A self-motivated, dynamic, confident person and a man who distinguishes himself by ‘thinking outside the boundaries’, N. K. Ramachandran Menon is the Chairman of Bhavans Kendras and Schools in Kuwait, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Oman.
Having played various roles as a thought leader, a keen analyst, a thorough administrator, Mr. Ramachandran Menon is spearheading Bhavan’s Middle East expansion in Education and ICT. As a man of principles and values, Mr. Ramachandran Menon shows exemplary enthusiasm to be innovative in providing value based quality education. His visions, ideals, and experience are the real prime movers of IES and other Bhavans Kendras in Middle East.
Mr. Sooraj Ramachandran is spearheading the group’s Middle East expansion and initiatives of the group, especially initiatives to launch pre schools which will function as feeder schools to all the Bhavans schools in the Middle East in the future as well as initiatives to start programmes for student training for distance and higher education, professional courses and special education. Programmes for teacher training are also part of future plans. A Chartered Accountant by profession with his practice based out of India, Mr. Sooraj did his initial six years of schooling in Indian School Kuwait and the later six years in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Elamakara in Cochin, Kerala. Mr. Sooraj, who is an avid reader and a sports enthusiast, has represented his school and college teams in Cricket, Football and various Track and Field events. Presently, Mr. Sooraj stays in Abu Dhabi with his wife, Dr. Vineetha and two children.
Ms. Divya Rajesh Ramachandran
Ms. Divya Rajesh Ramachandran is a Chartered Accountant by profession with 15+ years of qualified experience. She is a senior partner in a well-established firm based in Cochin with Branches in Kollam, Trivandrum, Bangalore, and Chennai. She did her schooling in Indian School Kuwait till Standard VIII and then moved on to Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Elamakkkara, Cochin for the Secondary and Senior Secondary schooling. She is married to Rajesh Ramachandran who is also a practicing chartered accountant and the founder partner of the firm she practices in. They have 3 children, one pursuing graduation in Pune and the other two studying in Al Ain. She is an avid reader and music enthusiast and pursues dance, photography, and writing when time permits.