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Shankar Sanyal

Ex - McKinsey & Company Expert in Strategy & Ops

Can work in or around Gurugram, Mumbai

  • 28.4646
  • 77.0299
  • Suggested rate £581 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Gurugram, India
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Gurugram and 50km
  • Around Mumbai and 50km


Project length
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
Would prefer:
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Agriculture
  • Automobile
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Consulting & Audits
+8 autres
Would prefer to avoid:
  • Banking & Insurance
  • Software Publishing
  • Wine & Spirits
  • Video Games & Animation
Company size
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people


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  • English


  • Bangla

    Native or bilingual

  • Hindi

    Native or bilingual


Skills (8)

Shankar in a few words

Shankar is an Ex - McKinsey & Company Expert in Operation - Capital Productivity, Real Estate, Infrastructure, and Manufacturing domain. He has 9 years of management consulting experience across five continents, sixteen countries in global top companies. Before consulting, he has worked for 11 years with Maruti Suzuki Ltd, a leading automotive manufacturer, and with Delhi Airport, 60 million passenger brownfield project completed in record 37 months. Currently, Shankar is working for Softbank vision-funded hospitality company i.e., OYO Room as Vice President responsible for project execution, operation, and maintenance of all the verticals i.e., Hotels, Co-living, Co-working, and Cloud business


Consultant indépendant


Project Manager

Gurugram, India

March 2021 - Today (1 year and 11 months)

Technical Textile Business Strategy, Go To Market Strategy
Supermarket Growth Strategy
Business Planning Market analysis

MCKINSEY & COMPANY - McKinsey & Company

Consulting & Audits

Senior Expert

City of London, United Kingdom

October 2010 - March 2018 (7 years and 5 months)

Joined India office in Oct 2010 as Specialist, promoted to an Expert in Jul 2013; worked across multiple geographies with key responsibilities of independently leading projects for clients and building capital productivity practice

Key Projects delivered
Domain - Strategy:
• Crafted a transformation strategy for an iron ore company in west Australia to reduce the project cost by 8% and squeeze the project timeline by 3 months, 10% reduction
• Worked on non-aero revenue strategy for an India’s 2nd largest Airport to enhance the annual revenue by USD 120 million by proper allocation of space and carrying out detail retail layout designing
• Devised a corporate strategy and business plan for the largest EPC Company in the Middle East to create a holding company and to divide the business into four key verticals for future growth
Domain - Infrastructure sector:
• Implementation of lean construction tools for cost reduction by 8% and project acceleration by ~ 3 months of road project in Doha, Qatar
• Development & implementation of lean construction tools for EPC clients across the world
• Business process outsourcing of 250+ F&A, sale of real estate subsidiary companies, and premium land
Domain - Capital projects:
• Business case optimization by carrying out the peer review, market demand analysis, and setting up owner’s project monitoring office for a detail feasibility study for a $ 27 billion Oil & Gas downstream refinery in Vietnam
• Capital cost reduction for a refinery project 12% for a Japanese EPC client working for Saudi Aramco
• Contracting strategy and value engineering to identify 30% cost reduction opportunity for a USD 6.5 billion integrated phosphate mine undergoing detail engineering in the United Kingdom

OYO Hotels and Homes


Vice President

Gurugram, India

May 2018 - February 2021 (2 years and 9 months)

Joined in May 2018 as self-operated operation head to build a new business vertical from scratch to ramp up growth
Primary Responsibilities:
Project management, Operation, and maintenance of 20,000+ franchise business hotels, 1400+ self-operated hotels, 600+ Co-living, 40+ Co-working spaces, and Cloud kitchen across India
• Leading a strong in-house capability team of 800+ subject matter experts, engineers, and technicians
• Strategic advisor to develop technology, business plan, and international growth for all the companies