About Propella

The story of Propella begins with our clients. Our consistent commitment to client satisfaction and focus on quality inspires them to partner with us and recommend us time and again. We appreciate their loyalty and pledge to maintain an equal level of commitment while providing current and future leaders to ensure their success.

We are a team of young, energetic and proactive consultants. Our belief in rewarding a consultant’s contribution and celebrating success keeps our team constantly motivated to deliver exceptional service and consistent results. We thrive in a transparent and integrity-driven work environment which allows our team to take ownership in every situation.

About The Founder

  • Our founder and CEO, Mr. Manish Ballani, a young, ambitious and fun loving entrepreneur, has successfully established ventures in the recruitment, retail and online industries.
  • Started Propella Consulting Group in 2009-10 and has since assisted our clients in placing successful leaders/ CXOs and building high-performing teams.
  • Worked in the executive search industry for over 5 years in Australia prior to returning to India and founding Propella Consulting Group.
  • Born and brought up in Mumbai he graduated from HR College
  • MBA from UTS (Sydney – Australia).
  • Traveller, Sports & adventure sport enthusiast – What’s work without a little play? Our MD, is a sports enthusiast and plays racquet sports like squash, tennis, table tennis and snooker on a regular basis. He loves adventure sports and has scaled a few peaks outside the board room, including Spiti Valley and Hampta Pass.
  • Believes in work hard and play hard.
  • Learnt the business of Executive Search from industry veterans from Australia and UK.


Just like any other entrepreneur, we have made certain decisions that went both ways. We have celebrated our success and learnt from our mistakes. We will continue to minimize the mistakes and learn from them. That’s what makes our journey so much more fun and success a lot more gratifying.

Our Clients