Late Sh. T.N.Seshan
Founder Chariman
Our Founder Chairman and the 10th Chief Election Commissioner and 18th Cabinet Secretary of India.He is best known for his election reforms. He redefined the status and visibility of the Election Commission of India.
Dr. Lakshmanadas Kalidas
Founder & Chairman
Dr.LD is part of the founding team at Sankalp and the current Chairman of Sankalp Beautiful World.Dr.LD is Head of Catheterization laboratory at Madras Medical Mission 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 South east Asia as well. Dr.LD determination stems from sheer passion to offer patients healthier living options.
Vice Chairman
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.
Goutham Chander
Founder & CEO
Goutham Chander is responsible for the overall vision and direction. He has worked across eminent companies such as Gillette, Colgate-Palmolive, Loreal, Samsung and Audi Chennai. Goutham manage's day-to-day operations and is key in successfully driving the organisation's mission, fundraising, operational management and communication.In essence,Goutham is responsible for the overall performance of Sankalp.
K. Bhoopathy
Founder & JT. CEO
Bhoopathy is Jt.CEO at Sankalp Beautiful World.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.
Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy
Co Founder & Director of Medical Affairs
Dr. Arvind Krishnamurthy is a Professor and Head of Surgical Oncology at the Cancer Institute (WIA) Adyar, Chennai. He did his Super Specialty Oncology training from the prestigious Tata Memorial Center, 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 was awarded the Dr. KS Sanjivi Award in 2011. He has several other awards to his credit as well including the Best Doctors Award from the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University (2012) and the Iyan Valluvar award. (2010) and the Shusruta Award for Excellence in Medicine (2019).
Chhaya Devi
Director - Public Relations
Mrs.Chhaya Devi is Director - Public Relations at Sankalp Beautiful World. 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 Media. 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.
Kesrick Williams
Brand Ambassador - Sankalp Beautiful World
Kesrick Omari Kenal Williams (born 17 January 1990) is a Vincentian 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.
Director - Scientific Affairs
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.
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
Co Founder
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
Co Founder
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.
Jahir Hussian
Director - Events
Jahir is CEO at Metis consulting services,Japan.Jahir received Engineering degree in Electronics & Communication from Madurai Kamaraj University and began his IT career in the software research company in India.He has been working in Japan since 1997.Over the years, he is involved in the development of various cutting edge technologies.
Shoba Nimbalkar
Director - Administration
Shoba is a Computer Science graduate working at Anna University, Chennai. Shoba handles all administrative related work at Sankalp.
Bharath Sharma
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.
Veeraraghava Rao
Director - Marketing
Veera is an Aeronautical Engineer and holds a management degree from Indian Institute of Management - Indore. He has worked with Vodafone Idea Limited in the past and is currently working with Whirlpool of India Ltd as a Channel Development Manager for South India. Veeru primary responsibility is handling events at Sankalp.
Sheela Anand
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 core HR & Admin across Middle East countries. Sheela has been single point contact between our expert Doctors and patients seeking 2nd opinion related to Cancer.