SHVETA MAHAJAN DIRECTOR & HEAD - STRATEGIC CONSULTING - NORTH & EAST INDIA, CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD INDIA PVT. LTD, GURUGRAM
I have over 15 years of consulting experience with over 14 years of professional association with Cushman and Wakefield (C&W) in the field of real estate advisory services. In my current leadership role, I am responsible for driving strategic consulting business for North and East India including neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan in addition to supporting the growth of large / multi service corporate clients with a specific focus on government, infrastructure and industrial sector.
I have end-to-end managed and executed multiple development strategy, market entry & exit strategy, valuations, best use feasibility, location advisory and market demand assessments across all major Indian cities covering all major real estate asset classes, while servicing wide spectrum of clients, both Indian and Global MNCs, including corporate occupiers, investors/financial institutions, developers and government entities.
My significant role in the organization includes: • Stabilising and scaling regional consulting practice for North and Eastern Region despite periodic disruptions in form of economic recession, property cycles, multiple merger and acquisitions and pandemic situation like Covid 19. • Scaling of consulting clients into larger/multi X relationships for other service lines / businesses for the company • Mentoring and Dissemination of analytical tools, practices and industry know how to freshers / new hires / peers / business colleagues in other service verticals / industry and clients • Sponsoring the growth and aspirations of deserving candidates into newer (higher) roles & responsibilities and other service lines within the organisation
Since last few years, we have been providing round the year full/part time internship & mentoring to desirous students/candidates who are a part of academic cycles / out of job cycle to assess their acumen and suitability for the real estate sector consulting practice. During Covid times, the internship initiative focused on finding and hiring local talent in smaller towns and providing home town based local consulting opportunities.