Our advisors are hired from a variety of industries to bring in different perspectives and thus helping in providing insightful solutions to business challenges. Below are some of the key specialists who have deep expertise in the industry.
Sanjay is a management professional with over 24 years of experience with industry leaders & start ups in diverse industry segments – telecom, banking, logistics, mobile technology and health care. He has worked for organizations such as DHL, Standard Chartered Bank and Airtel across various national leadership roles. He has also been part of start ups heading Momark Services, a mobile based Saas, consumer engagement solution for retailers and till recently with Nutriwel Health leading an industry first Tele health advisory model.
His experience with diverse industry segments has helped acquire a broad based experience in diverse products, best practices and processes in the areas of B2C, B2B, new product development/launch, channel restructuring, key account management, operations and administration.
Sanjay currently works as Business Director with Wazir Advisors, leading the Skill Development vertical across all projects
Baqar Iftikhar Naqvi
Baqar is a seasoned retail professional and entrepreneur with over 18 years of experience in retail strategy and operations, covering sectors such as fashion & Lifestyle, Food & Grocery and Consumer Goods. He specializes in retail startups in India and internationally, including those in the e-commerce space.
Baqar worked over 10 years with a premiere Retail and Consumer Products consulting firm. As CEO, he then headed a men’s value brand with 600 plus stores and 125+ Shop in Shops. He was a part of the startup team and the CEO of an e-commerce start-up in the premium/designer fashion and lifestyle space. As cofounder & CEO, he then cofounded another social commerce startup.
Baqar currently works as Business Director with Wazir Advisors, advising retail and consumer products clients on strategy, operations and M&As.He also actively works in the field of Skill Development in the retail sector.
Varun has experience of more than 15 years with domain expertise in textile and apparel. His key areas of focus include segment analysis, value chain mapping, business growth strategies, policy formulation inputs and financial modelling.
Varun has worked in textile manufacturing and marketing before moving to consulting. Besides India, he has on-the-ground experience in East Africa, China, South and South-East Asia. He is an empaneled consultant with International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva and Business Advocacy Fund, Africa. Hehas led various consulting assignments related to sector growth strategy, financial appraisals, business entry strategy, policy development and evaluation etc. for leading Indian and international entities.
Varun currently works as an Associate Director with Wazir Advisors, advising public and private sector clients on strategy, implementation and alliances.
Abhinav has 10 years of experience across the areas of Skill Development including program design, financial & operational planning, liaisoning with Central & State Governments, Industry Linkages & partnership with NGO’s. He has also experience across the areas of consulting including operations, strategy business plan development, techno-economic viability studies, etc.
Abhinav has proven experience in successfully delivering large Skill Development programmes including planning, implementation, project reporting, MIS, and budget management. He has also developed detailed and comprehensive implementation plans to operationalize and monitor the key interventions for successful project execution. He has successfully managed large multi-disciplinary teams and develop effective working relationship with all internal and external stakeholders.
Abhinav currently works as an Associate Director with Wazir Advisors, advising public and private sector clients on Strategy Formulation, Operations Management and Partnerships.
Subrat is a development practitioner with over 12 years of experience. His experience within the consulting domain, coupled with grass-roots engagements and Corporate Social Responsibility assignments, which offers a distinctive perspective on the intricacies of development sector program management and its challenges.
Subrat specializes in strategic planning & implementation, monitoring & evaluation, budgeting & forecasting, social research, and impact assessment. His expertise includes Corporate Social Responsibility, Education, Alternate Livelihoods, Skill Development, Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development. He previously worked with YES BANK’ CSR division and during his tenure, led the team to deliver several challenging engagements.
Subrat currently works as Head- CSR Projects with Wazir Advisors, supporting public and private sector clients on strategy, implementation and alliances in Corporate Social Responsibility domain.
Mohit has over 10 years of experience in core Investment banking advising companies on Mergers and Acquisition and Private Equity transactions. For most part of his career, he advised Japanese companies on M&A’s and JV’s in India across sectors such as Financial technology, Auto & Auto Ancillary & Education. Having led negotiations on numerous cross border M&A’s, he has a deep understanding of consulting requirements of clients on structuring transactions and valuations.
Mohit currently works as an Associate Director– Transaction Advisory with Wazir Advisors, advising clients on Merger & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Private Equity and Valuations. At Wazir, he focusses on opportunities in Consumer Products & Retail.
He is a B.Com(H) graduate from Delhi University and pursued his MBA (Finance) from Symbiosis Institute of Business management (SIBM) Pune.