MANAB BOSE is CEO and Director of Sukrut since 2008. He also co-founded Parikrma Humanity Foundation, a mainstream ICSE/ISC school for 1300 underserved children in Bangalore. He is an organizational consultant and practising psychoanalytical psycho-therapist and heads a consulting firm located out of Bangalore and Mumbai. Manab pioneered the annual Inward Change Conference (ICC) as well as the bi-annual India International Group Relations Conference (GRC).
Prior to reengineering himself for a career in education and psychotherapy starting 2002, he was member of GE’s country-management team in India for a decade in the 90s. He was the first Asian to be involved with GE Crotonville and was selected by Jack Welch in 1995 to attend the prestigious Global Business Managers Course in Latin America. Manab left GE to join the Tata Group in 2000, reporting to Ratan Tata. As Director of Human Resources in the apex Group Executive Office, he worked closely with the major Tata business CEO’s and their HR Heads. Prior to GE, he was Personnel Director with Colgate Palmolive India and Chief of Management Development with Bharat Petroleum in the 80s.
Manab was an active member of All India Board of Management Studies, AICTE, Ministry of HRD, GoI from 2003 to 2006 and was a member of the sub-committee to recommend a model curriculum for business schools in India. His last stint in education was with National Institute of Design (NID) as Academic Administrator for over 2 years, prior to which he taught English at Ramakrishna Mission College, Belur, West Bengal and at Sherwood College, Nainital. Manab holds a Post-Graduate degree in English Literature from Jadavpur University, Calcutta . He also received extensive in-company training in Strategy and Leadership at University of Leeds, UK and at University of Michigan, USA.