Michel - Advisor International Relationships

French psychoanalyst, he worked for 15 years in Paris as a practitioner, a searcher and an associate professor in a French university, devoted his first work to palliative care. He studied recently International Public Law, and projects to find articulation between psychoanalytical concepts and international negotiations and/or strategic intelligence.
He implemented the first Ethics Office at the French Red Cross (with worldwide implications).

Srivatsa - Member - Governing Council

A Tech Entrepreneur for the last 18 years with an overall experience of 24 years in Information Technology Industry. Has worked extensively in the space of IT product Distribution, IT Consultancy, Information Security Services, Outsourced product Development Services and Bespoke Software Development. Srivatsa has deep expertise in Databases, Networks and Information Security remains his passion. Srivatsa is a Six Sigma Black Belt. He is also certified as Lead Auditor for ISO 27001 by the British Standards Institution (BSI).
Srivatsa is also Founder Trustee and President of a Public Charitable Trust, Vivekananda Vyaktitva Vikasana Kendra. The Trust is setup for the purpose of construction of a grand memorial to Swami Vivekananda, spreading his message and for undertaking other charitable activities focused on weaker sections of the Society. Srivatsa has keen interest in Organic farming.
He is passionate and committed to the protection of Indigenous Cows of India.

Rev. Fr. Jesudoss Rajamanickam - Associate Director Finance, St.John’s National Academy of Health Sciences

Qualification : B.A.- Philosophy in Arulanandar College in Karumathur, Christ Hall Seminary B.Th- Papal Seminary, Pune M.Th.- (Licentiate) in Radbound University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Experience : Financial Administrator in St. Paul’s Seminary, Trichy Instructor for ‘Contemporary Challenges and Pastoral Management’ for the theology students Diocesan coordinator of the Prison Ministry India, Trichy Parish Priest for six years in Vlijmen, the Netherlands.

Rev.Fr.Duming Dias - Associate Director, St.John’s National Academy of Health Sciences

Qualification : M.A. in English (1992) , M.ED, (2001) and M.B.A with HR Specialization (2011) Bachelor of Theology (Urbania University, Rome) Ecclesiastical studies – Bachelor of Philosophy from St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bengaluru.
Experience : Director for Sahodya, S.C.C. Commission of the Diocese (2012-2014) and served as the Co-ordinator of Pastoral Commissions of the Diocese (2012-2014). Director for Subodha, Diocesan Biblical, Catechetical and Liturgical Commission (2000-2012). Principal of Sacred Heart P.U. College, Shimoga for 10 years (2002-2012). In his Pastoral Ministry, he served as a Parish Priest at St. Francis Xavier Chruch, Kable (1992-2002) and Mary Immaculate Church, New Town, Bhadravathi (2002-2007).

Rajesh Kumar G – Financial Advisor , Kickstart Foundation

A finance professional, who has worked with the poorest people to enable job creation and employability training in the rural districts of Karnataka. He is learned person in history, sociology, yoga, and culture of India, which help him to be a teacher for many street children. He is mentor and guide to many orphans. He also is the Head of Finance of Atmosphere Training and Consulting. .


The Kickstart Foundation is fortunate to have some very talented people working full-time on behalf of the Kickstart community. Below is the list of our staff.

Satya Narayan – President, Kickstart Foundation

30 + years experience as a newspaper journalist and Editor with Gulf News, and also was with leading newspapers in India.
He has credit of interviewing the greatest footballers in the world – Pele, Maradona, Ronaldo, to name a few, and leading global sports personalities.
He is does many global publications with leading newspapers.
He’s co-authored many journals and books.
He has contributed to developing many state and national level footballers from the underprivileged sections of society.

View Profile

Anitha Rao Konnur – General Secretary , Kickstart Foundation

Having specialized in Psychology in her degree and an MBA, she is the one who keeps a cool head in times of crises.
Having worked wih HSBC and IBM Denmark, she brings to the table, her exposure to working with people from many different cultures and backgrounds.
Lived in Scandinavia and the US for 10 years.
Continues to work with the underprivileged section of society by being involved with many charities that deal with kids with Cerebral Palsy, HIV, Autism etc and also with abandoned and abused women in and around Bangalore area with her Expat Women’s network.
Impacting the lives of the less fortunate positively is something that’s close to her heart.

Peter Van De Moesdijk - International Partnerships

A veteran educationist, Eindhoven, city of PSV Holland.
He has been the Director of Education for highly reputed school in Holland.
He started his career as a teacher in the year 1972
Has over 43 years of experience across various domains in the field of education and has left a legacy of institutions of high repute.
Has an art of spotting young football  talents and creating a road map for success.

Girish KJ – Strategist

Graduate in Science Ex National Head of Wizcraft
MD, KOLOT Media and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd in India from Bangalore.
  • 20 years Experience in Events
  • Activations
  • TV shows
  • Talent management
  • Conceptualised, Planned and delivered projects across India and the World.