Group, V customer etc. She is an Engineer & MBA by training.
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Industry Consultant (Finance)

He is currently a consultant with SmartHead. He comes with over 30 Years’ experience across global organisations in diverse sectors. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India). He has held various prestigious positions like CFO–Moser Baer Energy Division, Director (Finance) – JSL Stainless Steel, VP -Finance -P T Indorama Synthetics –Jakarta, AVP –Finance (Malaysia) at Premier Nalin Sdn Bhd(S K Birla Group Company) ,Omaxe Ltd and Bhilwara Group.
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Industry Consultant (Finance)

He is currently a consultant with SmartHead. He comes with over 35 years of experience in Accounting, Audit, Governance, Risk and Ethics. He is a CA, Certified Public Accountant, MBA (University of Connecticut, USA). He has worked across various industries in various capacities like CFO – Eastman Auto & Power Ltd, CEO –Institute of Forensic Accounting and Investigative, President (acting CFO)– Jindal Steel & Power Ltd, Executive Director –Lanco Infratech Ltd, Chief of Internal Audit & Assurance – SRF Ltd, Bharti Enterprises, CFO (non-cola division) – Pepsico India, Director – Pitney Bowes (India & USA), Audit Manager-PWC (USA)
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Industry Consultant (Information Technology)

Mr. Rupinder has done his Executive MBA (Krannet, Purdue University, USA), Executive Leadership Development (Darden University), and Executive Management for Managers (McGill University), Masters DIP Computer Science (Concordia University), Master of Philosophy (Delhi University).
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Industry Consultant (Techno Commercial)

Mr. Sharma comes armed with a PGD in Materials Management with over 39 Years of experience in efficient management of supply chain, procurement, inventory management, distribution and logistics. He is currently associated with SmartHead in the capacity of a Consultant. Prior to his stint at SmartHead he has been associated with various other large organisations like VP Materials & Logistics – WELSPUN GROUP, AVP –Supply Chain – RELIANCE GROUP (Oil & Gas, Retail Business, Infocomm, Refinery),Dy.General Manager – ISPAT Group of Companies.
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Industry Consultant (Risk Mitigation/Security & Management)

Mr. Wardhan has done his MSc (BITS, Pilani), MBA (FMS, Delhi) with over 25 Years as CEO in large Security organizations and in senior roles spanning multiple verticals. He is currently a consultant with SmartHead.
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Industry Consultant (Human Resources)

He has done his BA Hons in Social Work (Jamia Millia Islamia), Masters in Social Work (Jamia Millia Islamia), PG Diploma in Labour Laws (Indian Law Institute). He has over 23 years of Experience in the field of Human Resources over diverse organization. He has been associated with a number of organizations like Senior Consultant (Rubicon Systems), Learning Manager (Braahmam), Assistant Manager HR (Networks Program), Senior Executive HR (Magic Software), HR Officer (Mahaan Foods) before his association with SmartHead.
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Industry Consultant (Human Resources)

Mrs.Kusha has done her MBA HR (Amity University) along with B.A. (Delhi University). She comes with over 13 years of Experience in Human Resource Management & Development. Prior to SmartHead, she was associated with various large organizations in the capacity of Deputy Head HR – Degremont, Suez Group (Part of Suez Group, France) & Executive Assistant – Kundan Group of Industries.
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Industry Consultant (People Management and Organizational Change Practice)

Dr. Sharma is a Business Psychologist with a PhD in Psychology and 18 years of consulting experience in the design and implementation of large scale executive behavioural interventions and coaching programs. She is an expert in the design and deployment of psychometric assessments to support personal learning, team development, cultural shift and organizational change.
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Industry Consultant (HR & IR)

Sandeep is a seasoned HR and IR professional with over 30 years of work experience in the areas of Strategic Human Resource Development, Change Management, Employee C&B, OD and matters related to plant & corporate in both MNCs and large Indian Corporates spanning industries such as Automotive, FMCG, Construction, Defense, Abrasives.
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