Roshni Pandey

Roshni is a strategy & delivery expert with close to 20 years of experience in insights, innovation, brand strategy & portfolio management, brand planning and project delivery.  A firm believer in the balance between art and science and between intuition and data, she has an innate ability to align consumer, market and business needs to drive business solutions & decisions.

roshni-pandey-bbcShe has accumulate an extremely multidisciplinary skill set having worked in a range of environments; consulting agencies; FMCG & Hospitality; across growth markets and categories globally; across many disciplines from branding to programme management.  Roshni has held various senior management roles heading research at Reckitt Benckiser to General Manager Operations Millward Brown (WPP Group). A large portion of her corporate roles has centered around delivering ‘new’ value exemplified with her role at InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG), where she set up the first “APAC Insights” capability, building it into a corporate intelligence & measurement.  She then set up 3 other new business capabilities as “Head of Brand Strategy & Planning”, “Head of Portfolio Brand Strategy” & “Head of Strategic Project Delivery”.  The latter has greatly aided in the ability to successfully navigate and deliver initiatives into a business.

Some of her success stories include leading the guest experience development and regional launch strategy for a successful Holiday Inn Express & Indigo brand entry into AMEA; India Market Entry Strategy; Developing a New Hotel Brand & Guest Experience (HuaLuxe) in China & designing a regional Loyalty Program.  She has also been awarded the 2013 Best Leader in AMEA Award for her focus on recruiting & nurturing talent within IHG.

Her passion to create value has seen her set up and operate businesses of her own and she currently sits on the board of these companies some of which are scaling into new markets.

Fijian by birth, Australian by citizenship, & Singaporean by residence, along with the various roles she has held makes Roshni extremely adaptable and versatile in any challenge posed her way. She has many creative passions but her biggest joy is spending time traveling with her husband and two kids.