Leadership Team

Sanjay Prakash
Principal

Sanjay Prakash, B. Arch., A.I.I.A., is an architect with a commitment to energy-conscious architecture, eco-friendly design, people’s participation in planning, music, and production design. Over the years, he has integrated all his work with the practice of new urbanism and sustainability in his professional and personal life. His name and work is mentioned in the twentieth edition of one of the main reference works in architectural history, A History of Architecture by Sir Bannister Fletcher

Nitin Sharma
Business Head & Strategist

Nitin Sharma, B.Arch. , has worked as an integral member of the design team at SHiFt for over a 12 years now. He has worked widely in the field of master planning, architecture and interior design with an in –depth understanding of services, and champions the spirit of designing a building as a living and breathing organism. Having a wide variety of multidisciplinary experienced accrued over the past e decade he has been forwarding the message of Eco –friendly architectural design and sustainability. He has been working on creating new models of practice and engagement managing the external environment of the Studio.

Mayank Mishra
Studio Head

Mayank Mishra B-Arch has been associated with SHiFt since last 9 years. A graduate from Sir JJ College of Architecture, Mayank naturally evolved into the role of Studio Head with SHiFt. Being able to simultaneously lead the varied process at SHiFt, Mayank leads the creative, research and analytical thinking tasks, while maintaining his role as a designer. Green Building, Eco Resorts, a real estate IT Park, various institutional buildings passive solar architecture, water management systems, energy cycle, lifecycle analysis these are examples of Mayank's impressive list of projects and skills. He has additionally dealt with brand consultan, graphic design, product design, furniture design and website design.

Sunil Kumar Suri
Financial Controller

Sunil Kumar Suri is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a deep experience of 24 years in accounting, auditing, taxation and financial consulting. He was earlier the as CFO of a large construction company in Delhi. He has also worked as Branch Statutory Auditor/Concurrent Auditor/Stock Auditor of various nationalized banks like PNB, UCO, Syndicate, SBOP and Corporation Bank. He has done his Hons. Graduation from Delhi University.  He is working as a financial controller at SHiFt.

Abhinav Pandey
Executive Member

Abhinav Pandey, B.Arch., M.Plan, is an architect-planner with 6 years' work experience. He is an integral member of the design team and executive committee at SHiFt. He has worked widely in the field of master –planning and architecture with an in depth understanding of planning aspects. Having a wide variety of multidisciplinary experience accrued over the previous year, he has been forwarding the message of Eco-friendly Architectural Design and Sustainability. He has worked on various projects involving Master planning and Architectural Design. A rhythm guitarist and vocalist he has performed at various platforms in and around North India. He is also an avid biker.

Ankush Sharma
Executive Member

Ankush Sharma is an architect with 5 years of work experience. He has been associated with SHiFt for the past.2013 He has worked widely in the field of architecture and has a wide variety of multidisciplinary experience. He has been an integral of green building projects such as Spiredge .  He has worked on various projects ranging from residential to institutional buildings involving Architectural Design & Coordination.

Manisha Prakash
Executive Member

Manisha ventured into business development after studying at the Instituto Europeo di Design, Milan, and gathered extensive experience by working alongside numerous apparel and product designers, including India's premier swimwear brand, Shivan & Narresh. Her specialised studies, coupled with her projects, enhance her eye for quality, detail and presentation, making her the perfect strategist for luxury space. She has been heavily involved with interior spaces and furniture manufacturing since 2011, trying to strike a balance between high quality, ethical mass production and woodworking on one side, and craft revival and artisan incubation on the other, whilst delving more and more into material studies.

The Team

Vipul Jain

Vipul Jain, B.E. in Civil Engineer is project management professional with over 20 years of experience in project planning, site and construction management, quality assurance and control, and coordination. He has extensive pan India   experience of executing projects of all magnitudes and nature. His experience includes execution & delivering residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and other major projects.

Shivani Khanna

Shivani Khanna is working at SHiFt as an Project Architect and a research analyst. She has done her master's degree in sustainable design from New Zealand.  Prior she has worked in the gaining experience in landscape design. In Auckland she worked with builders and individuals on housing projects. Shivani is also experience teaching at the prestigious University of Auckland, where she taught design and technology to the 3rd year B.A.S. (Bachelors in Architectural studies). She was invited to represent the Sustainable Design Research faculty of UoA at the 'Building a Better New Zealand' conference in 2014. As a young professional, passionate about design and sustainability she is a an action participant in all of SHiFt's endeavours. 

Pooran Singh

Pooran Singh is a architectural draftsman with 8 years of work experience, with SHiFt since last Nine years. With a understanding of engineering services and complex co-ordination drawings he acts as a important team member at SHiFt. During this time, he has worked on various institutional, office buildings and residential projects. With farming as his ancestral profession he brings in a new outlook to the team and conception of the rural India to urban cities.

Bhupinder Sharma

Bhupendra Sharma is a qualified interior designer. He holds 9 years of work experience. With an eye for detailing and sound understanding of construction, he is handling various projects. He has worked on several projects at SHiFt like residences, exhibition centre, offices, factory buildings. 

Hanumant Sehrawat

Hanumant Sehrawat is a Senior System Engineer with 7 Years Experince. He has been working with SHiFt since the past 3 years. He is expected to understand human needs & develop human functional and aesthetically pleasing computer products. He designs solutions to complex applications problem, system administration issues, or network concerns.

Anurag Tayal

Anurag Tayal B.B.A ,B Arch a project architect in the firm, graduated from G.C.A.D. with a Bachelors of Architecture in 2014 after an earlier degree in Business from Indraprastha University, Delhi. Since joining at SHiFt Anurag has worked on projects that reflect a broad range of interests from urban design to sustainable planning and design to fine grain architectural design. His diverse background of studies has given him an upper hand in coordinating projects of all scale and size with ease. 

Lallan Singh

One of the oldest members at SHiFt, Lallan has a serious forbearance for maintaining the significant and persisting tasks of meticulous accounting, painstaking paperwork and the maintenance of a general institutional organisation, whilst constantly challenged by the creative more at-ease general ambience. Lallan gets his rigour (putting spaces after punctuation marks, for instance, or being conscious about not mixing fonts) from the days when he was a young typesetter in a letterpress, composing in lead from and distributing lead to font racks, more or less by feeling the tip of the type, a profession that was doomed to collapse with the advent of desktop publishing. Lallan continually teaches us all that dreams work, when you do too.

Prashant Nayak

Our beloved man-friday who seems to adopt just as easily to boring tasks as he sometimes can to solving unforeseen issues that can leave even the best of us bewildered, all the while maintaining his contagious, unfading smile. Chiefly responsible to ground us, transport us, deliver and receive information and goods, and facilitate us to work better, Nayak's many talents include procuring an iPhone before no one else in the team, weaving through traffic to make urgent deliveries, and always finishing the race, almost always at the pace of the hare. All this while contributing to community projects in his native Odhisha.