Radha Dhir

CEO & Country Head, India

Radha is responsible for the company’s overall operations in India and a workforce of close to 14,000

Radha is the CEO and Country Head of JLL, India's largest commercial property services firm. Based in Mumbai, she is responsible for driving JLL's overall direction, strategy, and growth in India, one of the world's most important real estate markets.

As a member of the firm's Asia Pacific Executive Board and the Chair of the India Leadership Council, Radha assumed her role with JLL in January 2021. With over 25 years of experience in banking, she is a highly seasoned financial services executive. Previously, Radha served as the Group President at Yes Bank, where she held the position of Head of Multinational Corporate Banking. Prior to that, she was the Managing Director and Head of Global Subsidiary Coverage Group at Deutsche Bank India, and a member of the Deutsche Bank India Executive Committee.

Throughout her career, Radha has led relationship management teams catering to both multinational and India-based corporates. Starting as a graduate trainee in 1995, she steadily climbed the ranks, becoming the first woman and youngest Managing Director appointed at Deutsche Bank in 2008. Known for her unwavering integrity, business acumen, and ability to foster strong and trusting relationships with colleagues and clients, Radha is a champion of Diversity & Inclusion.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Radha is a dedicated mother to her teenage daughter and believes in leading a balanced life, prioritizing both her career and physical and mental well-being. She hosts a YouTube channel and podcast focused on fitness, demonstrating her commitment to living a healthy lifestyle. An ardent sports fan, Radha actively follows cricket and tennis. Moreover, she is a trained Indian classical singer and shares her passion for music through her own music YouTube channel.

Committed to making a positive impact on society, Radha is a strong advocate for education for underprivileged children. She supports 25 girls at a shelter for slum children in Mumbai and has sponsored the establishment of 10 schools in the tribal areas of Maharashtra, India.