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Dr. Chetan Bajaj (Director of International School of Business & Media, Bangalore)

He is a Doctorate from IIM-B & M.Com from Delhi School of Economics.

Dr Bajaj has over 34 years of rich experience in Academia, Industry & Consulting. He is currently the Director of International School of Business & Media.

Dr Bajaj has been a consultant to over 50 top Multi-National and National companies all over the World including Kirloskars, Philip Morris, Al-Nukaly, JICA, HMT, Kellogg, DCM group etc.


Professor (Dr.) Atul Bansal (Professor of Finance & Accountancy, DILLA University, Ethiopia)

He is a graduate from Meerut University, India & completed dual Master’s degree in Commerce (M.Com.) and Business Administration (MBA).

Awarded with a Ph.D. Degree in Commerce (Accounting Practices) by Choudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut in 2000, Dr. Bansal is a Self-motivated individual with more than 21 years’ experience in the gamut of Teaching, Research and Administration. He held various positions including being a Principal with currently spearheading his efforts as a Professor in Accounting, Department of Accounting & Finance, College of Business & Economics, DILLA UNIVERSITY, Ministry of Higher Education, Ethiopia.

In 2010, he was honored with Life Time Achievement Award i.e. “Eminent Educationist Award” for his exemplary contributions in Education and Research by International Institute of Education & Management, Delhi.

His fields of expertise include; Accounting, Finance, IFRS, Banking and Taxation. He is the author of more than 14 books and has more than 73 research papers of International & National (Referred) repute into his credit.


Ravi Harshvardhan (Major General-Indian Army)

A Major General with rich and varied top and senior level experience in executive decision making, policy formulation and direction, strategic planning, security management, organisational structuring and manpower planning, financial and personnel management, induction of new technology and change management.

Honed leadership, team building and individual skills in challenging counter terrorism and hostile operational environments; has successfully commanded an Artillery regiment (Colonel), an Infantry brigade (Brigadier) and an Infantry division (Major General).

Mr. Harshvardhan has done Master of Management Studies from Osmania University with the other qualifications i.e. Diploma in Senior Level Defence Management, Master of Sciences (Defence Studies), Bachelor of Commerce (Intermediate).

He holds an academic experience as an instructor, directing staff coordinator with the school of artillery.

His career initiated with Indian Army from being a colonel in the Indian Amy, successfully progressing to the position & responsibilities of Major General of an Operational corps & then transiting to the corporate environment as leading Bank’s Senior Advisor.

Mr. Harshvardhan is an active lifetime member of the societies and activities in civil, public and international affairs, which are All India Management Association, United Services Institution of India & College of Defence Management.


Mamta Binani (Vice President, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India)

Ms. Binani is a commerce graduate & is practicing as a Company Secretary since 1997. She is a fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

She has been associated as a Director, Trainer, Chairperson with various professional & social associations like ICSI-Eastern Region, Corporate Law Committee-Direct Tax Practitioner’s Association, Merchant Chamber of Commerce and that of Association of Corporate Advisers and Executives, ICICI Bank Limited, Lions Club of Kolkata Mother Teresa Sarani & Calcutta Citizen’s Initiative, NGO.

She has been conferred upon many awards & achievements recognition. Few of them to site are First Lady Chairperson of ICSI- EIRC , All India Topper in Intermediate Examinations of ICSI amongst the lady candidates and 14th on All India Basis, Bharat Nirman Award for Excellence in Professional Services, & many others. She was the only professional in her field to be covered by the most prestigious FEMINA magazine & BBC (UK). She has been a regular Columnist (Invitee) in the prestigious ‘Business Economics’, regular & guest visiting faculty & lecturer in various Professional bodies, Universities. Ms. Binani has delivered more than 1370 lectures.


Nesar Ahmad (Past President- The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) & Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA), Geneva, Switzerland.)

Nesar Ahmad (representing the Institute of Company Secretaries of India) was an International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) Member and Country Correspondent based in India.

He was the President of the ICSI in the year 2012 and was the member of the Central Council of ICSI since January 19, 2004 till January 18, 2015. He is a graduate in Commerce (Honours) and a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India having professional experience of about 25 years in the field of Company secretarial services, Corporate Laws, Business Re-structuring, Merger & Amalgamation, Joint Ventures, Takeovers, Winding up, Due Diligence and Legal Matters.

Nesar Ahmad was also the President of Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA), having its registered office in Geneva (Switzerland) during the year 2012 and was the member of Council of CSIA till 2014. He was the Chairman of WTO Working Group constituted by CSIA.

He has been the member of Expert Committee on Company Law and Competition Policy constituted by ASSOCHAM (2002-2008). He has been nominated by Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) established by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) as an Expert on the panel of IICA for the subject related to Corporate Laws and General Issues.

Nesar Ahmad has been appointed as member secretary/convener of the Committee constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) under the Chairmanship of Mr. Adi Godrej to formulate a Policy Document on ‘National Corporate Governance Policy’.

In the year 2012, Nesar Ahmad was honoured with the Distinguished Fellowship of the Institute of Directors (IOD). He has been associated with social and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and at present is the member of Advisory Board of Smile Foundation, and Institute of Directors and is the founder President of Uniserve Knowledge Foundation (UKF). He is a part time Chairman of First India Incubation Foundation and a Director on the Board of Economic Policy and Research Foundation, both Section 8 (Section 25) Companies not for profit.

During the year 2014, Nesar Ahmad was the Independent Director on the Board of Indian Oil Corporation Limited, a Mahanavaratna Company of the Government of India and at present, he is on the Board of Vimal Organics Limited as an Independent Director and also on the Board of Dynte Integrated Solutions Pvt Ltd. as a professional Director.

He is also a member of School Board of the School of Management Studies and a member of Committee to review the management programmes, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and has been nominated for three years term as Member of the Faculty of Commerce and Business, University of Delhi, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. He has been elected as Chairman of capacity development by the working group constituted by IICA-GIZ Business Responsibility Initiative.

He has been widely travelling in both domestic and international jurisdictions and has represented ICSI and CSIA before ‘Committee for Specific Commitment of WTO’ at Geneva in June 2012 on the issue of inclusion of ‘Corporate Governance, Compliances and Secretarial Advisory Services’ in the business classification as separate head.

He has been a regular faculty in the seminars/ workshops/ training programmes organized by ICSI, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, UGC, Universities, NGOs and various other Institutions and bodies.


Dr. Narendra Awasthi (Director, Himachal Institute of Engineering and Technology (HIET))


  • Ph.D. Market Towns & Spatial Development
  • M.Phil. Social Sciences (Urbanisation & Regional Development)
  • M.A. Economics (Regional Planning & Economic Growth)
  • LL.B.
  • Financial Administration (HP Institute of Public Administration)

  • Principal, HP University’s Regional Director
  • Joint Director of Higher Education, Himachal Pradesh University
  • Controller of Examinations, Himachal Pradesh University
  • Principal of Govt. Postgraduate Colleges of the state viz., Mandi, Hamirpur, Dharamshalaettc.
  • Director, HP University Regional Centre Dharamshala
  • Director (Principal) HP State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT)

  • Various glitters in his credit viz. Sahitya Sadan Award, Himachal Kesari Award etc.
Areas of Expertise:

  • Economics

Dr. A. Reddy (Chairman, Indian Institute of Public Administration Tirupati)


  • M.A, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
  • Ph.D, Kavali, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

  • Reader, Smt.Kasu Raghavamma Bramhananda Reddy Degree College, Narasaraopet, Guntur
  • Lecturer, Smt.Kasu Raghavamma Bramhananda Reddy Degree College, Narasaraopet, Guntur
  • Professor, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati during

  • Published & reviewed 17 books.
  • Have various glitters to his credit viz. Shiksha Ratan Purushkaar, Bharat Excellence Award etc.
Areas of Expertise:

  • Economics

Prof. (DR.)Shailendra Kumar Chaturvedi (Director-Naraina Group of Institutions, Kanpur)


  • Ph.D- University of Lucknow
  • M.B.A. -Marketing, University of Lucknow
  • M.A. - Ancient Indian History, University of Lucknow

  • Director & Professor, Institute of Professional Studies & Research, Unnao
  • Director& Professor, Sherwood College of Management, Lucknow
  • Assistant Professor, Sherwood College of Management, Lucknow
  • Lecturer, Sherwood College of Management, Lucknow

  • Published 5 books
Areas of Expertise:

  • Marketing
  • Project Management

Dr. Sharan Joneja (Founder Director of four B-Schools, Delhi)


  • Ph.D. (Management), Delhi University
  • LL.B., - Delhi University
  • PGDBM, XLRI, Jamshedpur

  • Founder Director of four B-Schools
  • General Manager-HR, Ranbaxy Labs Ltd, Delhi
  • Vice President- HR & Admin., Cimmco Birla Ltd, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
  • General Manager-HR, J.K. Tyres Ltd, Kankroli, Rajasthan
  • Chief Executive, Zenith Chemicals, Tarapur, Maharastra
  • Joint President, Modern Syntex, Alwar, Rajasthan
  • Chief Executive, Sunflag Group, Nigeria
  • Consultant BR, Fonterra, New Zealand
  • Director of AICTE approved Institutes running PGDM, MCA, MBA
  • Director, Accurate Business School, Greater Noida, Accurate Institute of Management & Technology, Greater Noida, Business School of Delhi, Greater Noida, Business School for Women, Greater Noida & International Business School, Greater Noida
  • Professor/Director, Apeejay, GIMT, GIBS, Delhi
  • Vice Chancellor, Mangalmay University, Noida

  • Glitters to his credit viz. Written Productivity Anthem, President of India Award for being the best NRI
Areas of Expertise:

  • Management
  • Human Resources

Dr. Sujit K. Basu (Ex - Director, NSHM Knowledge Campus)


  • Ph.D. (Statistics & Mathematics), University of North Carolina, USA
  • M.Sc. (Statistics), University of Calcutta, India
  • B.Sc. (Hons) (Statistics, Mathematics & Physics), Presidency College, University of Calcutta, India

  • Director, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Calcutta
  • Director General, Institute of Integrated Learning in Management, New Delhi
  • Director, International School of Business, Kolkata
  • Director, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon
  • Vice-Chancellor, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan
  • Director, National Institute of Management, Calcutta (now, Army Institute of Management, Kolkata)
  • Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C)
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
  • Senior Lecturer, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Calcutta
  • Research Associate, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Montreal, Canada
  • Researcher, Dept. of Statistics, University of North Carolina, USA
  • Research Assistant, Dept. of Statistics, University of North Carolina, USA
  • Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Presidency College, Calcutta

  • Published 5 books
  • More than 10 glitters to his credit viz. Government of India Merit Scholarship & University Medal for Highest Honor by Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Areas of Expertise:

  • Statistics
  • Mathematics

Dr. Suneel Sharma (Professor, S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research. Mumbai)


  • Ph.D. University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
  • M.Sc. (Tech.) Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Rajasthan
  • Entrepreneurship Educators Course Indian Institute of Management - B, Stanford University, Bangalore
  • Certificate in Academic Practice, Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, Lan- caster University, UK
  • Certificate in E-learning and digital cultures, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (CAP) Curriculum Design and Development Lancaster University, UK

  • Director - PGDM, GDGWI - Lancaster University
  • Faculty-IT, ICFAI Business School
  • Sr. Lecturer, Amity Business School
  • Sr. Lecturer, Jaipur Engineering College & Research Center
  • Asst. Professor, Sobhasaria Engineering College
  • Lecturer, BRCM College of Engineering & Technology
  • Manager, Jindal Iron & Steel Co. Ltd

  • Board of Advisors, HarVa – Harnessing Value at Rural India
  • Nomination for Oracle 2007 Board of Directors (OAUG), Oracle.
  • Published 7 books.
Areas of Expertise:

  • Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence
  • Analytics in the Cloud
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Cognitive Computing
  • Design & Cognition
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