Management Team

   Founder Director    A practicing Chartered Accountant since 1989 with wide ranging experience in Audit, Strategy Formulation and Financial Planning. His keenness into financial details is a mainstay in business dealings.
   Founder Director    A Chartered Accountant with a degree in law and commerce and brings over two decades of experience to the enterprise. An alumnus of the IIM, he also holds a diploma in counseling. He specializes in management Consulting.
   Founder Director    A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over two decades of experience in the fields of Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management, Direct Tax Laws, Corporate Law and Management Consultancy.
Megha Sundaresh is an Associate of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with a degree in commerce. She adds her experience in Direct International Tax, coupled with her law degree.
Jayshree has her Master’s degree in Social Work from Christ University, Bangalore. Her work experience entails handling corporate communication for various Non-profits. Prior to joining Vardaan, she was working with the Bengaluru chapter of United Way.
Vijay brings in multi sectoral and multi institutional experience. He has experience in the areas of Banking, Micro Finance, Entrepreneurship Development, NGO incubation,Education, Livelihood, Research and Consultancy. Amongst others, he has worked with Canara Bank, BASIX,Akshara Foundation, and Catalyst Management Services. He is post graduate from TISS Mumbai. He has also done Management Education Program from IIM Ahmedabad.
Gouri has completed her MBA in Marketing. She has experience in the areas of Customer Service , Finance, Micro finance and as an Entrepreneur. She has worked with Kotak Mahindra Bank as Branch Manager and HDFC Bank dealing with HNI. Worked with MFI for Individual Lending, setting the processes and products. She is also an entrepreneur in the education sector.
Jomy Joseph is a social worker by profession. Prior to joining Vardaan, he was working with Narayana Hrudalaya for their in-house as well as outreach CSR programs. He was also associated with awareness campaigns towards preventive & early detection of breast cancer in Karnataka and west part of Tamil Nadu.
PK Narayanan, is a business Coach for CEOs, Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs and their leadership teams. As a Coach, PK functions as your thinking Partner, bold companion and liberator of potential, bringing-about significant personal and business impact.
Priya Anand, has more than twenty years of research experience in the voluntary and corporate sector on communications, fundraising and philanthropy and programme evaluations and appraisals for both national and international agencies. She also has experience in mentoring non profits and programme management in the areas of education, health, child rights and livelihoods.
Rohit Noronha, is the Global Head, Marketing & Sales for a reputed healthcare company. He comes with deep domain expertise in business management, marketing, sales in the Healthcare and Hospitality industries. He also an experienced entrepreneur with thorough understanding of start up dynamics related to risk versus return, environmental influences & customer satisfaction for exponential growth.
Vani Shri, is the VP, Human Capital in a Venture Capital firm. She  brings over 16 years of experience most of which has been in technology and leadership recruitment, talent branding, project management, and training.
Venkatesan . N(Venki) has done Masters in Computer Applications and IIM B Aritra Leadership Accelerator Program. Has 20 years of professional experience with a deep understanding of Social Sector ecosystem, trends and ground level issues. Highly competent in setting up key organization process & systems to drive efficiency. Expert in fund raising strategies & donor relationship Management.

Our Knowledge Partner

Thomas Raffa has advised the nonprofit community and corporations in the Social Responsibility space for over three decades. Tom and his firm, Raffa, PC work to strengthen the social fiber of the communities across the globe. He brings his immense knowledge and experience to Vardaan. (

Board of Advisors

Diwakar Gupta

He is the ex-CFO and MD of State Bank of India. His experience on strategy, vision and societal impact adds substantial value to our organization thought process.

Vandana Mahajan

She works in the space of Policy advocacy, analysis and review with government, NGOs and donor and multilateral agencies Experience of consulting assignment with UNAIDS, Pakistan and UN Women, Pakistan, research work with UNDP, regional office , Colombo, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and UNAIDS regional office, Bangkok, Thailand and Azim Premji Foundation.

Ramjee Chandran

He is a writer and CEO and Publisher of Explocity, one of India’s leading city centric publishing houses, with print and digital editions. He brings an editorial and social media skills and a creative component to Vardaan.

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