T. N. Seshan
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.
Dr. Latchumanadas Kalidas
Founder & Chairman
Dr.LD is part of the founding team at Sankalp and the present Chairman of Sankalp Beautiful World. Dr.L.D is Head of Catheterization laboratory at Madras Medical Mission Hospital in Chennai. The strong hold Dr.LD has in the medical field has not only drawn in patients from in and around the vicinity but from across South East Asia as well. Dr.LD determination stems from sheer passion to offer patients healthier living options.
Founder & CEO
Goutham Chander is the Founder and CEO of Sankalp Beautiful World. In this role, he is responsible for the overall vision and direction. Goutham is in – charge of running day – to – day operations of the organisation with a focus on community engagement and corporate partnership.
Founder & Jt.CEO
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.
Prof. Dr. D. Viswanathan
Prof.Dr.D. Viswanathan former Vice Chancellor of Anna University.As part of his doctoral programme, he worked in the Trishul missile project, sponsored by President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who was then Director of the DRDO, in 1984. He was closely associated with the DRDO, the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and the Indian Space Research Organisation.
Dr. Aravind Krishnamurthy
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL AFFAIRS
Dr. Aravind Krishnamurthy is a professor and Head Surgical Oncology at the Cancer Institute (WIA) Adyar, Chennai. He did his super specialty Oncology training from the prestigious Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai. He has authored more than 150 publications in reputed national and international peer reviewed journals and has contributed to many book chapters. In recognition for his matchless dedication to the practice of medicine as a human service vocation and with a track record of non-commercial services to the poor and the needy without compromising on Professional excellence. He has several other awards to his credit as well including and the IyanValluvar Award (2010), Dr.KSSanjivi Award in 2011, the Best Doctors award from the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University (2012), and the Shusruta Award for Excellence in Medicine (2019).
Dr. Vandana Mahajan
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL AFFAIRS
Dr. Vandana Mahajan, Presently Working As Senior Consultant and Radiologist at Anderson Diagnostics Chennai. Service above Self Award by Rotary Club of Madras (South West) District 3230 in 2008 for active participation in the District and State level TB detection and Screening Project. Best Doctor Award by Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu on 24 November 2012. Numerous Presentations And Publications In Various National And International Conferences And Journals.
Mr. A. E.Jagadeesan
Director – Government Affairs
Mr.A.E.Jagadeesan retired as Deputy Superintendent of Police. Mr.Jagadish leads Sankalp awareness and screening initiatives. Mr.Jagadish regularly meets tobacco sellers and insist on ills of tobacco and advise them from stop selling tobacco. His focus in primarily on educating the public on the ills of tobacco and consequence of smoking.
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 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.
Director – Administation
Shoba Nimbalkar is a computer science graduate working with Anna University,Chennai. Shoba is pillar of support to Sankalp Beautiful World right from the inception. Shoba manages day to day operations of Sankalp Beautiful World.
DIRECTOR – LEGAL AFFAIRS
Mr.D.Ramesh Rai holds a Post graduate degree in law in the branch of constitutional and international law. He has also to his credit obtainedMasters Degree in Divinity (Christian Thelogy) at Madras Theological Seminary, Chennai. Being interested in service to the society he took up the vocation as a Mediator at the Tamil Nadu Mediation and Conciliation Centre attached to the Hon’ble High Court of Judicature, Madras, Family Court and other courts in Chennai, which started as a pro bono service. Mr.D.Ramesh Rai who is associated with Sankalp Beautiful World, even prior to its formation as the person responsible for the creation of the new legal entity namely the Trust turned out to be the legal Advisor of the Sankalp and subsequently his interest towards implementing the objectives of Sankalp became a member in the Board of Trustees.
DIRECTOR – FUND RAISING
Bharat Sharma is MD at Sumangali Group. Bharat Sharma has been actively involved in fund raising for Sankalp. Bharat is personally committed to the cause and is responsible for fund raising. Bharat joined Sankalp Board in the year 2019 after closely involved as Volunteer since 2015.
DIRECTOR – STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
Sheela Anand, is a woman with vision and compassion. Born and brought up in Chennai, Sheela has Master in Business Administration and degree in Law to her credit. Sheela has 15+ years of experience in crore HR & Admin across Middle East Countries. Sheela has been single point contact between our expert Doctors and patients seeking 2nd opinion related to cancer.
Sairam Ramaswamy is a capital marker professional working with Edelweiss group as Senior Vice-President. He is a fitness enthusiast, marathon runner, trekking aficionado and a certified nutritionist. He is an active social worker who is involved in helping the needy through RamuLalithaTrust which is run by him. He has been actively involved with Sankalp since 2019.
Mrs. CHHAYA DEVI
DIRECTOR – PUBLIC RELATIONS
Mrs.Chhaya Devi develops and execute strategies that are intended to create and uphold a positive public image for Sankalp Beautiful World by working and building relationships with Celebrities, Public and Medica. Chhaya Devi is always passionate to serve Cancer patients as she has seen her close family members suffering from Cancer. Having seen the suffering closely Chhaya Devi understands the need for bridging Cancer experts with Cancer patients and also the need to support Cancer patients with daily needs like Groceries and Medicine.
BRAND AMBASSADOR – SANKALP BEAUTIFUL WORLD
Kesrick Omari Kenal Williams (born on 17th January 1990) is a Vincential Cricketer who represents West Indies T20 Cricket team is our Brand Ambassador. He made his first class debut in 2011 for the Windward Islands and later appeared for the combined Campuses and rose to prominence in 2016, when he was the leading wicket-taker for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the 2016 Caribbean Premier League.