Shri T. N. Seshan

Founder Chairman

T. N. Seshan is a retired 1955 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, best remembered as the man who cleaned up elections in India. He was the 10th Chief Election Commissioner of India (1990–96), who reformed elections by largely ending its malpractices in the country and redefined the status and visibility of the Election Commission of India. An Indian Administrative Service officer, he earlier served as the 18th Cabinet Secretary of India in 1989. He won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for government service in 1996.


Prof. Dr. D. Viswanathan

Vice Chairman

Prof. Dr. D. Viswanathan former Vice Chancellor of Anna University. He did his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at the university, master's degree in production engineering in the CEG, Guindy, and Ph.D in the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, under the Quality Improvement Programme.

Dr. Lakshmanadas Kalidas
Head of Catheterization laboratory at MMM hospital Chennai. The stronghold Dr.LD has in the medical field has not only drawn in patients from in and around the vicinity but from across the city as well. Dr.LD determination stems from sheer passion to offer patients healthier living options.
Goutham Chander
Goutham Chander is responsible for the overall vision and direction. He has worked across eminent companies such as Gillette, Colgate-Palmolive, Loreal and Samsung. Goutham is in – charge of running day – to – day operations of the organisation with a focus on community engagement and corporate partnership.
Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy
Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy is currently Professor and Head of Surgical Oncology at the Cancer Institute (WIA) Adyar, Chennai. He did his Super Specialty Oncology training is from the prestigious Tata Memorial Center, Mumbai. He is also a Faculty and National Examiner in the College of Oncology Sciences for MCh and DNB Surgical Oncology. He is an active national crusader for tobacco advocacy.
Dr.Vijayalakshmi is currently Associate Professor at the Cancer Institute ( WIA) Adyar, Chennai. Dr.Vijayalakshmi responsibilities ranging from routine analysis including protein and nucleic acid isolation for PCR, Real time PCRs , Westerns etc. Development of novel assays and SOPs to help in diagnosis and prognosis. Co-ordinate in research set up with appropriate vendor negotiations and trouble shooting for lab personnels. Responsible for design and write up of new SOPs following GLPs.Her goal is to help translate molecular biology research to the clinic. Training graduate students and fellows on various laboratory techniques.
Mr. A. E. Jagadeesan
Mr.A.E. Jagadeesan is Deputy Superintendent of Police leads Sankalp awareness creating initiatives by meeting with tobacco sellers. His focus in primarily on educating the public on the ills of tobacco and consequence of smoking.
Sarath Krishnan
Sarath Krishnan is a Mechanical Engineer and holds a management degree from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Manamagement Studies (NMIMS - Mumbai). He has worked across eminent companies such as Colgate-Palmolive, Marico Limited and Hindustan Motors (now Caterpillar India Pvt Limited). He currently holds the position of Sales Director - Region India at Ferrero India Pvt Ltd. He is actively involved in social causes and has been one of the founding members of Sankalp.
Ganesh Ramani
Ganesh Ramani is an astute business leader. He is an alumnus of the India Institute of Technology - Madras (IIT - Madras) and Indian Institute of Managagement - Calcutta (IIM - Calcutta). He has held various positions of managerial responsibility in organisations such as Asian Paints, Colgate-Palmolive, Samsung and Mars. Presently he serves as the General Manager and CEO of Mars - Petcare in India. His personal commitment to the cause of eradicating the evils of cancer is unwavering and graces our Board with his presence.
K. Bhoopathy
Bhoopathy is a Mechanical Engineer by profession with over 20 yrs of experience in the Manufacturing Industry.His wide knowledge in Quality systems implementation and in latest manufacturing concepts is his strength that has helped him to excel in this field.
Devanand A mentor, trainer and project coordinator whose primary objective is to guide students on setting their goals right and helping them achieve it.This Master of Science in Information Systems is a person with a flair for big data analysis.
V.Suresh Kumar
V.Suresh Kumar is a Civil Engineer currently working as Project Manager in UAE. His interest to work in different challenging construction projects and eagerness to learn new construction technologies has made his job his passion.
Clement Antony Rex
Clement Antony Rex is from Advertising field for last 14 years. Clement handles all marketing and communication requirement for Sankalp Beautiful World.