Country education director, Sodexo India
Where would you place education on your list of national priorities?
Education is as fundamental to life as food, clothing and shelter. Therefore, it should be given equal priority.
Thinker/philosopher you admire the most.
Indian economist and philosopher Dr. Amartya Sen.
Your favourite Nobel laureate.
Global campaigner for education and children’s rights, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi.
Your leadership style.
To lead by example. I believe people are inspired by, and follow a leader’s actions rather than mere words.
Your favourite book on education.
Tom Bentley’s Learning Beyond the Classroom: Education for a Changing World (1998).
Sodexo provides healthy meals and facility management solutions to education institutions in 42 countries including India. What is the USP of Sodexo India?
Sodexo is the only service provider in India with a globally segmented, fully dedicated, education vertical specialising in providing services to education institutions with the aim to transform the quality of campus life. Currently we are campus service partners to 58 premier education institutes, serving 150,000 meals per day and managing over 30 million sq. ft of campus facilities.
What are Sodexo’s future plans in India?
Sodexo Onsite Services India has completed two decades of comprehensive progress to provide more than 100 differentiated professional services to over 550 clients. Sodexo India will keep supporting modern trends in education institutions to provide enchanting experiences to students, faculty and managements.