Mr. Ananda Sivaram, has many accolades to his name, and holds experience in a variety of fields. He worked with Tata Exports Ltd. and has been Director of a Birla organization for their Indonesian operations. He has been the Vice President of Tolaram Group, Singapore and subsequently Senior Director of their Nigerian operations which included Managing Director of Lagos Free Trade company in Lagos. His honorary Positions are Secretary President of Indian Professionals Forum, Lagos, Nigeria ,Trustee of CBSE approved Indian Language School, Lagos and a member Of management committee; Chairman of Indian Fine Arts Society, Lagos A founding member of Nigerian Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Lagos among all these, he too has a social side and is passionate about helping those in need. He sits on the board of Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust (Kerala) and is also the Chairman Saigramam International Chapter. He became associated with Jyothirgamaya on one of his meetings with its founder during one of her local trips on account of providing her sighted assistance. They got talking and he immediately became interested in her activities and is now an integral part of the Jyothirgamaya family.