Expanded leadership role for Sankey Prasad to capitalise on the growing potential of the real estate market in the Middle East

January 24, 2024

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We are delighted to inform you that Colliers has expanded Sankey Prasad's leadership role to include Project Leaders in the Middle East and, effective immediately, he will be the Chairman and Managing Director for India and Colliers Project Leaders Middle East. Sankey will have a significant stake in our rapidly growing Project Management business in the Middle East, supporting the region's flourishing real estate market.

Sankey's leadership will further enhance Colliers' capabilities, qualifications, and relationships in both the India and Middle East markets, enabling us to better service our clients across the region.

He will collaborate closely with Yamin Shihab, Vice President, Project Leaders Middle East and Colliers’ existing real estate services business in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to support the expansion of Colliers’ brand reach, reputation and service delivery for our clients’ capital projects. Sankey will also continue to oversee the impressive growth of the India business alongside our CEO in India, Badal Yagnik, who will continue to lead day-to-day operations and build scale for our India business.

An established entrepreneur, Sankey is an eminent leader in the real estate industry in India. He founded India's largest project management firm and following Colliers' acquisition, was appointed Chairman & Managing Director India, leading a team of 3000-plus Colliers professionals.

With close to four decades of real estate experience, Sankey has a reputation for driving strategy and growth, and creating high-performing teams that have delivered some of the most complex and challenging projects for investors, developers, and occupiers of real estate. Under his leadership in India, we have diversified into new markets, developed cutting-edge technologies, expanded our range of services, delivered more than 130 million sqft of real estate development spanning India, Middle East, Africa, and South Asia and achieved 30% YOY growth in four years.

As the recipient of numerous accolades and awards, including 'Most Inspiring Leader' at the India-Gulf Business Summit 2023; 'Global Indian Icon of the Year 2023' at the Indian Real Estate Show 2023; and Economic Times' 'Most Promising Entrepreneur, India 2016', Sankey is a trusted leader recognised for his integrity, humility and ability to deliver unmatched solutions that maximise value for our clients and people.

Please join us in congratulating Sankey on his new leadership role. We look forward to Colliers' continued growth and success under his guidance.