Board Members

Bidisha Pillai

Shobhana Bhartia

Chairperson and Editorial Director of the Hindustan Times Group, Shobhana Bhartia served as a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha in the Indian parliament. She is also a member of the
unparalleled ‘Alliance of Civilizations’ of the UN Secretary General.

Sangeeta Narula

Jamshyd Naoroji Godrej

Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., Jamshyd Naoroji Godrej is also the Co-Chairperson of Council on Energy, Environment, and Water and the Chairman of Aspen Institute, India. In the past, he presided over the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association.


Aroon Purie

Chairperson and Editor-in-Chief of The India Today Group, Aroon Purie is also the Managing
Director of Thomson Press (India) Limited and the Chairman & Managing Director of TV Today.


Ajay S. Shriram
Senior Managing Director and Chairman of DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd

Ajay S. Shriram is
also the Vice President of International Fertilizer Industry Association, Paris (IFA) and the Vice
President of CII. He is also the Chairman of the Governing Body of Shri Ram College of
Commerce, New Delhi and is on the Board of Governors of The Doon School, Dehradun (India)
as well as the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (India).

Anindit Roy Chowdhury

Viswanathan Anand

Indian Chess Grandmaster and 5-times World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand was the first recipient of India’s highest sporting honour, which is the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, in 1991–92, followed by the Padma Vibhushan in 2007.

N. R. Narayana Murthy

Founder of Infosys Limited, N. R. Narayana Murthydeveloped, designed and executed the
Global Delivery Model highly benefitting the IT services outsourced from India. He is an active
member on the committee of Ford Foundation, Rhodes Trust, the Indian School of Business,
and the UN Foundation.

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