Our Trustees

Thomas Chandy

Beginning  his career as a Franchise Chemist with Parley Bottling in 1986, today Thomas is the Country Director of Save the Children Fund since 2006.  In the past he has spent nearly 12 years with Coca Cola India in various capacities.  Prior to joining Coca Cola, he worked with Parley Bottling for 6-8 years. He has also been a key player in the launch of Limca Book of Records in 1989 – 1990.

Karunendra  Mathur

Karunendra is a veteran from the field of advertising, having worked with various advertising agencies since 1981, he is currently the Managing Director of Page Advertising & Communications Private Ltd, an advertising agency he set up in 2012.  In the past he has worked with advertising agencies such as Montage Advertising, Speer Communications, Chaitra, and Megacorp.

Salil Chaturvedi

Salil is a Managing Partner with Splash Communications, which provides communication solutions to NGOs along with designing and editorial services. He is also a disability activist and contributes regularly to the publications of Ability Foundation and NCPEDP.  Salil is also a regular feature on the television show Galli Galli Sim Sim. He has been on the wheel chair since the age of 18 after meeting with an accident.

Rajive Raturi

Rajive now heads the  Asia Pacific Regional Centre for the Disability Rights Promotion International. DRPI is a project of the York University in Canada working across 5 continents to implement an international system to monitor the human rights of persons with disabilities. Before this he was working with the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) as their National Director – Disability Rights Initiative, and also Delhi Director. Before this he has worked with the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled Persons (NCPEDP) as Programme Officer. Prior to venturing into the development sector, he worked with organizations like Jagajit Industries Limited and Wimco in India, and Kenya Matches Limited, Kenya. He suffered a bullet injury while in Kenya that left him visually impaired.