Advisory Board

Ramesh Srinivasan
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, New York office

Ramesh Srinivasan joined McKinsey & Company in 1994, having spent the first 11 years of his tenure with the firm in India, and the last 11 years in New York. Read More.

Dr. Linda Rush
Sr. Vice President – Institute for Teacher Learning and Leadership (TELLAL)

Dr. Linda Rush joined GEMS Education in September 2014 and is currently Senior Vice President of the Institute for Teacher Learning and Leadership for All (TELLAL). Read More.

Michael Fernandes
Partner and Co-Head Asia, LeapFrog Investments

Michael Fernandes heads LeapFrog’s Asia investments, overseeing deal teams in South and South East Asia and leading LeapFrog’s Singapore office. Read More.

Bahram N. Vakil
Founding Partner, AZB & Partners

One of the founding partners of AZB & Partners, Bahram N. Vakil is amongst India’s foremost infrastructure and project finance attorneys. Read More.

Nalini Haridas
Product Owner, Oracle Financial Services

Nalini Haridas is a Product Owner in financial risk regulatory technology at Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd. Nalini is deeply interested in school education and is a former co-founder of CENTA®.Read More.

Dr. James Tooley
Professor of Education Policy, University of Newcastle, UK

Dr James Nicholas Tooley is a Professor of Education Policy at the University of Newcastle, and also Global Head, Low-Cost Schools, at GEMS Education. Read More.

Dr. Ganesh Natarajan
Founder, 5F World; Chairman, NASSCOM Foundation;
President, HBS Club of India

Dr. Ganesh Natarajan is Executive Chairman and Founder of 5F World, a platform for Skills, Start-ups and Social Ventures in the country. He is also Chairman of Global Talent Track, a pioneer in Employability Skills Training in Asia. Read More.

Ashish Dhawan
Founder and Chairman of Central Square Foundation (CSF) and Co-Founder, Ashoka University

Ashish Dhawan is the Founder and CEO of Central Square Foundation (CSF). He worked for twenty years in the investment management business and ran one of India’s leading private equity funds, ChrysCapital. Read More.