Ratna Viswanathan

Ratna Viswanathan is our Chief Executive Officer and is based in New Delhi, India. She is a highly accomplished senior development and public sector professional.

A former civil servant (Indian Audit and Accounts Service, 1987 batch), she has worked in a range of departments across the Government of India including Audit, Defence, and Indian Public Broadcasting. She was the CEO of the Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) for four years, which is both the industry body and the sector regulator (on behalf of the RBI) of the ‘for profit’ microfinance sector.

She has held leadership positions at both Oxfam and VSO and has played a key role in managing change in both organisations. Before joining Reach to Teach, she was the Head of Strategic Partnerships at UNDP and before that a senior consultant with UNEP, where she helped establish the Sustainable India Finance Facility.

She is a highly experienced change agent, proficient in building capacity and influencing systems change by leveraging partnerships across different sectors. She sits on the Boards of several companies. She occasionally writes for The Print on defence issues.

Ratna Viswanathan

Chief Executive Officer

The RTT Team

Peter is a chartered accountant with over 30 years of experience working in financial and operational management for international businesses. Prior to joining Reach to Teach in 2013, Peter worked at two leading international strategy consulting companies. He was part of the senior financial team at Bain & Company and was the Finance Director at Monitor Company responsible for much of their international operations outside of North America.

Peter Thomas

Principal Director of Operations

Shalini leads the Programme Strategy function and provides oversight to state programmes in Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh. In a career spanning over two decades, Shalini has essayed several roles in the field of education – as a practitioner, researcher, course developer, and an innovator. She firmly believes in facilitating learning through strategic, equitable and systemic ways. Shalini is a Ph.D. in Development Studies and has participated in the Inquiry into the Stanford University Teacher Education Program (iSTEP).

Shalini Sharma

Principal Director, Programme Strategy

Ratna Viswanathan

Ratna Viswanathan

Chief Executive Officer

Senior Management

Shalini Sharma

Shalini Sharma

Principal Director - Program Strategy

Senior Management

Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas

Principal Director-Operations & CFO

Senior Management

Bimlesh Kumar

Bimlesh Kumar

Director - Program Operations

Program Operations

Aasheesh Barvey

Aasheesh Barvey

Senior Manager - Data Analytics

Program Operations

Shreya Baruah

Shreya Baruah

Senior Manager - Program Operations

Program Operations

Manoranjan Nayak

Manoranjan Nayak

Director - Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Shweta Dobhal

Shweta Dobhal

Senior Manager- Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Pratibha Joshi

Pratibha Joshi

Director - Monitoring Evaluation and Learning

Monitoring Evaluation and Learning

Devpal Shah

Devpal Shah

Senior Manager - Data Analytics

Accreditation

Priyanka Jain

Priyanka Jain

Director - Learning and Education

Learning & Education

Ratul Chowdhury

Ratul Chowdhury

Manager- Learning and Education

Learning & Education

Kaushik Sivasubramanian

Kaushik Sivasubramanian

State Head & Director SoE

Gujarat State Team

Dhruvkumar Joshi

Dhruvkumar Joshi

Senior Manager - Enrolment & Attendance

Gujarat State Team

Haresh Chaudhari

Haresh Chaudhari

Expert -Content Development and Review

Gujarat State Team

Vibha Shukla

Vibha Shukla

Officer - Quality & Assurance

Gujarat State Team

Bharti Sharma

Bharti Sharma

Officer - Home Learning & Assessment

Gujarat State Team

Mohammad Samir Shaikh

Mohammad Samir Shaikh

Senior Manager- Community Engagement

Gujarat State Team

Santosh Padhy

Santosh Padhy

Program Manager - Test Beds

Gujarat State Team

Shivaji Chinchkar

Shivaji Chinchkar

Manager - Accreditation Program

Haryana State Team

Anju Arya

Anju Arya

Officer - Accreditation Program

Haryana State Team

Devaki Adhikari

Devaki Adhikari

Manager - Communications

Communications

Nanditta Chibber

Nanditta Chibber

Director -Communications

Communications

Sudarshana Srinivasan

Sudarshana Srinivasan

Executive Assistant

CEO's Office

Jignesh Rathod

Jignesh Rathod

Senior Manager - Finance

Finance and Administration

Lalsingh Rathore

Lalsingh Rathore

Office Assistant

Finance and Administration

Subrat Kumar Nayak

Subrat Kumar Nayak

Senior Manager - Administration

Finance and Administration

Christina Cato

Christina Cato

Finance Controller

Finance and Administration

Nandita Jain

Nandita Jain

Senior Manager - HR & OD

Human Resources

Shikha Mathur

Shikha Mathur

Director - HR & OD

Human Resources

Reach to Teach Team

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Bimlesh leads Programme Management & Operations function and supervises the state programme in Gujarat. With RTT since 2017, he earlier led the education operations of the former Education and Community Programme and managed the Teacher and Head Teacher Development programmes. Prior to RTT, he was a Management Consultant for 13+ years and worked in the areas of business transformation, supply chain planning and optimisation, and strategic cost reduction.

Bimlesh Kumar

Deputy Principal Director, Programme Management & Operations

Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas

Principal Director, Operations & CFO

Peter is a chartered accountant with over 30 years of experience working in financial and operational management for international businesses. Prior to joining Reach to Teach in 2013, Peter worked at two leading international strategy consulting companies. He was part of the senior financial team at Bain & Company and was the Finance Director at Monitor Company responsible for much of their international operations outside of North America.

Shalini Sharma

Principal Director, Programme Strategy

Shalini leads the Programme Strategy function and provides oversight to state programmes in Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh. In a career spanning over two decades, Shalini has essayed several roles in the field of education – as a practitioner, researcher, course developer, and an innovator. She firmly believes in facilitating learning through strategic, equitable and systemic ways. Shalini is a Ph.D. in Development Studies and has participated in the Inquiry into the Stanford University Teacher Education Program (iSTEP).

Bimlesh Kumar

Deputy Principal Director, Programme Management & Operations 

Bimlesh leads Programme Management & Operations function and supervises the state programme in Gujarat. With RTT since 2017, he earlier led the education operations of the former Education and Community Programme and managed the Teacher and Head Teacher Development programmes. Prior to RTT, he was a Management Consultant for 13+ years and worked in the areas of business transformation, supply chain planning and optimisation, and strategic cost reduction.

Kartik Suri

Director, EdTech & Data Analytics

Kaushik Sivasubramanian

State Head, Haryana 

Manoranjan Nayak

State Head, Arunachal Pradesh 

& Director DPR & CE

Nainish Tikoo

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Aasheesh Barvey

Senior Manager, Data Analytics

Christina Cato

Financial Controller

Devpal Shah

Senior Manager, Data Analytics

Dhruv Joshi

Senior Programme Manager, Enrolment & Attendance

Nanditta Chibber

Director, Communications

Pratibha Joshi

Director, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

Priyanka Jain

Director, Continuous Professional

Development 

Shikha Mathur

Director, Human Resources & OD

Haresh Kumar Chaudhari

Senior Manager, Education 

Jignesh Rathod

Senior Manager, Finance

Nandita Jain

Senior Manager,

Human Resources & OD

Samir Shaikh

Senior Programme Manager, SoE

Santosh Padhy

Senior Programme Manager, SoE

Shivaji Chinchkar

Senior Programme Manager, Government Engagement 

Shreya Baruah

Senior Manager, Programme Operations 

Shweta Dobhal

Senior Manager, DPR & Community Engagement 

Subrat Nayak

Senior Manager, Administration & IT 

Devaki Adhikari

Manager, Communications

Ishita Rampal

Manager, Communications 

Sudarshana Srinivasan

Programme Manager, EA to CEO

Vibha Shukla

Programme Manager, SoE 

Anju Arya

Programme Officer 

Bharti Sharma

Programme Officer, SoE 

Santosh Verma

Programme Officer, Community Engagement 

Lalsingh Rathore

Administration Assistant