person of the week:Shrinivas Rao, MRICS

Shrinivas Rao, MRICS CEO-APAC Vestian Global Workplace Solutions

Shrinivas Rao, a founding member of Vestian Global Workplace Services, is responsible for Vestian’s growth and expansion in Asia Pacific. With over 23 years of experience in global real estate industry, Shrinivas has assisted various multinational corporations with portfolio planning, strategic consulting, expansion/ relocation and project delivery in order to achieve their real estate goals in key Asian markets.

A recognized thought leader in the Indian realty space, his inputs has been featured in leading industry stories. He has addressed major challenges as panelist in industry events (CREDAI, NASSCOM, RICS, etc) and regularly contributes articles on trends and developments for The Hindu, DNA and Times of India. He’s regularly invited by Zee Business to address property queries on their prime-time television news show Money Guru: Property, NDTV Profit’s The Property Show and Bloomberg TV’s Real Estate show.

Shrinivas is amongst the pioneers of professional real estate consulting services in India. A renowned expert, Shrini understand the nuances and ever-changing dynamics of the Asian markets and accordingly adept at providing relevant strategies and solutions. In his previous engagements, Shrinivas has held senior positions and successfully established the Asia Pacific operations of UGL Equis, Cushman & Wakefield and Colliers, India. Shrinivas received his BE in Civil Engineering and MBA in Marketing and Finance.

About Vestian

Vestian is an occupier-focused workplace solutions firm specializing in commercial, residential, industrial, retail and hospitality sectors. Headquartered at Chicago, Vestian has offices across US, India, China, Sri Lanka and the Middle East. Our core strength lies in providing customized innovative solutions that are aligned to the client’s business objectives. Our extensive service portfolio includes Investment & Consultancy Services, Transaction Advisory Services, Project Services, Retail Business Solutions and Integrated Facilities Management Services.  Vestian is the only global workplace solutions organization to be certified in both quality management systems and environmental health & safety standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.