Board Members

BOARD MEMBERS

Anish Kumar, President

 

Anish Kumar completed his Masters in Social Work with specialization in Community Development from Rajagiri College of Social Science, Cochin, Kerala. His intellectual reflections and critical thinking helped to shape the destiny of the organisation. Anish has been one of the driving forces in the Director Board since its inception.

Ramesh Krishnan, Executive Director

 

Ramesh Krishnan is the Founder Director of Foundation for Development Action (FDA) and is trained in Social Work with specialization in Community Development from Rajagiri College of Social Science, Cochin, Kerala. He started his professional career by working in Gram Vikas – a reputed Non-Governmental Organisation based at Berhampur, Orissa and has 16 years of experience in developmental sectors. Ramesh had worked in projects supported by World Bank. International Labour Organisation, American India Foundation, Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction and United Nations Development Programme. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR); Water Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Alternative Livelihoods and Documentation are his key area of interest and expertise.

Sibi A, Vice President

 

Sibi.A did her Masters in Social Work with specialization in Family and Child Welfare from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Kalady, Kerala. She also has Diploma in Counseling from The University of Kerala. Sibi’s primary area of practice includes; Adolescent Services, Counseling, Community Health, Disaster Risk Reduction, HIV/AIDS and STI’D’s Prevention.

Deepak George, Treasurer

 

Deepak George did his Masters in Social Work with specialization in Community Development from Rajagiri College of Social Science, Cochin, Kerala. He has vast experience of teaching Social Work in school and is an active contributor by sharing new ideas and innovative thoughts for the development of organization

Sandhya SS, Member

 

Sandhya S.S completed LLB and B.Ed from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala and had extensive experience in Insurance sector. Since inception she had contributed towards the development of the organisation by supporting in administrative affairs of the organisation.

Jessy Mol Sebastian, Member

 

Jessy Mole Sebastian, widely known as ‘Sr. Jessina’ did her Masters in Social Work with specialization in Community Development from LISSAH Collage, Calicut, Kerala and Bachelor Degree in Social Work from Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore University. She also did Diploma in Development Leadership from International Institute of COADY, Canada. Adolescent Services, Community Development- Rural, Health Counseling, Health Education, Palliative Care, Women Development, Capacity enhancement and coordination of NGO are her area of practice.

Sindhu S, Member

 

Sindhu S is trained in B.Sc Nursing and has vast experience of working in health care programmes of reputed institutes. Sindhu is currently pursuing her studies in development sector.