Lesha Chetty, Mace
Lesha Chetty
operations director
Mace

Lesha is a Business Unit Director at Mace Consulting. She leads a multidisciplinary team of consultants managing projects and programmes across Local Government, Housing and Regeneration, Arts Culture and Heritage, Sports and Leisure, Schools, Social Care and Blue Light sectors. Her team provides a unique blend of strategic and project delivery advice to provide clients with an integrated service offer focussed on outcomes. These include major transformational place regeneration in towns, cities and regions, sustainability programmes to support the climate change agenda and complex projects including new stadiums and heritage retrofit. She has 25 years of consulting experience working in both client and consultant roles. Having started her career as a chartered quantity surveyor and then moving into regeneration and development consulting, she has spent the majority of her career in management consulting, with extensive experience gained in two of the Big 4 organisations, PwC and EY where she advised both the Public and Private Sector. She successfully ran her own small management consulting practice in the UK and in South Africa. Her company in South Africa was BBBEE Level 1 accredited and supported black empowerment in management consultancy by retaining a workforce that was 90% BAME and 50% BAME female. Lesha is also currently a Governor for Activate Learning, one of the largest college groups in the UK.