Meet The Team

Abha Agarwal, Founder & Managing Director

photo-abha-agarwalAbha is a fourth generation entrepreneur who hails from an affluent family of industrialists and leaders. She is an MBA and has received a degree in instructional design and psychology from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA and was awarded the prestigious Dean’s Award for academic excellence. Paramount is Abha’s vision and it is under her guidance that the firm has grown from strength to strength. She has worked with admission officers across multiple universities in the United States, Singapore and the United Kingdom and has strong network and ties with them. It is Abha who has created awareness in Hyderabad about the benefits of an undergraduate education as a result of which almost every high school student today thinks about studying overseas. She has been voted as #1 entrepreneur through a survey and is a coordinator for the Collegeboard, USA and member of the OACAC (Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling). She is an avid traveller and has visited many universities and colleges worldwide.

Shivendra Agarwal, Co-Founder, Director

photo-shivendra-agarwalA Chemical Engineer by education and a counselor by choice, Shivendra Agarwal found his academic interests in Organic Chemistry but his career calling in education. He co-founded Paramount Global Educational Consultants and has been a full time Director at the firm since 2007. Shivendra received a degree in Instructional Design Studio and Models of Leadership from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. He is a keen believer in the “Design Thinking” philosophy. He has given presentations in several institutions in schools across India about the Admissions Process, SATs, and the Advanced Placement program, making students and parents more aware of the options to study abroad. He is a Soccer fan, loves travel and is an avid reader.

Nitin Agarwal, Co-Founder, Director

photo-nitin-agarwalNitin Agarwal holds a Masters in Marketing from the University of Manchester, UK and a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Osmania University, India. His initial responsibilities included development and designing and client information systems, student progress and performance tracking models and management of IT resources. Currently, he is focused on strengthening the Paramount brand and evolving the company’s business model towards Paramounts aspirations of becoming a leading education consulting firm. Nitin also serves on the board of a leading corporation in the packaging industry.