OUR FOUNDERS

RAJI VERGHESE
Founder & CEO

Raji’s career spans 30 years in leadership roles across various functions in the financial services industry. He also manages critical relationships with C-Level Executives across client organizations. His extensive industry knowledge enables him to advise clients and candidates on all relevant aspects of Talent Search and career planning. His endeavour is to evolve broad-based talent management solutions to meet the Human Capital requirements of Questa’s clients.

LATA VERGHESE
Co-Founder

Lata is also the Founder & CEO of our sister firm Questa Enneagram. She is an accredited Enneagram, EQi2 and MBTI practitioner and has been an integral part of bringing Enneagram to India.
As a Corporate Professional with 24 years of experience working with Financial Services organizations, she brings in industry exposure to Questa and also facilitates workshops & programs for client organizations; working closely with world renowned consulting firms– the big 4 as well as BHEL, NTPC, Satin Credit Care amongst many other,  using the various tools she is certified in. Having 20 years of hands-on experience in Sales, Business Development and 8 years in the Head-hunting and Executive Search domain, Lata sought to pursue her passion, these insights have aided her in conceptualizing and granularizing the practical aspects of strategies required to achieve measurable results for teams, individuals and organizations.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

VINEET PANIKKAR
Chief Operating Officer

Vineet’s career spans 21 years in the armed forces in multifarious roles ranging from leading small teams for anti-terror and anti-hijack operations to leading teams in international environment under the UN mandate in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Vineet comes with the background of leading a subunit of 800 plus personnel and managing, directing and implementing HR policies effectively. He brings skills in Business Planning and Operations Management which assists Questa ramp up its team and increase its footprint to diverse industries and organizations by heading Client Engagement and Delivery.

SONAM BAKSHI
Strategic Advisor

Sonam Bakshi is an HR professional with over 20 years of senior human capital experience in the Indian Army and leading multinational corporations in the IT and financial services sector. With 7 years of service in the armed forces, she ventured out into the corporate world after earning an MBA from IIM, Indore. She has been named one of the top 101 HR Minds in India by the World HRD Congress in 2019, and has won the National White Paper on Gender Diversity at Workplace in 2014 by the NHRDN. Her experience across the HR spectrum is very diverse, ranging from personnel management, performance management , talent management, recruitment & training, HRBP and supply chain in the armed forces.

She is an outspoken exponent of gender diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. She has worked to make a safer workplace for women, and to enable differently abled people to thrive in the workplace. Apart from her professional life, she is a PADI certified scuba diver, and has scaled Mount Kilimanjaro.

Core Team

Executive Search

Himanshi Motiani – Recruitment

Business Manager

Sajid Patel – Recruitment

 Business Manager

Questa Enneagram

Divya Kaul

Facilitator, Coach and Content Design

Shaurya Gupta

Sales & Marketing

Human Resource

    Surbhi Madan

      Lead-HR & Operations