Sumer Shankardass

Sr. Advisor & Global Head, Market Development

Sumer is a global services professional with 20+ years of leadership experience in starting and scaling businesses in India, the UK and the US with a few exits including a trade sale and a NYSE listing.

Sumer's strengths are in formulating and executing on business and sales strategy, business advisory, penetrating new market sectors and geographies, deal sourcing and structuring. 

Sumer has entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial expertise across ventures at various stages of evolution in insurance, healthcare, travel & transport, telecom and food sectors.

Passionate about customer service and client advocacy, Sumer believes in creating deep, lasting relationships with clients and partners alike in order to build business and create a winning work culture.

When not working you can find Sumer on the golf course trying to correct his slice or on the 19th hole discussing his slice.

Sumer is based in Mumbai with his wife Sonali and splits his time between India, Europe and the US where his twin daughters go to school.