Trustees

Great institutions have great character. mLAC is indeed fortunate to benefit from the confluence of great minds. The trustees of our college bring with them unmatched intellect, perspective and commitment. They play a proactive role in ensuring that best practices are not just discussed but implemented at the grassroots. They are our window to the world. They inspire us with their achievements and exciting ideas. They are:

Prof. Roddam Narasimha, Chairman

He is an aerospace and atmospheric scientist. A Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2013. He was made a Fellow of IISc in its centenary year and is presently DST Year-of-Science Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research.

S. S. Naganand, Vice Chairman

An LLB gold medallist from Renukacharya College of Law, Bangalore University, and a qualified Chartered Accountant with a national gold medal, he was the Vice President of the Commission of Jurists and President of Rotary Club Bangalore. He is a Trustee of Sri Sathya Sai Medical & Sai Media Foundation and Lahiri Advocates Foundation.

K. C. Medapa, Treasurer

A Company Secretary and a Chartered Accountant, he was Company Secretary of Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. He is now a consultant at a CA firm.

S. Krishna Kumar, IAS (Retd.), Trustee

A retired IAS officer of the Karnataka cadre, he was Advisor to the Governor of Karnataka during President’s Rule in 2007-08. He has also undertaken consulting assignments for IMF, World Bank and ILO.

K. Jairaj, IAS (Retd.), Trustee

A retired IAS officer, he was earlier the Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Karnataka. He headed several State Government enterprises. He is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at IIM, Bangalore.

Dr. Geetha Narayanan, Trustee

She has been at the forefront of the developing digital industry in Bangalore. She is the founder and director of Srishti School of Art Design and Technology.

Dr. Jyoti Hosagrahar, Trustee

An architect, planner and historian, she is an expert on Cultural Heritage and Urban Sustainability, at UNESCO. She is a faculty at Columbia University, New York and Director of Sustainable Urbanism International, at Columbia University and Bengaluru.

Dr. T. L. Shantha, Director-cum-Ex-Officio Secretary

She served as the Principal of mLAC for over 30 years until 2007. She held various positions in Principals’ Association. She was a member of Board of Studies and Board of Examiners. She was also an active member of the Task Force to plan and implement the semester system.