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Leadership. Management. Team Building.

Chandigarh, Chandigarh capital region, India
December 27, 2019

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Profile Snapshot

My career profile is a blend of assignments in Management and Leadership, based on which I have diversified experience from both. Being the son of an Army General who has served in the UN has also helped shape my thought process, coupled with extensive experience in Leadership and Man-management. I have been the Director / Principal of Top Branded Co-ed Residential Schools that are Ranked Number One in the country. I possess the ability to take a Group to the next higher level.

Core Competencies


Effective People-management Skills.

High Adaptability.

Mature Decision-making.

Effective People Skills.

Team Building.

High Collaboration Skills.

Emotional Maturity.

Highly organized.

Stakeholders’ Management.

Communication Skills.

Ethics driven.

My View

To lead an organization to higher levels, to make it reach its full potential and beyond, the person at the top must be a man of vision who can, through clarity of thought and a deep commitment to the essential values of integrity and character, bring about long-lasting change for the better. I am aware that I would be an asset to any organization.


Important Designations Held (Latest First)

CEO, Rainbow Group of International Schools, Mumbai. Leading School Chain in Mumbai. June 2019 – August 2019. CBSE curriculum. Role – Strategic Direction of the Group of Schools. Reporting to Chairman. Emphasis on – Strategy, Growth and P & L.

Senior Master, SelaQui International School, Dehradun. Ranked Number One Residential School in Academics, in North India. May 2018 – April 2019. CBSE curriculum. Role – Overall Incharge of the School. Reporting to Chairman. Emphasis on – Teaching-Learning Process, Board Exam Results and College Placements.

Director and Principal, Calorx Olive International School, Ahmedabad. Ranked Number One International School in Gujarat. December 2015 – April 2018. IB and IGCSE curriculum. Role – Director and Principal of the School. Reporting to Chairman. Emphasis on – Team Building, Discipline of Students and Grooming of Teachers.

Vice President, Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai. Ranked Number Two International Day School in India. April 2013 – June 2014. IB and IGCSE curriculum. Role – Responsible for Management of the School. Reporting to Chairman. Emphasis on – Financial Management, Marketing and High Quality Hiring of Teachers.

Head, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai. Ranked Number One International Day School in India. March 2009 – March 2013. IB, IGCSE and ICSE curriculum. Role – Right Hand Person of Mrs Nita Ambani, for running India’s Top Most School, which is in the Top 10 IB Schools in the World. Reporting to Chairperson Mrs Nita Ambani. Emphasis on Academics, Smooth day-to-day running of the Institution and Safety of Students.

Director, Indus International School, Bangalore. Ranked Number One Residential School in India. May 2005 – December 2008. IB and IGCSE curriculum. Role – Senior Management. Reporting to CEO General Arjun Ray. Emphasis on Branding, Stakeholders Management and Teaching Life Skills to the Students.

Awards Received

Academic Leader. ‘Outstanding Academic Leader of the Year Award,’ in Dubai, UAE.

Leader in Education. White Swan Award for – ‘Most Influential Leader in Education.’

Doctorate. Awarded Ph.D in Education.

All India Principal. ‘Progressive Principal’ Award.

Life Skills. Awarded ‘Best Mentor in Life Skills Education.’

UN Peace. Awarded World Peace Messenger Award of Excellence, by World Peace and Diplomacy Organization, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Important Courses Attended and Qualifications

PhD in Education, from Keisie International University, South Korea.

‘Three Laws of Performance,’ by Landmark Group.

‘Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,’ by Stephen Covey.

Mind Mingle Workshop at IIM, Ahmedabad.

IB Administrators Workshop, by IBO.

Senior Management Course, by Indian Army.

Senior Executives Development Programme, by Sheraton Group.

Senior Officers Logistics Management Course, by Indian Army.

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Delhi.

Indian School Certificate, Cambridge Board, UK.


Chairperson of a Worldwide Foundation. Mrs Nita Ambani, wife of industrialist Mr Mukesh Ambani. Chairperson of Reliance Foundation and Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai.

Principal. Mrs Sumali Devgan, Principal of Doon Girls School, Dehradun.

Padma Shree Everest Mountaineer. Mr Ajeet Bajaj.

Industrialist. Mr Ravi Goenka, Vice Chairman of Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai. Personal Details

Name – Dr Colonel Atul Bhandari, Ph.D.

Mobile Number – +91-623-****-***.

E-mail ID –

Passport – Valid passport. Holding US Visa.

Personal Grooming – In excellent health. Teetotaler. Non-smoker. Vegetarian. Clean-shaven.

Personal Qualities – Sober habits. Pleasant natured. Good orator. Trustworthy. Balanced. Level-headed.

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