CEO & Country Head, India
Radha is responsible for the company’s overall operations in India and a workforce of close to 12,000.
Radha is the CEO and Country Head of JLL, India’s largest commercial property services firm. Based in Mumbai, she drives JLL’s overall direction, strategy and growth in India, one of the most important real estate markets in the world.
A member of the firm’s Asia Pacific Executive Board, and chairing the India Leadership Council, Radha commenced her role with JLL in January 2021. She is a highly seasoned financial services executive with over 25 years’ experience in banking and was previously the Group President at Yes Bank, where she was Head of Multinational Corporate Banking. Prior to that, she was Managing Director, Head of Global Subsidiary Coverage Group, Deutsche Bank India, and a member of the Deutsche Bank India Executive Committee.
Radha has led relationship management teams serving both multinationals and India-based corporates. Starting her career as a graduate trainee in 1995, she took on positions of increasing responsibility and, in 2008, was the first woman and youngest Managing Director appointed at Deutsche Bank India. She is a Diversity & Inclusion champion and is highly respected for her integrity, business acumen and for building strong and trusting relationships with colleagues and clients.
Radha is married and is the mother of a teenaged daughter. She is a strong believer in leading a balanced life with equal focus on career as well as physical and mental fitness. She hosts a YouTube channel and podcast centered around fitness. An avid sports fan, Radha diligently follows cricket and tennis. She is a trained Indian classical singer and her passion for music has led her to create a music YouTube channel. A strong advocate of education for underprivileged children, she supports 25 girls, a shelter for slum children in Mumbai and has also sponsored 10 schools in the tribal areas of Maharashtra, India.