Sankey Prasad, FRICS, founded a project management company in 2003, which went to become the number one project management firm in India. The firm delivered exceptional projects not just across the country but other geographies as well. In 2019, Colliers acquired the firm and merged operations to create a top player in project management and positioned itself as a force to reckon with in the Indian real estate market. Since the merger, Colliers’ combined business is led by Sankey as the Chairman & Managing Director.
Sankey leads a team of over 2500 professionals in India spread across 11 offices. Colliers offers Office Services; Project Management Services including design services, interior design services, fit-outs, technical due diligence; Real Estate Management Services (REMS), Capital Markets & Investment Services (CMIS), Valuation & Advisory and Industrial & Logistics Services.
ACCELERATING THE SUCCESS OF CLIENTS AND PEOPLE
Sankey is responsible for leading the client strategy and growth for Colliers’ India business. With over 35 years of real estate experience, Sankey has played an instrumental role in delivering numerous landmark real-estate projects across India and abroad. He has worked in various real estate sectors across India, UK, Africa, and the Middle East. Sankey is a highly respected industry leader and is an inspiration and a role model to many young entrepreneurs. He believes in leading from the front and has created high-performing teams that delivered some of the most complex and challenging projects for investors, developers, and real estate occupiers.
Sankey has won numerous accolades, both in India and internationally, for his contribution to the real estate sector, including “Most Aspirational Leader in India” by White Page International. Under his leadership, Colliers has been conferred several industry accolades like the Most Admired Brand in 2020 by the White Page International and most recently as the Best Brand in India by the Economic Times group. He is a firm believer in empowering people and values relationships above business. His courage in surviving the challenges makes him a leader one can rely on to provide game-changing solutions. Sankey attributes his success to his dynamic team of professionals and invests time and efforts in mentoring and creating future leaders.
INVEST IN RELATIONSHIPS TO DRIVE EXCEPTIONAL RESULTS
At Colliers, we invest in our people and clients to drive exceptional results. Under Sankey’s leadership, Colliers has become a place where market leaders are made. With strong dynamic leadership, enterprising solutions driven by a great execution plan, our people are empowered to deliver greater, enduring value for clients with a shared vision of taking the company to the leading position in India.
The brand’s investments will continue to be around being preferred advisors for our clients, creating a diverse culture with world-class talent, and leveraging our bestin-class integrated real estate services to grow our business faster than the competition. Sankey’s vision is to surpass the growth target within the next three years and be recognized as the country’s number 1 real estate management and investment management firm.
DO WHAT’S RIGHT FOR OUR PEOPLE AND COMMUNITY
Reiterating Colliers’ global commitment to Environment Sustainability and Governance (ESG), Sankey in India has enabled the business to do what’s right for our people, clients, and community. Colliers has partnered with the IGBC and CII to be Net-Zero by 2050, supporting the country’s sustainability plans. He has initiated several COVID 19 vaccination camps across Bengaluru to spread awareness and empower people. In addition, Colliers’ workplaces are created on the concept of PACE to ensure that our employees receive a collaborative and flexible work environment prioritizing their health and well-being. Sankey is an inspirational and fearless leader who believes in walking the talk and seizing opportunities despite challenges. Sankey has created an enterprising work culture where our people are empowered to maximize the potential of property for our clients. At Colliers, it is not just what we do but how we do it. Under his leadership, Colliers is operating as a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. Over the years, Colliers has built a well-known and highly respected global brand and operating platform. Colliers’ entrepreneurial culture and partnership philosophy attract the best talent to lead the industry into the future. Colliers has a disciplined growth strategy with a focus on growing faster than the overall market. Additionally, under his direction, Colliers India is following the Global Sustainability Solutions Group’s Environmental, Social, and Governance standards. The goal is to implement governance policies that will provide the clients access to practical and finest energy and sustainability expertise, allowing them to increase operational performance and resource productivity while lowering their carbon footprint.
AN UNENDING SERIES OF AWARDS
For his contribution to the Indian real estate sector, Mr. Prasad has garnered numerous awards in India and abroad. He has been honored with the Most Inspirational Leader award in Real Estate in 2020 by White Page International. The Realty Plus group has recognized him as one of the Top 100 Real Estate Influencers. Owing to his unwavering efforts, Colliers has been awarded as India’s Most Admired Brands in 2020 by White Page International and the Best Realty Brand by the Economic Times Group. His vision is to develop organically over the next 3 years, surpassing growth targets and emerge as the country’s leading real estate management and investment management firm. With a clear vision, confidence, and passion, he has been making an indelible mark in the field of entrepreneurship. He is someone you can look up to and strive to be!