Jheelaf has over 20 years of experience, having worked in India and UAE. She has extensive experience in managing local and international assignments especially gained during her tenure with leading global Executive Search firms including Spencer Stuart and Egon Zehnder. She has worked in startup scenarios where systems and processes had to be built from scratch which gave her an opportunity to project manage some of the initiatives.
Her early career in Executive Search in India was as a Consultant with Personnel Search Services, the firm also had a joint venture partnership with Ray & Berndtson. She then moved to Dubai in 2002 and continued to work in the executive search space where she gained exposure to international best practices and also underwent extensive training. She has worked on several senior level mandates with major blue chip clients within multiple industries like CPG, Retail, Hospitality, Real Estate, BFSI and Telecommunications, placing professionals across different markets including the Americas, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia.
Jheelaf is a Partner at Ward Howell. In addition to consulting, account management, assignment execution and delivery she is managing and developing Knowledge Management & Research capabilities to support business.
Jheelaf obtained a Bachelors of Arts Degree from University of Delhi and did her MBA in Marketing from University of Pune.