Prashant Baluja

Managing Director

Mr. Prashant Baluja has been a part of Balujas Group for the past few years as the fourth generation in the organization. Having studied at the prestigious St. Columbas School in New Delhi, he moved on to pursue his further studies at the University of Kent in the UK followed by a Master’s Degree from the world renowned Aston Business School based out of Birmingham, UK.

During his stay in the UK, Prashant not only worked at the University of Kent but also had a short stint with HSBC Plc as an investment banker. After coming back in 2006, Prashant has been handling the Retail Division of the group, and involved in the recent expansion of the group.

Prashant is the Managing Director of the Hemkunt Educational Services P. Ltd. And will primarily looks after Study Abroad and VET units. Prashant has been independently consulting students since 2002 to study abroad. This came from his first hand experience of studying in the UK and travelling throughout the world. He can give you his personal experiences of studying & working in the UK as well as other countries. Apart from this Prashant takes a more youthful approach to the company, he can talk to students on a more personal basis as compared to others.

Akriti Puri


Mrs. Akriti Puri graduated with Merit from Oxford University with a Masters in Financial Economics. She then spent 4 years working for a boutique investment bank based in Mayfair in London. Akriti founded a London based retail enterprise Urbiana that spans across 6 countries. With education being a subject close to her heart, Akriti joined Headway Abroad in 2018.

She is dedicated to the company’s clients and providing the best educational support to help students meet their academic aspirations. Akriti is a proud advocate of the British higher education system, and is committed to making it accessible to students across the world. Working with the brightest and most talented teachers in the world, Akriti takes great pride in ensuring all clients receive the professional service they deserve. She supports clients through a wide variety of academic decisions ranging from choosing appropriate universities, to scholarships and to preparing for Oxbridge applications, entrance exams and interviews.