At the heart of every creation is a collaboration inspired by unforgettable conversations!

The story of StoneMill started with a conversation; with a desire to fuel our passion for content, and to impact change through conversations and collaborations.

We listen, we read, we research and we conquer. At StoneMill we customise our services to serve the individual and unique needs of each of our clients. We grow through debates, tenaciously breaking down boundaries and growing with a society of like-minded individuals. We value honesty and transparency in our work. Just like a millstone, we process the raw data given to us and transform it into a pure and refined product.

Our Vision & Mission

StoneMill endeavours to create a professional ecosystem where people can meet, talk and collaborate over joint interests. By making these connections, we are not just looking at achieving bottom lines; we also seek to motivate individuals to be part of a community while achieving personal growth. We actively support individuals as well as business entities with an entire village of professionals based on their specific requirements.







Meet The Millers

Our team is rich with people who bring in diverse opinions, perspectives and experiences. We experiment with ideas, challenge ourselves and are not afraid of new territories for ourselves, and even our clients.

Samira Pillai
Samira PillaiCEO & Founder
A writer, editor, content developer, publisher, trainer, entrepreneur, mother and visionary, Samira has achieved successes both nationally and internationally. After 16 years of corporate jobs, she decided to combine her skills and start her own enterprise, StoneMill Consulting. She has left no stone unturned to create a space that supports her vision of connecting people with similar interest and facilitating change through conversation and collaboration.
Sneha Kamat Bhavnani
Sneha Kamat BhavnaniLead Consultant (Content)
Armed with two Masters degrees – in English Literature from Mumbai University, and in Publishing from London, Sneha brings her research, writing, editing and publishing skills and experience to StoneMill. Previously, she has worked with reputed publishers like Magna in Mumbai and Hachette and MacMillan Publishing in London. When not typing away at the speed of light, Sneha spends her time reading and trying (but failing) to adapt to a healthier lifestyle!
Shikha Shisodia
Shikha ShisodiaLead Consultant (Design)
A lawyer by degree, and a writer and designer by passion, Shikha has vast exposure in the content field, both nationally and internationally. Having worked as an Assistant Editor at Join the Dots in Mumbai, Shikha moved to UAE to join as a content writer. Currently living in Bengaluru, Shikha can be found typing away on her laptop, busy reading books, travelling or having fun sports adventures.
Siddhi Gandhi
Siddhi GandhiSenior Writer
A writer by profession and passion, Siddhi has done her Masters in English Literature. She has worked as a content researcher in BookMyShow and later as a content writer for an immigration firm, before joining StoneMill. Siddhi loves to play with words and can write on topics ranging from law, medicine to movies and education. She is curious by nature and can be found either reading, eating or watching shows about eating.
Mahesh Jadhav
Mahesh JadhavDesigner
A talented, inspiring artist and designer, Mahesh’s art career started right after his graduation in 1992. Over the years, he has worked as a graphic designer & instructor, and art consultant. Having worked at ad agencies, consultancies and newspaper agencies, Mahesh has risen in ranks to become assistant art director of a reputed publication. He has been at the forefront of StoneMill’s designing endeavours since its inception.

Empanelled Advisors

Dr. Puja Vijay Sukhija
Dr. Puja Vijay SukhijaPlatform Skills Trainer, Academician & Consultant
Dr Puja Sukhija has worked as an academic advisor, skills trainer and consultant for more than 30 years. She has a vast array of experience in K-12 education, higher education and the corporate sector across industries. She has also spearheaded various social outreach programs for the Maharashtra Government and well known NGOs. A lifelong learner, enthusiastic reader and a storyteller, Dr Puja is our go-to person for guidance on our business’ future and roadmap.
Krishna Madhavan Pillai
Krishna Madhavan PillaiChief Editor – Better Photography magazine, Photographer
Krishna Madhavan Pillai is a visionary who can weave stories through his photographs. With a career spanning two decades, Krishna has earned numerous awards and achievements to his name, including being jury member and advisor for several national and international level photography contests. According to him, photography is not just art, but a labour of love. A thought leader, he has shared insights on using photography as a means of communications and is a crucial member of the StoneMill family.
Prakash V Nichani
Prakash V NichaniAdvocate & Consultant, Legal Professional
Founder of M/s. P.V. Nichani & Co. Prakash Nichani is a senior lawyer with work experience of more than two decades – in the Supreme Court of India as well as the High Court of Bombay. Specialising in property and commercial litigation, Mr Nichani is also distinguished in all fields of civil and criminal litigation representing well-renowned individuals and businesses. An astute academician, Mr Nichani’s guidance and support in protecting our business has been invaluable.
Mangesh Sawant
Mangesh SawantSenior VP, Risk Pro India, Columbia University Alumni
Managing Partner at Quantico Consulting, Mangesh Sawant has a Masters Degree from Columbia University, an Ivy League University. He is an expert in the field of Homeland and Corporate Security and Counter-Terrorism. With over 17 years of international experience, Mangesh brings value-added and competitive advantages in various aspects of security and risk analysis, crisis management and terrorism studies.
Mridula and Anuj Gudekar
Mridula and Anuj GudekarFounders – Earth Hab, Architects and Professors
Professors at L.S. Raheja School of Architecture, Mridula and Anuj Gudekar aim to fuse nature with concrete. After completing their MSc in Energy Efficient and Sustainable Architecture from the Oxford University, they returned to Mumbai and started their own architectural venture – Earth Hab in 2009. Through their firm, Mridula and Anuj Gudekar want to create habitable, sustainable and friendly spaces for their clients.

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