Vikas is part of the leadership team at Berggruen Hotels who has been with them right through the growth of the company for the last five years. He is currently on the Board of the company and is closely involved with development initiatives on all fronts including building of the owned asset portfolio and subsequently working on the asset light strategy for management and Franchisee hotels. He has worked extensively to evaluate the various growth options and has finalized hotel expansions in line with the company strategy. His experience adds tremendously to the owner’s relationship and he is a key member who manages and addresses the owners concerns. Professionally Vikas is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Cost Accountant from ICWAI; he has over 18 years of experience in finance, business planning and strategy. He has worked extensively with start-up ventures, focusing on their turnaround and profitability enhancement.