We are blessed to have a bunch of highly dedicated and experienced trustees, Alhamdulillah.
Prof. M. Ashraf Ali, current President of LEAD Trust, has decades of teaching experience in Chemistry. He is former Principal, Al Ameen Pre-University College, Bangalore and has co-authored 5 books on Chemistry for 12th std and Degree Students. He is a founder member of Chemistry Teachers Forum of Bangalore University and is actively involved in many social organizations working in the area of education. He is also member, Managing Committee, Crescent Assocition, Bangalore
Mr. Ameen-e-Mudassar, is an Engineering Graduate from PESIT, Bangalore & Certified Counselor from Christ University, Bangalore. He currently runs his own organizations CIGMA India & CIGMA Foundation working in the field of Career Guidance & Counselling. He has conducted over 200 career guidance programs across 25 cities of India reaching more than 60,000 school and college students. He is also President – Movement for Students Welfare Trust (MSWT), Bangalore, Trustee -Danish Educational Trust, Bangalore, Trustee – Life Line Micro Credit Foundation Trust, Bangalore & Member, International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG), Canada. He has also published a book “After SSLC, What Next?” – A Practical guide to career choices after 10th std and a regular speaker on “Study Skills”, “After School/College, What Next?”, “After Engineering, What Next?”, “After Graduation, What Next?” in schools and colleges across India. He is the current Treasurer of LEAD Trust.
Mohammed Ali Shariff completed his MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science with Merit. He also did a graduate certification in Managerial Communication from Harvard University, Cambridge, USA. Prior to that, he did his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). Ali has worked for four years as a Supply Chain Management consultant for Yantra Corporation and worked in their USA, UK and India offices. Currently, he is working as a Management Consultant in the Governance Reforms and Infrastructure Development division on Price-Waterhouse Coopers at Bangalore that provides advisory services to the government.
Ali is actively working with select NGOs in Bangalore to identify and solve problems faced by the downtrodden and oppressed citizens in society, build bridges transcending all communities, as endorsed by the Quran. Some of the key organizations that he’s involved with are Lifeline Micro-credit Foundation (LMFT), Millath Relief Trust (of which he is also the General Secretary) and LEAD Trust. Ali’s interventions have been towards providing inputs to help these organizations improve their efficiency and productivity and help them to analyze and understand their operations better, so that they themselves are empowered with better knowledge to take their work forward. Ali has also conducted various talks and seminars on career guidance to students and on topics of relevance to others.
Riyas Mohammed, is a Relationship Manager with the Dubai office of Infrastructure Corporate Group of IDBI Bank, one of India’s permier Public Sector banks. He is an Electronics Engineer with a PGDBA from SDM-IMD, Mysore. His interest in serving the society drew him to this initiation and he is associated with Lead Trust from the conceptualization stage.
Venkatraman Iyer is also a board member of LEAD Trust. He is very well known in Bangalore for his tireless efforts to uplift the living conditions of the extremely poor and needy people. He worked as a marketing manager with a subsidiary Of UniLever in the Sultanatae Of Oman for about 18 years. Currently, he is the Managing Trustee of an NGO by name Swabhimaan, which works extensively with the Govt. schools in and around Koramangala, Bangalore. Swabhimaan also manages a clinic and a tailoring class for the poor. Venkat also is a central figure in the Lifeline Micro-credit Foundation (LFT) where he volunteers a lot of his time, energy and ideas.
Ahsan Ali has been in the software industry for more than 16 years, most of which was in the US. He returned to India in 2005 to help make a difference, in his, as well as others’ lives. He also volunteers at Lifeline Foundation Trust, a micro-credit organization, which is uplifting the lives over 1300 ladies in various slums of Bangalore.
Tousif Ahmed works for PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt Ltd as a Consultant in its Performance Improvement group. He has done his B.E. from P.E.S.Institute of Technology, Bangalore and he is currently doing his MBA from Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. He is involved in social activities and is associated with Lifeline Microcredit Foundation Trust, which provides micro-credit to poor women in urban slums of bangalore.
Mr Haris N A completed Engineering Degree from Cochin University of science Technology. He has been working in Software field for 6 years. He is very passionate in helping oppressed people in society.
Tanveer Ahmed completed BE ( Civil ) from MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology under Bangalore University. Tanveer has been recruiting and placing several people for various jobs, mainly overseas. He is also involved in several other social welfare activities in Bangalore.