Jury Members

Abhilash Misra

CEO of NSE Academy Ltd. (A wholly owned subsidiary of National Stock Exchange Ltd.)

Abhilash Misra is the CEO of NSE Academy Ltd. In his previous assignment he was Director-Global Outreach and Executive Education for India, Middle East and South Asia regions at University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is an award winning Banking and Financial Services business leader with 25+ years of extensive operating, sales and marketing exposure at AXA Investment Managers, Standard Chartered Bank, ICICI Bank and Aditya Birla Group. He is an expert at running Joint Venture alliances, has set up 3 business units, managed 2 M&A integrations, implemented multiple turn around annual operating plans and lean business strategies. He has an MBA from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and is a Marshal Goldsmith Certified Executive Coach

Abhilash Misra

Jyotsna Brar

Founder Principal of the Rajmata Krishna Kumari Girls’ Public School

After steering the school up to class XII, she took over as Principal of Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun, in the year 2000 and served in that capacity for sixteen years.  Jyotsna Brar has served on the Governing Bodies of some of the country’s most respected schools. She has conducted seminars and training programmes covering educational aspects ranging from Management, Leadership and Quality Control to Assessment and Evaluation, Pastoral Care, Pedagogy and Language Teaching. Currently she is engaged in Faculty Development Programmes and Educational Consultancy and spends a portion of her time working with institutions for the underprivileged and the intellectually challenged. She is the recipient of the Pride of Uttarakhand Award, the Indian Public Schools Conference Lifetime Achievement Award and the NDTV-Educomp Lifetime Achievement Award.

Jyotsna Brar

Mr. Roderick D. Fraser

EChairman, Round Square International Network of Schools and CEO, RDF Global Education Pty. Ltd.

Mr. Fraser has had an extensive educational career in three States of Australia, as a teacher and in senior administration, including being Principals of two Schools and as a lecturer and tutor at the University of Melbourne and the Melbourne College of Education. He has been extensively involved in governance of the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) as past Chair of the Regional Council – Asia Pacific and a past Member of the IB Heads’ World Council.


Mr. Shomie Ranjan Das

Education Consultant, Former- Headmaster, The Doon School, Mayo College and Lawrence School, Sanawar

With career span of more than 50 years in the field of education, Mr. Das has worn many hats. He has served as the Headmaster of The Doon School, Mayo College, Lawrence School Sanawar and the Head of Physics Department of Gordonstoun School Scotland. Currently an advisor and consultant to multiple schools across the world, Mr. Das was also the tutor to HRH Prince Charles in 1963.

Shomie Ranjan Das

Dr. Sumer Singh

Education Consultant; Former Principal, Daly College, Indore


An alumnus of The Doon School and St. Stephen’s College. He was the Head of Lawrence School, Sanawar, for seven years, served as the Director of the Asian School, Dehradun and served as the Principal of Daly College. He is the former Chairman of IPSC, and served on the Boards of Round Square (UK), Global Connections (Beijing), and AFS (India), and membership of G20 (USA) and World Leading Schools Association (Amsterdam). Speaker at International forums and practicing Consultant, he has been conferred Honorary Doctor of Education by DeMontfort University, England. He has also written 4 books and is currently serving as an advisor to numerous national and international schools.


Dr Sumer Singh - Future 50 Jury Member