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Dr. Ashutosh Bhupatkar, Ph.D
Ashutosh is a Management academician with three decades of experience in teaching, research and academic management. He has worked in public and private sectors and now devotes time to voluntary work in social sector. He is involved with Process Work for the last two decades. Besides professional writing, he has published English translations of poetry and fiction in Marathi. He lives in Pune with his wife.

Mr. Narpati Luthra
Narpati is Vice President and Member of Governing Council, Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies; Trustee of Kirloskar Foundation and Mysore Kirloskar Education Trust. Previously he was MD, Kirloskar Consultants, CVP Management Services KOEL. He holds a B Tech (mechanical), IIT Delhi and PGDBM, IIM Ahmedabad. He was a Professional Member ISISD and currently the Chairperson and Executive Trustee of Aastha Foundation. His professional interests include HR, Strategic Planning and Information Technology.

Mr. Mohan Raja
Mohan has over 20 years experience in working with Organizations like General Electric (GE) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL). A Finance professional by qualification and a Training professional by passion, Mohan Raja has worked in Sales, Distribution, Training & Development, Human Resources (Generalist), eHR and Leadership Development. Mohan Raja has been a Professional Member of Indian Society for Individual and Social Development (ISISD) and is a certified assessor of Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

Ms. Preethi Raja
Preethi holds an MBA (1986) and has over 18 years of experience as an HR Professional. Her HR experience includes having worked with Consulting, Services, IT and ITES space. She is a professional Member of ISISD and also anchors the role of Director - Education and Review Committee at Aastha. She has been associated with Aastha since its inception in 1996. She has worked with Hewitt Associates and Dell in her career.

Ms. Minaxi Mathur
Minaxi holds a Masters Degree from TISS. Her introduction and passion for Process Work started with ISISD (Indian society for Individual and Social development) way back in 1992. She has been a Professional Member of Indian Society for Individual and Social Development (ISISD) and is a certified assessor of Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

Her career as an Organisation Development Consultant based in Mumbai spans over the last 20 years. The aim of the development work she is involved with is to help individuals, teams and organisations focus on hidden potential, energy and opportunities for growth. Her work entails assisting client systems diagnose and conceptualize training needs, develop training modules and deliver them. Loves travel, fashion designing and music.

Ms. Rema Kumar
Rema is an educationist with over 20 years of experience teaching in schools all over the country. She has been involved with Prakriya Green Wisdom School, Bengaluru since its initial years partnering in the visioning and co-creating the institution. She held the roles of Principal and Director of the school before moving on to Bhoomi Network. She is currently Director and Assistant Editor of Eternal Bhoomi Magazine. She has facilitated training programmes for corporate organisations as well as educational institutions. She has a passion and commitment to institution building processes, enabling individuals to tap into their potential and build learning communities. She holds a B A Honours Degree in Economics (Delhi University). An avid reader she spends her free time writing for journals and magazines.

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