Shankar Vanavarayar is the Correspondent/President of NIA Educational Institutions and Executive Director of Sakthi Auto Motors Ltd., a part of the Sakthi Group based out of Coimbatore. Shankar Vanavarayar has a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from PSG Arts and Science College Coimbatore, an MBA from the Cardiff University in the UK and a Masters in International Education Management from the University of Leeds, UK. Shankar plays various roles in the US$1 billion Sakthi Group. Presently, he plays a passionate and dynamic role in the management of NIA Educational institutions which educate more than 12,000 students from school to higher education.
Shankar has been a part of the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Young Indians for the past six years, playing various roles from chapter to national positions of Strategy, Communication and Events.