Savills India appoints Velprakash K as senior director and head of industrial project management services

Savills India, an international property consultancy firm, today announced the appointment of Velprakash K (Vel) as senior director and head of industrial project management services.

Velprakash has over 22 years of experience in construction and project management. In his previous role at

, he spearheaded the industrial and life sciences vertical in project and development services and thereafter corporate solutions sales. Prior to JLL, he worked with Cushman & Wakefield for over 10 years.

Velprakash is a qualified architect and has done Masters in Building Engineering and Management from School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Delhi.

He will be reporting to Sumit Rakshit, managing director and head of project management services in Savills India. Vel will establish the industrial project management services practice – a specialised vertical that will cater solely to industrial and logistics sector clients.

“We are very pleased to welcome Vel to Savills. His experience and expertise in the industrial and logistics sector will undoubtedly help to further strengthen our sector specific capability in Project management services and ensure we can continue to offer a best in class service to our clients,” Sumit said.

Savills India said it continues to focus on strengthening its business across verticals and key geographies in the country.

“I’m very excited to be joining the Savills India team which already has built an excellent reputation in project management services. I look forward to leveraging Savills industrial and logistics platform to help create client outcomes that others are unable to match,” Vel said.

Savills India provides services across office leasing, project management, capital markets, valuations, research, consulting, industrial and logistics, and residential services. The company started in India in 2016 and said it employs over 350 people.

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