Satish Shankar is the managing partner of Bain & Company's Asia Pacific region, based in the firm's Singapore office.
Satish is responsible for leading Bain's business across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region and overseeing strategy, operations, training and development. He also focuses on working with the management teams of national and multinational companies to help them transform their organizations and achieve lasting business results, while helping businesses become more efficient, competitive and future-ready.
Since joining Bain in 1997, Satish has worked across a wide range of engagements, including portfolio, business unit, turnaround and market entry strategies, operational excellence and M&A. He works with clients across Energy and Natural Resources, Transportation, and Consumer Products on Strategy, Transformation, Performance Improvement and M&A. He has also led Bain's M&A Practice across APAC.
Before being taken on the role of Regional Managing Partner for Asia Pacific (APAC), Satish was the managing partner of Bain & Company's Southeast Asia region, including the growing roster of offices in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Jakarta. He is the leader of Bain's Asia Pacific Agribusiness practice, as well as an expert in the firm's Advanced Manufacturing & Services, Airlines & Transportation, Energy & Natural Resources and Mergers & Acquisitions practices.
Satish received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a B.Tech in chemical engineering (First Class with Distinction) from Anna University, Madras.