Speakers

Sangeeta Prasad

MD & CEO, Mahindra Lifespace Developers

She is also a Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra Group and Co-Chairperson, Group Diversity Council, Mahindra Group

Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. is the real estate and infrastructure development arm of the Mahindra Group.  The Company is committed to transforming India’s urban landscape through its residential developments under the ‘Mahindra Lifespaces’ and ‘Happinest’ brands; and through its integrated cities and industrial clusters under the ‘Mahindra World City’ and ‘ORIGINS by Mahindra World City’ brand.

Sangeeta is a frequent speaker and panelist at prestigious industry and international events. She has addressed audiences at multiple editions of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, where she spoke on trends, challenges and opportunities in urbanisation; business and people strategy in the digital era; and action on climate change.  She was also a speaker at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or ‘COP 21’, in Paris, and at the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) held in Beijing in 2017.  Sangeeta participated in Hannover Messe in 2015 as a panelist.

She is a member of the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) South Asia board; Co-Chair of the CII Urban Development and Smart Cities Council; and Board Member, Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  Sangeeta was a member of the Board of Governors, IIM Lucknow, between 2012 and 2018.

Sangeeta started her career with Tata Steel, where she gained valuable experience across businesses, and via interactions with external stakeholders and various forums.  She holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University and an MBA from IIM Lucknow.  A Chevening scholar, she has to her credit a General Management Programme at INSEAD, Fountainbleu, and has also attended programmes at Harvard University.

Sangeeta enjoys spending time with her daughter, who is a constant source of knowledge and inspiration for her.  Her areas of interest include quizzing, reading, travelling and music.