School Advisory Committee (SAC)

The formal responsibility of managing ISH lies with the Director General of ICRISAT. ICRISAT has established an Advisory Committee to help evolve the strategy, define the policy guidelines and operational framework for ISH in collaboration with the Principal and also support the Principal in managing the school.

The Advisory Committee consists of five members.The composition of the Committee is as follows:

  • One member appointed by the Director General of ICRISAT as a management representative.
  • Two  members are ICRISAT parent representatives.
  • Two members are selected  by the Board from the ISH parent community.

The School’s Charter, the School’s Philosophy, the Advisory Board and the rules and regulations of ICRISAT guide the running of the school.


Remko Vochteloo

Remko Vochteloo
ISH Advisory Committee
Member since 2016

Remko holds an Executive MBA degree from Business School Lausanne and is the current Country Leader and Director of Operations for Deloitte Netherlands in India. Before joining Deloitte he was the CFO of Andersen Netherlands and was part of the Board of MZH Foundation, a group of five Montessori schools. Remko is passionate about development work in Asia, he has worked in the field of sustainable forest management in Indonesia, as an English teacher in Cambodia and founded a non-profit organization to support unprivileged children in Cambodia. Remko’s children have attended ISH for the last six years.

Roger Grobler
Roger Grobler
ISH Advisory Committee
Member since 2016

Current activities
•Managing Director of Quantium in India, a big data analytics consulting firm
•Chairman of GluePlus Innotech, a mobile based development company in Hyderabad
•Non-executive director of Discovery Insure (South Africa), Dia Vikas Capital (Delhi)
•Trustee of the My Choices Foundation
•CEO and founder of Real Insurance in Australia
Professional experience
•Trained in actuarial science and investment analysis
•Investment banker in South Africa
•Started Real Insurance in Australia and served as CEO for 7 years
•Started two companies in India
•Masters degree in Actuarial Science
•Chartered Financial Analyst
Personal details
•Husband to a superhero, and father to three amazing ISH children
•Loves travelling, mountain-biking, skiing, reading, learning and faith-based leadership
•Living and working in India indefinitely

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SS Sharat Kumar

ISH Advisory Committee
Member since 2016

Sharat comes with a vast experience in the field of Human Resource &
Operations of over 25 years across South Asia, South East Asia, and the Middle East. Following his post graduation from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Sharat has worked in various capacities in the HR and administration domain across the industry ranging from FMCG, IT to non profit organizations. Currently at ICRISAT, he heads the Human Resources & Operations.

During his leisure, Sharat can be found enjoying photography and adventure sports.