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"All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power; The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small; The bee fertilizes the flower it robs; When it is dark enough, you can see the stars"

..... Charles A. Beard
Mr. V.M. Ramalingam

The Academy is privileged to receive the contribution and support of several distinguished members on its Advisory Board. These scholars also participate in the Academy's programs as Visiting Faculty.

The Board presently comprises of the following members:

Mr. V.M. Ramalingam

Mr. V.M.Ramalingam(Ram) is a renowned human process and change facilitator, coach and trainer with 36 years of prior managerial experience in organizations covering the domains of Manufacturing, Banking, Finance, Marketing, HRD and OD. He has qualified from the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioural Sciences, USA in the domain of Appreciative Inquiry and Whole System Change.

A management graduate from Madras University (1964), Ram is a Professional Member and former Dean (Professional Development) of the Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science (ISABS).A qualified facilitator of Human Process Laboratories (T-Groups), Ram has also functioned as India Director of the Tavistock Institute’s Group Relations Conferences. He is also on the Governing Council of Bion Institute, India, and is an Associate Member of the A.K. Rice Institute (USA).

Ram holds tremendous expertise in administering and interpreting the MBTI and FIRO-B psychological instruments. He has facilitated Organization Development and Change initiatives as well as Assessment / DevelopmentCentresfor numerous corporate, government and social sector organizations over a distinguished career spanning nearly five decades.