Governing Council Members

Mr. Sam G. Pitroda
Chairman, Telecom Engineer, Inventor & Entrepreneur
Dr. Kamaljit Bawa
Conservation Biologist, Distinguished Professor, University of Massachusetes, USA
Dr. Gerard C. Bodeker
Professor, Public Health Policy Oxford University, UK
Dr. M.S. Valiathan
Honorary Advisor,Manipal Academy of Higher Education,
Madhav Nagar, Manipal-576119
Dr. Ashwini Mathur
Reputed Bio-statistician,
Novartis, Hyderabad
Dr. AV Balasubramanian
Director of “Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems”, Chennai
Dr Ashok Jhunjhunwala
Prof. & Head of Department, Electrical Engineering, IIT, Chennai.
Prof. K.R.S Murthy
Former Director, Indian Institute of Management, Bengaluru
Prof. Ranjit Roy Chaudhury
Emeritus Professor, Clinical pharmacology, National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi (Former Regional Director, World Health Organization, Burma)
Ms. Indu Capoor
Director, Chetna
Mrs. Bhargavi Amma
Sanskrit Scholar
Mr. A.N. Singh
Representative of Sir Dorabji Tata Trust
Mr. Sanjiv Phansalkar
Program Coordinator, Tata Trust
Dr.Bhushan Patwardhan
Vice Chancellor, Symbiosis University, Pune
Dr Padma Venkat
Director & Co-ordinator (Lab),
I-AIM, Bengaluru
Mr. D K Ved
Advisor, I-AIM, Bengaluru
Darshan Shankar
Vice chairman, I-AIM, Bengaluru


Dr. Ashwini Mathur

Dr. Ashwini Mathur is currently India Operations Head, Integrated Information Sciences, India for Novartis Healthcare Private Limited based in Hyderabad heading up a team of close to 90 programmers, statisticians and scientists reporting Novartis global clinical trials.

Ashwini has a PhD in Biostatistics from University of California, Berkeley, USA. He has several publications on collaborative medical research, book chapters and invited presentations. He is Secretary for International Biometrics Society and a member of DIA and ISCR. He is Adjunct Faculty at Institute of Applied Biology and Bioinformatics, Bengaluru and Indian Institute of Ayurvedic and Integrative Medicine, Bengaluru. He is one of the founding members of the “Indian Association for Statistics in Clinical Trials”.