Advisory Board Members
Dr Naresh Trehan
Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri Awardee
A recipient of Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, Dr. Trehan is a distinguished cardiologist known for changing the science of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery in India. He has served as the personal surgeon to the President of India since 1991.
Dr. Trehan is the founder executive director, chief cardiovascular surgeon and a member of the board of governors of Escort Heart Institute and Research Centre. Presently, he is the founder- chairman of Medanta, The Medicity, one of India’s largest multi- super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon
Dr Saroja Vaidyanathan
Padma Shri, Bharat Natyam Dancer
A recipient of Padma Shri, Dr Guru Saroja Vaidyanathan is one of India’s prominent Bharatnatyam exponents.
A professional dancer, an innovative choreographer and author of four art books, she has received the Delhi State Award, D. Litt from IKSVV, Ambassador of Peace Award and Kalpana Chawala Excellence award among others.
Mr Ashwini Kumar
Shri Ashwani Kumar has served as the Director at Central Bureau of Investigation. He has been Director General of Police, Himachal Pradesh, Additional/Joint Director, CBI, New Delhi, IG and DIG (Vigilance) Shimla, DIG CID and Range, Shimla, Dy./ Asstt., Director, P.M.
House, New Delhi and District SP- Shimla, Solan, Lahaul and Spiti. He has received appreciation from the Prime Minister of India, Home Minister and MOS (PP), Special Duty Medal with Bar, Indian Police Medal for meritorious services and President’s Police Medal for meritorious services and President’s Police Medal for distinguished services.
Mr. Aftab Seth IFS
Former Indian Diploma
Mr. Aftab Seth is the Chairman of India Global Link Co. Ltd, Sun and Sands Advisors Ltd. He is also the Chairman of the
Global Indian International School, Japan and Advisor to the Global Indian Foundation which runs these schools in nine countries including India. He was the Indian Ambassador to Japan, Mocronesia, Vietnam and Greece. After joining the Ministry of External Affairs of India, he served in the embassies of Beirut, Cairo and Jakarta and consulates in Karachi and Hamburg. He is a Rhodes Scholar, holds a doctorate of Law from the American College of Greece and a Post Graduate degree from Oxford University.
Mrs Lushin Dubey
Stage Actor and Director
Lushin Dubey is an Indian stage actor and director. She has been directing, acting and scripting drama productions for over twenty years.
Lushin is known for her solo plays “Untitled” and Pinki Virani’s “Bitter Chocolate” with Theatre Director Arvind Gaur. She acted in films like, “Partition” (2007), “Murder Unveiled” (2005) for which she had won the 2006 Gemini Award for the best performance by an actress in a featured supporting role in a Dramatic Programme or Mini-Series.
Mr. B.S. Baswan
Mr. B.S. Baswan is currently the Director of Indian Institute of Planning and Administration and former Secretary of the Department of Secondary and Higher Education, MHRD Govt. of India. Highly acclaimed acamedician, he is an alumnus of Eaton House Preparatory School, London, The Doon School, Dehradun, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and Elphinstone College, Mumbai. He has also attended Victoria University, Manchester and Banff School of Advanced Management, Canada.
Mrs. Sureena Uppal
Member Managing Committee
Mrs. Jaspreet Kaur
Member Managing Committee
Mrs. Humra Quriashi
A writer journalist
Humra Quraishi is a freelance reporter and columnist based in Delhi. Her features and interviews appear in the Times of India, The Hindustan Times, the Indian Express, the Statesman, The Pioneer and Tribune. Since 1990, she has been visiting Jammu and Kashmir regularly to report on the turmoil there and the effect it has had on the lives of Kashmiri people.
Mr Madan Lal Sharma
Former Indian Cricketer
A former Indian cricketer and Indian national cricket coach, Arjuna Awardee, Madan Lal Sharma has been a part of the golden era that changed the face of Indian cricket in 80s. He holds winning accomplishments of 1983 Prudential World Cup and 1985 Benson and Hedges Series. Mr Sharma has also been a national selector for four years and a bowling coach at the National Cricket Academy, Bangalore.
Maj Gen Sandeep Kumar
A Joint Director at Directorate of Military Training, Maj Gen Sandeep Kumar has been awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India and Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card in 2005 and 2008 for exemplary contributions and sustained professional excellence in the fields of education and administration.
Vandana Luthra is the founder and mentor of India’s leading slimming, beauty and fitness brand VLCC. A member of the Special Task Force for Empowerment of Women, she is the re¬cipient of Rajeev Gandhi Women Achiever Award, Successful Business Woman in the Health & Fitness Category, Amity Woman Achiever Award, Outstanding Business Woman Award, Woman Super Achiever in Retail Award, Woman Business leader in Health Care and Woman Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2010 Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards.
Dr. Anita Bhatnagar
Dr. Anita Bhatnagar Jain has served as Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Government of India. As an officer from the Indian Administrative services, she has served at various key positions such as Commissioner of Kanpur Division, Commissioner of NCR; Managing Director UPSSIDC, Director State Urban Development Agency, Vice Chairperson, Kanpur, Development Authority, District Magistrate Kanpur etc.