Our Team

Management

Tobby Simon Founder and President

Tobby has over thirty years of multi-disciplinary expertise in health care, pandemics, cyber security, aerospace, energy, supply chain risk management and strategic consulting. He has been an advisor to a number of international organizations including Medicines Sans Frontier (Nobel Prize 2000), The World Health Organization, AEDES – The European union and The World Congress on Information and Communication Technology

He has successfully incubated two new technologies in the health care sector & co. invested and served on the board of a mid-sized    Indian   pharmaceutical company that received   the  US FDA approval for Ophthalmic and Injectable. .  He last worked in the industry as the President of a French health care conglomerate, heading its operation in Asia. He subsequently provided advisory service for some of the largest global companies in aerospace, energy, retail, cyber and critical infrastructure

Tobby is a commissioner to the Global Commission on Internet Governance and a member of the Tri Lateral Commission. His report on the Deep and the Dark web, co-authored with Hon Sec Michael Chertoff, the former US Home Land Security Chief was awarded as the 12th best policy report to governments by a think tank in 2016. He served for a number of years on the advisory board of the Centre of New American Security, the international Council of the Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs at the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. 

Tobby is a University topper and a special invitee of the Indian Prime Minister in 1998. He has a post graduate degree in Management, a graduate of the Harvard Business School and a Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

Tobby Simon

Founder and President

Tobby has over thirty years of multi-disciplinary expertise in health care, pandemics, cyber security, aerospace, energy, supply chain risk management and strategic consulting. He has been an advisor to a number of international organizations including Medicines Sans Frontier (Nobel Prize 2000), The World Health Organization, AEDES – The European union and The World Congress on Information and Communication Technology

He has successfully incubated two new technologies in the health care sector & co. invested and served on the board of a mid-sized    Indian   pharmaceutical company that received   the  US FDA approval for Ophthalmic and Injectable. .  He last worked in the industry as the President of a French health care conglomerate, heading its operation in Asia. He subsequently provided advisory service for some of the largest global companies in aerospace, energy, retail, cyber and critical infrastructure

Tobby is a commissioner to the Global Commission on Internet Governance and a member of the Tri Lateral Commission. His report on the Deep and the Dark web, co-authored with Hon Sec Michael Chertoff, the former US Home Land Security Chief was awarded as the 12th best policy report to governments by a think tank in 2016. He served for a number of years on the advisory board of the Centre of New American Security, the international Council of the Belfer Centre for Science and International Affairs at the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. 

Tobby is a University topper and a special invitee of the Indian Prime Minister in 1998. He has a post graduate degree in Management, a graduate of the Harvard Business School and a Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 

Maj.-Gen. Moni Chandi Chief Strategic Officer

Moni is a retired Indian Army officer, who brings to the foundation skills of a soldier, an engineer, a counter–terrorist commando, a UN peacekeeper and a security professional. A former Major General and Inspector General of the elite National Security Guard, he is an enthusiastic analyst, an articulate speaker and a prolific writer.

Maj.-Gen. Moni Chandi

Chief Strategic Officer

Moni is a retired Indian Army officer, who brings to the foundation skills of a soldier, an engineer, a counter–terrorist commando, a UN peacekeeper and a security professional. A former Major General and Inspector General of the elite National Security Guard, he is an enthusiastic analyst, an articulate speaker and a prolific writer.

Ms. Sambratha Shetty Project Director

Sambratha is an Engineer with Masters in Science from the University of Greenwich, UK. At Synergia, she heads the Pharma and affordable healthcare research. Previously, she has worked with the National Health Services, UK. Sambratha also works both in areas of traditional and non-traditional security including Public Health Care, Women Security International Affairs, & Strategic Technologies.

Ms. Sambratha Shetty

Project Director

Sambratha is an Engineer with Masters in Science from the University of Greenwich, UK. At Synergia, she heads the Pharma and affordable healthcare research. Previously, she has worked with the National Health Services, UK. Sambratha also works both in areas of traditional and non-traditional security including Public Health Care, Women Security International Affairs, & Strategic Technologies.

Research Associates

Christina George Research Analyst

Graduate in Finance and currently pursuing her ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), UK. She has worked earlier in the Middle East.

Christina George

Research Analyst

Graduate in Finance and currently pursuing her ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), UK. She has worked earlier in the Middle East.

Karun Gopal Research Analyst

Graduate in Philosophy, Sociology and Politics from the National University of Ireland and focuses on geo-political strategies. He has worked both in theatre and think tanks.

Karun Gopal

Research Analyst

Graduate in Philosophy, Sociology and Politics from the National University of Ireland and focuses on geo-political strategies. He has worked both in theatre and think tanks.

Adam Joseph Research Analyst

Adam graduated with a degree in Organizational Behaviour from Harvard College (Fulbright Scholar). He wrote a summa cum laude thesis entitled, "Hacking for Higher Purpose: The Rise of the Hackathon Movement.". Previously, Adam served on the Board of Directors for Common Ground, a large mental health agency headquartered near his hometown of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Adam Joseph

Research Analyst

Adam graduated with a degree in Organizational Behaviour from Harvard College (Fulbright Scholar). He wrote a summa cum laude thesis entitled, "Hacking for Higher Purpose: The Rise of the Hackathon Movement.". Previously, Adam served on the Board of Directors for Common Ground, a large mental health agency headquartered near his hometown of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

Dr. Vaibhav Khare Scientist

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from CSIR- Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, M. Pharm. (Gold Medallist) from Guru Ghasidas Central University. He has worked at Keele University, UK. Currently working on drug development and Nano based platform technologies.

Dr. Vaibhav Khare

Scientist

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from CSIR- Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, M. Pharm. (Gold Medallist) from Guru Ghasidas Central University. He has worked at Keele University, UK. Currently working on drug development and Nano based platform technologies.

Divya Narayanan Research Analyst

Post Graduate in Journalism. She has worked with The Hindu, Times of India and NDTV.

Divya Narayanan

Research Analyst

Post Graduate in Journalism. She has worked with The Hindu, Times of India and NDTV.

Dr. Ramana Reddy Scientist

Doctorate in Chemistry from the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR). He is currently working on drug development and Nano based platform technologies.

Dr. Ramana Reddy

Scientist

Doctorate in Chemistry from the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR). He is currently working on drug development and Nano based platform technologies.

Sangeeth Varghese Research Analyst

Sangeeth is a globally acknowledged management thinker, MSc from London School of Economics and leadership & public policy course from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is a personal advisor for 3 prime ministers of the world. Varghese is an ambassador for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, he has consulted for nations from Africa and Asia, institutions like UNO, World Bank, ADB and Fortune 500 corporations like Microsoft, Intel, Unilever, and Coca-Cola.

Sangeeth Varghese

Research Analyst

Sangeeth is a globally acknowledged management thinker, MSc from London School of Economics and leadership & public policy course from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is a personal advisor for 3 prime ministers of the world. Varghese is an ambassador for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, he has consulted for nations from Africa and Asia, institutions like UNO, World Bank, ADB and Fortune 500 corporations like Microsoft, Intel, Unilever, and Coca-Cola.