Shankh Mitra has been Welltower’s Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors since October 2020 and Chief Investment Officer since August 2018. Previously, he served in the roles of Welltower’s Vice Chair – Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Senior Vice President – Head of Investments and Senior Vice President – Finance & Investments. Prior to joining Welltower, Mr. Mitra served as Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Securities at Millennium Management. He also served as a Senior Analyst at Citadel Investment Group and Fidelity Investments. Mr. Mitra began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Shankh is deeply passionate about capital allocation, the mentoring of early career professionals and predictive analytics in the area of statistical learning and machine learning. He takes great pride in the professional development and advancement of his team. Mr. Mitra serves on the Board of Trustees of Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) and ProMedica Health Systems.
Mr. Mitra holds an MBA in Applied Value Investing from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Jadavpur University.