Riddhim is currently a 12th-grade student pursuing the IBDP curriculum. His interest in MUN stems from his inquisitive and observant disposition. On the academic front, Riddhim is intrigued by financial institutions and markets. He hopes to pursue a career in the same. In Chandbagh, he also serves as the House Captain of Oberoi House. Furthermore, his role in school publications sees him serve as the Editor-in-Chief of The Econocrat and the Chief-of-Production of The Altruist. Being a dynamic debater and an eloquent public speaker, Riddhim has represented the school at various national and international platforms such as IPSC Debates, Round Square International Conferences etc. Deeply concerned about the increasing socio-economic divide, he has spearheaded several student-led service initiatives across various countries: India, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. One would usually find him dribbling a football on the sports field or having a bout in the boxing ring. Moreover, dancing is what helps him relax. Riddhim has won numerous awards at various MUN conferences such as Harvard MUN, CMUN etc. After assuming the role of Vice President in DSMUN'22, he is proud to serve as the Secretary General of this year’s DSMUN conference.
Vivaan is a 17-year-old currently pursuing the ISC curriculum with an interest in Economics, Math, and Psychology. He has a keen interest in history, which he uses to fuel his enthusiasm for MUNs and develop his skills by learning about the lives of ancient historical figures. His leadership role also extends to his house as he is a prefect for Jaipur House. He has a great interest in Art and has several pieces on display in the school. He is an avid football player and has represented the school in the same. One might also spot him playing basketball on the Chandbagh courts. He is really excited to serve as the President of DSMUN'23 and is looking forward to working with a fantastic secretariat to provide the best that the DSMUN team has to offer delegates and observers.
Vivaan Vinayak Malik
Deputy Secretary General
Shehzaad is a Grade 12 student pursuing the ISC curriculum with Commerce, Economics, Mathematics, and Psychology as his subjects. He is interested in majoring in Economics and Psychology for his further studies. In School, he can be seen on the football and hockey fields; and basketball courts. His passion for hockey sees him serve as the School Hockey Captain. His leadership role also extends to his house as he is the House Captain of Tata House. Furthermore, his role in school publications sees him serve as the Editor-in-Chief of The Yearbook and The Grandslam. In his third year as a member of the DSMUN Secretariat, he proudly serves as the Deputy Secretary General for DSMUN’23 and is keen to work alongside a promising Secretariat to put up the best of experience for all delegates and observers.
Director General for Hospitality
Krishnav is a 12th grade student interested in the field of management through the lens of psychology. He is currently pursuing the IBDP curriculum with Math, Economics and Psychology at the higher level and aims to pursue his management and organizational studies in the future. Dubbed 'school's official organiser', Krishnav has managed the operation of multiple inter school events such as the Chuckerbutty debates, and heads the school Audio-Visual Club. He is a school prefect alongside being the secretary of the school's co-curricular council. This year, he shall serve as the Director General of Hospitality of the DSMUN.
Director General for Operations
Neil is a 12th-grade student currently pursuing the IBDP curriculum. He aspires to pursue a course in Chemistry and Psychology in the future. Neil also leads the school as the swimming captain and represents his school in football, basketball, and athletics. He also has a keen interest in boxing, music and dance. After bearing numerous positions in the secretariat, he is proud to serve as the Director-General of Operations for this year’s conference.
Aaditya is a grade 12 student who aspires to study economics and management after school. He was first introduced to MUN in the fall of 2020 and since then he has developed a never-ending proclivity for the activity. He has participated in numerous MUNs and has won the best delegate award in both international and national conferences like Harvard MUN Dubai, TISBMUN and MCGSMUN. Being an avid debater, actor and business enthusiast, Aaditya has been a part of various drama productions in school and has represented the school in competitions like IPSC debates, Young Entrepreneurs conference etc. He is currently serving as the house captain of Kashmir house and his leadership role also extends to the School debating captain. After assuming the role of Vice President in DSMUN ’22, he is proud to serve as the Executive Director for DSMUN '23
Chief of Production
Svanik is an ardent science student and a great orator. He takes a keen interest in academics, with a desire to be an aerospace engineer. His interest sees him serve as the Editor-In-Chief of the Infinity, while he also takes part in various science competitions and quizzes. Aside from his academic interests, his orating skills make him a wonderful Munner, and he is an experienced designer. In school, you can see him designing for various publications and enthusiastically involved in all activities pertaining to Science.
He serves as the Chief-of-Production of this year's DSMUN and works alongside a great team who are keen to do their best in making this conference a success.
Aryavardhan is an 11th grader at The Doon School who is currently pursuing the IBDP curriculum. On the academic front, he takes a keen interest in the field of economics, mathematics, and physics and aspires to pursue a career in the same. He has participated in and helped organise various MUNs which have been vital in making him judge and respond to global issues. Being a fierce debater, an eloquent public speaker, and an actor, Aryavardhan has been part of various productions in school and has represented the school in debates and Round Square conferences all over India. He can often be found on the field smashing hockey shots, playing cricket, or rallying at the squash courts. Over the past two years, Aryavardhan has participated in numerous MUNs and has won awards at various national and international conferences. Aryavardhan considers it an honour to serve as the Vice President of DSMUN’23 and hopes for meaningful and engaging dialogue and discourse.
Krtin is currently in 11th grade and is pursuing the ISC Curriculum. His interest in MUN emanates from his passion for debating and immense enthusiasm in being able to analyze situations through contrasting perspectives. Being a well-rounded individual, he is also a seasoned public speaker, debater, and actor who has involved himself in several school productions, and has also represented the school in various competitions. He takes a keen interest in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and aspires to develop a career in the same. Apart from his academic pursuits, Krtin is an integral member of the editorial boards of multiple school publications such as The Echo and The Doon School Weekly. Over the past few years, Krtin has won several awards in both international and national conferences such as TISBMUN, SNAMUN, and many more. Krtin is thrilled to be serving as the Vice President of DSMUN 2023, and looks forward to being able to add value to the incredible legacy that it bears in The Doon School.
Rageshree Dasgupta is a Master of English at The Doon School, Dehradun. Apart from teaching English she is also the Assisstant Housemaster of Oberoi House and the Master in Charge of The Doon School Model United Nations which provides her an opportunity to
work with young minds, engage and also learn from them. She has been a part of the change making process in education for some time now and has been associated with various think tanks working to design policies and provide quality school education to young children.
Rageshree’s profession is to teach English but her passion has driven her as a social entrepreneur and educator in the past fifteen years, to work in the areas of youth mobilization, strategic planning and community development, human rights and project planning, incubation and management. She has also worked closely with many organizations
in the field of alternative education and research, skill and curriculum development and content writing. Her interests include travelling, cooking and music.