Our School Board

Bindu Oberoi

Ms. Bindu Oberoi is our founder trustee. She is currently a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of Oberoi Realty Limited. Ms. Oberoi also serves as Director of companies like Envision Realty Private Limited and Expressions Realty Private Limited. She is also a Trustee of Kingston Properties Private Limited, and Oberoi Constructions Private Limited.

Vikas Oberoi

Mr. Vikas Oberoi is the Managing Director of Oberoi Realty. He is also our founder trustee and has been on the Board since its foundation. Mr. Oberoi is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and is on its India Advisory Board.

Dr. Paul Fochtman

Dr. Paul Fochtman is an award-winning educator with over 20 years of experience in education, leadership, school administration and strategic planning. He is currently Head of School at Frankfurt International School. Paul studied at Lycoming College, the University of Guam, University of Minnesota, Duke University, and participates at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Monica Anand

Ms. Monica Anand has been a Professor of Fashion Merchandising at Sophia Polytechnic for 19 years. She has a Bachelor's degree in Economics from St. Xavier's college Mumbai and a degree in Fashion Merchandising from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Ms. Anand is on the NYU International Parents Council, and also teaches at 'Aakanksha' a school for under privileged children.

Vidhurita Patnaik

Ms. Vidhurita Patnaik worked with The Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd. for over 19 years. At the time of leaving the Company, she was overseeing Pricing structure & strategy as the head of SAP customization team. Presently, she dedicates herself to her passion of writing. Ms. Patnaik holds an Honours Degree in Political Science from Indraprastha College, Delhi University and a Master's Degree in Hindi Literature, from Mumbai University.

Roopa Purushothaman

Ms. Roopa Purushothaman is a Managing Director and Head of Research for Everstone Capital Advisors. Before this, Ms. Purushothaman has been Vice President and Global Economist at Goldman Sachs, where she published papers on topics including long term growth, global trade and migration in the BRIC nations. Ms. Purushothaman is the founder of Avasara Academy, a progressive secondary school for girls. She is also a member of the Prime Minister's advisory committee for JNNURM (Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission) and she is a member of the Aspen Institute's India Leadership Initiative. Ms. Purushothaman holds a Bachelor's degree from Yale University and a Master's degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics.

Dr. Indu Shahani

Dr. Indu Shahani has been the Principal of H.R. College of Commerce & Economics in South Mumbai since 2000. She is the former Sheriff of Mumbai. Dr. Shahani is a Visiting Faculty Member at the UC Berkeley, NYU Stern, USA and she is a Lead Speaker at various conferences in India and abroad. She is an Independent Non Executive Director of Bajaj Electricals Limited and Colgate-Palmolive India Ltd. She is also a Director at Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. Dr. Shahani's nomination to Boards of large National and Global Companies has provided the impetus to the platform for significant collaboration between Industry and Academia. She is a vice chair of the Board of Governors and a member of the IB education committee and governance committee. She holds a Ph.D. in Commerce from the University of Mumbai.


Ms. Radhika Pereira, B. Sc., LLB, LLM is the Founder of Dudhat, Pereira and Associates, Advocates, Mumbai. Ms. Pereira served with Mulla & Mulla, Cragie, Blunt & Caroe, Advocates and Solicitors, Mumbai, Arthur Anderson & Co, Mumbai, and as a Partner in Udwadia & Udeshi, Advocates, and Mumbai. Ms. Pereira is a Graduate of Mumbai University and she has an LLM from Cambridge University (England) and Harvard (USA).

Abhijit Joshi

Abhijit Joshi, Senior Partner and CEO is one of India's leading Corporate/M&A lawyers. He has advised Indian and multinational companies and has been involved in many of the major and noteworthy transactions over the last 20 years. Abhijit is a qualified Solicitor in India and England. He is recipient of many accolades including being named in International Who's Who Legal as leading lawyer for M & A in India for 2013 and 2014 and being named as M & A lawyer of the year in India for 2013 by Finance Monthly.