Shruti Bhargava, Chair of Unity Housing Board

Shruti Bhargava is an independent consultant specialising in strategy, leadership and change, and has been Chair of Unity Homes & Enterprise since January 2015. She began her career as an Operational Researcher in the steel industry, and has had a diverse career which has spanned sectors and roles since then. Her journey has included being a management consultant in Cap Gemini, a VFM specialist at the Audit Commission, leading on Best Value transformation reviews at Sheffield City Council, and working as a facilitator with community groups.

Within housing, she has worked with tenants groups, led on Sheffield Homes’ first two successful inspections, was a Board Director at Sheffield Homes, and a trustee of a BME domestic abuse charity. She has strengths in visioning, making sense of complex problems, and has particular interests in public policy creation and delivery. Shruti is especially passionate about addressing issues of equality, diversity, and cohesion in our society.