Gopal Sarma is a partner in Bain & Company’s New Delhi office. He is an expert in the firm’s Asia-Pacific Real Estate practice, Infrastructure, Construction & Building Products practice and Advanced Manufacturing & Services practice. He is also an active contributor in the firm's Performance Improvement, Organization and Private Equity practices.
Gopal has more than 20 years of experience in consulting across India, the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia.
He works on varied topics such as strategy, performance improvement, customer experience and organization model with real estate clients, as well as growth projections and demand modeling for the infrastructure sector, including sector demand trends, fuel source analysis, pricing of different demand categories and analysis of key policy issues. His work includes multiple engagements with private equity investors on pre-investment diligence in the sector. He has advised clients in real estate transformation, cost optimization in construction and real estate, strategy and growth, private equity, construction operations model and process definition.
Gopal earned an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and a master’s degree in chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
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