Advisory Board


Dr. Pervin Dadachanji

Dr. Pervin Dadachanji is a leading Mumbai based consultant psychiatrist and has received a lot of appreciation for her contribution to society. She has a special interest in child and adolescent psychiatry. She has been in private practice since the past 25 years.


Fiona Aldred

Fiona is an Inspirational Leader, Consultant, Coach & Suicide Prevention Tutor who is passionate about making a difference. Fiona has 35 years’ experience in the third sector and has undertaken innovated work and can claim credit for successfully rolling out Suicide Prevention work in Wales (Positive Choices), Stop Smoking for people with mental health concerns (60% success rate, verified by PHW).


Priya Lobo 

Priya Lobo is CEO of Ormax Compass and is an active representative of ESOMAR India and a Managing Committee Member of the Market Research Society of India. She has been with Ormax for 25+ years, focusing on the art of understanding consumers. Priya is a Mom & Kids expert. A true explorer at heart, she has varied interests ranging from trekking, adventure sports like scuba diving & snorkeling, theatre, poetry, baking, visiting museums and ancient historical sites; and is a self-confessed foodie.  


Dr. Mahesh Balsekar

Dr. Mahesh Balsekar is a consultant paediatrician with 3 decades of experience, with a special interest in newborn care and public health. He is an honorary paediatrician at Breach Candy hospital & Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre


Avinash De Souza

Dr. Avinash De Sousa is a consultant psychiatrist and psychotherapist with a private practice in Mumbai. He has over 300 publications in national and international journals. He is one of the few psychiatrists who in addition to a psychiatry degree has an MBA in Human Resource Development, a Masters in Psychotherapy and Counseling and an MPhil in Psychology. He is also the editor of a journal called Indian Journal of Mental Health