ISHP Board

Ramesh Bhat – (Chairman)

Ramesh Bhat is a Research Fellow (Harward), Ph.D and an M.Phil. He is an Alumnus of Harvard University and University of Delhi, Professor at IIM, Ahmedabad, is on the Board of ITI Ltd., a Board Member of BEML and an Advisor to the Ministry of HRD. He specialises in the field of Teaching, Research and Consulting in Corporate Finance. He has more than 30 years of experience.

Dr. Anuradha Khairnar – (Director)

Dr. Anuradha Khairnar is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) of the United Kingdom (UK) and holds a Diploma of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (DFSRH). She has over 20 years of work experience in healthcare. She has worked with the National Health Services (NHS) in the UK in primary care and acute hospital Trusts. She has been one of the managing partners of a group medical practice where she managed large clinical and administrative teams. She has significant experience in competitive bidding, strategic planning and implementation of health projects. She has also been involved in successful mergers and acquisitions of GP practices in the UK. Prior to her stint abroad, she has worked in India in various national health programmes and state-sponsored health initiatives. She has worked extensively at the grass root level. Anuradha’s areas of interest include working towards equitable healthcare, designing and implementing innovative healthcare models, and skill development in health.

Bhaskar Natarajan – (Director)

Bhaskar is an Engineer by profession and holds a BE degree from the University of Bombay & MS from University of Cincinnati. He has extensive experience in technology and telecom systems. He has been instrumental in the development of the automated call management system at the tele-medicine centres of ISHP. He has over 17 years of comprehensive telecom and software development experience covering a wide array of industries including manufacturing, insurance, finance, telecommunications, travel, health care, commodities and mobile computing. He has 7 years of work experience in one of the largest software companies in the USA (Computer Sciences Corporation).

Pankaj Agarwal – (Director)

Pankaj holds B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi and M.Eng. from the National University of Singapore. He has over 17 years of international experience (USA, Singapore, India) across functional domains that include IT, Software Development & Digital Marketing. He had set up technology ventures in Singapore and has significant consulting experience with start-ups and big conglomerates.

Sunil Khairnar – (Board Member)

Sunil Khairnar has been working in the agribusiness and development sector in India for more than 20 years. He is a B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering and a Management Post Graduate from IIM Ahmedabad.

Sunil has also conceptualized and founded various organizations & social ventures that include Indian Society of Agribusiness Professionals (, Indian Agribusiness Systems Pvt. Ltd. (, Indian Society of Healthcare Professionals (

Sunil was also associated earlier as Director with private entities like National Bulk Handling Corporation(, Mission Biofuels and was elected to board of Directors of International Food and Agribusiness Management Association for 2010-11.