Our Team

Our Team

The diverse and experienced team at ARMMAN is dedicated to the ultimate aim of creating a world where every mother is empowered and every child is healthy.

Dr. Aparna Hegde

Urogynecologist, Researcher, Social Entrepreneur, Founder and Managing Trustee, ARMMAN

Dr. Aparna Hegde is the Founder, Chairperson and Managing Trustee of ARMMAN. During her medical residency, Dr. Hegde witnessed closely how pervasive systemic problems let to preventable maternal and child mortality and morbidity. Unable to tolerate the status quo, she founded ARMMAN while completing her medical training in the US.
Dr. Hegde is an internationally renowned Urogynecologist. She is Associate Professor (Hon) of Urogynecology and is setting up the upcoming Department of Urogynecology at Cama Hospital, Grant Medical College, Mumbai, India’s first comprehensive Center of Excellence in the field. She is also the Founder and Director of the Center for Urogynecology and Pelvic Health, Delhi and Consultant Urogynecologist at Global Hospital, Surya Hospital and Women’s Hospital, Mumbai. Read More



Ramesh Padmanabhan

Chief Executive Officer


Carlyle Pereira

Chief Program Officer


Kohinoor Mitra

Chief Financial Officer


Swati Saxena

Director – Resource Mobilization, Communication & New Initiatives


Dr. Rajnish Gourh

Director –
Operations & Monitoring


Neha Madhiwalla

Head – Research


Usha Varma

Head – Finance


George John

Deputy Director –
HR and Administration

Kumar Madhu Sudan

Kumar Madhu Sudan

Project Director – Kilkari and Mobile Academy


Suresh Chaudhary

Senior Consultant – IT