Director & CEO
With academic background in management, public policy and real estate, Mr. Sumit Jha has rich experience in Government, Private and International environment. Spearheading real estate sector development issues, Mr. Jha has worked extensively on legislative, regulatory and commercial issues related to the real estate sector in India.
His experience includes coordination of legislative & regulatory issues at the levels of political, executive and industry leadership, identification of real estate industry-wide development needs & implementation of identified solutions, planning & implementation of sector development and promotion activities etc. He has handled important activities such as coordination with Union & State Governments, management of public affairs, media & industry relations, execution of policy planning, development, analysis & advocacy etc.
He most recently worked with the Government of the Netherlands prior to which he was Deputy Director with National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO). In real estate sector, he worked on few of the important issues such as real estate regulations/regulatory body, licensing of property brokers, REITs, Service Tax in real estate, Credit Rating of builders, Single-Window Clearance etc. among others.
Mr. Jha has written extensively on real estate and allied sector in leading dailies and magazines including the Times of India, the Hindustan Times, The Indian Express, the Pioneer etc. among others and handled publication of a real estate focused magazine as its executive editor.