Born and brought up in Delhi, Neeraj has a keen interest in sports and Music. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in commerce from Hansraj College, University of Delhi, chartered Accountancy from Institute of Chartered Accountancy in India, CMA, and CFM from Institute of Management Accountants, USA and Executive MBA from ISB, Hyderabad. While doing his Executive MBA he attended programs in FDC Brazil, Kellogg School of Management and Wharton Business School in the USA.
Though a finance specialist by training, he discovered his interest in reading and education once he joined Scholastic. Since 2002 he has been working closely with the global teams of Scholastic to bring out the best books, reading programs, proven pedagogy, and latest developments to support the changing face of education in the Indian classroom. He has been involved in conducting focussed group session on reading with school principals in different parts of India. He has been a part of various principals and business conferences as speaker and moderator. Neeraj has also been on the Steering Committee of “Excellence in School Education” an initiative by IIT Delhi