Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas
Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas, Director-General - Institute of Directors (IOD) India, UK and Europe, holds board, public and academic appointments. He leads the Order of St Lazarus' International Governance Initiative and chairs the Risk and Audit Committee of United Learning. Author of over 60 books and reports he has held professional appointments in Europe,North and South America, the Middle East, Africa, India and China. Colin was educated at the LSE, London Business School, UNISA and the Universities of Aston, Chicago and Southern California, and is a fellow of seven chartered bodies.
Shikha Tandon is the only swimmer to represent India at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. She has represented India for 14 years at various other international events like World Championships, Commonwealth Games, and Asian Games. She has won 37 international and 146 national medals, and created 75 national records in swimming. She holds multiple advanced degrees in biotechnology, genetics, and biochemistry. She is an advocate for keeping sports clean and works as Science Program Lead at the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). She also works at a fitness wearable company and has an interest in sport performance, personalized medicine, and health technology. Shikha is passionate about developing education and sport in India, as she believes that the learnings from both avenues can be powerful and meaningful.
R K Dubey
R K Dubey, Ex- Chairman & Managing Director of Canara Bank. Previously, held the Office of Executive Director of Central Bank of India. During his tenure in Canara Bank, he turned around the bank in less than two years by turning focus on Retail banking, SME banking and technological advancements. Marketing vertical was setup by him to leverage the technology and boost the fee income of the Bank. His work has been recognised by Ivey Business School in the form of a case study and his leadership style has been captured and researched by Padmashri Prof. Dr. Pritam Singh in his book – ‘The Leadership Odyssey – From Darkness to Light’.
Aparna Athreya is the founder director of Kid and Parent Foundation. She has done pioneering work in the field of mainstream education using creative mediums. Also conceptualised and created a multi-intelligent curriculum for socio-emotional development of children, in the Indian cultural context. Has trained educators and parents in behavioural and creative mediums at Anganwadis, semi urban schools and rural institutions. She is also a founder member of Bangalore Storytelling Society, a not for profit body that promotes, nurtures and revives the art of storytelling.
Bharat Chetri has captained the Indian National Hockey team at 2012 London olympics. He has represented India from 2000 to 2012 and has over 200 caps. Bharat has been nurturing underprivileged kids and coaching them at Jude Felix Hockey Academy since 2012. Winner of Karnataka Olympics Association Award and Bengal Ratna Award, Bharat has won over ten international medals representing India. He has recently been appointed as goalkeeping coach by Sports Authority of India.
Devika Malik is an International Para-athlete and Psychological Counsellor. She is a contributor to the Olympic Truce Peace Campaign as well as an alumnus of the Youth Leadership Program conducted by the United Nations Office of Sport for Development & Peace (UNOSDP). She is the Asian Representative on the Commonwealth Youth Sport for Development & Peace (CYSDP) Working Group. She is working with the Commonwealth Youth Council as Representative of Young Persons with Disabilities. In recognition of Devika’s efforts as Co – Founder of Wheeling Happiness Foundation, she has been awarded the ‘Queen’s Young Leader Award 2015’ by Queen Elizabeth II. In October 2016, Devika Malik is commencing her Doctoral Studies in the field of Disability Sports from Loughborough University, UK.
Neha Aggarwal is the only Indian woman to represent India in table tennis at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Over the course of 13 years, the 4 time national champion has won over 40 international and 80 national medals. In 2016 she earned a Master of Science degree in Sports Management from Columbia University, New York, USA. While her stay in the US, Neha also worked at the United States Olympic Committee. Currently, she is the website editor of the International Table Tennis Federation and through various platforms is pursuing her aspirations to promote sports in India.