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Board of Trustees


Atul Kulkarni, President

A national award winner renowned professional actor. Concerned with the issue of education out of personal experiences

Nilesh Nimkar, Director

An educationist working for over 20 years in tribal belts of Thane district as an educator and as a teacher educator at State and National level. Has also worked as a training consultant to DPEP (District Primary Education Programme, Government of Maharashtra) and consultant to UNICEF and Sir Ratan Tata Trust

Manoj Karyekar, Trustee

An engineer based in Pune, who has worked for the development of eco-friendly architecture and construction

Aparna Bhole, Trustee

A trained and qualified art teacher managing the pre-school section of A K Joshi English medium school in Thane for the last 10 years and has co-founded the "Thane Study Group"

Kailas Kulkarni, Trustee

A Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary having experience in financial reporting area for more than 18 years. He is working in a renowned Technology company as Vice President –Finance. He is involved in strategic and financial matters of QUEST and gives his expert advice and guidance and oversees internal and statutory audits and reporting

Anuya Mhaiskar, Trustee

Entrepreneur, Film Producer and Kathak dancer

Nitin Nimkar, Trustee

A computer professional and co-founder of "Thane Study Group", he is actively involved in the development of interactive multi-media instructional software programs and QUEST's online courses

Ketan Gala, Trustee

President of Navneet Education Limited; Founder, Leapbridge Education

Dr. Jayashree Shinde, Trustee

Dr Shinde is teaching at the Department of Educational Technology at SNDT University, Mumbai. She has been in the teaching profession for the last 25 years.