CEO - Dr.K E Harish
A certificate holder of Harvard Business School and Harvard Graduate School of Education in School Management and Leadership, Dr. K. E. Harish, has been in the forefront of educational change management for over two decades. With a Doctorate in Political Science, M.Phil. in Education, MBA in Human Resource Management, he is associated with some of the best schools in Kerala as a leader or management committee member or on an advisory level. He is also a First Rank holder of Calicut University in B.A Political Science. Dr. K. E. Harish embarked on his professional career in the US-Saudi Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation, working there for six years. Education beckoned him back to India and he became the Principal of WMO English Academy, a CBSE Senior Secondary School in Wayanad, Kerala. He soon changed course and took charge as the CEO of a proposed deemed University project called the Social Advancement Foundation of India (SAFI), which was being stablished on a vast campus near Calicut Airport. He was pivotal in the completion of its first phase in 2005. He then went on to establish one of India’s reputed and widely recognized educational organizations – Sadhbhavana Group. The group runs under it one of the top 10 schools in the country – Sadhbhavana World School. It also has a band of other school-related organizations which include an early childhood curriculum and consultancy division. Besides being the CEO of Sadhbhavana Group, he is also the CEO of the Eminence Private School, Fujairah, UAE, CEO of Centre for Research in Education and Teachers Training (an initiative with the Govt. of erala), CEO of Sadhbhavana Institute for Research in Education and Vice President of Early Childhood Association, India. Dr. Harish has won several awards in his journey as an educator. Some of the notable ones include the “Edupreneur” Award in 2012 from the Chamber of Education, New Delhi for his exemplary work in the field of education, being chosen as one among the Top 51 “Edupreneurs” of India by EducationWorld Magazine in their 14th anniversary issue in 2013, and the BrainFeed EduLeader of the Year Award, 2019. He is also serving as a Trusty of a Global NGO named Mission Better Tomorrow.
Head of Operations - Ms.Sushma Nalapat
As an expert in management processes and policies, Ms Sushma Nalapat has over 10 years’ experience in the field of management. Her proficiency includes general administration and project coordination beside budgeting, human resource management and logistics. She played an active role in the setting up process of Sadhbhavana World School as well as its administration. She presently holds the position of Head – Operations of Sadhbhavana Group. She plays a key role in screening and setting up administrative processes, policies and systems in its many projects and is actively involved in business development and strategy formation. She also holds a B.Ed in early childhood education from New Zealand Tertiary College and heads Sadhbhavana’s early childhood program – Sadhbhavana Foundation Years where she is actively involved in curriculum development and delivery, and business liaisons.
Finance Manager - Mr.Pratheesh
A finance professional with a rich career path spanning 9 years with higher level analytical duties and responsibilities, Mr Pratheesh V is an astute and team-spirited individual with strong work ethics. He has outstanding comprehension of all financial elements encompassing assets, liabilities, funds flow, budgeting, financial mapping, inventory and investment strategies and has worked with many banks and corporates in the lines of accounting and auditing.
Principal - Dr.Praseetha S
Dr Praseetha S. is an accomplished education professional with a wealth of experience in academics, talent management and development, teachers training and educational management. With over 15 years of experience,Dr Praseetha has a proven track record in developing and implementing innovative teaching methodologies that help students achieve their academic goals. Her extensive experience in the field of performance management has enabled her to create a positive learning environment that encourages student success. Her expertise also extends to project management, having earned the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from Project Management Institute. Dr Praseetha has a strong academic background, with an M.Phil. & PhD in Bioinformatics. She is a Google-certified Level 2 Educator and has completed her Master Trainer Programme in Teaching, Training, and Developing Professionals from the Center for Training & Professional Development. She has also published several research papers and articles in reputed journals, demonstrating her expertise in her field. She has worked with reputed organizations including IIMK, Calicut University, IISR, CRETT, and UL Technology Solutions among many others. In addition to her academic achievements, Dr Praseetha is an active member of the education community and a continuous learner, engaged in updating her skills and expertise on a regular basis. Her contributions to the corporate training & education sector have earned her a reputation as a leader in her field.
Headmistress - Senior School - Ms.Lopamudra Dey
Success may be achieved in different forms and in different measures. The senior school at Sadhbhavana thus helps students understand their interests and focus on their own meaning of success. Ms. Lopamudra firmly believes that success is not accidental but requires perseverance and appropriate guidance. While the last six years at Sadhbhavana have been focused on moulding the creative young minds, at present her interests lie in developing the adolescent minds to help create confident, responsible adults and initiating inter-school international ties. Ms. Lopamudra ardently strives to encourage teachers and students alike to identify their strengths and unlock the creativity within.
Headmistress - Junior School - Ms.Asha P Unni
At Sadhbhavana, we believe that a happy child is a successful one. In junior school, we aim to provide high-quality education and child care in a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment that builds a foundation for lifelong learning. Our vision is of a loving community that promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of each individual. Ms. Asha has been associated with Sadhbhavana for more than eight years, during which she has consistently employed innovative teaching pedagogies to ensure that the students are exposed to 21st-century skills. She truly believes that a teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart.
General Manager - Administration - Mr.Madhu Nair
As an experienced administration expert, Madhu has work experience of over 32 years in various organisations. He has worked in prominent educational institutions for over10 years. He started his career in the Middle East in an International Bank as Assistant Vice President where he gained valuable experience in management. After moving back to Kerala, he worked at Sadhbhavana World School for 7 years, where he honed his administration skills and developed a deep understanding of the system. Later he had experiences in other reputed schools and organizations heading as General Manager. He is a firm believer in the power of collaboration and teamwork and has worked closely with the management to develop innovative strategies and ideas. He is also a people person, able to connect with them at all levels and work towards a positive environment.