Founder and Director - Indian School of Development Management
Ravi Sreedharan has worked in the corporate world for 24 years. Most of his professional engagement has been with the MNC Bank – HSBC over various locations such as Dubai, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Cairo. In his current role, Ravi is the founder and director at the Indian School of Development Management(ISDM) which aims to facilitate the creation of a cadre of professional leaders and managers for the development sector who will make a significant difference to the impact, scale and sustainability of organisations working for the betterment of society and especially improving the quality of life of the underserved. He is an Engineer from IIT-BHU (1985) and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad (1988).
Chairman of the Board - Educate Girls
Ujwal Thakar, a banker for 28 years, has held key senior management positions at several leading banks including Standard Chartered Bank, BNP Paribas and Times bank. In 2002, he entered the social sector as CEO of Pratham, India's largest NGO in the elementary education space, putting to use his expertise in raising and managing funds, strategizing and project execution. He also served as CEO of GiveIndia.