Big Four senior Sumit Goel joins leadership team of Praxis

19 April 2021 2 min. read
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Former Big Four senior Sumit Goel has joined Indian-origin management consultancy Praxis Global Alliance as a leader in its Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, and Life Sciences practices.

Appointed a Managing Partner (one of just four at Praxis), Sumit Goel leads the trio of practices, bringing extensive experience in healthcare and life sciences consulting to the firm. 

Before joining Praxis Global Alliance, Goel was a partner at KPMG, leading the healthcare consulting practice. Earlier, he was a leader in EY’s Advisory business, focused on engagements in the life sciences sector. 

Sumit Goel, Managing Partner, Praxis

His experience spans the consulting lifecycle, from strategy (growth strategy, revenue and profitability improvement) and dealmaking (commercial due diligence, post-deal value creation) to operational excellence, business transformation and digital transformation. 

Over his over 15+ years in management consulting, Goel has advised dozens of leading healthcare chains and standalone hospitals, domestic and MNC pharmaceutical and medical device companies, diagnostic chains, and retail pharmacies, as well as working with private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Earlier in his career, he worked in IT and digital transformation, among others at Siemens. 

Welcoming the heavyweight hire to the consulting firm, Aryaman Tandon, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Praxis Global Alliance, said, “Sumit’s experience and success as a management consultant bring a plethora of unique and valuable insight to Praxis’s healthcare team. And we are thrilled to have him on the leadership team.”

Based in Mumbai, Goel will be responsible for leading all aspects of the practices, including client management, project delivery and thought leadership.

Commenting on why he decided to join the mid-sized consulting firm, Goel remarked, “Praxis’s healthcare capabilities are comprised of cutting-edge sector expertise, technology focus, in-depth scientific research, and proven value creation toolkits. I am excited to work with the talented team and brilliant analysts in building the next wave of healthcare and pharma companies with the potential to transform patients’ lives.” 

The firm’s other two managing partners are Madhur Singhal (ex-BCG and Bain) and Shishir Mankad (ex-BCG).