The Vandrevala Foundation
is a non-profit that partners with
organisations to help communities thrive by providing education and healthcare.

We also operate a Mental Health Helpline in India that provides free psychological counselling and crisis intervention. Since inception, our team has had 10 lakh (1 million) interactions, helping improve and save lives.

The Cyrus and Priya Vandrevala Foundation
is a non-profit that partners with
organisations to help communities thrive by
providing education and healthcare.

We also operate a Mental Health Helpline in India
that provides free psychological counselling and
crisis intervention.

Our Helpline team has responded to nearly
10 lakh (1 million) conversations to date,
helping improve and save lives.

Our Founders

Priya Hiranandani-Vandrevala and Cyrus Vandrevala founded and fund the Vandrevala Foundation and we have a strong team leading our mental health initiatives in India.

Priya Hiranandani Vandrevala

Priya Hiranandani-Vandrevala

Priya Hiranandani-Vandrevala is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist with business interests in real estate and technology. She is a partner of Intrepid Capital Partners, a global investor focused on private growth equity investments.

In 2011, the World Economic Forum (WEF) named Priya to its Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL). For the WEF’s 2012 annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Priya served as Chairman of the Steering Board of the WEF’s Real Estate Community.

Mrs. Hiranandani-Vandrevala also serves on the board of the American School in London and is a patron of the Elephant Family, whose goal is to halt the massive decline in numbers of the endangered Indian elephant. Priya is a Chartered Accountant and a post-graduate from Mumbai University.

Cyrus Vandrevala

Cyrus Vandrevala

Cyrus Vandrevala is a leading private equity investor who has been a pioneer in investing in private companies by utilising cross-border synergies. Mr. Vandrevala has founded and successfully operated companies in the U.S., Europe, India and the Middle East. He currently serves as Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of Intrepid Capital Partners.

To-date, Mr. Vandrevala through various investment groups has invested in over 100 companies. He received the Global Investor of the Year Award at the 2017 Asian Business Awards. Mr. Vandrevala is also a well-known international philanthropist and is co-founder of the Vandrevala Foundation, improving mental health in India.

Our Team

Dr. Arun John CEO

Dr. Arun John

Chief Executive Officer

Akhilesh Laghate VP Technology

Akhilesh Laghate

Vice President - Technology

Solomon Sunidhar Vice President Operations

Sunidhar Solomon

Vice President - Operations

Vice President - Counseling Team

Dr. Abhay John

Vice President - Counseling Team