Meet our dynamic and eminent founder -- Siddhartha , a La Martinere For Boys alumnus. At the helm of
Stratosphere Education, he currently resides in the USA and holds a global presence across the UK and
Europe. A seasoned business executive with an MBA from Pepperdine University, Siddhartha’s special
expertise centers on helping companies pass compliance assessments, develop robust R&D systems, and
prepare for U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reviews and inspections.
For the past two decades, he has been instrumental in the approval of key blockbuster drugs, with
cumulative sales exceeding $50 billion annually over the last 10 years. Siddhartha has worked extensively
throughout North America, Europe, Asia and South America.
His ability to form cross-functional alliances for improvement and growth, in addition to sensitivity to
cultural nuances, has helped him succeed on a global scale.
Chief Administrative Officer
Meet Sucharita. An educator, writer, counsellor, trainer-administrator with over three decades of experience
in educational advancement. Her esteemed former roles include Principal of Silver Point school, Kolkata,
Vice-Principal of Delhi Public School New Town, a senior teacher and academic counsellor at La
Martiniere For Boys.
Her recent ‘Life Time Achievement Award’, courtesy The Telegraph School Awards for Excellence, is a
testament to her prominent body of work – which ranges from empowering first generation English
speakers from economically backward backgrounds, to achieving the ' High Honor' Letter from the Dean of
Stanford University. Her career highlights include receiving the IIHM Teachers’ Day felicitation for
Excellence in Education as well as being handpicked as a counsellor by KIC Univ Assist to tour
premier US universities.
During this period, she acquired the tools and resources necessary to guide students in their pursuit of higher studies abroad. While she’s glad that her published books are being well received, she is excited to be a pivotal part of Stratosphere Education. She looks forward to nurturing talented students from India and to providing them with the requisite tools to meet their goals.
Chief Learning Officer
Meet Abja. Former Vice Principal at Ashok Hall Girls’ Higher Secondary School, and former Senior teacher
at La Martiniere For Boys. During her twenty-year career, she actively participated in curriculum
development, curated activities to nurture the leadership skills of both teachers and students, helped to
manage the admissions process, and counselled students and parents at length
Abja’s holistic approach to education is clearly reflected in the wide range of co-curricular activities that
she encouraged the teachers as well as the students to pursue to nurture their leadership skills.
She has created and edited content, as well as mentored content writers for ICSE Physics and Chemistry
for Learning Links Foundation, New Delhi. She is a Digital Skills Instructor for Teach Pitch of UK, which
mentors teachers on the use of technology in the classroom. She is currently pursuing the Executive
Program in Leadership and Management from IIM Calcutta, and has come on board as an
advisor and counsellor
Chief Operating Officer
Meet Priyanka. An experienced BFSI professional, who has clocked over 14 years’ experience working with
some of the biggest global Banking and Insurance companies. Priyanka’s expertise lies in building and
maintaining positive and long-term client relationships.
Her power to come up with strong creative solutions and expertly solve problems, along with her
leadership acumen and ability to mobilise internal networks and resources – has consistently made her a
top performer in individual as well as leadership positions previously held.
She is a dynamic, energetic and versatile individual with a global outlook. She currently joins us as