Shefali Rao


Shefali Rao is a founding Partner of The Strategist. Shefali is also the Chief Strategist – Talent Transformation and specializes in the verticals of Education, Manufacturing and family owned businesses.Shefali, with an experience of 18 years, has considerable background in Business Planning & reviews, Business Transition, Business Process Reengineering, Employee Engagement, and Training & Development. She has worked across various sizes of Family Owned Business, across multi-industries including Garments, Manufacturing, and Education.

Shefali started her career with Tata Exports and moved on to work with various export houses in the Garments & Yarn industry including GTN exports, Indira Exports and Sanghi Group. Shefali is also Chief Creative Officer of “Devils Workshop”- a boutique corporate gifting studio.

Shefali holds a Masters’ degree in International Business besides a diploma in Fashion Designing and Merchandising.