Advisory Committee

Dr.Philip Ph.D. Armstrong is a world-renowned presenter, educator, and leader in the mental health community. He is also well known for his work as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Counselling Association and as the Secretary-General of Asia Pacific Confederation of Counsellors. His expertise in Supervision has been recognized throughout the Asia Pacific Rim theatre where many peak bodies have adopted his RISE UP model as their preferred program

In Australia, Dr. Armstrong’s supervision training program is undertaken by psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors, social workers, welfare workers, general practitioners, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists. Dr. Armstrong’s textbook “The Practice of Counselling and Clinical Supervision” is the highest selling supervision text in the Asia Pacific. Philip has also published a textbook on counselling and a best-selling text on marketing for Private Practitioners. Dr. Armstrong is also sought after by many professional bodies for consultancy work in developing mental health services and establishing counselling services. Dr. Armstrong is also the recipient of the Defence Force Medal, Defence Force Service Medal and Australian Service Medal (SE Asia bar) from his time in the Australian Army.

Mr.Ganesh Nerur has had over 37 years of corporate experience having worked in the Banking and IT industries extensively. He has travelled widely and handled clients across the world. He has managed large teams and has mentored employees across cadres. He is also a qualified Applied Psychologist.

He is an avid reader, blogger, sports enthusiast and studying human behaviour is his passion. He currently enjoys his retirement

Commodore M.T.Ramesh (Retd) was commissioned in the Indian Navy on 16 Feb 1987 on completion of M.Sc from Madras University.  He has been awarded with Commendation by Chief of Army Staff, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (Southern Naval Command) and Chairman, Chief of Staff Committee (HQ IDS) for his meritorious service.An able administrator and a dynamic leader evinces keen interest in broadening the horizon of his knowledge in the field of Psychology resulting pursuant of research study in selection of Psychological Correlates of Sub-optimal performance at Services Selection Boards in Department of Defence and Strategic Studies in University of Madras. He is a keen golfer, horse rider, trekker, enjoys playing squash and doing yoga.

Dr.Anirudh Rajkumar

MBBS 2005-2011 SRMC, Chennai

DNB general surgery 2013-2016 Billroth Hospitals, Chennai

MRCS April 2014. One of the youngest members of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Have worked with Prof J.S Rajkumar for nearly 6 years now.

An advanced laparoscopic surgeon with a large volume of Upper Gastrointestinal surgeries, Obesity and metabolic surgeries, general laparoscopic surgeries such as Cholecystectomy, appendectomy, hernia repairs, adhesion release and also abdominal Cancer surgeries. One of the youngest advanced laparoscopic surgeons in the world, having done over 2000 laparoscopic surgeries before the age of 30 years. One of the faculty in an advanced laparoscopic surgery training program called MISTI, having trained over 300 surgeons and gynecologists. Have over 20 publications in scientific research journals in surgery.

Also a part-time playback singer, and a fitness enthusiast.