Soumitra Pandey is a partner, head of the Mumbai office, and has over 22 years of experience in strategy and operations consulting across a wide variety of industries. He is passionate about the opportunities for social change and nation building that India currently presents for professionals like him. Prior to Bridgespan, he led and had P&L responsibility for the consulting and client work for Industrial and Consumer businesses at Ernst & Young.
Soumitra started his career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture), where he spent more than 17 years advising clients in the areas of strategy and business transformation in Oil & Gas, Utilities, and Metals & Mining industries in India, South East Asia, and Africa. He led several multi-year assignments with public and private-sector clients in India, helping them design their strategy and transform their businesses.
Soumitra is a chartered accountant and has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. He also speaks Hindi, Marathi, and English. His wife is an early childhood educator, and they have a 16-year-old son. In his leisure time, Soumitra loves travel and trekking in the Himalayas.