Our Team



Managing Director (Strategy & Operations)

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 (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 & Taxation)

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 & CFO (Finance & Legal)

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 (IT & Systems)

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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Executive Director

Manish is a result-oriented Professional with more than 30 years of hands on experience in Business Operations Management along with complete P&L responsibilities where his key features have been Management of multiple sites, Managing in Global environment including Operations Management in Asian countries.Know More

Shubh Mangal


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 (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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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. Know More


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.
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People Management Practice

With 13+ years of experience across different industries such as ITES/Telecom/BFSI/FMCG/Media, Reena has a deep exposure in development & implementation of HR Processes & Employee practices. 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 (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. Know More