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Meet the Faculty

Leadership Team  
Head of Academy Dr Jonathan Long
PA to Head of Academy Vaishali Purohit
Principal, Senior School Koel Ray
Principal, Junior School Sreelatha Kumar
Dean of Academics Neeraja Nibhanupudi
Dean of Students Suresh Madhavan
Head of Operations David Sam Roy
Head of Finance Mukul Vashishatha
Dean of Enrichment Vlad Gogelescu
   
Admissions  
Dean of Admissions Arjun Puri
Manager, Admissions Pramoditha Jamalpur
Admissions cum Events Officer Zareen Hashmi
   
Senior School Faculty  
Principal, Senior School Koel Ray
PA to Senior School Principal Savita Yadav
Assistant to Dean of Students Nilesh Talaulicar
   
Coordinators/Counsellors/SEN/Fellows  
Academic Development Coordinator Joanne Gogelescu
Diploma Programme Coordinator Sudipta Roy
Associate Diploma Programme Coordinator Dr Sujana Veeramachaneni
Theory of Knowledge Coordinator Sudeep Ghosh
Creativity, Activity, Service Coordinator Venkat Reddy
Middle Years Programme (MYP) Coordinator Meenakshi Joshi
Associate MYP Coordinator Rajesh Kayiprath
MYP Personal Project Coordinator Chandrabhan Yadav
Primary Years Programme (PYP) Coordinator Mr Abhimanyu Dasgupta
Internship & Leadership Coordinator Pratibha Thimmaraya
University Counsellor  Pragati Pandey 
Psychology Counsellor Dr. Isabelle Needham-Didsbury
Inclusive Education Coordinator (SEN) Namrata Bhushan
   
Science  
HOD, Science/Assistant DP Coordinator Dr Sujana Veeramachaneni
Biology Vinay Singh
Environmental Systems & Societies  Deeksha Pathak
Environmental Systems & Societies / Integrated Sciences Pratibha Thimmaraya
Chemistry Jamin Surani
Chemistry Megha Saban
Physics Sudipta Kumar Roy
Physics Suhel Vakkal
Physics Sathish Gadarla
Chief Lab Technician Nisha Mayyil
Lab Technician Sudhakar Konapala
Lab Technician Giribabu Kuna
   
English  
HOD, English Prasad S.N.
English / ToK Sudeep Ghosh
English / ToK Ajey Balaji
English / ToK Chandreyee Das Gupta
English Arpita Trivedi
English Saloni Chesney
English Rinky Ray Lal
English Joanne Gogelescu
   
Mathematics  
HOD, Mathematics, ToK Neeraja Nibhanupudi
Mathematics Usha Shivakumar
Mathematics Lenin Kumar Gandhi
Mathematics Coach Vani Vishwanath
Mathematics Saidul Rahaman SK
Mathematics Chandrabhan Yadav
Mathematics Subhashini Chandra
Mathematics Sergey Sartakov
   
Expressive Arts  
HOD, Arts Meenakshi Joshi
Visual Arts Visweswara Rao Brahmanapalli
Music Subhadip Sarkar
Music Altamash Bin Shakeel Ansari
Theatre Chandrasekhar Indla
Drama & Media Studies Subesh Poddar
   
Languages  
HOD, Hindi & Language Acquisition Specialist Dr Karuna Arya
Hindi Venkat Reddy
Hindi Dr Sunita Ghosh
Hindi Radhika Tiwari
Hindi Neetu Reddy
Hindi Dr Chandrakant Shinde
Hindi Sushmita Banerjee
Telugu Sai Krishna Ranga
Bangla Laboni Banerjee
HOD, Foreign Languages, French, ToK Dr Ajey Balaji
French Sudha Dutta
French Dari Gulamdamn Sarwari
   
Humanities  
HOD, Economics, ToK Jina Saha
Economics Rajesh Kayiprath
Global Politics / ToK Vlad Gogelescu
Humanities / Global Politics Gaura Joshi
Geography / Extended Essay Coordinator Deeksha Pathak
Geography Joanne Gogelescu
History/ToK Koel Ray
Individual & Societies  Aarushi Dutt
Individuals & Societies / Humanities  Sarmishtha Adhya
Humanities / MUN Coordinator  Afeera Maryam
Economics/Humanities

Suresh Madhavan

   
ITGS  
HOD Kusuma H
ICT / ITGS Surya Prakash Vemparala
Design & Data Management Veni Veeramachaneni
   
Physical Education  
HOD, Physical Education Ravi Kumar
Physical Education  Ramesh Kumar Kaliraman
Swimming Assistant Seena Remadevi
   

Library

 
Head Librarian Madhu Bhargava
Librarian, Senior School  Shakeel Ahmed Khan
Librarian, Junior School Veena Bhat
   
Learning Enrichment Team  
HOD Learning Enrichment Susan Long

SEN

Namrata Bhushan
 

EAL

Vasanthi Sudhindra

EAL 

Elizabeth Holden Eckel

SEN 

Faridah Lakhani

Academic Support 

Aarushi Dutt
   
Junior School Faculty  
Principal, Junior School Sreelatha Kumar
PA to Junior School Principal Shabana Awadiya
   
Teachers  
Day Care Shweta Emani
Grade 1 Simran Sinha
Grade 1 Neetu Sam
Grade 1 Anjum Budhwani
Grade 1 Madhulita Patnaik
Grade 2 Ekta Lilani
Grade 2 Chetna Anurag
Grade 2 Laila Narsinghani
Grade 3 Laboni Banerjee
Grade 3 Puspalatha Chalsani
Grade 4 Vidhya Pallath
Grade 4 Lavanya Vadavalli
Grade 5 Sanjana Amarnani
Grade 5 Sheila D'Souza
PYP Hindi Sushmita Banerjee
PYP Hindi Meena Uniyal
PYP Telugu Kasthuri Varanasi
Visual Art Florence James
Music Subhadip Sarkar
Learning Enrichment Susan Long & Elizabeth Eckel
Physical Education Vajra Vanishankar