Neha Chheda

Director at Adhyayan with 18 years of experience in the field of education. Moved fields from being financial research analyst in the hardcore financial sector to an educator.

Started as an educator with Shishuvan (ICSE school) where donned different hats of a head of primary department, principal and then the Director. Under her leadership, Shishuvan has been  one of the top 10 schools in Maharashtra as ranked by Education World, and No. 1 school in the Hindustan’s Mumbai’s East Zone and the school boasts of an active parent involvement along with strong student voice. During her tenure at the school, Neha has been on the selection panel of the British Council’s International Schools’ Award for 3 years and Shishuvan has continued to build in the international dimension in its integrated curriculum.

Having successfully set up and led the school, decided to partner with Adhyayan.

Neha is an Adhyayan Lead Assessor and has led over 40 external reviews. She leads the ASIST (Adhyayan School Support and Training) program at Adhyayan and has rich experience in leading school reviews, designing professional development of school leaders, teaching leaders and creating Bespoke programmes for school transformation.


She has undergone training conducted by IIM Kolkata for ICSE principals, NABET training, and has presented at Exseed Conference, Teach for India, ACEED and various other local forums. She has recently completed the Harvard Business School course on Strategic Non-Profit Management in India at Ashoka University.

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