Dharma Life’s co-founders and advisory council members are experts in their own ﬁelds, drawn together with a common purpose to alleviate poverty in rural India by inspiring collective participation in individuals and communities for their inclusive progress whilst retaining the self-sustain- ability of the Dharma Life Entrepreneur model.
As the founder of Dharma Life Foundation and Managing Director of it’s for proﬁt entity Gajam India Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Gaurav Mehta leads the team at Dharma Life from the front. It is indeed Mr. Mehta’s vision of inclusive progress for rural India that percolates through the entire organization. He handles the crucial task of ensuring the self-sufficiency of Dharma Life through its commercial entity Gajam India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Lucio Baron supports Dharma Life on strategy. He is a McKinsey consultant specializing in sales force size and structure strategy. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the London Business School.
AMr. Nicolas B. Leschke works as a strategy coach for young Entrepreneurs. For the past 7 years, Mr. Leschke has focused his efforts on entrepreneurship. He worked as Business Development Director for Entrepreneurs’ Organization in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. During that period he established the Accelerator Program in Germany, a catalyst for young.
Mr. Siddharth Mathur supports Dharma Life on Product Strategy. He is currently working with Mattel as Senior Vice President. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Admin- istration (MBA) from the London Business School.
Mr. Agarwal is currently leading the Business Development of Sterlite Technologies. In his current role, he evaluates new business avenues, which have synergies with current manufacturing operations. Prior to Sterlite Technologies, Mr. Agarwal worked as an Analyst in the Investment Banking division of Deutsche Bank (London). He played a significant role
Mr. Rahul Kapoor supports Dharma Life on Product Strategy. He is currently working with Cordis for EMEA. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the London Business School and an Engineering Degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.
Mr. Vivek Makhija supports the Sales Division at Dharma Life. He has a rich experience of the working in the consumer goods sector; having worked with Cadbury. He is currently working with the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Makhija holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the London Business School.
Mr. John Reade supports Dharma Life’s energy product portfolio and supply chain development. He has worked as a strategy consultant for Samsung Corporation with a focus on consumer products. He has developed the Whirlpool Corporation’s strategy around Smart Grid, which was awarded the US Department of Energy Smart Grid grant of$40m. At General Electric, he developed high efficiency lighting solutions.
Ms. Davis advises Dharma Life on marketing-related issues. In addition she mentors female entrepreneurs through the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and future social enterprise leaders through the On Purpose Program in UK.
Dynamic, result-oriented talent acquisition leader with matured people skills and an inner orientation towards principles of fair play while matching business priorities and individual aspirations.
Ms. Renu is a senior legal counsellor actively involved in auditing and advising corporates, NGOs and MSMEs. She also holds a passion for development projects specially for providing education for the underprivileged children and has been supporting the cause through credible NGOS and Trusts in India. For over 15 years she has also been participating in international forums, such as the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland & India Economic Summits in New Delhi.