Management Team

Porush Jhunjhunwala


Born and brought up in Mumbai, Porush has done his MBA in Marketing. He worked as the Regional Manager of VideoCon in Mumbai. In 2006, he moved to Dubai. After being associated with a leading brokerage firm in Dubai for seven years, Porush decided to follow his passion and established Banke International in 2013 with a team of four people. With a growing, multicultural team of 150+ people working with him now, Porush continues to dream bigger and aim higher.

Porush takes fitness seriously. He enjoys working out at the gym, doing yoga, and playing cricket. He also participates regularly in marathons.

Porush values meaningful relationships and conversations with his team members and clients. He is immensely proud of his team at Banke. A team player himself, he attributes Banke’s phenomenal success to the hard work of his team.

Porush has high aspirations for Banke. He plans to expand to several Emirates of the UAE, as well as to other countries of the GCC and MENA region. 

He believes that success is sure to follow when you pursue your passion.

Aditi Jhunjhunwala

Head of Operations

Aditi has done her MBA in HR. In 2006, she moved from India to Dubai, and started her career as the Senior HR Recruitment Specialist at a leading brokerage firm. She joined Banke in 2013 as Head of the HR Division. Within a few years, she proved her mettle and became the Head of Operations at Banke. 

Aditi loves to travel and explore different destinations, meet new people and try unique cuisines.

In her current role, Aditi oversees the CRM, Marketing, HR and Administration Departments.  She strives passionately to fulfill the challenging demands of her key position. She is responsible for streamlining the functionality of each department and achieving seamless operation between the departments.

Aditi considers Banke her second home. She is immensely proud of her team and their achievements. She has a creative mind, and brings together innovative ideas and inspirations from the local and global market.   She is optimistic and excited about Banke’s future prospects. 

Hira Sohail

Associate Director- Residential Sales

Born and raised in Pakistan, Hira obtained her higher education from the United Kingdom. She comes from an accomplished family of bankers, businessmen and restauranteurs. Hira worked in the health insurance sector in the UK for a few years. When she moved to the UAE in 2009, she opened up a restaurant in Dubai. She eventually found her true calling in the real estate sector. 

Currently, she is an Associate Director at Banke, and specializes in Villas and Townhouses in Resale. She has consistently been a top performer in Resale, and has won several appreciation awards.  She views her decision to join Banke as one of the best decisions she has ever made. 

Hira believes that working hard with honesty and consistency is the key to achieve your dreams. She cherishes the support system and flexibility that Banke provides. 

Hira has two adorable young children. She enjoys interior decor, painting and cooking.

Olga Rastarhuyeva

Sales Director - OFF PLAN

Olga grew up in Minsk, Belarus. She graduated from Minsk State Linguistic University faculty of Modern Foreign Languages. After her graduation and working for a year in the same industry she realized she had something else in mind, somewhere she had a passion for real estate and always dreamed of having a beautiful permanent family home in a picturesque prestigious building with a history. Later, she moved to Dubai joining a leading commercial property developer, it was at this time she realized her real estate dreams were coming true. Since then, it was no looking back and her career in real estate flourished from a marketing executive to the top of the sales department. 10 years down the line, she was the Sales Director. By now, she has been in the region for 17 years selling a diverse real estate portfolio to clients from all over the globe and managing multinational teams.

She loves to support her team to achieve their dreams and to keep fulfilling her own as well.

Apart from Real Estate she really enjoys spending time with her two adorable children, practising yoga, reading, travelling and enjoys long morning strolls by the beach.

Payal Monteiro

Portfolio Manager- Property Management

Payal spent her early childhood in Zambia. She completed her schooling and college education from Zambia and Delhi. In 2002, she moved to Dubai with her family. She began her career in Customer Service and worked with several telecom companies. She also worked as a Portfolio Manager at a leading brokerage firm for 10 years before joining Banke.

As the first Head of the Property Management division at Banke, Payal has streamlined and developed all necessary forms and procedures to make the process easier and efficient. She has also ensured optimal utilization of the CRM software so that all records are updated in real-time.

Payal is responsible for liasion with landlords, tenants and relevant industry and government departments. She ensures speedy and satisfactory resolution of tenants; concerns and complaints. She also monitors rent payments and renewals. 

Payal aims to make Banke the top property management company in UAE, with the highest number of managed properties. 

Payal is fond of traveling to new destinations, cooking new dishes, and dancing.

Wasim Ahmed

Associate Director- QATAR

Wasim has completed his education at the Franklin School of Hospitality and Customer Service. He moved to the UAE in 2016. He always had a passion for customer service. His keen interest in real estate is always from the passion he had for customer service. He has had prominent roles in top developers like Damac Properties and Sobha Group. In Banke, while managing a huge team and guiding his team towards success in terms of targets and sales, he also provides real estate advice and solutions to all his clients. He never misses a chance to assist in the development, and implementation of new ideas and techniques focused on increasing business.

Subroto Banerjee

Associate Director- Dubai Primary Sales

Subroto has pursued his PG Diploma in Marketing & Finance. He moved to the UAE in 2018. Previously, he was into Insurance Banking, E-Learning domains, and international real estate. He was also associated with prominent organizations like Square Yards. In Banke, he works closely with his team to ensure an understanding of sales strategy. Focuses on its effective implementation and achieving results to the fullest. He is a dedicated professional with proven managerial experience and an outstanding track record in sales. He is a master negotiator and trains his team on the same. He is a keen planner, strategist & implementer. He focuses on marketing activities and accelerating business growth.

Aditya Pushkarna

Associate Director -India

Aditya completed his Bachelor’s degree in Financial Markets, Banking, and Financial Support Services at G N Khalsa College in India before moving to Dubai in 2017. He had the opportunity to work at prestigious real estate organizations such as PropTiger and Squaryards in Dubai, where he held various key positions in sales, marketing, and portfolio management. He started his real estate career in Banke as a consultant and rapidly advanced to the position of team manager in the Dubai office. Due to his forward-thinking mindset and willingness to take challenges, he decided to venture into the Indian market.
Aditya is currently in charge of managing over 40 real estate agents and overseeing Mumbai operations.

Mohamed Yahya

Sales Manager- Secondary Sales & Leasing

Born and raised in Karachi, Mohamed Yahya completed his degree in Economics and Management from the University of London. He worked in the banking sector before moving into the real estate industry. Before joining Banke, he gained valuable experience working as a sales professional with one of the leading financial companies in the UAE. 

In his present role as the Team Manager- Secondary Sales & Leasing, Yahya trains and leads the secondary sales team. He develops sales strategies to achieve organizational sales goals and revenues.  He also ensures that his team members have the necessary support and guidance to navigate through challenging situations. 

Yahya has a client-oriented approach and excellent relationship skills. This has allowed him to secure a good client base with many repeat clients. He loves the positive and highly supportive work environment and endless growth opportunities that Banke offers. 

Yahya loves to read history books, and is a self-professed cricket guru.

Mohammed Shoeb Hafeez

Sales Manager-Commercial Sales & Leasing

Shoeb, hailing from India, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. His prior role as Managing Director at ZAAS & TNT involved successful policy implementation and strategic planning. Now with Banke, he specializes in the commercial real estate sector, focusing on key areas like Al Quoz, Ras Al Khor, DIFC, DIP, DIC, and Jebel Ali.

Shoeb’s work philosophy revolves around forging meaningful connections, not just for business but also for nurturing relationships both within and outside the organization. His dedication lies in matching the right property with the right customer, boasting an extensive inventory of industrial properties across Dubai.

Mohammed Saif Sajid

Sales Manager- Abu Dhabi

Mohammed Saif is a Sales Manager at Banke International Properties for about 4 years. He specializes in Dubai & AbuDhabi Off-Plan projects in the UAE real estate. A community specialist in Downtown, Creek Harbour, Sobha Hartland, Meydan, Dubailand, Marina, Emaar Beachfront , Saadiyat Island, Yas island, Masdar city, Al Reem island, Al Maryah island, Al Raha and Al Ghadeer. With 4 years of experience as Sales Manager handling AbuDhabi primary residential sales, Saif distinguishes himself in the real estate industry through his knowledge, understanding and adaptability to market changes. His skill sets include problem solving, communication, collaboration, leadership & technical proficiency. Saif’s impact on the industry is characterized by proactive engagement, continuous learning, quick problem-solving, mentorship & cultivation of strong relationships within his network, contributing not only to client satisfaction but also to the positive evolution of the real estate sector.

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