Mrs. Isha KadriManaging Trustee & President

Ms. Isha Kadri completed her Graduation in History and Sociology from Sophia College, Mumbai and went on to pursue her passion for fashion and designing soon after. Working as an entrepreneur in the fashion world for more than three decade she is a well known name in the industry.
Walking on the footsteps of her mother, late Mrs. Vipula Kadri, Isha has worked tirelessly for PRIDE India since 2007. She is a visionary and her zeal to make a change in the community we serve has taken the organization to greater heights. Under her able leadership PRIDE India has won several awards from Government of Maharashtra such as Anadibai Joshi Gaurav Puraskar , Kayakalp Awards etc.

Mr. I. M. KadriChief Patron

Mr. I.M. Kadri is a Partner and Principal Architect at I. M. Kadri Architects. Mr. I.M. Kadri holds a B.E. (Civil) degree. In 1960, he established this architecture firm and has been successfully running it ever since. His is a distinguished name in the architecture fraternity owing to his successful career spanning over 5 decades! His name features in the Guinness Book of Records for creating the world’s highest stained glass mural (135 feet) at the Ramada hotel, Dubai.

Mr. Rahul KadriVice President

Mr. Rahul Kadri is Principal Architect & Partner at I.M.Kadri Architects.

After graduating with a Master’s degree in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, he assumed directorship of Kadri Consultants Pvt. Ltd in 1995. Since then he has designed and executed several architecture and town planning projects under his leadership. Significant works include townships for TATA’S, Jindals & Reliance and college campuses for Symbiosis and the Supreme Court Of India.

Mrs. Monisha ShettyVice President

Mrs. Monisha Shetty is the creative director of R House Furnishing Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and the director of S2 Realty Developers. She is passionate about interiors and social causes such as education and women’s empowerment. She has founded Araaish, a fundraising event for Save The Children India. Her interests include fashion, fitness and traveling.

Mr. Nikunj JhaveriTreasurer

Backed by his extensive leadership experience as CIO of PepsiCo Asia,Mr. Nikunj Jhaveri has guided Systems Plus through its growth since its inception in 1987. His acumen in business development as well as IT & Business strategy are second to none, areas which he still focuses on today. Nikunj loves to travel, and more than likely he is on a flight right now! Nikunj holds a bachelor’s degree from IIT, Bombay.

Ms. Nirja MattooSecretary

Chairperson – Center for Development of Corporate Citizenship. S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Ms. Nirja Matto is a development professional with 25+ years of experience in implementing projects, focusing on issues related to HIV/Aids, Women’s Empowerment, Education, Health, and Corporate social responsibility. She has worked with national and international NGOs in different capacities.

Ms. Matto is currently the Chairperson for the Center for Development of Corporate Citizenship. S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. The Center was established with an objective of sensitizing MBA students with the values of social responsibilities and providing management inputs to the social sector. She is a Masters in Social Sciences from University of Mumbai

Mr. Ajay SrinivasanMember

Mr. Ajay Srinivasan is Chief Executive at the Aditya Birla Capital Limited since July 2007. He is engaged with several bodies, including the Financial Planning Standards Board, the CII Committee on Financial Sector Reforms, the CII Committee on Insurance and Pensions and the FICCI Committee on Insurance, the CII Committee on Financial Inclusion. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the City of London.

Mr. Madhavan Menon

Madhavan Menon is the Chairman & Managing Director of Thomas Cook (India) Limited, India’s leading integrated travel and travel related services company. During his tenure as the Managing Director, Thomas Cook has expanded its network to 92 cities in India and acquired six companies namely Kuoni India & Hong Kong, LuxeAsia, Quess Corp (formerly IKYA Human Capital Solutions Pvt. Ltd), Sterling Holidays, LKP Forex and Travel Corporation (India) Ltd.
His previous assignment prior to joining TCIL was as Chief Operations & Administrative Officer of Birla Sunlife Asset Management Co. (AMC) Ltd, Citi Bank and ANZ Grindlays Bank.

Madhavan completed his MBA from George Washington University, undergraduate degree from American University of Beirut and schooling at the Cathedral and John Cannon School.

Ms. Rekha Rajagopal

Ms. Rekha Rajagopal is an Advocate at High Court. She appears as the Advocate on Record as well as a Counsel for various private and public companies. She also owns and manages a long-established legal firm. Apart from Save The Children India, she is affiliated to Maharashtra State Council for Women and Indian Law Institute.

Dr. Gajanan Velhal

Dr Gajanan D Velhal, is currently working as Professor, in the Department of  Community Medicine, at Seth G. S. Medical College & K. E. M. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai. He has more than 30 years of teaching experience in renowned
medical colleges in Mumbai and more than 25 students have completed their PG studies under his guidance so far. He has 55 publications in various medical journals to his credit. Being an academician and community health expert, he had been associated with many community based projects supported by NGOs, UNICEF and other funding agencies. His main areas of interest are Epidemiology, Communicable & Non-communicable diseases, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis, Nutrition and Hospital Administration. He is associated with PRIDE India since the year 1987.