Board and Advisory

Dr. Daisy Kandathil

A doctor by profession and social worker by passion. Dr Daisy graduated in Medicine from University of Rome and specialized



Dr. Daisy Kandathil, doctor by profession and social worker by passion. Dr Daisy graduated in Medicine from University of Rome and specialized in Tropical Medicine. She practiced as a doctor in two missionary hospitals and did a pilot project on leprosy and tuberculosis, included in a basic medicine program in early 1980sIn the year 2015, Dr Daisy honoured by Follereau-Damien Prize, awarded by the Cercle de Solidarité Follereau-Damien for her selfless services. She is serving Amici di Raoul Follereau since 1998.

T V Srinivasan

Founder of Shree Ramana Maharishi Academy for the blind (SRMAB). He is a teacher and a social worker with more than 5 decades of experience.


T V Srinivasan is a Founder of Shree Ramana Maharishi Academy for the blind (SRMAB). He is a teacher and a social worker with more than 5 decades of experience. He has an extensive experience in disability development and social inclusion projects. He has honoured several times for his contributions in the field. He has received National Award from Honourable President of India Shri Venkataraman for service for person with disabilities in the year 1989, National Award from Hon President of India Shri A.P.J Abdul Kalam in the year 2005. T V Srinivasan is serving a as trustee for Amici Di Raoul Follereau since 1998.

Dr. J Alexander

IAS (Retired), Former Chief Secretary, Karnataka State, and former Cabinet Minister for Tourism of Karnataka State. He is a social worker



Dr. J Alexander, IAS (Retired), Former Chief Secretary, Karnataka State, and former Cabinet Minister for Tourism of Karnataka State. He is a social worker contributing for many organisations as follows, President of Bangalore City YMCA for the last 30 years, Advisory Board member in Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), Board of governors of Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Bangalore and Chairman of its branch in KOCHI, Kerala. Dr. J Alexander is serving as a trustee of Amici di Raoul Follereau since 1998.

Mrs Jayashree P Kunju

Is serving as a trustee of Amici Di Raoul Follereau from 2017. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a founding partner of iBAS Consulting


Mrs Jayashree P Kunju is serving as a trustee of Amici Di Raoul Follereau from 2017. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a founding partner of iBAS Consulting Pvt Ltd a company based in Bangalore. Jayashree is a visiting faculty member for several Business Schools and Commerce Colleges. She herself suffered from leprosy and believes that a significant aspect of life that altered her thinking and future. She loves being in the work of leprosy and her vision is of a world where people affected by leprosy, their families are treated with dignity.

Dr Nagendra Prasad

Doctor and well-known social worker in Bangalore. He is famous for his work with people affected by leprosy, people living with HIV and Prisoners.


Dr Nagendra Prasad is a doctor and well-known social worker in Bangalore. He is famous for his work with people affected by leprosy, people living with HIV and Prisoners. Dr Prasad has initiated the 45 marriages among the people affected by leprosy in past two decades. He is associated with many other organisations and people movements like Project vision, Summanahalli etc. Dr Prasad serving as a trustee of Amici Di Raoul Follereau since 2002.

Ms Vijayalakshmi

A young, dynamic women who endorses financial empowerment. She is an MBA graduate and financial expert who has more than 10 years of experience.


Ms Vijayalakshmi, is a young, dynamic women who endorses financial empowerment. She is an MBA graduate and financial expert who has more than 10 years of experience. Presently, she is heading the finance in a reputed engineering college in Bangalore. She is highly motivated to spend her expertise for the developmental sector. In the year 2018, Ms Vijayalakshmi joined as trustee Amici di Raoul Follereau.

Ms Emily Kizhakekara

A retired nurse who is an active member of International medical association(IMA), Kerala. She wa working with IMA in Leprosy and CBR project 1991.


Ms Emily Kizhakekara is a retired nurse who is an active member of International medical association(IMA), Kerala. She wa working with IMA in Leprosy and CBR project 1991 to 1998. She rendered her service in Oncology after doing her specialization in Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. She also have 15 years of service experience in Oncology ward of Holy Spirit Hospital, Mumbai as Ward Manager. From 2017, Ms Emily Kizhakekara is serving as a trustee of Amici Di Raoul Follereau. Her expertise and commitment is an asset to the board.

Abha Saxena

Abha Saxena is an Accessibility & Inclusion specialist and Social Equity Advisory Services (www.socialequity.co.in). Organization provides Advisory Services to Non-profits.


Abha is an IT industry veteran with more than two decades of experience. During her tenure as Strategic Marketing & Key Account Management Professional, she has held several leadership positions at corporates such as Sonata Software Limited, Aditya Birla Minacs, to name a few. She has also donned the mantle of spearheading the organizations’ CSR initiatives. During her tenure at NASSCOM Foundation, as Vice President Programs, she has successfully led Disability & Business responsibility Initiatives.
Social Equity is the pioneer in its service offering and has supported several large and medium organizations in their endeavor to become accessible and inclusive. Social Equity’s portfolio of services in “Accessibility & Inclusion’ includes – a) Disability Inclusion Services, b) RPWD16 Compliance services c) Accessibility & Inclusivity Audit. Abha has supported several large and medium organizations in their journey to become Disability Confident & Inclusive Organization such as Capgemini, Mahindra Logistics, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan to name a few.
Social Equity’ portfolio of ‘Advisory Services to Not-for-Profit’ includes - CSR Readiness, Fund-raising strategies, Donor management, Volunteer management, and External and Internal Communication.
Abha is an advisory board member at AIFO India (www.aifoindia.org ), a Bangalore based non-profit organization that works in Leprosy.
As an active Rotarian since 1997, Abha has held the position of the president of Rotary Bangalore Central in the year 2003-04. In the current Rotary years, she is the Chair of Rotary’s TEACH program, Director of Vocational Services initiative at the club level, and the District Child Development Committee of Rotary District 3190.
Abha is a certified CSR Professional by IFC & International Finance Corporation, Certified GRI 3&4 professional, Certified Independent Director from IOD, Certified Director for NGOs by Dhwani Foundation & Trained Professional on Career Development & Retention of Persons with Disability from SG Enable, Singapore.

Shubhendu Agrawal

Shubhendu Agrawal is an accomplished Management Consultant (Business Strategy & Planning, Operations, Sales & Marketing) and extremely passionate about social impact.


Shubhendu is a seasoned business leader with 15 years of experience in B2C and B2B Business Strategy, Sales and Marketing across multiple domains and geographies.
Shubhendu pursued his management degree at IIM Calcutta and has since worked with Nestle and GE Healthcare in India and the US delivering outcomes in regional and global contexts. Prior to pursuing MBA, he also worked with Tata Motors in an engineering roles.
At GE, Shubhendu led new projects to drive distribution, adoption of SFDC and Sales Analytics. Before that, Shubhendu also led for the entire Nestle portfolio in Himachal Pradesh and later launched several new products and initiatives as part of the MAGGI brand team. He also co-founded a profitable family business which continues to grow.
Currently, he runs a management consulting firm where he advises established ventures as well as startups with Business Strategy & Planning, Operations & Commercial Excellence to achieve their full potential and rapidly scale up to the next level.
Shubhendu is extremely passionate about helping social enterprises deliver impact and achieve commercial success. He has been a mentor at Villgro Innovation Foundation and is also on the Advisory Board of LetsTagOn (www.LetsTagOn.com) and GyanPro (www.gyanpro.com).
As a member of the Board of Trustees of Amici di Raoul Follereau (https://aifoindia.org/) he actively supports the organization with strategy & planning to maximize social impact.