Leadership Team

Asad and Arshad lead the game plan and strength of Audentia Research. Together they carry over 15 years of international industry experience.

Meet the founders

Asad Farooqui

Founder & Managing Director
  • asad.farooqui@audentiaresearch.com
  • India: +91-7208877111, UK: 44 2081 444 779, Canada: +1 647 493 7497, USA: +1 315 688 7344

Asad has worked in Executive Search and recruitment for eight years before Co-Founding Audentia Research. Asad’s role is to help Audentia Research develop and nurture client relationships and build its footprint and capabilities globally. Although a large amount of his time is spent directly with clients, marketing, and evolving the business, Asad is a Sales Person at heart and has a proven track record of helping his team to get business across Europe, North America, and Asia, while assisting clients to reach their hiring targets with peace of mind.

Asad has experience working with Fortune 500 companies and startups in the Banking, Pharma, E-Commerce, Legal, and IT segment. His specialism has been to support clients on Executive level searches globally, and he has a particular interest in helping US companies confidently establish themselves in Europe and emerging markets.

Asad earned an MBA from N.L. Dalmia, with a particular interest in Management Studies. Asad also loves cycling and staying fit; he has a passion for traveling, cooking, and enjoying time with his family.

Arshad Farooqui

Co-Founder & Director
  • arshad@audentiaresearch.com
  • India: +91-7208877111, UK: 44 2081 444 779, Canada: +1 647 493 7497, USA: +1 315 688 7344

Arshad has ten years of international executive search and recruitment experience. At Audentia Research, he heads up the delivery teams and acts as a “trusted” advisor” to global clients.

Arshad leads the overall global service delivery and is responsible for driving best practices across the recruitment life cycle while remaining hands-on in overseeing senior leadership searches and strategic insight projects.

Arshad earned an MBA in Human Resources from N.L Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and a B.Com from Mumbai University. Arshad is an avid reader, passionate about boating, exploring new places, and playing music outside of work.