Our Founder


Mandar Apte
Executive Director, From India With Love ,

Former Manager, GameChanger Social Innovation, Shell


Mandar is a Visiting Scholar in the School for Conflict Analysis & Resolution at George Mason University. 

Prior to this, Mandar worked at Shell for 17 years and managed Shell’s GameChanger social innovation program investing in ideas that create shared value - business value and social impact. Mandar is an acclaimed expert on leadership and social innovation and has spoken on entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership at prestigious forums including TEDx, Wharton Business School, Social Innovation Summit, Sustainable Brands, London Business School, etc. He is the winner of the prestigious Ashoka League of Intrapreneurs for designing and delivering an innovation learning program at Shell to over 2000 colleagues using meditation practice. 

For over a decade, Mandar has taught leadership programs using meditation practices for the International Association for Human Values and the Art of Living Foundation

For more info about Mandar's work click here.

 Vision Behind "From India with Love"