Mr. Sameep Shastri is a Social Entrepreneur and currently serves as the President of the Confederation of Young Leaders (CYL). Taking forward the illustrious legacy of his grandfather former Prime Minister of India Bharat Ratna Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, he has been active in public service for many years now. He is a charismatic leader, versatile, performance-driven and armed with a tremendous sense of social responsibility, he brings to CYL a renewed sense of vigour and energy. He exhibits a high degree of flexibility, resourcefulness and commitment to work and thrives on challenges that require him to walk the tight rope. Owing to his warm personality and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, he enjoys huge mass appeal whether he is walking with the people or leading them.
Being the youngest grandson of the much respected former Prime Minister of India, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, Mr. Sameep was introduced to the values of integrity and honest work ethics very early in life. These values have helped him build a strong network of like-minded people in the field of social work and business through which he regularly organizes and attends social and cultural events.
He also serves as one of the Trustees of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Education Trust which itself runs over 150 educational institutions across India. Through the Indian Institute of Governance and Leadership, he aims to work towards building a strong, skilled cadre of public leaders for all sectors. Mr. Shastri also serves as the Board Member at BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry which serves as the apex organization for cooperation and engagement between industries and SMEs based in BRICS nations.
Powering his vision of creating a 21st-century leadership to combat present and future challenges, he exhibits exemplary dedication as a youth activist and public speaker and regularly appears on panels organized by media, government & universities globally.
Sameep holds a postgraduate degree from Oxford B, United Kingdom. His undergraduate degree was an Honours in Business from the Western International University, Phoenix, Arizona, the United States of America.