Advisory Panel Members

Dr. Thillai Rajan

 

DESIGNATION:

Professor at IIT Madras, Associate at Harvard University and Co-founder of YNOS Venture Engine & GEONOMICS Research Centre.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Senior Fulbright Fellow at Harvard University, Visiting Fellow at Macquarie School of Management in Sydney, Chevening Gurukul Fellow at London School of Economics, Visiting Faculty in IIM Bangalore and in T.A Pai Management Institute.

Dr. Haider Yasmeen

 

DESIGNATION:

Founding Director - Centre for Leadership, Professor - Management Studies at BSA Crescent Institute of Science and Technology (Former HoD)

 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Recipient of the Certificate in Management and Leadership from Chartered Management Institute, London, UK. Was recently nominated for the UKIERI (United Kingdom-India Education and Research Initiative) Project sponsored by All India Centre for Technical Education and British Council of India. An expert Corporate, Leadership and Business Analytics trainer. Offered training and consultancy services to academicians and corporate such as Heidelberg India Pvt. Ltd, Amphenol Omni Connect Ford India Ltd., GGS information Services Pvt. Ltd. etc.

 

Published research papers in referred National / Scopus indexed International Journals and presented in International Conferences held at US and Dubai. Former chief editor of the Crescent Journal of Business. Team Leader and Collaborator for the RBTC initiative, Tamil Nadu Region.

Dr. Mirza Saiyadain

 

DESIGNATION:

Visiting Professor at IIM Lucknow (Former HOD & Professor – IIM Ahmedabad).

 

 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Doctorate from University of Kansas, USA. Selected for an all-inclusive scholarship to pursue post graduate education at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu USA. Consultant for many Indian and multinational organizations such as Nestle, Lederle Pharmaceuticals, MP and UP State Electricity Boards, Food Corporation of India, Punjab and Sindh Bank, Assam Oil, ONGC, UNESCO, UNFPA and many more. Published 15 major books and 35 articles namely Human Resources Management (Tata McGraw Hill), Personnel Management (Tata McGraw Hill), Population Management Communication (UNESCO/AIBD) etc.

Dr. Farah Usmani

 

DESIGNATION:

Deputy Director and Chief of Policy and Strategy Division at UNFPA headquarters in New York.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Masters in Health Policy, Planning and Financing at London School of Economics and also in LSHTM, MD in Obstetrics/Gynaecology. Certified in Management and Leadership from Cornell University, Cranfield University, the AMA and over 25 years of experience in policy, planning, programming and technical leadership focusing on women and girls at global, regional, national and sub-national levels.

Dr. Joseph Walser

 

DESIGNATION:

Former Professor and Head, Department of Social Work, Madras Christian College.