Chairman, Board of Trustees
Chancellor, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth and Global Head of Chinmaya Mission Worldwide; a motivational and spiritual teacher of great renown, leadership trainer and creator of ‘Make it Happen’ – a programme that encourages one to work at full potential. Swamiji has guided the path for Chinmaya International Residential School to become the best residential school in India.
Dr Apparao Mukkamala
A Doctor and Radiologist with over 5 decades expertise in healthcare. As a philanthropist, he is the founder-trustee of Chinmaya Vijaya, an all-girls orphanage at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. He is extensively involved in community development activities of Chinmaya Organisation for Rural Development (CORD), USA.
Shri Shriram Bhalerao
A businessman with extensive philanthropic activities in the education sphere, he is also a trustee of Central Chinmaya Mission Trust. He has versatile experience in biotechnology, instrumentation analytics and is a well-known leadership mentor.
Shri A. Gopalakrishnan
Chartered Accountant and Senior Partner of the firm KV Aiyer & Co. With long years of experience in Audit, Tax, Corporate Consultancy, M & A, etc. he has served as director on the boards of Food Corporation of India Limited, National Hydro Power Corporation Ltd. and other major corporations., often as Audit Committee Chairman. He is the Chief Sevak of the Chinmaya Mission Educational and Cultural Trust, Ernakulum which oversees 5 Chinmaya Vidyalayas in the Greater Kochi area.
Erstwhile National Director of All-India Chinmaya Yuva Kendra (AICHYK) a unique organisation for motivating the youth to contribute to nation building through transformational leadership programmes, youth empowerment programmes and urban/rural service initiatives. He is a motivational speaker on leadership, governance, ethics and nationalism.
Shri Gaurang Nanavaty
One of the founders of Chinmaya Mission Houston USA. He is an experienced spiritual guide and an accomplished teacher of Vedanta.
Director of research and publications at Chinmaya International Foundation. A keen researcher, he has directed many research programmes on Indian Knowledge Traditions and their applicability in today’s world. Author of many scholarly works, he is a teacher of Vedanta who has been instrumental in directing the publication of many works of Sanskrit and Ancient Indian Wisdom.