Niranjan Khatri

Niranjan Khatri

Mr.Khatri comes with over 30 years of experience in different capacities, with the major part of his career having been in the field of Training and Development. GM at ITC Bay Island, Port Blair - Pioneered the concept of Sustainable Development through the eco designing methodology, He has served as GM Environment Initiatives of ITC Hotels. He was the part of the expert committee of IICA - Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

 

He Headed the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Renewable Energy Cell for a year during the period 1996 to 1997. Developed the eco-rating for schools for the Delhi Government which has been distributed to over 1200 schools, translated into Marathi & further distributed to 6000 schools in Maharashtra. He has trained more than 650 teachers in 55 schools in Eco Designing Methodology (EDM), including 45 rural schools in understanding the nuances of ecological design: Planet People & Profit.

 

He has been the recipient of the Helen Keller Award in 2006 & in 2011; Green Hotelier award 2010 & Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Award 2012. IGBC fellow award 2016.

 


JAYANI BENN HEIM

Jayani Benn Heim

Jayani began her philanthropic journey in 2001. As Project Director she plays a highly crucial role in the organization. Ensuring the quality control of the projects, Academic excellence of the children, Implementing Community initiatives, etc. A graduate from Calicut University with a tag of “best all rounder”. She is also a product of Florina Finishing School and an ex-Airliner. She has considerable experience in the field of developmental initiatives in India and has achieved various milestones in her philanthropic work. She is the recipient of Woman of the Year 2015 and Iconic Woman 2016, Educationist of the year 2017 etc. She has been listed among the top 10 women achievers in India for her exemplary developmental initiatives and was chosen for Women Leadership Award by Economic Times,and Social leader of the year in 2018. She has been honored as Global Goodwill Ambassador, Bangalore, India by GGA, Asia

 

(write to her jay@lovedalefoundation.org)



Dr.NVR Nathan PhD

Dr. NVR Nathan PhD

Head, Skills Training and Vocations, with wide experience in various fields of knowledge including strategic management, operations management, business development, channel management / distribution in the manufacturing and service industry. Dr. Nathan has a strong association with empowerment of marginalized communities and has been a firm believer in uplifting them through skill development. An astute administrator, he has been involved in setting up of training centers at Lovedale and undertakes additional responsibility of managing these. He has worked in various countries including India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Mozambique, Kenya and Hong Kong where he has set up apparel parks as the CEO of CMAI - Apparel Training Centers.



Ponnamma Mathew

Ponnamma Mathew

A retired principal with 32 years of experience in Education and management, she is a science graduate from CMS College Kottayam; she headed the Science Department in her school for over three decades where she managed more than 3500 students. She has been the strong pillar behind every initiative of Lovedale and her vast experience has helped the team members to strengthen the area each one is involved with. She has donated her entire savings to the Educational projects under the foundation.



Gerdine Stappenbelt

Gerdine Stappenbelt

Gerdine manages the Program Coalition unit and has been on Lovedale Foundation Board since 2006. She is very passionate about social cause, and is a great motivator for the children.She is the Senior Project Manager for GASSAN Diamonds BV, Amsterdam. She facilitates the organizational activities by promoting them and building a wider coalition.



Shajan Samuel

Shajan Samuel

Currently the Vice president of MAAC, Shajan is the youngest middle manager in MRF Tyres History at the age of 25 years. Leveraging deep general management expertise, his holistic perspective enables him to integrate all facets of the business, resulting in aggressive, yet risk-balanced decision-making to optimize resources and drive cost-efficient operations. A sundry of things but mostly a crafter of words, public speaker, social worker, columnist, runner, short/documentary film maker. He not only strategize but ensure successful execution of programs.



NELSON CORDEIRO

Nelson Cordeiro

Nelson has over 20 years of experience with corporate sector across India. His expertise come from Manufacturing, BFSI, Information Technology domains human resource and assessment. His  career began with Tata Elexsi followed by few other corporate establishments. His strengths include program planning, budgeting and resource.



Margaret Xavier

Margaret Xavier

Margaret has 2 decades of experience in the field of all aspects of Education. Experience in blending passion for Learning and Development with technology to create effective programs for educators and educational institutions globally. Extensive experience in crafting e-learning programs built with the appropriate instructional design approach by understanding the need of the users. Creating programs across the entire spectrum of learning – regular classroom teaching to special needs to instructor led training programs. She adds great value to our students and staffs.

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