School Leadership

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 Little Scholars 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.

Headmistress- Sabitha.K

Sabitha has been in the teaching profession for more than 9 years. She began her career as a college lecturer. She joined Sadhbhavana as a Mathematics facilitator of CIE and served the institution as Mathematics HOD and CIE Coordinator for the past 4 years. Ms. Sabitha is an organized, self motivated, innovative and analytical leader. She believes in leading by example and has a democratic and collaborative approach.

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.

Sajan K P - Administrative Officer

Sajan is a highly motivated and energetic individual who believes in teamwork and leadership. He has done his graduation in Physics, Electronics, and Mathematics from St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, and holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Mangalore University. He has more than five years of experience in various areas of administration, financial services, and Edutech companies in India and the UAE. Sajan has strong research and analytical skills and is highly experienced in administration and operations. He is the eight times winner of business quiz events of various national-level management fests and also has organized the fest. He is a certified Anti Money Laundry – AML specialist from UAE and a Certified Credit Research Analyst – CCRA by the Association of International Wealth Management of India.