Shankar Meembat is The Alternative Board’s local facilitator for Milton Keynes and the surrounding Region, covering Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard and parts of Aylesbury Vale.
He has a passion for helping businesses grow. He has worked in small and large multinational companies and has run his own technology start up. Having exited from his start-up, he is now devoted to sharing his knowledge and experiences to help other business owners get the best from their businesses.
Shankar considers himself a true world citizen, having lived and worked in Asia, Europe and UK. He has led global teams and worked to create business opportunities across the world. Today, he lives in Woolstone, Milton Keynes with his wife and a young pup.
As a strong believer in learning, Shankar acquired two Masters, one in Engineering and one in Business. He is an avid reader and keeps himself up to date, both in technology and business, regularly. He also sees each interaction as an opportunity for continuous learning.
His core skills lie in strategy, business development and in harnessing technology for business advancement. He is an analytical thinker who always looks for the big picture but is careful not to miss the details. He is passionate about customers and markets.
Shankar loves to give back to the society and community and actively engages in voluntary activities. He is a Trustee of two charities, a Business Advisor with Young Enterprise and mentors budding entrepreneurs at the New Entrepreneur Foundation. He also contributes to the development of local businesses through his role as Ambassador (Digital economy) of the local IoD Chapter.