Team

Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala is scion of the Khorakiwala family of Wockhardt, a leading healthcare group. A MBA from Yale University, Dr. Huz as he is fondly called is Trustee and CEO of Wockhardt Foundation. In 2008, he resolved to undertake his full efforts towards the service of the underprivileged. Wockhardt Foundation was formed. Today, Wockhardt Foundation runs several programmes in health, education, water and sanitation across the breadth of the country. Dr. Huz has also formed “The World Peacekeepers Movement” for spreading world peace. Today more than 8,00,000 Peacekeepers form part of The World Peace Army, which is the 6th largest army in the world. Dr. Huz has won numerous awards and is associated with several social causes.

Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala | Founder

O​ver four decades of standing in healthcare / human resource​​​, ​MBBS, MD, Pune University​ ​,​Dean, Global CSR Institute​,​ Chief Learning Officer, Wockhardt Foundation​,​ Visiting faculty, FABS​,​Founder-Trustee, Shastri Memorial Foundation, focusing on rural educational cum welfare​ ​projects​,​Former Chief Knowledge Officer, Wockhardt Foundation,​ Former Wellness Consultant, JSW​,​Former Practice Advisor, pharma / healthcare / life sciences, Vito India​,​Former Consultant, Charak Pharma, Raptakos Brett & Co, Sanzyme​, ​Former Faculty member, CWRU School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA​,​Former Senior Vice President, Aventis, Mumbai​, ​Former Editor, The Indian Practitioner; Former co-editor, Wockhardt Medical Times​,Author of books​:​Value-based wellness for the service sector executive​,​ Value-based management in the Indian context​,​ health @ your finger tip​s,​ Work stress – work load ok, work timing not ok​,​​Stress management by staying alert​,​​Social Business​,​7 human values​,​Living with uncertainty​,​Natural orator, facilitator, motivator, humanist, conducting wellness seminars and workshops focusing on work life balance and other lifestyle issues for corporate and general audiences in English, Hindi, Marathi & Tamil​.

​Dr S Srinivasan​​ | Dean - Global CSR Institute

Seasoned top management professional with distinguished career of over 37 years assuming leadership roles in steering entire range of business operations with prestigious organizations. Creative planner with acknowledged strengths in contributing strategic and operational drivers across diverse functional domains including - Strategic Planning, Start-up Ventures, Marketing & Business Development, Commercial & Legal functions, General Management, New Projects, Media Management, Imports & Exports etc - to achieve corporate objectives. Capable of defining business mission and mobilising/ managing cross-functional resources to achieve business continuity and sustainable growth. Proficient in conceptualising and setting up new business ventures to exploit available market potential. Superior analytical, liaison, administrative and communication skills.

Mr. Rubeen Malkani | Director

Mr. Denis Varghese commenced his career ​with Bharat Floorings & Tiles Pvt Ltd, Mumbai as a Sales Executive and since then his journey for close to 7 years was in managing Business Development Functions entailing Sales & Marketing, Product Promotions, Distribution and Client ​Relationship Management. ​Have taken up various roles in the Building Material, FMCG & Consumer Electronics Industry. Moved back to Mumbai in 2012 after a brief stint of two years in the Middle East and was fortunate enough to be associated with Wockhardt Foundation under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala as Chief People Officer. Completed Higher Education in Management with a Masters in Marketing Management.

Mr. Denis Varghese | Chief People Officer

Raj Kamal Mukherjee (57) is engaged with Micro Insurance Academy as Director of Community Training, on refinement and implementation of ISO-certified Business processes, developing training materials customised to context-specific requirements of Community based Institutions across 13 countries, for providing micro insurance to their members and in ensuring quality training for Community based micro insurance institutions. He worked in Union Bank of India for seventeen years (1980-1996) in various managerial positions in credit, inspection, vigilance, retail-services and in computerisation. In the microfinance sector he has worked on strategic interventions in microfinance and livelihood programs in India, Afghanistan and in Thailand. He has been associated with Sa-Dhan, an association of microfinance institutions in India as Team Head – Standards and as a member of the Governing Board. He served The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India on their Technical group that devised the 'Guidelines on Accounting Norms for Microfinance Institutions in India'. He served as a Consultant to Small Industries Development Bank of India to support their microfinance initiatives. He has served on Board of nine Microfinance Institutions. Raj Kamal holds a MBA in Finance, is CA-Inter and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers. He has undergone Management Development programmes with IIM-Lucknow and IIM-Calcutta.

Mr. Raj Kamal Mukherjee | Social Development Expert

Enthusiastic social worker with communication skill at grass-root level, Counseling, Research methodologies, community mobilization, strategic planning with leadership skills are the distinguish abilities. Working for the education of vulnerable children.
PhD from Einstein International University. 16 Years of work Experience She is the Founder Secretary of Raza Educational & Social Welfare Society, at Bangalore. Currently, designated as Honorary co-ordinator of National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, New Delhi some of the PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN by her are conducting Vocational Courses: Smart Classes, Computer Basics classes, Spoken English Classes Tailoring Classes and National Child Labour Program (NCLP)

Ms. Benazeer Baig | Social Development Expert

Daizy Khan have been employed in the Industrial Management (HSE & Crisis, CSR) for more than 19 years during which time she has undertaken Public and Government Industrial projects primarily in the Petro Chemical industry. She is an experienced Techno-legal Management professional having Ph.D. in Environment Management, NEBOSH (UK) diploma for oil and gas process safety and Bachelors of Law. She has been working in executive leadership roles in Middle East for last Seven years. During this time she worked with multinational companies for Oil and Gas Business. Daizy Khan has broad Knowledge of EHS Management System (Corporate & Regulatory requirements, Quality and Environment assurance (ISO 9000 and 14000). She is involved in the implementation of OSHA 18001, GRI frame work for sustainability and UN guidelines for CSR frame work for private sector. Dr. Daizy Khan has been conferred upon with Gold Medal for getting first position in post graduate degree from AMU and received best HSEQ Manager award for GCC for year 2010 and 2011 for Zero accident from Air Liquide a leading European Company for Industrial gases. She has worked closely with UNDP when during her work tenure with National Gender Centre of Lal Bahdur Shastri Academy of Administration Mussorie.

Dr. Daizy Khan | Social Development Expert

Dr. Nayak has done his Ph.D. in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He possesses 30 years of vast training and research experiences. He has worked in the field of education and health. He was also involved in Training and Research activities of India Population Project –VIII, a World Bank funded RCH Project in Delhi. Prior to joining SICP, he worked as the Pedagogical Advisor to the National Director of the SOS Children’s Villages of India and Village Director of SOS Greenfields.

Dr. Pradeepta Nayak | Social Development Expert

He is a graduate of the premier engineering IIT colleges in India - Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur. Subsequently he completed his MBA from The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Over the course of his career of more than 25 years, he has worked in several industries and markets, including nutrition, health and industrial products. He has been a successful executive leading businesses in India, China and Singapore. Over his career, he has been responsible for turning several businesses around, and putting them on the growth path. He has also worked on M&A projects for Bayer in India and China, and for DSM in India. Over his career, Rajiv has also mentored and built strong organisations. In his last role, he was responsible for establishing the nutrition business for DSM in India; for establishing the corporate structure and, for building the Innovation Center in India. During his career, he has mentored and lead several programs for the under-privileged, and has lead several CSR projects. These have been aimed at the areas of nutrition and education. Rajiv believes strongly in helping young children grown into strong, mature adults, as they will be the future of our country. He was a Vice President of the China Non Prescription Medical Association. He has also been on the National Committee for Chemicals of FICCI and (CII). He is also on the National Committee for Climate Change in the CII and the subcommittee for Bio-Energy, and has participated in Nutrition Task Forces.

Mr. Rajiv Chopra | Social Development Expert

Mr. Rehman is a Delhi-based social activist and researcher. He authored four books and several manuals on trafficking and honour based violence. His area of expertise is Gender, social crime and rural development. He works with various Community and duty bearers including Panchayat Raj and law enforcement agencies. He founded the organization EMPOWER PEOPLE which is a pioneer name in anti trafficking and women rights movement; he is in the expert panel of UK based International Resource Center for Honour based violence.

Mr. Shafiq Ur Rehman | Social Development Expert

Niranjan Sheelavant has worked with grass-root NGOs & a cooperative bank for 4 years and followed with freelance consulting. He has professional association with renowned companies like Basix & MicroSave which motivated him to plunge in to social-entrepreneurship and thus ventured in Social Entrepreneurship with Nirantara Community Services. He believes consider microfinance as a vital tool for poverty reduction combined with need-based development interventions, miracles can be achieved at the BoP. He has a decade of experience in the social enterprise sector and is actively involved in micro-banking, Economic Development, Education, Agriculture Extension, Livelihoods, Community organization and Natural Resources Management.

Mr. Niranjan Sheelavant | Social Development Expert

Dr. Sham Sunder Mishra is independent provider of compliance management services to the retail, vendor and manufacturing communities of consumer products. Dr. S.S. Mishra is a fellow member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India, and is an advanced lead SA8000 Auditor. Prior to this, Dr. S.S. Mishra worked with Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services India Pvt. Ltd for more than 12 years where he was in charge of Social Compliance, HR, Legal, Labour Law, Ethical and CSR issues. He has vast experience (more than twenty years) in the field of Social Compliance, HR, and Indian law, and has conducted hundreds of social accountability audits in India and abroad. He has trained people in social accountability, health & safety and labor laws for retailers and facilities, assisted various suppliers to develop and maintain their sustainable social compliance programs, procedure, manuals for themselves and suppliers and has sound experience working with various members of the supply chain, including NGOs. A number of his articles related to social accountability and law have been published in different journals, and he has authored Two books on social accountability as under:
A Comprehensive Road Map to Social Accountability
Published by Haridaya Publications, New Delhi, India – 2004
Social Accountability in Supply Chain Management
Published by Taxmann Publications, New Delhi India – 2009

Dr. Sham Sunder Mishra | Social Development Expert

Mr. Mihir Bhavasar has 22 years of demonstrated expertise in architecturing business solutions using ground up development. Experienced in Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Sustainability. Multidisciplinary skills in IT Operations & Infrastructure, Governance & Quality, Planning and Budgeting. He is driven by integrity and strong ethical principles across the Banking & Financial Industry. Strong leadership and communication skills, exceptional communicator and expertise in strategic partnership development. His Core Competency is working with officials and community partners to develop regional and local plans to support CSR & Green initiatives. Identifying funding opportunities and preparing grant applications; administering the state grants, including work to meet measurement and reporting requirements. Developing sustainability action plans and managing the design and implementation of specific programs to support regional sustainability goals. Collaborating with agency staff across departments and programs to integrate sustainability into their programs and operations; generating reports thereof.

Mr. Mihir Bhavasar | Social Development Expert

Swati holds post graduate degree in Guidance Psychology along with being an Associate trainer with 6 Seconds, USA for Emotional Intelligence and is also a qualified MBTI practitioner. She is a part of the SAAC Committee working in the field of School Accreditation and also was a part of the Education Committee of the Maharashtra Economic Development Council [MEDC]. She has been on the committee for selecting students for Anthony Robbins Foundation - U.S.A organized by Lions Club.

She has more than a decade of counseling experience and is a Career Columnist for leading dailies like Times of India – Mumbai Mirror’s Your CV, Maharashtra Times, Myeducationtimes.com and idiva.com; along with these she has been regularly contributing to various leading publications on topics relating to careers & youth. She is regularly interviewed for Television channels such as ABP Maza, IBN Lokmat, ETV’s, DD National and Radio Channels for career related programmes.

Mrs. Swati | Social Development Expert