Vardaan Management team
Anil Birla

Anil Birla

Anil Birla, is 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. Is a founder Director

Gurunath Kanathur

Gurunath Kanathur

Gurunath Kanathur is 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. Is a founder Director

Jayshree Ganguli

Jayshree Ganguli

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.

PK Narayanan

PK Narayanan

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. He is our invaluable Team Member.

Vani Shri

Vani Shri

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. Is a Team Member

Guru Prasad

Guru Prasad

Guru Prasad, is A Chartered Accountant with a degree in law and commerce and brings over two decades of experience to the enterprise. An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, he also holds a diploma in counseling. He specializes in management Consulting. Is a founder Director

Megha Sundaresh

Megha Sundaresh

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

Jomy Joseph

Jomy Joseph

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.

Priya Anand

Priya Anand

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. Is a Team Member

Rohit Noronha

Rohit Noronha

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. Is a Team Member

Anuradha

Anuradha

Anuradha has more than twenty years of experience in providing consultancy services to NPO sector for financial and legal and other compliances. She has guided organisations at national and international level in formation, accounting, taxes, and FCRA. She is also the Head of Operations at IFSB in Bangalore. Is a Team Member

Our Knowledge Partner
Thomas Raffa

Thomas Raffa

Thomas Raffa has advised the nonprofit community and corporations in the SR 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. (www.raffa.com)

Our Board of Advisors

Diwakar Gupta



Diwakar Gupta was the CFO & MD of State Bank of India. His experience on strategy, vision and societal impact would add substantial value to our organization thought process.

Ramjee Chandran



Ramjee Chandran 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.

Vandana Mahajan



She has worked 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.

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