Leadership Team

Ramakrishna Reddy - Head of the Institution

Ramakrishna is the founder and the overall head of the school and is primarily responsible for its strategy, philosophy, value system and makes sure learning environment is created in the best possible way every day in every class for every child.

Ramakrishna has done his M.Phil from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi and MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad. He worked with LIC of India for a few years before joining IIM(A). After his MBA, he started an analytics consulting firm in Mumbai and grew it to a leading position in the global analytics space.  He moved back to Hyderabad in early 2009 and has been since involved in establishing and running the school with a lot of passion.

He would like to bring about innovative methodologies in teaching to make learning fun, relevant and impact-full. He wants to keep the broader social perspective alive while running the school as a professional institution.

Pl see the following link to understand more about the philosophy of education of Ramakrishna and that of Manthan School - Youtube video

Shalini C Reddy - Head of Curriculum & Academics

Shalini is a co-founder and leads the curriculum team and is the overall incharge of Academics. Manthan is one of the few schools that has a dedicated curriculum team comprising of teachers experienced in early childhood education and subject specialists.

Manthan believes that education can’t be left to chance and that good teachers can become great teachers when backed with well thought out objectives, detailed lesson plans, ideas for activity and skills based learning, application based continuous assessments and good teachers training.

Shalini takes care of the overall academics that is delivered in the class rooms and keeps a close eye to ensure that the delivery in the class rooms is as per the vision of the school. She is a voracious reader and likes to spend time in class with children teaching them creative writing, developing a love for books and reading.

Shalini has done her MBA from ICFAI Hyderabad and has been working in various retail formats over the last 10 years including Planet M, Bose and FabIndia. She believes that both people and processes are important to achieve organizational excellence.