Management Team

MEET OUR LEADER

We at Big Ideas are a team of individuals with varied skills and experience of over 25 years in fields of Human Resource industry.

AMIT SHARMA
AMIT SHARMA Managing Director & Chief Mentor

Amit Sharma is the founder Director of “BIG Ideas HR Consulting Pvt.Ltd”. Big Ideas today is India’s fastest growing HR Consulting company with more than 50+ people across Country. Amit Sharma is India’s Best Known Executive Search Consultant, 1st Generation Entrepreneur, businessman & Philanthropist. He is a Post graduate in Management with more than 20 years of experience in Corporate His venture of Big Ideas was initiated in 2010 after successful completion of rendering his services for15 years as an “Executive Search” consultant for Indian as well as MNC clients like PAN India.
Over these 20 years as Leading Consultant, Amit has mandated more than 2,000 assignments leadership role (CXO Level). He was instrumental in “creating India’s 1st Equal Partnership driven Recruitment Company & 1st People Research and People Development Company”.

MAYANK SHARMA
MAYANK SHARMA Chief operating officer - COO

Mayank Sharma is one of the Leading Executive Search Consultant in India. He is a Management Postgraduate.

Over 12 years, Mayank has mandated hundreds of assignments at leadership role (starting from Director Level to CXO Level). Mayank is heading pan India Operations of the Company, responsible for senior level (Top Management) - Segment.

Mayank has been high instrumental in providing need-based consulting services, Business Critical Information to all our esteemed clients. He has tremendously succeeded in Creating, developing & maintaining an in-house “people research centre” of all the business critical leaders and professionals. His team has an expertise on top management candidates feedback, expertise, behaviour, current, past performances & KRAs.

RAVI DESHPANDE
RAVI DESHPANDE Director – Pharma Vertical (Technical)

Ravi Deshpande is a Master in Science and has got more than 15 years of Pharmaceutical manufacturing experience with companies like Lupin, Malladi and much more such giant companies.He has handled entire Pharma Operations for API /Fermentation setup before moving to Pharma Vertical.He has been handing Middle Management and Senior Level Pharma Sector Hiring and has handled more than 500 Mandates across Plant functions. Also, He heads Big Ideas Office at Aurangabad, Maharashtra. He is a key leader in our Pharma Vertical heading entire operations and people research in Maharashtra location.

KRUTIKA SHAH
KRUTIKA SHAH Director – Pharma Vertical (R&D /Technical)

Krutika Shah is a Masters of Business Administration (HR) from Symbiosis, Pune. She is one of the Directors looking after Pharma Domain of Big Idea. She is one of the leading Consultant with more than 8 years’ experience in “Pharma Recruitment" and has handled 100+ Senior Level Mandates across Pharma Domain.She has worked with India's Leading Recruitment company. She is heading one of our Offices. She is looking after Senior Level/Middle-Level Pharma Hiring, Client Management and People Research, Team Management.

TORAL THAKKAR
TORAL THAKKAR Director – Pharma Vertical ( R&D /Corporate)

Toral Thakkar is a Master in Business Administration with more than 8 years of Recruitment experience, is one of the leading Consultants with rich experience of working with Omam and Ruchika consultants before. She is one of the Directors looking after Pharma Domain. She is looking after Senior Level/Middle-Level Pharma Hiring, Client Management and People Research, Team Management.

NEHA SHAH
NEHA SHAH Associate Director – Pharma Vertical (Senior Level Search )

Neha Shah is a Masters of Business Administration with more than 9 years of Recruitment experience, is one of the leading Consultants and has worked with Omam and Randstand before. She is looking after Senior Level Pharma Hiring, Client Management, People Research and Team Management. She is passionate about Systems and process development and also people research and industry mapping.

PARMENDER YADAV
PARMENDER YADAV Director – Pharma Vertical (Technical/R&D) – North Head

Parmender Yadav is a Master in Science with more than 10 years of experience in Pharma industry in Quality Control and Microbiology at the companies like Dr. Reddys, Sentiss and Macleod’s Pharma has successfully handled entire Pharma quality control operations in Injectables setup before moving to PHARMA VERTICAL of “BIG PHARMA JOBS”. He has been handing Middle Management and Senior Level Pharma Sector Hiring and has handled more than 100 + Mandates across Plant functions in last 2 years. He is the Key Leader in our Pharma Vertical and heads our Haryana (North Office) looking after entire operations and people research.

ANUPAM SHARMA
ANUPAM SHARMA Director – Pharma Vertical & Head - People Research

Anupam Sharma is Doctor by profession and passionate about health and fitness. He has worked with India’s Leading Hospital “Fortis, Delhi” for more than 5 years before moving to Pharma Executive Search of Big Ideas.He is one of our leading Consultants looking after Pharma Assignments across levels. He mainly focuses on Plant and R&D functional areas. He is also a part of our People Research Team looking after client and assignment Management and Operations.

He is also heading expansion in the Healthcare and Diagnostics area for Executive Search and is planning to be one of the prominent players in it with our “BIG HEALTHCARE JOBS” vertical.

NIKITA MAHESHWARI
NIKITA MAHESHWARI Head - Pune Office

She is a Masters of Business Administration (Human Resources) with 4 years of rich experience in Recruitment in Pharma, Diagnostics and Engineering heading Profit Centre responsibility of Pune and Mumbai office. She has excellent skills on execution across senior level search.

NIKUNJ MAKWANA
NIKUNJ MAKWANA Associate Director – Corporate Support Team

He is an MBA with 3 years of Recruitment Experience heading our Corporate Support Recruitment team. He also heads our Volume Hiring vertical. He is hardworking and has always been instrumental in building our corporate support structure.

ASHUTOSH MAHESHWARI
ASHUTOSH MAHESHWARI Associate Director – IT Vertical

Ashutosh Maheshwari is a Bachelor in Information Technology with 3 years of experience in Recruitment and Business Development. He is very hard working and has also been part of Engineering and IT vertical.

YUSUF ALI SAIYED
YUSUF ALI SAIYED Associate Director – Business Development (Engineering Vertical)

Yusuf Ali Saiyed a Bachelor in commerce is one of the leaders in our Business Development structure with rich experience of running his own recruitment company before joining us as a Partner. He has also been part of Pharma, Engineering and IT Vertical.

BHAVNA THAKKAR
BHAVNA THAKKAR Director – HR Compliance

Bhavna Thakkar has over 15 years of hands-on HR experience in performing HR functions. She has pursued post-graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. Bhavna is a freelance HR Consultant & founder of “Integrity”, a firm assisting organizations with their HR challenges. Prior to starting Integrity, Bhavna had a successful tenure as Head – HR in a service oriented industry managing a staff of 400 employees.

She is associated with Big Ideas for last 2 years and will be heading the “Big Ideas Integrity” which is vertical of Big Ideas HR Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Abraham T.M.
Abraham T.M. Head- CRAMS (Contract Research & Manufacturing Services)

Mr. Abraham T.M. is an accomplished HR professional with 23 years of industry experience. After his Masters in Social Work (MSW) he started his career in HR in the year 1993. He has worked in manufacturing, engineering, FMCG, IT and Clinical Research sectors in middle and senior level positions. His longest career was with Veeda Clinical Research Pvt. Ltd. where he joined as a starting member of the company and spent around thirteen years. While leaving Veeda Clinical Research, he was at the position of Sr. General Manager – HR. During his long association with Veeda, while setting up system and process in the entire gamut of HR functions, one of the most important thrust area was recruitment wherein he has interviewed thousands of candidates and has done voluminous recruitment in junior, middle and senior levels positions in the functions of Clinical, Bioanalytical, Quality Assurance, Biopharmaceutics & Project Management, Regulatory, Biostatistics, Clinical Trials, Data Management, Pharmacovigilance etc. He is carrying very sound and deep understanding of each and every function of Clinical Research business and an expert in CRO recruitment as well as setting up systems and process in all the areas of HR functions.In addition to his MSW degree, he is also holding MBA and a diploma in HR from IIM Lucknow.

In addition to his MSW degree, he is also holding MBA and a diploma in HR from IIM Lucknow.

He is heading the CRAMS (Contract Research & Manufacturing Services) business vertical at Big Ideas HR Consulting Pvt. Ltd. from August 2016 onwards.