Our Team



Managing Director and Head of Strategy and Operations Practice

Pramod Bapna has more than 25 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 heads SmartHead, one the leading Business Advisory services provider in India.  Know More

Pramod Bapna
Reena Ahuja


Director and Head of People Management Practice

Reena Ahuja is a key member of the firm’s leadership team. With over two decades of experience across a range of industries such as telecommunications, oil & gas, banking and education, Reena leads SmartHead’s People Management Practice. Know More


Director – Finance and Taxation Practice

Ashok Chordia heads Finance and Taxation practice and has over 27 years of industry experience in corporate finance, including financial advisory services, IPOs, funding, treasury and taxation. Know More

Ashok Chordia
Sanjiv Nanda


Director and CFO –Finance & Taxation Practice

Sanjiv Nanda has exhaustive industry experience of more than 27 years across a variety of Industries including Real estate, Hospitality, Education & Skilling, Tile, Ceramics & Hardware and e-Commerce.  Know More


Director and Head of IT and Systems Practice

Shubh Mangal heads the IT and System Practice at SmartHead Consulting and is one of the leading Business Process Consultants in India. He brings to the table strategic and creative flavour to our technology consulting experience. 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.
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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 SmartHead that enable us to make business decisions that are highly profitable for all our clients and other stakeholders.


People Management Practice

A fitness and gizmo enthusiast, Mr. Apaar Mehar Sinha is our HR consultant. He specializes in talent acquisition and market research.
He has done his MBA from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi, specializing in Human Resource and Marketing.
Prior to joining SmartHead, Apaar had his brief stints at Hughes and SRF. Know More


Principal Consultant

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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Corporate Strategy Consulting

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. Know More


Project Manager

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.
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Business Transformation and Process Engineering Consulting

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. Her wide range of knowledge, insight and skills, combined with her functional and industry experience in areas like manufacturing, MIS, banking and IT Know More


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

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. She started off as a Quality Analyst with V customer Pvt Ltd and then moved ahead with Bharti Group where she reached her career ladder to a position of Head – Service Operations and Quality and a Six Sigma Black Belt.
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Industry Consultant

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. Know More