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Executive Management

The Executive Team of the Global Schools Foundation is led by a dynamic team of young and highly experienced management professionals.

Atul Temurnikar
Chairman and Co-Founder
Global Schools Foundation

Mr Temurnikar is the Chairman and Co-Founder of the Global Schools Foundation. He oversees the entire operations of the Foundation and its schools worldwide.

(+65) 6508 3702


Kaustubh Bodhankar
Deputy CEO
Global Schools Foundation

Mr Bodhankar is a member of the founding management team and oversees the Foundation’s financials and new project implementations. He also looks after the new growth sector and GIIS’ expansion in new markets.

(+65) 6508 3711

Kamal Gupta
Chief Operating Officer (COO) and
Regional Director, Middle East and Africa
Global Schools Foundation

Mr Kamal Gupta is a business leader with significant experience in general, financial and commercial management with major FMCG multinationals, including Gillette Company USA, Proctor & Gamble, and Fonterra NZ amongst others. His forte lies in leading strategy development, change management, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, cash generation and cost reduction.

Mr Gupta holds a strong track record in driving growth, developing investor relations, managing complex joint ventures and internal controls, and has worked in diverse cultural environments from USA and UK to Asia and Middle East.



Mr Manoj Nair,
Country Director, Malaysia

Mr Nair is the founding member of the GIIS Malaysia team. He oversees the entire operations of GIIS in Kuala Lumpur and is presently the Country Director of Global Schools Foundation (Malaysia) and GIIS campuses in Malaysia.

(+603) 2273 7255


Ambassador Aftab Seth
Country Director, Japan

Prof Aftab Seth is former Ambassador of India to Japan and is a Professor at Keiyo University, Japan. He oversees the entire operations of GIIS campuses in Japan.

(+813) 5636 9151


Chanatt Lauhawatana
Co-Chairman, Thailand

Mr Lauhawatana is the founding member of the GIIS Thailand team. He oversees the entire operations of the GIIS campus in Bangkok and is presently the Co-Chairman of Global Schools Foundation (Thailand) and GIIS Thailand.

(+662) 977 3738


N Kumar
Co-Chairman, Vietnam

Mr Kumar oversees the operations of GIIS in Vietnam, and is one of the first few Indian entrepreneurs to have expanded rapidly in Vietnam.

(+84) 9139 27960


Rajeev Katyal
Country Director, India

Mr Katyal is the Country Director of Global Schools Foundation (India) and GIIS schools in India. He overseas and manages the operations of GIIS campuses across India.



B G Shenoy
Global Centre for Education Excellence

Mr Shenoy oversees quality assurance initiatives for the Foundation and its schools. These include ensuring that the institutions are compliant with the Malcom Baldridge, as well as Deming models.

(+65) 6508 3703


Commander Bharatkumar Unercat
Director, Infrastructure

Commander Bharatkumar Unercat manages Greenfield projects for the Global Schools Foundation. He has a rich experience of 26 years with the Indian Navy and GIIS. A Mechanical (VNIT), Marine, Aviation and Flight Engineer, Commander Bharatkumar is a Project Management Professional (PMP), certified from Project Management Institute, USA and a Six Sigma Black Belt.

Having participated in several diplomatic delegations across the globe, he has valuable international exposure and has held significant and diverse portfolios in the Indian Navy. Having served the nation in various active operations, he has been commended by the Government of India for his dedication to the service.


Aditi Chakraborty
Head, Marketing

Ms Chakraborty heads marketing and communication activities for GIIS in India. She brings with her a varied industry experience that she has gained from her association with reputed media houses, and organisations from the fashion & lifestyle industry.



Sanjeev Dubey
Chief Technical Officer

Mr Dubey oversees and manages all aspects of information technology for the Foundation and GIIS institutions worldwide.



Prafulla Rout
Group Finance Controller

Mr Rout oversees the financial operations of GIIS campuses worldwide. He has over 15 years of experience in taxation, Management Information Systems, strategy planning, company acquisitions, budgetary controls, finance management and accounting.



Mr Amol Vaidya
Director Operation

Amol Vaidya is a mechanical engineer with more than 26 years of senior management experience.He has a proven entrepreneurial record in the Healthcare and IT sector.His forte as a business leader, lies in building teams and working with zero budgets in the implementation of start up green field projects. Amol takes care of the operational and functional responsibilities of all GIIS / GSF projects in the MENA region.