Inducted into The Earth Trust by Vanya Orr, the Founder of Earth Trust herself,Malathi is the oldest Board member.She has been a Trustee for 2 years and Managing Trustee for over a decade. She has seen Earth Trust through It's nascent stage, its growth pains and evolution over the last decade to where it is poised now to take off into the next decade.A senior –citizen, she carries her years lightly. Her basic degree is in Mathematics.She is a founder member of Natpu in Chennai, which promotes and supports girl's education post schooling. She volunteers for a charity clinic in Coonoor run by The University Women’s Association (UWA) of Coonoor.Currently she is the Honorary Secretary of UWA Her passion - The Earth Trust, her core competence- holding Vanya's vision, always being available, open to new ideas within the ambit of ET vision and ready for the next leap forward. Deep awareness of our connection to the Universal scheme of things is her guiding philosophy.
A HR professional by qualification, Kannan is an entrepreneur by heart and instinct.An alumnus of XLRI (Batch of 1982), Kannan has had his grounding with organisations like Blow Past, Crompton Greaves, Hindustan Lever and the Murugappa Group.
Post a professional qualification in Human Resources management from Tata Institute of Social Sciences,Ram Kumar commenced his career with Hindustan Unilever and held leadership positions with CitiBank,ANZ and HSBC Group to name a few.Over a 30+years in the corporate sector,Ram Kumar has gained considerable experience in multiple roles across India,USA,the UK and South East Asia.An avid fan of cricket and football,Ram Kumar supports wildlife conservation efforts and enjoys travelling and reading.
Nimmi John is a nutritionist with experience in research, teaching, clinical practice and community work. She spent 30 years educating people on sensible eating ,till she discovered that the food available to the most sensible eater has alarming amounts of chemical toxins used in agriculture and processing.Nimmi was born and raisedin the Nilgiri hills. After years of treading the city path, she finally returned to the home of her childhood to ‘give back’. The natural choice was to combine her training in food and nutrition with organic farming skills to make safe food available to more people.She is a trained copy editor and has been involved in the making of 3 books as compiler, scientific editor and illustrator. She enjoys creating treasure from trash.Travel, interior design, art, architectural and furniture restoration are her hobbies.She co-ordinates the Earth Trust projects .