District Governor Nominee
Rajeev Kamineni
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Passionate about Movies and Education, fortunate to work in both the industries. Rajeev Kamineni started his working career in a bookstore three decades ago and then moved onto area sales manager, director, executive director, chief officer, lecturer, and head of program positions. He is a multiple award-winning lecturer with working stints in Australia, Dubai, Japan, India, Singapore and South Africa. Currently Academic Director, and teaching management for University of Adelaide’s students.
Rajeev is an active Rotarian for many years, commenced his Rotary journey many decades ago as an Annette in India and was member of Rotary Club of Coimbatore Metropolis and Rotary Club of Madras in India before joining the Rotary Club of Adelaide, South Australia in 2017 and serving as its 100th President in 2022-23.
Priya, Rajeev and their daughter Ahalya, live in Tranmere, Adelaide.
When he was 7 years old, Rajeev was introduced to Rotary by his dad and this was the commencement of his journey to serve above self. One of the life changing incidents in Rajeev’s life was spending some time with Mother Teresa in 1995 which strongly influenced his thinking about selfless service for a better world.
Some fun facts about Rajeev: Has a bachelor’s degree, three master’s degrees and a PhD, was actively involved in financing 35 movies and producing 14 movies in the Indian movie industry. With a lifelong passion for cinema, Rajeev has authored a book on Indian cinema published by Routledge, UK. He was also actively involved as an organizer and executive committee member of the Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF). Cricket and wild life conservation, especially saving the mountain gorillas, are Rajeev’s other passions.