Advisory Board

Dr Sushma Mehrotra – Clinical Psychologist

Dr Mehrotra is a practising Clinical Psychologist with over 30 years of experience. She is a well-established international trainer for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) training and was Founder President of EMDR Asia (2010-2017). She has worked in the arena of mental health and public health in India and other Asian countries and has been instrumental in pioneering systems that have impacted reach and service provision.

Mr Samir Bhandari – Chartered Accountant & MBA(IIMA)

Mr. Samir is the Head of the Global Market Sales (Asia ex-Japan) of the investment bank Nomura Securities. Residing in Singapore, Samir has held senior management positions in the International Banking & Financial Services space through his career with stints in JP Morgan, UBS & Bank Of America. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, he went on to acquire an MBA degree from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. A connoisseur of art, he likes reading and travelling and is a fitness buff - having run several half-marathon events. Samir has two lovely daughters and his wife Sandeepa shares his philanthropic side. Over the years Mr. Samir has supported and advised select charities that he has found alignment with and has a special corner in his heart for children related causes .

Mrs Aditi Kotak – Chartered Financial Analyst

Mrs Aditi Kotak is a chartered financial analyst. She has keenly been involved in business. She looks after various aspects of J M Baxi group, including Finance and Industrial Development. She has structured all the CSR Activities at J M Baxi group. She is a believer in equal opportunity for all. She is actively involved in activities with Oscar Foundation.