Poonam Kaura currently leads Government business as Partner with the firm in Noida. She is a Delhi University graduate with Masters in HR and PG in Marketing Management.
A Corporate Professional with rich experience of more than 20 years in Government business. She has worked on business strategy and Government consulting. With her acumen for entrepreneurial mind-set she has successfully created the intellectual capital and defined the methodology required to develop the practice for business development in the public sector. She is a Fast track professional Successful in Government Business & Project Management in the current Digital India environment.
She has worked with Indian corporates like RPG, iBilt,, SPML Infra & global companies – Sysorex Inc, Microsoft & PwC. She has experience of working with Governments and Corporations in US, Saudi Arabia, Eastern Europe (Russia, Belarus, Ukraine) & Germany on international business.
Poonam is actively involved in social initiatives in the rural India related to youth empowerment and Women & child healthcare. She is the National Advisor for an NGO “YUVA…a movement”
Asgar Naqvi is a Mechanical Engineer, MBA and a certified PPP and Project Management Professional
He has over 18 years of experience of working with Infrastructure projects. Viz. Urban Infrastructure (Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste Management), Industrial Infrastructure (Industrial Parks, Food Parks, Leather Parks, Plastic Parks, Clusters, Investment Promotion). He has also been instrumental in projects for ports, waterways, tourism etc
Asgar has extensive experience in conceptualizing & detailing PPP, DBOOT, BOOT, EPC, Service Contracts and Management Contract structuring for large scale infrastructure projects. He is also well conversant with Indian and International environmental codes & practices, CPHEEO Guidelines and Norms, BIS & ASME Codes
In the past he has worked with flagship Government of India Programs like JnNURM, UIDSSMT, National Mission for Clean Ganga, Smart Cities, Sagarmala, Jal Jeevan Mission, Swachch Bharat Mission etc
He has also worked with multilateral and bilateral funded projects like World Bank, ADB, USAID, USTDA, JICA. He has worked extensively across various states in India and with Government of Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Malaysia and Canada.
Currently Asgar heads the infrastructure consulting business with the firm as part of the Government Advisory team.
Neelu Khatri is an expert on Government procurement processes and a Supply Chain Expert. She has done an Executive MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and specialization in Supply Chain MBA from Management Development Institute at Gurgaon..
Neelu is an Ex Indian Air Force Officer commissioned in 1993 and was a proud part of the initial batch of Women Officer. She a Wing Commander and has 15 years of experience of heading various squadrons as a Supply Officer with the primary job of preventing AOG (Aircraft on Ground) situation. Her primary job for these 15 years entailed warehousing, inventory control, procurement, acquisition, etc. She has worked on various national and international projects with companies like Boeing, Airbus, Safran, Thales, Dassault, Tata, Mahindra, L&T and scores of small and medium enterprises in India and globe. Most recently she was the President of Honeywell Business in India handling more than USD300 mn of direct sales and engineering. Her strength lies in Indian Defence Acquisition Procedure and working with Indian Government both at centre and state level in Aviation and Defence industry. She has enabled various small and medium companies in strategizing step change growth by handholding them through the process of becoming Suppliers to Global OEMs.
Currently Neelu heads the government consulting practice of the firm engaging in various matters such as Aviation, Airports, Defence, Security and Space
Neelu has written and published many media articles and Thought Leadership documents on the subject of Defence Procurement and Offset Policy in India and is an avid influencer for Diversity professionals on how to break glass ceilings/maintain work-life balance. Neelu is an avid trekker, biker and loves to read in free time.
Neelu mentors various young women from many organisations and entrepreneurs of small/start up companies in India.