Team

Adrian Terron
Executive Director
Adrian is responsible for the overall progress of Heroes AIDS Project. He manages donor relationships and liaisons with key partners and associates of the project to develop overall strategy for the project. He is also responsible for broad development, strengthening the infrastructure and creating sustainability for the Project.
Contact: adriant@heroesprojectindia.org

 

Smriti Acharya
Senior Advocacy Director
Smriti executes, coordinates and integrates strategic plans for fulfilling the advocacy agenda under the Heroes AIDS Project. Her responsibilities include acting as liaison between Societal Leaders of the Project and Government, NGO and Private sectors, people living with HIV, funders and their partners. Working closely with the team, she also builds an HIV/AIDS resource database of experts, service and advocacy organizations to be used for the Advocacy/Media Campaigns.
Contact: smritia@heroesprojectindia.org

 

Mukesh Anand
Creative Director
Mukesh creates, manages and guides the Project’s PSA campaigns and programming content both at national and state level, working closely with advertising agency, outreach organizations, other NGO partners and the Project’s content creators for TV software. He is also responsible for ensuring the appropriate application of the project’s principles to other communication related efforts that involve sensitization to HIV/AIDS and the creation of programming.
Contact: mukesha@heroesprojectindia.org

 

Swati Mohapatra
Media Advocacy Director
Swati serves as the primary liaison between existing and proposed media organizations. She manages entertainment partnerships and identifies and interfaces with experts and organizations integral to the campaign and advises special programming development as well as the development of content for media partners. This includes long-form and original programming for television and radio; development and co-management of techincal resources.
Contact: swatim@heroesprojectindia.org

Mondira Jaisimha
State Director – Andhra Pradesh
Mondira manages the Andhra Pradesh state program. She devises state strategy, manages SACS, NGOs & SLPs relationships in the state, as well as work with the regional media in creating HIV/AIDS awareness through more HIV based content with special focus on key populations. She is also responsible for Project’s Societal Leader Program in AP..
Contact: mondiraj@heroesprojectindia.org

 

Neelu Punn Kale
State Director – Maharashtra
Neelu manages the Maharashtra state program. She devises state strategy, manages SACS, NGOs & SLPs relationships in the state, as well as work with the regional media in creating HIV/AIDS awareness through more HIV based content with special focus on key populations. She is also responsible for Project’s Societal Leader Program in Maharashtra.
Contact: neelup@heroesprojectindia.org

Ruzbeh Bhesania
Central Office Co-ordinator
Ruzbeh aids administration, HR and accounting processes and record of mandatory documentation. He also supports state requirements through the central office.
Contact: ruzbehb@heroesprojectindia.org

 

Rita Anok
Secretarial Assistant
Rita is in-charge of front desk office and assists directors with administrative coordination and tasks.
Contact: ritaa@heroesprojectindia.org

 

Omkar N Balmiki
Office Assistant
Omkar assists office staff with day-to-day functioning.

 

Kishor Jumman Chauhan
Office Assistant
Kishor assists office staff with day-to-day functioning.