Feras Mahdi and Shri Sarkar join L.E.K. Consulting

07 March 2024 Consultancy.asia 2 min. read
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Global strategy consultancy L.E.K. Consulting has added two new partners to its Healthcare practice in Asia: Feras Mahdi and Shri Sarkar.

Both new partners arrive at L.E.K. Consulting with a track record in management consulting and industry, bringing around 40 years of combined experience the firm.

Before joining L.E.K. Consulting, Mahdi held a regional management role with specialised healthcare consultancy IQVIA, while Sarkar was a Managing Director at Quadria Capital, one of Asia’s leading healthcare-focused private equity firms.

Feras Mahdi and Shri Sarkar join L.E.K. Consulting

“We are delighted that Feras and Shri have chosen to join our premier healthcare team in Asia. L.E.K. Consulting is investing to support the growth of our clients in Asia by expanding our biopharma and medtech practice capabilities in Asia,” said Stephen Sunderland, Head of L.E.K. Consulting in the Asia Pacific region.

Feras Mahdi has over 20 years of experience in healthcare, with his track record including helping private and public healthcare institutions improve their performance, transform their organizations and unlock their growth potential. He previously worked for IQVIA, GE Healthcare Partners and Medtronic across two spells, among others.

Earlier in his career, the Lebanese national spent several years at the American University of Beirut, as a leader and lecturer.

Shri Sarkar has more than 15 years of experience in the life sciences and healthcare sectors, and he has been focused on driving revenue growth and operations improvement projects for his clients. Prior to , he spent eight years at Big Four firm EY and worked at Tata Consultancy Services.

Helen Chen, Global Sector Co-Head for Healthcare at L.E.K. Consulting, said, “We are immensely pleased to welcome these two highly experienced consulting professionals to augment our healthcare and life sciences team. We plan to substantially expand our client offering in Southeast Asia and Feras and Shri will play key roles in the region.”