Our Leadership Team

There is no ‘I’ in team. At Citadel, we believe working together is an essential and healthy attribute to achieving success, and without synergy and teamwork our goals would remain unattainable. We can say with pride that the success of Citadel as a real estate force is all thanks to the quality of its young and dynamic leadership. As a token of gratitude, each and every member is a stakeholder in the company, that’s the kind of trust we have in them. Our highly committed team is the company’s backbone and the catalyst of its success, creating and driving the trust in brand CITADEL.

Biju Unni, Founder & Managing Director

Founded in 2004, and under the leadership of Biju, Citadel, has grown to become a leader in boutique real estate marketing and a trusted advisory company in Bangalore today. Widely regarded as one of the most innovative and creative minds in real estate, Biju has been responsible for the management and growth of Citadel's real estate portfolio, and offers strategic direction, business development, property management and specialized real estate advisory services to corporate, institutional investors and builders. He takes care to oversee even property level departments, including finance, strategy, legal, marketing and human resources. Biju is hands-on in developing and training new recruits as well.

His unique blend of experience in real estate operations and global corporate sales has fostered a collaborative and open culture where data is shared providing the best service and performance for Citadel’s real estate clients. A graduate from Pune University, Biju holds a Masters in Personnel Management and an MBA in Marketing from IBMR, Bangalore.

Prasanna Rao

His significant experience in the real estate industry has him overseeing all activities of the company starting from business development to project execution. A graduate in Commerce and with an MBA in Marketing from Mysore University, Prasanna is passionate about working closely with customers to deliver high quality, pragmatic solutions and in helping reinforce Citadel as Bangalore’s leading real estate developer.

He has had very successful stints in diverse fields in the past, as well as in sales & marketing with Tata. At Citadel, he and his team are responsible for managing all marketing initiatives and portfolio including asset strategy, transactions, facilities management and project management.