Leadership Board- Kelambakkam

Mr. Yasir Nainar

Mr. Yasir Nainar is a young educationist cum entrepreneur who spent most of his life in Doha, Qatar. He is the founder member and Vice-President of DPS Modern Indian School and a founder Director of the Kangaroo Kids Nursery in Doha Qatar and a partner in Pearl School, Qatar. After successfully establishing such international schools in Qatar, he launched his maiden Indian venture in education in his own hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The vision of this new school which is to deliver Education and not mere Literacy took shape in the year 2014. His many years of experience in the field of education in Qatar drew up parallels with the way children learn in schools and in the way parents need to become partners in education. Billabong High International School (BHIS), Kelambakkam is the maiden project of the Rayyan Educational Trust of which Mr Yasir Nainar is the Managing Trustee. BHIS, Kelambakkam is a unique school that delivers important life values of health, environment and global integration.

Ms Asma Nainar

Ms Asma Nainar is a highly qualified professional in the field of commerce and marketing. Driven by passion for education, Ms Asma demonstrates strong administrative skills to deliver the vision of Rayyan Educational Trust in Chennai. Ms Asma has played a key role from the launch of this school and in especially building the academic team that forms the heart and soul of the new institution. She has been instrumental from the start of the project in Chennai, interacting with local authorities, vendors, consultants and service providers to ensure that the new Billabong High International School, Kelambakkam gets the best of all services that it needs. Ms Asma had taken utmost care to ensure that the best in class and quality of all essential services is provided to the parents and children of the school. Her skills and passion as a home baker and professional chef has also helped her to personally design the daily nutritious meals for children at school.

Mr. Rajesh Chopra

Mr. Rajesh Chopra is an honorary Board member of Rayyan Educational Trust. Mr. Rajesh hails from Jodhpur in Rajasthan. He is a certified Chartered Accountant and based in Doha-Qatar for the past 15 years. He works for Ooredoo, a telecom service provider in Qatar as Asst. Director for financial decision support and reporting. Rajesh brings powerful governance and control to ensure that the trust and the school have enough financial and administrative control to deliver its unique vision to the people of Chennai.


Tell me and I may forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.

Built on the concept of Experiential Learning, BHIS’s high-caliber academic educators engage students in innovative and activity-based learning models that allows practical learning and through understanding of the subjects. More than just imparting knowledge, BHIS educators bring with them the experience and expertise required to inspire change-by awakening student’s individual thought-process and creative development.
BHIS also places significance on teacher empowerment programs. At BHIS, teachers are rigorously trained through various in house programs enabling them to excel in academic delivery and stay informed of the latest in the education industry.