Team Mantrana

Team Mantrana(TM) comprises a group of accomplished behavioral scientists, reputed experts and top HR practitioners from leading business houses of India. There are many, who are not even listed here for strategic reasons, but have continued to guide the team.

Action evolves from words, and words are guided by thoughts. Mantrana’s structure follows the same flow. There is a Guru Mandal, a distinguished congregation of thought leaders and practitioner saints who inspire and advise what direction Mantrana should take.

Guru Mandal comprises the following:

  • Professor (Dr.) R C Tripathi is the Leader of Team Mantrana. A brilliant behavioral scientist, Prof Tripathi is Ph.D. from University of Michigan, USA, and ex-Director, G B Pant Institute of Social Sciences, Allahabad, India. He was Head of Department of Psychology, Center of Advanced Studies at University of Allahabad for more than two decades. A prolific writer and researcher, Prof Tripathi has made seminal contributions to study of human behavior.
  • Mr. H N Arora is organization change specialist. He retired as Group Corporate Head HR & IR, Escorts Group after having held top positions in Bhilwara group, Reliance, Indian Rayon, etc. He is a strong believer and practitioner of value-based leadership.
  • Professor (Dr) Anand Prakash is currently a Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Delhi. Professor Anand Prakash is also past President of National Psychological Association: a unique and dedicated group of behavioral scientists of India. He has wide ranging interests, sweeping across the whole spectrum of human attitude, perception and behavior. Professor Anand Prakash is a highly sought after management educator, advisor and consultant to a large number of corporate houses in India. He acquired his Ph.D. from University of Allahabad.
  • Professor Yogananda Sinha aka Raghoo Sinha is a maverick teacher, researcher and post-modernist thinker. Raghoo was associated with Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad. Raghoo has keen interest in HRD, Social Ills, Educational Processes, and religio-psycho philosophy. A brilliant teacher and a powerful public speaker, Raghoo is a genuine student of that ubiquitous phenomenon called life.
  • Mallika Shankarnarayanan worked as the Strategic Planner in Leo Burnett(India),Ogilvy & Mather (India) & J. Walter Thompson (Singapore). She has conducted workshops and training programs in Singapore for entities like Ngee Ann Polytechnic; MindShare; Singapore Civil Defense Force; Standard Chartered, Interdiam, etc. A psychology postgraduate from Delhi University and MPSW from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mallika is both a master and a student in understanding human and social ‘psyche’, and creating an engaging, empathetic & efficient language.

Rajan Sinha, CEO, Mantrana Consulting gives words and shape to their dreams. A former Head, Human Resource with Denso India, a Japanese TNC. Rajan has earlier been with Escorts Group including Escorts Heart Institute, HMT, and HZL etc. Rajan is an advisor, trainer and coach to many corporates and NGOs. He is associate member of International Positive Psychology Association and a certified assessor of 16PF, DISC, FACET 5, FIRO-B, SOSIE, etc. His interpretations of psychometric scores are very often a great source of insights and self-exploration in his corporate training programs.

Action Team
Following Team members are part of the core team:

  • Lila Andrea Chaudhuri is Director-Recruitment Practice. She is internationally accredited Certified Recruitment Analyst & has over a decade of experience, primarily in sourcing with leading organizations and search firms.
  • Anil Joshi is a Senior Consultant and sourcing partner. He has over two decades of experience as HR practitioner and recruitment consultant.
  • S K Sinha is Director. He has a lifetime of experience in HR and sourcing.
  • Shweta Prasad is Consultant. A Masters in management and a counsellor by training, she has rich experience in HR in retail and IT industry.

Some Team Members – Past and Present