Shael Roopchand

‘’In the era where business transformation meets the forefront of innovation, it is imperative that we navigate the intersection of artificial intelligence, strategic sourcing, and sustainability to industry best practices. As we embrace the challenges of tomorrow, our commitment to excellence ensures that every step forward is a testament to our vision for a brighter, more sustainable future."

Shael Roopchand

Director - Corporate Strategy, Avasant


Shael Roopchand is a prominent thought leader with a wealth of experience in supporting national economic development and economic transformation engagements across the Latin America and Caribbean region. With over 5 years of dedicated service, she has played a pivotal role in driving technological advancements within the services sector, thereby fostering growth and innovation. Throughout her career, Shael has been a trusted advisor to large private sector enterprises across the US, governments, and international development institutions. Her expertise spans a wide range of areas, including business transformation strategy, financial and economic analysis, policy development, and organizational change management. She has successfully led engagements across diverse industry verticals, including global services, IT & BPO, tourism, public sector, non-profits, retail & manufacturing, and airlines & airports.

Currently serving as the Head of Corporate Strategy at Avasant, Shael Roopchand exemplifies visionary leadership and strategic acumen. In her role, she spearheads corporate visioning and strategic planning initiatives, driving the development and implementation of innovative strategies. Shael collaborates closely with senior leadership and plays a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of the organization. She oversees four key strategy committees – Knowledge Management and Training, Revenue and Sales, Expansion, and People and Culture – ensuring cohesion and synergy across all aspects of the business. Additionally, she heads the Marketing and Communications and Corporate Sustainability functions, demonstrating her commitment to driving both business growth and social responsibility. Her dedication to innovation, technological empowerment, and sustainable practices serves as a beacon of inspiration for future generations of leaders striving to make a meaningful impact on the world.


  • Strategy Development & Execution
  • Business Transformation Strategy
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Sustainability & ESG Strategy
  • Research & Data Analysis
  • Emerging & Disruptive Technologies

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