priya gaekwar

Priya, leads the Lighthouse team with her experience and innate understanding of intelligent luxury marketing. She has worked with leading global brands as well as numerous projects in the luxury retail sector. From heading retail operations of the iconic Louis Vuitton store at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai to sales director and part of the set up team at Le Mill, Mumbai’s first concession multi-brand fashion and lifestyle store to working with Italian furniture brand Poltrona Frau.

 

Ten years in the luxury, fashion and design industry, have given her dedicated specialism in the luxury market in India. A trained interior designer from the Inchbald School of Design, London, Priya has an eye for the finer things in life and her attention to detail is unparalleled.

Creatively, Priya deviates from the norm and makes strong, innovative decisions that encompass and appreciate history while being progressive and lead brands into the future.

 

A dreamer and an artist at heart, when not devising brand strategies, Priya can be found with her paintbrush and canvas, unraveling dreams.

ANJALI gaekwar

The other half of Lighthouse, Anjali, provides workable, successful, insightful business plans that complement her sister’s creative strategy.

 

Anjali’s career began with Chateau Indage, a leading Indian vintner, moving onto Red Bull, being an instrumental part of building their nascent brand within the Indian subcontinent and then leading the launch of QUA, the first organic, 100% chemical free mineral water in India.

Migrating into the beauty segment, Anjali was head of sales and training at Estee Lauder, setting up over eight stores for the brand across the country. In keeping with the savoir-faire of the brand, she conducted many highly successful VIP events and CSR exercises.

 

Following her love for fashion, has her leading the way with global footwear brand Christian Louboutin in India. Her dedication and result-oriented strategies have won many accolades. Anjali is at the forefront of understanding and creating the architecture of luxury brands.

Hard nosed strategist, Anjali can be found on the golf course on the weekends, focusing on her handicap.

PRIYA NATHANI

A successful fashion entrpreuneur, who has founded and curated Mumbai’s iconic boutique ‘The Oak Tree’ for the past 17 years, Priya Nathani brings to Lighthouse Consultants her innate sense of style,  marketing and PR expertise. 

Priya is a people’s person and has curated many fashion events and parties with some of Mumbai’s most chic and fashionable faces. Her forte is bringing eclectic fashion and people together with great energy and a vibe.

POOJA SHARMA KAUTIA

Pooja comes with an extensive experience of over 10 years in luxury retail with the worlds leading luxury brand, Louis Vuitton. From managing ready to wear for both men and women to limited edition leather goods, being an expert in high end jewellery to customised watches for the brand, Pooja has mastered the art of understanding ‘the luxury lifestyle’,training and sales within this niche industry. 

Pooja is based out of Dubai and runs a successful luxury consulting service for Europe & the UAE. She is also building her own online store.

SHARON ALDER

Sharon is a veteran customer relationship manager and PR and communication expert with over fifteen years experience working with brands such as Louis Vuitton and Emirates Airlines. She has gained her expertise over the years with experience in direct Customer Relation Management, PR and Communication. 

 

Sharon understands fashion knowledge and luxury retail and brings these to her projects with Lighthouse.