April 2015 | Chennai, India - Pratik Desai joined RealFoundations as a Director to lead service delivery across all Managed Services teams in the firm’s Chennai office. The Managed Services group delivers accounting, data, energy, lease, and technology services to RealFoundations’ global clients. Prior to joining RealFoundations, Pratik worked at Franklin Templeton International Services in Fund and Portfolio Accounting where he managed a team that performed NAV analysis. He was also instrumental in setting up Financial Management Services teams at RR Donnelley serving Fortune 500 clients, and has experience managing large scale operations involving over 200+ full-time employees. Pratik will provide operational leadership and support to the Chennai service delivery teams and ensure continued quality of client work. With over 14 years of experience in accounting and financial services, Pratik brings a combination of strategic and operational expertise to RealFoundations.
“The knowledge and experience that Pratik brings to our growing Chennai-based team is consistent with the talent we aim to attract and develop into high performance teams”, said Peter Iras, Director of Global Operations. Pratik holds a master’s degree in Finance & Supply Chain from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and a Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.
RealFoundations is a professional services firm focused on the real estate industry. With offices on four continents, 300+ client-serving professionals and offshore delivery capabilities in China and India, RealFoundations provides Management Consulting, Managed Services and Energy Solutions to developers, owners/operators, service providers, institutional investors and corporate occupiers. From the building itself to the way it is used, operated and financed, no firm understands the inner workings of the entire real estate ecosystem as well as RealFoundations.