An alumna from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, Priyanka completed her higher education
in the United Kingdom, specializing in biotechnology. After trying out her hands in
diverse fields, she found her niche in Market Research. Priyanka enjoys every aspect of
her job from helping clients better understand their consumers to wandering around the
Indian countryside in the name of generating insights. Over a span of more than ten
years with Q&Q, she has grown with the company and has become a phenomenal
leader, taking the team along and leading by example.
Priyanka is also an independent director on the board of Shree Renuka Sugars (A
Priyanka has found her calling in a role that indulges her love of creating new ways of
doing things, taking up odd challenges and using as many Post-Its as she likes. Her
love for shoes takes her hopping down the shops across Mumbai on weekends and is
generally found in a pub, enjoying a pint of Hoegaarden on Friday evenings.
Mukta completed her Ph.D. dissertation in Genetics from G. B. Pant University of
Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar – Birthplace of Green Revolution in India. She landed up in market research by chance in 2005 immediately after finishing her Ph.D. stayed back in Market Research by choice and has no qualms today over her decision to leave Biological Research behind. She is one of the early entrants in the company and has worked across various verticals including Agriculture, FMCG, Telecom, Social and Retail research during her journey of over fifteen years in the company. A key member of the business development team,
she looks after exploring new avenues for the growth of the company. In her current role as the COO of the company, Mukta looks after all operations in the company ensuring smooth running of all projects. She also manages the HR function making sure we have the best teams and working environment.
Mukta is an avid cinema goer, loves to travel and in her free time tries hands on new
recipes. She also follows fashion trends closely and is a self-proclaimed shopaholic.
Megha, an agriculturist by education, was considering her career in academics till she was bitten by the Market Research bug. She got hooked instantly and since then the love affair continues. Her forte being track projects, she also has her fingers dipped into projects varying from agriculture, telecom, automobile, and retail audits. With a mandate for process improvement, Dr. Megha has been credited with many initiatives which have been milestones in research work executed at QQRI. Today she is responsible for end to end project delivery and makes sure that projects are handled with the highest client satisfaction. She heads the research team and makes sure they all go that extra mile for the client. She represents Q&Q on the IRIS Network and showcases our best work to
the network each year at the IRIS conferences.
She is an avid reader and reads anything and everything she can lay her hands on. She strongly believes in Paulo Coelho’s quote – “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it”. Her idea of a perfect vacation is anywhere amidst nature with an unending supply of books, coffee, and munchies.
Dr. Surbhi completed her Ph.D. in Agriculture from JNKVV, Jabalpur with specialization in Horticulture. She joined Q&Q in 2013 and have been going steady since then. Dr. Surbhi is proactive in managing agriculture research as well as actively contributing to other research verticals. She is an encyclopedia on agriculture and hence a ‘Go to person’ in case of any query on the subject. As a project manager, she aims for precision, timely execution and a thorough collation of results and analysis earning her laurels not only from her seniors but the clients as well.
An avid coffee lover she cannot miss her morning cuppa with the good old “Times of India”. She is extremely popular among colleagues for her stock of munchies which she keeps in her bag. In her leisure time, you will find her enjoying old movies and songs.
Tanusree completed her graduation with B.Sc. (Hons) in Geography from Calcutta
University after which she pursued her MBA from Visvesvaraya Technological
University (VTU) of Belgaum, Karnataka. A Quanti researcher by choice, she loves to play with numbers. Her attraction towards numbers has helped her enhances her analytical skills. She is a social being and can easily interact with people. In possession of a practical mind and sheer determination, she is capable of completing her tasks and keeping her life organized.
Being a free-spirited person, Tanusree is not shy about new challenges; she is
passionate and loves to explore new things in life. Some of her favorite hobbies include exploring new places, creating and experimenting with new food recipes. Tanusree loves the small things in life and believes in rejoicing in every opportunity that this world offers her.
An alumnus of G. B. Pant University of Ag & Tech, Pantnagar, specializing in Agriculture and Food technology with a Ph.D. in the latter, Dr. Kanchan had been in academia for more than a decade before joining Q&Q in the year 2017 as a Senior Consultant.
Her rich academic experience helps in understanding the technicalities of the client’s requirements with respect to the project’s objectives and conducting research, mainly agriculture and FMCG vertical. The unique thought-process and behaviours of different people interest her greatly. Her prolonged exposure to various cultures, communities and geographies aids in her role at Q&Q. She has a logical mind and the confidence to lead a team on to the path of success.
She loves to travel and explore different places, watching comedy shows and dabbles in gardening during her free time. She enjoys conversations about all things under the sun and expanding her own way of looking at life by including the thoughts and opinions of others as well.
With the company since inception, Rahul is in charge of Field Operations at Pan India level. Our in-house domain expert in GIS-Based studies and large-scale field studies, Rahul has created field teams for all four zones from scratch. His networking skills have ensured that our teams have the capability to conduct research work in remotest of locations in India.
His strength lies in managing people efficiently, which makes him an integral part of the team handling large-scale projects. A self-confessed gadget freak, Rahul loves to pick gizmos on the fly. When not at work, he likes to hum golden oldies and regale peers with his wisecracks.
Fulcrum of Q&Q Operations team, Pradeep has an experience of 23 years in the field operations. In his professional journey, he has worked across all the major verticals of MR including, FMCG, automobile, agriculture, consumer durables, retail, etc. He strongly believes in Q&Q’s core values – Quality and Integrity and hence works at the grass-root level to deliver output with the best quality.
A force behind the successful completion of many difficult projects, his zeal to hurtle past all the hurdles has seen him grow leaps and bound in his professional career. He thrives on challenges and is always open to learning new things. He loves to travel, and you can often find him on tours, specially, to the hinterland for work or otherwise.
A number cruncher par excellence, Kailas takes care that the cash registers at Q&Q are always ringing. Managing multiple processes and accounts at the same time can be an assiduous task, but not for this accounting workhorse. A graduate in Accounting from Mumbai University, he is amongst the oldest hands at Q&Q.
A connoisseur of Malwani cuisine, Kailas if not busy calling banks and clients, can be seen savoring culinary delights in Mumbai. He likes to keep a keen eye on the Indian stock market watching Bearish and Bullish trends closely. His other big passion is watching cricket matches, this soft-spoken accountant turns into one man shouting brigade during live wire contests.
Our inhouse CA Virendra Prajapati joined us in 2012, and since then has been a dynamic member of our accounting team. He has 15 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, Taxation and Auditing, and is also Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is focused on driving financial performance of the Company through tax planning, budget planning, financing and other activities.
He has good knowledge of all tax related matters and keeping himself updated about amendment in GST, Income tax etc.
When he is not playing with number, he likes to keep scores and watch cricket matches. He also is an avid reader and reads various genres apart from Taxation books.
Meghali is an experienced strategic HR professional. She completed her MBA in
Human Resource Management from SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai University. She brings to the table rich experience of 5 years of handling the entire gamut of human resource function into the banking sector. At QQRI, she leads and strategizes end to end Human Resources function. With her strong expertise in HRM and natural flair with people, she seamlessly creates, develops and executes people practices and policies that positively impact continuous talent management and development in synergy with organization vision.
Meghali has been effectively catalyzing organization change at QQRI. She is outgoing, gregarious and is complimented with essential soft skills that make her job easy to manage people at all levels. She is open to new challenges and loves to explore new places. She practices Indian classical dance form, Kathak. At her leisure time, you will find her trying her hands-on different recipes.