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RCBS Faculty

 Dr. Aby Abraham
Email-ID : abyabraham@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

Aby entered academics with  23 years of professional experience, starting as an engineer on the shop floor to Area Manager to Regional Contracts Manager to Heading Country Operations, with various International firms; like Lloyd’s Register, ABS Group, Bureau Veritas, Velosi etc. This enabled him to have a broad view of real life business scenarios that is useful in understanding ground realities. He taught as an adjunct faculty at Business Administration Department of Dubai University College, ICFAI, Dubai campus, AIT, Dubai and as TA at XLRI. Aby left industry to purse doctoral research at XLRI and submitted his thesis. He looks for ‘meanings of possessions’, leading to the process of meaning making. Thus, his area of interest covers semiotics to social anthropology in consumer behavior side of marketing. The cultural changes due to social class change, impact of technology, and media, do change consumer’s taste, and the resultant possessions and meanings derived; thus making it imperative to understand the process and direction. Country of Origin effects and entry strategies to culturally diverse markets are also of interest.

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Ajay Lunawat
Email-ID : ajay@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FCA

He is a Chartered Accountant with 47th All India Rank (May 2006), holder of Diploma in Information Systems Audit & Certification in IFRS from ICAI, SAP-FI Certified Associate, NISM-Series-V-A: Mutual Fund Distributors Certified and B.Com. (4th Rank, Amravati University). His 8 years of corporate experience includes companies like Nestle and Axis Bank. He has been trainer at various management skill workshops. He has contributed e-lectures and study materials for Board of Studies, ICAI. He has also been an international visiting scholar to Western Michigan University, USA and Nazareth College, USA.

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Arun George
Email-ID : arungeorge@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

After MBA in operations management from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee he had a short stint with a manufacturing firm, as part of the top management team handling manufacturing operations and strategy. He has done his B-Tech in mechanical engineering from College of Engineering Trivandrum and has worked in the area of service operations in the IT sector for three years.

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Deepak Babu
Email-ID : deepak@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Deepak Babu is a Masters In Business  Administration from Mahatma Gandhi University  and a Bachelors in Technology in Biotechnology specialization in Genetic Engineering from A.A.I.D.U Allahabad. His areas of interest include Operations Management,. Operations Research, Statistics, Marketing, Research Methodology and Marketing Research. He has been an external resource person for Centre for Advanced Research and Training, Christ university and published various articles  in national and international journals in the field of operations, marketing and General Management.

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Dr.  Anu Antony
Email-ID : anuantony@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

She Completed her Ph.D titled “Risk Model and Portfolio Selection: A Behavioral Approach for      Optimization of Returns” from Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam in 2016. And MBA (Finance) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. She has published various research papers in journals of national and international repute such as Metamorphosis, Global Academic Research Journal, MIM International Journal on Management Research, etc. She has presented research papers in various national and international conferences. Also received “best paper award” for her paper titled “Multivariate Analysis in investors psychology on Risk tolerance – An analysis of investors of Kerala”, in The National Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Organized by Christ University, Bengaluru in 2016.Her teaching interests are Behavioral Finance, Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, and Corporate Finance.

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Dr. Anto Joseph
Email-ID : anto@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PhD

Dr. Anto Joseph earned his Ph.D. in finance from IFHE University, Hyderabad and has more than ten years of teaching experience. Prior to joining RCSS, he had been teaching subjects in Finance and Accounting to MBA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. students at IBS, Hyderabad. His research interest includes areas like corporate finance, green finance, market microstructure, and asset pricing. He has published articles in reputed journals like Economic Modelling, Finance Research Letters, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Economic Bulletin, etc. and also presented papers at different national and international conferences.

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Dr. Bejoy John Thomas
Email-ID : bejoy@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

A researcher and marketing consultant with industrial & academic experience. He is a approved PhD guide for Bharathidasan University and 2 of his PhD research scholars in Marketing have submitted their research work. He has helped Femina Group of companies to launch a successful retail outlet ‘FSM’ in Trichy through his consulting work. He is in the advisory board of Femina Shopping Mall (Textile Division). He worked in the Textile Industry for 3 years both in threads & Garments. He has an academic experience of 21 years. He was the head of department for Master of Foreign Trade at Kodaikanal Christian College, Kodaikanal for 2 years. He also served Jamal Mohamed College, Trichy, as assistant professor, associate professor and head of department for 13 years. His PhD research work was in the area of ‘Brand Personality’. He has qualified UGC- NET for Lecturership in Management. He also served as the editor Rajagiri Management Journal and Chairman Research committee of Rajagiri Center for Business Studies

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Dr. Imran Ahmed Khan
Email-ID : imrankhan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph. D.

Imran joined Rajagiri in 2012 and has over ten years of teaching experience at the post-graduate level. He did his post-graduation in social work (Specializes in Human Resource Management) and received his doctorate from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. He has done his Faculty Development Program (FDP) in Management at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Ahmedabad. He started his career as Research Assistant at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai and later joined Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA), Pune as Research Officer. He has served as Assistant Professor in North Maharashtra University (NMU), Jalgaon and R. M. College of Social Work, Osmania University, Hyderabad where he also served as Director In-charge of the P G Centre. He has been a visiting International scholar at Lille University (Universite Catholique de Lille), France; Vives University College, Belgium; and Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany. He is a recognized research guide for the Ph.D. program of Centre for Research, Christ University Bangalore. He has presented research papers at national and international seminars and conferences and has published articles in journals and edited books. He has undergone and undertaken many professional training programs.  He has specialized in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour and Sustainable Development.

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Dr. Jayasri Indiran
Email-ID : jayasri@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Jayasri is a rank holder in her UG & PG programs. She is possessing more than 16 years of teaching experience at various capacities ranging from Lecturer to Associate Professor under various systems like Aided Colleges, Deemed Universities and Autonomous Institutions with ACBSP Accreditation. She was with DMI St. Eugene University, an Indo-African University on a contract basis assignment for BSW program in the capacity of Program Director. Sree Narayanaguru College-Coimbatore, AJK College of Arts & Commerce-Coimbatore, Veltech University-Chennai are some of her major employers and her last employment was with SCMS Group of Institutions, Cochin. She had also been in the capacity of HR Executive for a year with Hotel Rathna Regent, a business class hotel owned by the GD Groups of Companies, Coimbatore. She had been teaching a large volume of subjects in Social, Behavioral and HR Management Subjects. She is also qualified with permanent certificate of UGC-NET Lectureship. She had also been in various administrative / management support capacities  such as Board of Studies and Academic Excellence, University Representative for Bharathiar University, Karpagam University, Sree Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore. She was also moderating the Research and Publication Wing of DMI St. Eugene University. She had been Strategic Partner for Indo-African University, Zambia during her African assignment. She is highly passionate of appropriate pedagogy and evaluation in teaching-learning system, for which she have proof of tools and techniques formulated, administered and appreciated by the student community. She also has a good history of better mentoring extended, better career guidance extended and better personality-focused counselling extended. She is also conferred for a prestigious award by Management Teachers Consortium (MTC) Global Organisation for the category of "Outstanding Knowledge Sharing Award-2016" is to be presented in September-2016. 

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Dr. Joji Alex.N
Email-ID : jojialex@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph. D

A post-graduate in Business (MBA) and Economics (MA), he teaches in the domain of marketing. He has presented papers in Marketing, Education and Strategy in national and international conferences. He is awarded his doctorate in management studies, in the domain of Marketing. He has many publications to his credit in National/International Journals of repute. His present research interest includes brand management, and different aspects of consumer behaviour. He is intensely associated with the training and consultancy wing of the institute and has undertaken various trainings, consultancy and research projects. He has been a Visiting International Scholar at the Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA. He completed the faculty development programme at IIM-Ahmedabad (2005-06), and has more than two decades of post graduate teaching experience.

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Dr. Manoj Mathew
Email-ID : manojmathew@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Manoj Mathew holds a PhD in Management from School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala. His doctoral thesis was in the area of Managerial performance. He holds masters in Economics [Calicut University] and Personnel Management [Mahatma Gandhi University] as well as an FDP from IIM- Ahmedabad. He started his career in the industry as a Human Resource Management professional and worked with companies such as AVT McCormick and Amalgam Foods Ltd for five years before joining academics. He teaches core and specialization papers in the area of HRM and OB along with the additional responsibility of heading the Office of Corporate relations. He regularly takes up consultancy assignments and conducts MDPs in the areas of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour for corporate clients from India and abroad such as Cochin Shipyard Ltd, Apollo Tyres, Bank Muscat, CUMI, NEC Japan, Mahindra Satyam, Dubai Port World, Jayanti Group, Synthite Industries Ltd,  etc. He received AUDI-Visiting Professorship at WFI School of Management, Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt [Germany]. He was also a visiting Professor at  VIVES University of Applied Sciences, Kortrijk [Belgium] and has been a visiting international scholar at Western Michigan University, Michigan State [USA] and School of Business, Assumption University, [Thailand].  

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Dr. Manoj Menon
Email-ID : manojmenon@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

With a Post-graduate degree in Human Resource Management and experience in the field of education spanning 22 years, he has a career enriched with academic, administrative, training, consultancy and research experience. He has been on the Boards of Examinations in the capacity of Chairman in Mahatma Gandhi University and Kerala University. He has also been an international visiting scholar to the Haworth Business School, Western Michigan University, USA. Training and Consultancy services provided to both corporate as well as educational institutions are in the areas of Employee Selection, Manpower Allocation, Voluntary Retirement Counseling Training Need Analysis, Organizational Evaluation and Organizational Development. He has also served as the Principal of Rajagiri College of Management & Applied Sciences.

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Dr. Minimol M. C
Email-ID : minimol@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

She secured her M.Com Degree from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam,in the year 2000, M.Phil(2002) and Ph D (2007) Degrees from the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. She is the author of a book on E-Governance and Rural Self government published in 2007 and co-author of two books on Management Information Systems and Rural Women Empowerment, published in the years 2004 and 2011 respectively. She has published several research papers in peer reviewed and refereed journals including ABDC  B and C category journals, and has contributed chapters to various edited volume books. She has presented research papers in various National and International Conferences.She is a recognised research supervisor (part time Ph D) under the faculty of commerce in Bharatiyar University, Coimbatore.

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Dr. P. Balakrishnan Menon
Email-ID : balakrishnan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Menon has over 32 years of Industrial Experience, with versatile domain expertise in Marketing, Banking, Financial Services, Retail, Networking and Media & Entertainment, before he entered the teaching profession. He has served as Professor of Marketing and Director – MBA, in the DC School of Management and Technology, Vagamon for 7 years. Prof. Menon earned his M.Sc (Mathematics) from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He obtained his PGDBM ( Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management) from the Institute of Business Management & Research, Calcutta, West Bengal State, with specialization in Marketing and MBA (Marketing) from the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India. He was awarded Ph.D in Management in the area of Marketing Management, from Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He is an AMT (Accredited Management Teacher) from AIMA (All India Management Association), New Delhi. Prof. Menon successfully completed FDPM (Faculty Development Program in Management) from IIM (Indian Institute of Management), Ahmedabad. He is a well qualified management teacher with seven years of management teaching experience, at the post graduate level. He has published 11 international papers and 14 national papers in referred and peer reviewed journals of repute. He has presented papers in 6 conferences and attended many leadership development programs. He won a ‘best research paper’ award from All India Management Association (AIMA) e-journal in Sep 2012. Prof. Menon has achieved the credentials of being recognized as Reviewer for International Journal, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, United Kingdom. He has reviewed a few case studies for EEMCS, U.K. He has also achieved the recognition as Reviewer, for International Journal of Marketing Management, United Kingdom. He has reviewed a few research papers for the journal. He has worked as an Account Manager and as a Program Director, in UST Global, Trivandrum and Cochin for 6 years.  He has worked with Cap Gemini Ernst and Young in Singapore for 6 years, as a service Delivery manager for Citibank.  He has served for over 18 years in a middle Management capacity in Indian Oil Corporation Limited, in India. He has worked in Australia and USA for a few months, as a part of his assignments with Cap Gemini, Singapore and UST Global, India respectively. His main areas of Interests are Marketing Management, Information Technology, Project Management, Research Methodology and Management Information Systems.

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Dr. Padmanabhan N S
Email-ID : padmanabhan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Padmanabhan has an experience of more than 15 years in academics. His area of interest includes Marketing, Advertising, Brand Management and Consumer Behaviour. He handles a Facebook page “Marketing Brains” and authors a blog in marketing - Marketing Brains (www.marketingg-brains.blogspot.in). He did his MBA in Marketing and Finance and also possess MPhil in Management and MSc. In Applied Psychology. He obtained his PhD in Management from Pondicherry University, Karaikkal Campus.  He also had an entrepreneurial stint for around 6 years running his own logistics firm. 

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Dr. Shelly Jose
Email-ID : shellyjose@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Has nine years of professional experience including with Indian Oil Corporation in areas of HR, Generic Systems Audit, Training and Implementation of ISO 9002, ISO 14001 and occupational health and safety management, was also associated with World Wide Fuels Refineries Benchmarking exercise conducted by Solomon Associates, Singapore. His subjects of instruction include Organizational Behaviour, Performance Management,   Environmental Management, Business Ethics and Strategic HRM. His thesis awarded PhD at  School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, explores the individual and contextual antecedents of  Innovative Work Behaviour.

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Dr. Simon Jacob C
Email-ID : simon@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Simon Jacob C holds a PhD from School of Management Studies (SMS), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kerala. His doctoral thesis was in the area of Human Resource Management and Service Quality in the hospital sector. He is a multi-disciplinarian with a postgraduate degree in Personnel Management (MPM) and an LL.B with Labour Laws. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA with specialisation in Operations Management. His industry experience spans over 19 years in the diverse spectrum. He joined as a full-time member of the faculty at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences in Oct 2004 and has a post graduate teaching experience over 15 years. He had undergone FDP in Management at IIM A, FDP at IIM K, SDP at IIT Kharagpur, QIP at TAPMI, Manipal and qualified UGC/NET Lectureship in Management. He had also undergone European Summer Programme (ESP) at Catholic University- Lille, France. He is a CAMI-USA Certified Recruitment Analyst and handles courses in the areas of Human Resources Management, Operations Management and Business & Labour Laws.

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Dr. Smitha Nair
Email-ID : smithanair@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Smitha Nair is an Associate Professor in Strategy & International Business at the Rajagiri Business School. Prior to this, she was a faculty at Management School, University of Sheffield (UK) and University of East Anglia (UK). Her research interests include cross border knowledge flows in multinationals, organizational innovation & internationalization patterns of emerging market firms. She has authored/coauthored book chapters and scholarly articles in leading journals like British Journal of Management, International Business Review, Management International Review and International Journal of Management Reviews. She is also on the Editorial Board of Journal of Knowledge Management.Smitha joined academics following a 11 year stint as a software consultant, managing strategic IT portfolios for large multinationals. Her education includes PhD in International Business & Strategy, University of Sheffield; Master of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay, India) and Bachelor of Technology from National Institute of Technology (Calicut, India). 

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Dr. Smitha Siji
Email-ID : smithasiji4@gmail.com;smitha@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph D

She is an MBA from Vikram Universiity Ujjain, M.Phil frm Alagappa University, Karaikudy and Ph. D from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Before joining the field of academics, she had a brief stint in the Industry. She worked as an Associate-Women’s Health care in Foreva – A division of Unichem Laboratories Ltd for three years. She has around 12 years of teaching experience and she has worked in several reputed B-schools in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. She has participated and presented papers in several national and international conferences and has published articles in reputed journals and edited volume books. She has also been a visiting scholar at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo and Nazareth College, Rochester, USA.

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Dr. Susan Mathew
Email-ID : susanmathew@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

A doctorate in English Language from Madurai Kamaraj University, She has over fourteen years of international and regional teaching experience. Before joining Rajagiri , she worked as a language instructor in Bahrain and has conducted remedial English language courses for the Bahrain Ministry of electricity.  Her move to Kerala saw her as a Lecturer for Business Communication at D.C School of Management and Bhavan`s Royal Institute of Management. She has also completed upto level 6 in the French programme from Alliance Francaise, Bahrain. She is a Presenter for Cambridge University U.K.and is an experienced corporate trainer. She was  a visiting scholar at Western Washington University, Bellingham, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Columbus State University, Columbus and Nazareth College, Rochester.

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Dr. Veeva Mathew
Email-ID : veevamathew@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

A consultant and trainer in the field of research methodology, his teaching experience spans nine years. His interest areas include Research Methodology, Operations Research, Statistics and Marketing Research. He was undertaken several research studies in Marketing and Social Science supported by both international and national level organizations. He is in charge of the research wing of Rajagiri School of Management. He has done Faculty Development Program (FDP) in Management and Business Studies at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has been a Visiting International Scholar at Western Michigan University, USA and Nazareth College, Rochester New York State]. He has recieved his PhD from School of Management Studies, CUSAT, Cochin.

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Dr.Binoy Joseph
Email-ID : binoyjoseph@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : L. L. B, M.A (PM&IR), Ph.D

Dr. Binoy Joseph has extensive expertise in the areas of Employee Resourcing, Performance Management, Reward Management and HR Accounting and Auditing and his core research interest lies in HRM Innovations. He has had professional experience in the hospitality industry. He has been a Visiting International Scholar at Western Michigan University, USA, and was also engaged in research on Employee Stock Option Plan and Corporate Performance. He has received his doctoral degree from Cochin University of Science and Technology in the topic "Innovative Human Resource Practices and HR Outcomes in Software Firms. He has received the prestigious AUDI Professorship 2013 Fellowship. He made a presentation in Audi Company in Ingolstadt Germany on 'People Management Challenges for German Managers in India'. He also took a course ' International Human Resource Management' for the students in Catholic University, Ingolstadt, Germany.

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Fr.Reginold
Email-ID : reginold@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

He holds Two Master degrees in philosophy and MBA HR. He has M.Phil in Human resource management from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.  He cleared UGC -NET  exam. 

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Harish B
Email-ID : harishoffice@gmail.com;harish@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA,Executive PGDM

With more than 19 years of experience in the industry and academics, his interests include marketing, branding, marketing research and sales. A keen observer of brands and marketing practices, he authors the internationally renowned marketing blog – Marketing Practice. An MBA in Marketing and Executive PGDM in Marketing and Strategy from IIM Kozhikode, his career started with India’s leading media house – Malayala Manorama Co Ltd . After a stint of 6 years in industry, he switched over to academics and worked as Assistant Professor at SCMS Kochi and IBS Kochi before joining Rajagiri. Harish also conducts MDPs , training and consultancy programs in the areas of marketing.

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Pramodh U Korula
Email-ID : pramodh@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.B.A

He is an MBA from Bharathiar University. Did his graduation in Science from CMS College, Kottayam and Masters from Union Christian College, Alwaye. He has also done Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from Madhurai Kamaraj University and Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations from Madras University. Worked as Executive Officer in Aim-Insights, an HRD Organisation in Mangalore. He has also worked as Professional Service Representative in Aristo Pharmaceuticals and as Territory Business Manager in Nicholas Piramal India Ltd. Joined Rajagiri as PRO, now handling the Placement and Industry Institute Partnership Cells and the Office of International Affairs.

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Saji George
Email-ID : saji@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MA, MBA

An MBA from MG University with specialization in Human Resource Management and a graduate from Loyola College Chennai and holds an additional post graduate diploma in Psychological counseling form Indian Institute of Psychological Counseling with specialization in adult psychology. Has got seven years of teaching experience in UG & PG level and one year industry experience with Geojit BNP Paribas. Has taken up several training programs for various corporates. Has Qualified as Zone level Trainer in Junior Chamber International (JCI) in 2010. Qualified UGC NET in the year 2009

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Salim P
Email-ID : salim@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Salim has 10 years of combined experience in academia and industry with exposure in Marketing, Public Relations, Recruitment, Entrepreneurship and CSR. He is an MBA graduate from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka and pursuing doctoral research in Organisational Effectiveness at ADBU, Guwahati. He has secured a scholarship from WFI School of Management, Germany for a short-term course on ‘Firms in Society’ and has been working as a full-time consultant for start-ups and organisations on projects in CSR and Strategy. He is an associated member of Kerala Management Association and was a member of the expert panel for CSR committee at Confederation of Indian Industries, Kerala. He was deputed to Rajagiri outREACH in November 2018 and has been guiding the team on CSR and Social Impact Assessment projects.

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Shirley Rita Luiz
Email-ID : shirley_poppen2002@yahoo.com
Qualification : M.Sc (Mathematics)

She has to her name 34 years of teaching expertise at St. Joseph`s College for Women, Alappuzha. She has also taught for four years at Al-Yamama Coaching Centre, Kuwait, imparting training to aspirants for Kerala Engineering Entrance and IIT JEE. She has been a faculty member at RCBS since 2004

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Siby Jose
Email-ID : sibyjose@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MA (PM&IR)

His industry experience has been mainly with Excel Glasses Ltd,Alappuzha, Fertilizer Corporation of India, Vijaya Bank, Scana Color (India) Ltd. and Aluminium International, Mumbai. His teaching interests are in the area of Human Resource Management. He has done Faculty Development Program (FDP) in Management and Business Studies at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

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Sreejith R
Email-ID : sreejithr@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.Tech

He holds an M. Tech Degree in Information Technology and is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Information Security. He has nine years of teaching experience and is actively involved with the Software Development Team of Rajagiri (RLabZ). Data Analytics, Business Modelling, Machine Learning are his few areas of interest. He is a consultant and trainer in Python, Django Framework, DOT NET Framework and several other recent languages/Technologies. He has several articles published in reputed journals to his credit in the area of Information Security.

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Abhilash G Nambudiri
Email-ID : abhilash@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PGDABM

Abhilash is an Agricultural Engineer by profession and holds a masters diploma in Agri-Business Management from Indian Institute of Management - Ahmadabad (IIM-A). He has over 14 years of professional experience covering retail industry, social organization management, entrepreneurship and consulting. He brings his collective knowledge of working with corporate sector, social sector and as an entrepreneur to his teachings at Rajagiri. He has over 4 years of teaching experience as visiting faculty in various prestigious management educational institutions in Pune, like Symbiosis, MIT (Pune), FLAME, etc... He is very passionate about education and social sectors. He mentors a student interest group of Social Entrepreneurship club at Rajagiri and had been associated as a consultant to the joint CSR initiative of Rajagiri and CUMI (Carborandum Universal Limited). He is also a prolific case writer with published case studies in ET (Economic Times) and SAGE.

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Abraham Babu
Email-ID : abraham@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

He has an industry experience spanning over nine years which includes a three year stint in Kenya His teaching experience runs into seventeen years. He holds a PhD in Economics, an M.Phil in Economics and has an M.S in Development Economics. His doctoral thesis was on the study of Foreign Direct Investment in India since 1991. Micro Economics and Development Economics are his forte. He has attended the International Programme on Development of Management Perspectives at the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and Faculty Development Programme in Management at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was part of the team which conducted a training programme for Bank Muscat, Oman and was a visiting faculty at KATHO University College, Kortrijk, Belgium.

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Abraham Joseph
Email-ID : abrahamjoseph@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FCA

An expert accounting, financial management and spreadsheet modelling teacher with professional and teaching experience in the UAE and India. Currently teaching postgraduate students of business administration.

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Ajith Sundaram
Email-ID : ajith@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

AjithSundaram has nearly 13 years of experience which includes over 10 years in General Administration, Classroom Management, Curriculum Development, Teaching and Student Management and 3 years in industry where he was involved in recruitment and implementation of information system. AjithSundaram has a Computer Science Engineering degree from Mahatma Gandhi University, MBA in HR from Madras University, MS in Management of Information Technology from University of Nottingham, PhD in HR from JJT University Rajasthan and a second PhD in IS from Anna University Chennai. His research area includes business analytics, social media analytics, HR analytics and web analytics. He has published several research articles in national and international journals. Prior to joining Rajagiri Business School, he was working at SCMS School of Technology and Management, Cochin. 

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Ambika Prasad Nanda
Email-ID : ambikaprasad@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PGPM

Ambika Nanda has submitted his FPM thesis on the topic “Essays in Financial Well-being: An Emerging Market perspective” towards partial fulfillment of Fellow Programme in Management degree (Marketing) from SPJAIN Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) - Mumbai.  

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Angela Susan Mathew
Email-ID : angela@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Angela completed her PhD in Information Systems from Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. She is UGC NET qualified. Prior to Rajagiri, she was working as Senior Faculty (Online) with Eaton Business School. Her research interests include e-governance and citizen engagement. Her teaching interests include Management Information System, E-business and Business Analytics.  She has previously worked with Rajagiri Business School and represented RBS in the International Staff Week at Vives University, Belgium in 2016.

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Aviral Tiwari
Email-ID : aviral@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Postdoc

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/aviral-kumar-tiwari/home

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Bindu Antony M.
Email-ID : binduantony@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MSW , MBA

She is a first rank holder in MSW from Mahatma Gandhi University and MBA from ICFAI . She worked with Kerala State Youth Welfare Board, a Govt. of Kerala undertaking as District Youth Programme Officer for 6 years before joining RBS in 2009. Her areas of interest include HRM, counseling, women empowerment, youth empowerment and family welfare. She is the Academic Coordinator of Rajagiri Business School. 

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Chandrima Chatterjee
Email-ID : chandrima@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Ms. Chandrima Chatterjee is an Economist by training. Recently, she has submitted her Ph.D. thesis entitled ‘Health care of the Elderly in India: An Investigation of Utilization, Expenditure and Financing’ at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. During her doctoral research, she has acquired knowledge on several tools of statistical data analysis as well as econometric analysis, and has been successfully applied those in the domain of Health Care Economics and Development Policy. She is highly skilled in analysing Big Survey Data (NSSO, NFHS, CSO) using statistical software such as STATA, SPSS etc. As a part of her doctoral thesis, she has also published scientific papers in reputed peer reviewed international journals and some are under review. Apart from these, she has received travel grant from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in order to attend conferences in abroad, twice.

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Dipti Lunawat
Email-ID : dipti@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : CA

Teaching in finance domain in the areas of accounting and finance. She has 13+ years of teaching experience in finance related subjects for ACCA, CA, MBA & PGDM. Expertise soft skill trainer for newly qualified professionals. Chief Founder & Mentor, EDUPORT Career Solutions Private Limited. She has worked as an Audit executive in Ernst and Young, Chennai. She was the first Program Co-ordinator for Orientation and GMCS for Gurgaon Branch of ICAI.  Faculty at Gurgaon, Amravati, Raipur & Bhilai Branch of ICAI for GMCS and Orientation, also worked as a senior content developer for Educomp Solutions (P) Ltd.  Her teaching interests are Financial Accounting, Business Law, Cost and Management Accounting, and Corporate Finance. 

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Fr. Francis Sebastian CMI
Email-ID : fr.francis@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Fr. Francis is an ordained priest and member of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) congregation’s S.H Province, Kochi.  He is very active in youth animation, pastoral care and academic endeavours.  He has organized two national level Prolife Mini marathons in Bangalore and Vellore respectively.  As an effective orator, organizer, youth animator and creative administrator he commands lots of appreciation from various walks of life.  He has presented papers in various national and international level conferences.  He has undergone and undertaken many training programs extensively.  He is specialized in marketing and operations domains. 

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Garima Sisodia
Email-ID : garima@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PhD

Dr. Garima Sisodia has earned her PhD from IFHE University, Hyderabad in the area of finance. Before joining Rajagiri Business School, she has taught post graduate and doctoral students in the area of accounting, finance and market microstructure at IBS Hyderabad for more than a decade. Her area of interest in research includes price discovery of cross-listed securities, market integration between developed and emerging markets and innovations and ethics in modern market microstructure. The cases and simulations authored by her are used for teaching MBA students at IBS Hyderabad and are published at Case Center, UK and IBS Case Development Centre (CDC), the third largest case repository in the world. She has presented papers at prestigious conferences and published research articles in international journals of repute like Economic Modelling, Finance Research Letters, International Journal of Managerial Finance, etc. "She serves as a guest referee at Journal of Public Affairs,  Rajagiri Management Journal and IUP Journal of Accounting Research and Audit Practices.". She has designed and delivered MDP sessions for executives of reputed companies like ONGC and ITC Paperboards.

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Himanshi Pandey
Email-ID : himanshi@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.Phil

Himanshi Pandey holds an MPhil degree in English and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Translation Studies from IIT Kharagpur. She has qualified UGC-Net examination for the role of Assistant Professor in English. Her research interests include Language Interpretation, Translation, Business Communication, Cultural Studies, and Humour Studies. She has translated literary documents from Hindi to English and published poetry translations in both national and international journals. She has performed both formal and informal sets on NPTEL for the course ‘Speaking Effectively.’Before coming to Rajagiri Business School, she was a Research Fellow and Teaching Assistant at IIT Kharagpur’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. In addition to her academic pursuit, she takes a keen interest in Dramatics and Stand-ups.

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Isaac Varghese
Email-ID : isaac@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MA (PM & IR)

Isaac is the Director, Consulting at RBS. Prior to his current role at RBS since first February two thousand sixteen, Isaac was the Leader – People Advisory (P&O) at the Global Talent Hub of Ernst & Young (EY) one of the big four consulting firms with offices in over 175 countries and global revenues in excess of US$ 30 billion. Isaac comes with over 25 years of experience in core HR and Consulting, having worked with multinational conglomerates and Big 4 consulting firms. Isaac was Head, Human Resources at Bank Muscat, the largest bank in Oman with a regional presence in 8 countries and total asset footing of over US$ 20 billion for over 12 years. His early assignments included stints with KPMG Consulting, another big four consulting firm as Sr. Consultant/Manager and as Head, Human Resources at Essar Group (Power/Steel Business). Isaac holds a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB:1989) and a post graduate degree in human resources management (MA-PM& IR:1991); a triple university gold medallist and National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) awardee, Isaac also possess the following international certifications:

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Issac K Varghese
Email-ID : issackv@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

He has completed FPM (Strategy) from IIM Lucknow. He has graduated in Biotechnology Engineering from Satyabhama University, Chennai. He has about 3 years of industry experience. He kick-started his career with Cognizant Technology Solutions as an Automation Test Engineer. He has also worked with The Federal Bank Limited as an Assistant Manager.  After finishing his coursework at IIM Lucknow, he pursued a career as management faculty at Justice K. S. Hegde Institute of Management for over two years. He has joined Rajagiri Business School in January 2018. His teaching and research areas includes Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances Strategic Management and Entrepreneurial Development. 

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Jaedong Kang
Email-ID : jaedong@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.A.

Financial and international economics are his forte. He teaches management students Microeconomics, Managerial Economics, Public Policy and Managerial Economics and Global Business Environment. He has interest in studying business environment of Korean firms that operate in India. He is dealing effectively with MS Excel for business and research works. He has worked in Oracle India as a finance analyst in for 5 years and 10 months.He has conducted certificate courses on MS excel for faculty members and PGDM students of Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies. He has been certified with beginners’ and intermediary level of SPSS. He has made presentations in various seminars. 

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James Dominic
Email-ID : jamesdominic@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. James Dominic holds Ph.D. in Finance from IIT Madras. His corporate, academic and research experience spans over 13 years. A CAIIB certified banking professional; he has handled various operational roles in banking industry for seven years prior to pursuing his academic interests. He is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) acknowledged by AIMA and SEBI resource person for financial education. His academic and research experience spans over six years with SCMS Business School, Cochin and IIT Madras. He was a recipient of research scholarship from IIT Madras. His research interests include venture capital/private equity, business valuation, corporate finance and capital market investment/technical analysis trading. He has presented research papers in various international conferences at USA and Europe.

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Jose K. Puthur
Email-ID : puthur@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PhD

Engineer from REC Trichy ( NIT Trichy) worked in HCL Infosys for 4 years then joined in National Informatics Centre as Systems Engineer. Worked in NIC as Sr Systems Engineer, Principal Systems Engineer, and Technical Director in NIC Thiruvanathapuram, New Delhi, Cochin and Kavarathi. Last posting was at Lakshadweep as State Informatics Officer and Technical Director in charge of NIC UT of Lakshadweep. 

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Kannan Sekar
Email-ID : kannan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

An alumnni of College of Engineering Trivandrum  in Electrical Engineering, and MBA from IIT Roorkee, Kannan Sekar has around 9 years of experience in varied roles in Sales and Marketing. He has been with Infosys, Goodyear India and Videocon Industries in Engineering and sales and Marketing Roles. He is also Industry consultant in Marketing domain as well as NET Qualified. His area of Expertise include include Sales and Distribution, Product Management, Sales Analytics and Retail.

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Krishnan Chandramohan
Email-ID : krishnan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Krishnan Chandramohan has completed his PhD from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. A post graduate in management from the Sri Sathya Sai University, he has worked in the financial industry for close to two years. Krishnan has cleared level 3 of the CFA program conducted by the Global Association of Investment Professionals. 

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Mani P. Sam
Email-ID : manipsam@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : P.G.D.M

He has 32+ years of multi-functional corporate experience. Last assignment was as Vice President (Operations) with CAMS (A NSE group company) and was responsible for Middle office operations, Stock Broker Process, as well as centralised operations like Logistics, Purchase & Sourcing and Infrastructure and facilities management. He was associated with the first B2B auction portal (auctionindia.com) as Vice President. He was Vice President (Special Projects) with CSS Group and was a Director on Board of its Polish subsidiary CSS sp.zo.o Poland. He also worked with  TVS Electronics Ltd, Crompton Greaves and the Murugappa Group. He is also UGC NET qualified in management. 

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Neetha J. Eappen
Email-ID : neethaje@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

She is an engineer from the University of Kerala and has taken her MBA from the University of Kerala. She has been awarded a PhD by the Cochin University of Science and Technology for her doctoral thesis titled “Service provider switching: A study on the switching process in retail banking”. She started her career with Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation. She has two years of industry experience and she has taught management courses at the postgraduate level for over fifteen years. Her teaching interest includes Operations Management, Quality Management and Service Management. Her research interest includes servitization and humanitarian operations. She has been a visiting international scholar at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA and Nazareth College, Rochester, USA.

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Priya Alat
Email-ID : priya@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Priya Alat holds a Ph.D. in Management (OB & HRM) from IIT Kharagpur.  She was a UGC Research Fellow.  Her research interests include leadership, values, HRM, and Subjective Well-being. She has a number of research publications and has presented research papers in national and international conferences. She has coordinated workshops on Structural Equation Modeling conducted by the National Academy of Psychology (India) and has experience in editing articles for the journal Psychological Studies (Springer Nature). She also has worked for a short while as an HR executive in an US based KPO where she was responsible for employee relations and recruitment. 

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Rishabh Rathore
Email-ID : rishabh@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PhD

Rishabh Rathore has obtained his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from S.S.G.M. College of Engineering, Shegaon in 2010 and holds an M.E. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from S.G.S.I.T.S Indore in 2013. He qualified the GATE 2013 with 92 percentile. He pursueded his Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. The title of his thesis is “Analysis and Mitigation of Risks in the foodgrains supply chain”. As a part of Ph.D. work, he has published a research paper in the International Journal of Logistics Management ("A" category journal), and other works are under review. Some of his professional contributions include successful completion of reviewer assignments for reputed international journals like the Journal of Modelling in Management, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management and International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management. His research interest includes operation management, supply chain management, quantitative techniques, and six sigma. He has presented his research work in the POMS annual conference, Seattle, U.S.A., and EurOMA annual conference, Budapest, Hungary. He also worked as a teaching assistant for the online Six Sigma MOOCs course, organized by NPTEL.

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Ronny Thomas
Email-ID : ronny@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Ronny Thomas has a PhD in economics and M.Phil in Planning and development from IIT Bombay, Mumbai. Prior to joining Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, he has one and half years of teaching experience at the School of Management Studies, NIT Calicut, Kozhikode. His research interests include international trade and FDI inter-linkage with econometric application and productivity analysis. He has presented his research papers in conferences held at University of Nottingham, Delhi School of Economics, IIM Bangalore and IIT Bombay and also published his research work. His teaching interests are managerial economics, micro economics, applied industrial organisation and applied econometrics. 

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Sayan Chakraborty
Email-ID : sayan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Sayan Chakraborty holds a Ph.D. in Operations from the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. His research interests include inventory distribution, simulation, forecasting, operations research, and supply chain management. He has a number of research publications and has presented research papers in several international conferences. Sayan Chakraborty has obtained his B.Tech. degree in Production Engineering from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad university of Technology (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology) in 2011 and holds an M.E. degree in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2013.

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Shashank Mittal
Email-ID : shashank@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

Shashank Mittal has done his FPM in OB&HR from IIM Raipur.  He holds B. Tech (Electronics & Instrumentation) from I.E.T. Lucknow.  Prior to joining FPM he has over two years of industrial experience and three years of teaching experience in various organizations.  He has published multiple papers in ABDC ranked and SSCI indexed journals of international repute such as Journal of Management and Organization and Current Psychology. His current research interest includes Social identity, Knowledge exchanges, Status, Proactive helping, Employer branding, Organizational justice, and Humanitarian relief management. He enjoys badminton and cycling during leisure time. 

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Sitanshu Sekhar Das
Email-ID : sitanshu@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Sitanshu Sekhar Das prior to joining Rajagiri Business School, Kochi was a Research Associate at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, from where he received his Doctorate in Management (OB & HR). He was a UGC Research Fellow. His research areas include leadership, personality, employee engagement, employer branding, well-being, and disaster trauma. Dr. Das has research publications in various international journals to his credit. He also has four years of experience in teaching and research. He has conducted and facilitated workshops for students, faculty, and corporate trainees on diverse topics including research methodology, structural equation modelling (SEM), and interpersonal relationship.  He has also presented papers in national and international conferences. He was a part of the team that was responsible for the human resource planning of South Eastern Coalfield Limited (SECL a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd.) for the year 2019-2024.

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Somesh Kumar Sinha
Email-ID : somesh@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Somesh has done his PhD in Marketing Management from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal. He was a UGC Research Fellow.  His research area includes Sales Promotion, Brand Management, Consumer behavior, Digital and Social Media Marketing.  He has research publications in various international journals to his credit. He has also presented papers in national and international conferences. He also has five years of teaching and industry experience. 

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Sunil Puliyakot
Email-ID : sunil@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

His industry experience of about 15 years comprises of managerial positions in reputed organizations like GCMMF Ltd. (https://amul.com/m/about-us), JM Financial Group (https://www.jmfl.com/who-we-are/about-us) and ICICI Bank (https://www.icicibank.com/aboutus/about-us.page?) before moving to teaching in the year 2006. Corporate experience include exposure to areas like accounting and control, capital markets, sales and distribution of financial products and retail banking. Valuable insights into the working of financial markets and intermediaries achieved through keen interest, supported by practical experience has helped him focus his teaching and research interests in areas spanning the intersection of finance and economics. 

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Sushil Kumar
Email-ID : sushil@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

Sushil holds FPM in Management from Indian Institute of Management Raipur India. His dissertation was on understanding the dynamics of venture creation process with a focus on Indian startups. He also holds M.Phil in Planning and Development from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, and MA in Social Entrepreneurship from the School of Management and Labor Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai. Prior to joining RBS, he was teaching at the University of the Fraser Valley India Chandigarh, an international campus of UFV Canada British Columbia Vancouver. He brings valuable experience of teaching Indian and Canadian students for two years.

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 Dr. Aby Abraham
Email-ID : abyabraham@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

Aby entered academics with  23 years of professional experience, starting as an engineer on the shop floor to Area Manager to Regional Contracts Manager to Heading Country Operations, with various International firms; like Lloyd’s Register, ABS Group, Bureau Veritas, Velosi etc. This enabled him to have a broad view of real life business scenarios that is useful in understanding ground realities. He taught as an adjunct faculty at Business Administration Department of Dubai University College, ICFAI, Dubai campus, AIT, Dubai and as TA at XLRI. Aby left industry to purse doctoral research at XLRI and submitted his thesis. He looks for ‘meanings of possessions’, leading to the process of meaning making. Thus, his area of interest covers semiotics to social anthropology in consumer behavior side of marketing. The cultural changes due to social class change, impact of technology, and media, do change consumer’s taste, and the resultant possessions and meanings derived; thus making it imperative to understand the process and direction. Country of Origin effects and entry strategies to culturally diverse markets are also of interest.

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Ajay Lunawat
Email-ID : ajay@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FCA

He is a Chartered Accountant with 47th All India Rank (May 2006), holder of Diploma in Information Systems Audit & Certification in IFRS from ICAI, SAP-FI Certified Associate, NISM-Series-V-A: Mutual Fund Distributors Certified and B.Com. (4th Rank, Amravati University). His 8 years of corporate experience includes companies like Nestle and Axis Bank. He has been trainer at various management skill workshops. He has contributed e-lectures and study materials for Board of Studies, ICAI. He has also been an international visiting scholar to Western Michigan University, USA and Nazareth College, USA.

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Arun George
Email-ID : arungeorge@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

After MBA in operations management from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee he had a short stint with a manufacturing firm, as part of the top management team handling manufacturing operations and strategy. He has done his B-Tech in mechanical engineering from College of Engineering Trivandrum and has worked in the area of service operations in the IT sector for three years.

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Deepak Babu
Email-ID : deepak@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Deepak Babu is a Masters In Business  Administration from Mahatma Gandhi University  and a Bachelors in Technology in Biotechnology specialization in Genetic Engineering from A.A.I.D.U Allahabad. His areas of interest include Operations Management,. Operations Research, Statistics, Marketing, Research Methodology and Marketing Research. He has been an external resource person for Centre for Advanced Research and Training, Christ university and published various articles  in national and international journals in the field of operations, marketing and General Management.

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Dr.  Anu Antony
Email-ID : anuantony@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

She Completed her Ph.D titled “Risk Model and Portfolio Selection: A Behavioral Approach for      Optimization of Returns” from Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam in 2016. And MBA (Finance) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. She has published various research papers in journals of national and international repute such as Metamorphosis, Global Academic Research Journal, MIM International Journal on Management Research, etc. She has presented research papers in various national and international conferences. Also received “best paper award” for her paper titled “Multivariate Analysis in investors psychology on Risk tolerance – An analysis of investors of Kerala”, in The National Conference on Emerging Trends in Business Organized by Christ University, Bengaluru in 2016.Her teaching interests are Behavioral Finance, Financial Management, Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, and Corporate Finance.

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Dr. Anto Joseph
Email-ID : anto@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PhD

Dr. Anto Joseph earned his Ph.D. in finance from IFHE University, Hyderabad and has more than ten years of teaching experience. Prior to joining RCSS, he had been teaching subjects in Finance and Accounting to MBA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. students at IBS, Hyderabad. His research interest includes areas like corporate finance, green finance, market microstructure, and asset pricing. He has published articles in reputed journals like Economic Modelling, Finance Research Letters, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Economic Bulletin, etc. and also presented papers at different national and international conferences.

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Dr. Bejoy John Thomas
Email-ID : bejoy@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

A researcher and marketing consultant with industrial & academic experience. He is a approved PhD guide for Bharathidasan University and 2 of his PhD research scholars in Marketing have submitted their research work. He has helped Femina Group of companies to launch a successful retail outlet ‘FSM’ in Trichy through his consulting work. He is in the advisory board of Femina Shopping Mall (Textile Division). He worked in the Textile Industry for 3 years both in threads & Garments. He has an academic experience of 21 years. He was the head of department for Master of Foreign Trade at Kodaikanal Christian College, Kodaikanal for 2 years. He also served Jamal Mohamed College, Trichy, as assistant professor, associate professor and head of department for 13 years. His PhD research work was in the area of ‘Brand Personality’. He has qualified UGC- NET for Lecturership in Management. He also served as the editor Rajagiri Management Journal and Chairman Research committee of Rajagiri Center for Business Studies

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Dr. Imran Ahmed Khan
Email-ID : imrankhan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph. D.

Imran joined Rajagiri in 2012 and has over ten years of teaching experience at the post-graduate level. He did his post-graduation in social work (Specializes in Human Resource Management) and received his doctorate from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. He has done his Faculty Development Program (FDP) in Management at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) – Ahmedabad. He started his career as Research Assistant at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai and later joined Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration (YASHADA), Pune as Research Officer. He has served as Assistant Professor in North Maharashtra University (NMU), Jalgaon and R. M. College of Social Work, Osmania University, Hyderabad where he also served as Director In-charge of the P G Centre. He has been a visiting International scholar at Lille University (Universite Catholique de Lille), France; Vives University College, Belgium; and Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany. He is a recognized research guide for the Ph.D. program of Centre for Research, Christ University Bangalore. He has presented research papers at national and international seminars and conferences and has published articles in journals and edited books. He has undergone and undertaken many professional training programs.  He has specialized in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour and Sustainable Development.

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Dr. Jayasri Indiran
Email-ID : jayasri@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Jayasri is a rank holder in her UG & PG programs. She is possessing more than 16 years of teaching experience at various capacities ranging from Lecturer to Associate Professor under various systems like Aided Colleges, Deemed Universities and Autonomous Institutions with ACBSP Accreditation. She was with DMI St. Eugene University, an Indo-African University on a contract basis assignment for BSW program in the capacity of Program Director. Sree Narayanaguru College-Coimbatore, AJK College of Arts & Commerce-Coimbatore, Veltech University-Chennai are some of her major employers and her last employment was with SCMS Group of Institutions, Cochin. She had also been in the capacity of HR Executive for a year with Hotel Rathna Regent, a business class hotel owned by the GD Groups of Companies, Coimbatore. She had been teaching a large volume of subjects in Social, Behavioral and HR Management Subjects. She is also qualified with permanent certificate of UGC-NET Lectureship. She had also been in various administrative / management support capacities  such as Board of Studies and Academic Excellence, University Representative for Bharathiar University, Karpagam University, Sree Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore. She was also moderating the Research and Publication Wing of DMI St. Eugene University. She had been Strategic Partner for Indo-African University, Zambia during her African assignment. She is highly passionate of appropriate pedagogy and evaluation in teaching-learning system, for which she have proof of tools and techniques formulated, administered and appreciated by the student community. She also has a good history of better mentoring extended, better career guidance extended and better personality-focused counselling extended. She is also conferred for a prestigious award by Management Teachers Consortium (MTC) Global Organisation for the category of "Outstanding Knowledge Sharing Award-2016" is to be presented in September-2016. 

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Dr. Joji Alex.N
Email-ID : jojialex@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph. D

A post-graduate in Business (MBA) and Economics (MA), he teaches in the domain of marketing. He has presented papers in Marketing, Education and Strategy in national and international conferences. He is awarded his doctorate in management studies, in the domain of Marketing. He has many publications to his credit in National/International Journals of repute. His present research interest includes brand management, and different aspects of consumer behaviour. He is intensely associated with the training and consultancy wing of the institute and has undertaken various trainings, consultancy and research projects. He has been a Visiting International Scholar at the Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA. He completed the faculty development programme at IIM-Ahmedabad (2005-06), and has more than two decades of post graduate teaching experience.

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Dr. Minimol M. C
Email-ID : minimol@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

She secured her M.Com Degree from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam,in the year 2000, M.Phil(2002) and Ph D (2007) Degrees from the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. She is the author of a book on E-Governance and Rural Self government published in 2007 and co-author of two books on Management Information Systems and Rural Women Empowerment, published in the years 2004 and 2011 respectively. She has published several research papers in peer reviewed and refereed journals including ABDC  B and C category journals, and has contributed chapters to various edited volume books. She has presented research papers in various National and International Conferences.She is a recognised research supervisor (part time Ph D) under the faculty of commerce in Bharatiyar University, Coimbatore.

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Dr. P. Balakrishnan Menon
Email-ID : balakrishnan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Menon has over 32 years of Industrial Experience, with versatile domain expertise in Marketing, Banking, Financial Services, Retail, Networking and Media & Entertainment, before he entered the teaching profession. He has served as Professor of Marketing and Director – MBA, in the DC School of Management and Technology, Vagamon for 7 years. Prof. Menon earned his M.Sc (Mathematics) from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. He obtained his PGDBM ( Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management) from the Institute of Business Management & Research, Calcutta, West Bengal State, with specialization in Marketing and MBA (Marketing) from the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India. He was awarded Ph.D in Management in the area of Marketing Management, from Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He is an AMT (Accredited Management Teacher) from AIMA (All India Management Association), New Delhi. Prof. Menon successfully completed FDPM (Faculty Development Program in Management) from IIM (Indian Institute of Management), Ahmedabad. He is a well qualified management teacher with seven years of management teaching experience, at the post graduate level. He has published 11 international papers and 14 national papers in referred and peer reviewed journals of repute. He has presented papers in 6 conferences and attended many leadership development programs. He won a ‘best research paper’ award from All India Management Association (AIMA) e-journal in Sep 2012. Prof. Menon has achieved the credentials of being recognized as Reviewer for International Journal, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, United Kingdom. He has reviewed a few case studies for EEMCS, U.K. He has also achieved the recognition as Reviewer, for International Journal of Marketing Management, United Kingdom. He has reviewed a few research papers for the journal. He has worked as an Account Manager and as a Program Director, in UST Global, Trivandrum and Cochin for 6 years.  He has worked with Cap Gemini Ernst and Young in Singapore for 6 years, as a service Delivery manager for Citibank.  He has served for over 18 years in a middle Management capacity in Indian Oil Corporation Limited, in India. He has worked in Australia and USA for a few months, as a part of his assignments with Cap Gemini, Singapore and UST Global, India respectively. His main areas of Interests are Marketing Management, Information Technology, Project Management, Research Methodology and Management Information Systems.

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Dr. Padmanabhan N S
Email-ID : padmanabhan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Padmanabhan has an experience of more than 15 years in academics. His area of interest includes Marketing, Advertising, Brand Management and Consumer Behaviour. He handles a Facebook page “Marketing Brains” and authors a blog in marketing - Marketing Brains (www.marketingg-brains.blogspot.in). He did his MBA in Marketing and Finance and also possess MPhil in Management and MSc. In Applied Psychology. He obtained his PhD in Management from Pondicherry University, Karaikkal Campus.  He also had an entrepreneurial stint for around 6 years running his own logistics firm. 

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Dr. Simon Jacob C
Email-ID : simon@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Simon Jacob C holds a PhD from School of Management Studies (SMS), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kerala. His doctoral thesis was in the area of Human Resource Management and Service Quality in the hospital sector. He is a multi-disciplinarian with a postgraduate degree in Personnel Management (MPM) and an LL.B with Labour Laws. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA with specialisation in Operations Management. His industry experience spans over 19 years in the diverse spectrum. He joined as a full-time member of the faculty at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences in Oct 2004 and has a post graduate teaching experience over 15 years. He had undergone FDP in Management at IIM A, FDP at IIM K, SDP at IIT Kharagpur, QIP at TAPMI, Manipal and qualified UGC/NET Lectureship in Management. He had also undergone European Summer Programme (ESP) at Catholic University- Lille, France. He is a CAMI-USA Certified Recruitment Analyst and handles courses in the areas of Human Resources Management, Operations Management and Business & Labour Laws.

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Dr. Smitha Nair
Email-ID : smithanair@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Smitha Nair is an Associate Professor in Strategy & International Business at the Rajagiri Business School. Prior to this, she was a faculty at Management School, University of Sheffield (UK) and University of East Anglia (UK). Her research interests include cross border knowledge flows in multinationals, organizational innovation & internationalization patterns of emerging market firms. She has authored/coauthored book chapters and scholarly articles in leading journals like British Journal of Management, International Business Review, Management International Review and International Journal of Management Reviews. She is also on the Editorial Board of Journal of Knowledge Management.Smitha joined academics following a 11 year stint as a software consultant, managing strategic IT portfolios for large multinationals. Her education includes PhD in International Business & Strategy, University of Sheffield; Master of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay, India) and Bachelor of Technology from National Institute of Technology (Calicut, India). 

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Dr. Smitha Siji
Email-ID : smithasiji4@gmail.com;smitha@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph D

She is an MBA from Vikram Universiity Ujjain, M.Phil frm Alagappa University, Karaikudy and Ph. D from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Before joining the field of academics, she had a brief stint in the Industry. She worked as an Associate-Women’s Health care in Foreva – A division of Unichem Laboratories Ltd for three years. She has around 12 years of teaching experience and she has worked in several reputed B-schools in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. She has participated and presented papers in several national and international conferences and has published articles in reputed journals and edited volume books. She has also been a visiting scholar at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo and Nazareth College, Rochester, USA.

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Dr. Susan Mathew
Email-ID : susanmathew@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

A doctorate in English Language from Madurai Kamaraj University, She has over fourteen years of international and regional teaching experience. Before joining Rajagiri , she worked as a language instructor in Bahrain and has conducted remedial English language courses for the Bahrain Ministry of electricity.  Her move to Kerala saw her as a Lecturer for Business Communication at D.C School of Management and Bhavan`s Royal Institute of Management. She has also completed upto level 6 in the French programme from Alliance Francaise, Bahrain. She is a Presenter for Cambridge University U.K.and is an experienced corporate trainer. She was  a visiting scholar at Western Washington University, Bellingham, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Columbus State University, Columbus and Nazareth College, Rochester.

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Dr. Veeva Mathew
Email-ID : veevamathew@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

A consultant and trainer in the field of research methodology, his teaching experience spans nine years. His interest areas include Research Methodology, Operations Research, Statistics and Marketing Research. He was undertaken several research studies in Marketing and Social Science supported by both international and national level organizations. He is in charge of the research wing of Rajagiri School of Management. He has done Faculty Development Program (FDP) in Management and Business Studies at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has been a Visiting International Scholar at Western Michigan University, USA and Nazareth College, Rochester New York State]. He has recieved his PhD from School of Management Studies, CUSAT, Cochin.

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Harish B
Email-ID : harishoffice@gmail.com;harish@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA,Executive PGDM

With more than 19 years of experience in the industry and academics, his interests include marketing, branding, marketing research and sales. A keen observer of brands and marketing practices, he authors the internationally renowned marketing blog – Marketing Practice. An MBA in Marketing and Executive PGDM in Marketing and Strategy from IIM Kozhikode, his career started with India’s leading media house – Malayala Manorama Co Ltd . After a stint of 6 years in industry, he switched over to academics and worked as Assistant Professor at SCMS Kochi and IBS Kochi before joining Rajagiri. Harish also conducts MDPs , training and consultancy programs in the areas of marketing.

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Pramodh U Korula
Email-ID : pramodh@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.B.A

He is an MBA from Bharathiar University. Did his graduation in Science from CMS College, Kottayam and Masters from Union Christian College, Alwaye. He has also done Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from Madhurai Kamaraj University and Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations from Madras University. Worked as Executive Officer in Aim-Insights, an HRD Organisation in Mangalore. He has also worked as Professional Service Representative in Aristo Pharmaceuticals and as Territory Business Manager in Nicholas Piramal India Ltd. Joined Rajagiri as PRO, now handling the Placement and Industry Institute Partnership Cells and the Office of International Affairs.

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Saji George
Email-ID : saji@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MA, MBA

An MBA from MG University with specialization in Human Resource Management and a graduate from Loyola College Chennai and holds an additional post graduate diploma in Psychological counseling form Indian Institute of Psychological Counseling with specialization in adult psychology. Has got seven years of teaching experience in UG & PG level and one year industry experience with Geojit BNP Paribas. Has taken up several training programs for various corporates. Has Qualified as Zone level Trainer in Junior Chamber International (JCI) in 2010. Qualified UGC NET in the year 2009

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Salim P
Email-ID : salim@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Salim has 10 years of combined experience in academia and industry with exposure in Marketing, Public Relations, Recruitment, Entrepreneurship and CSR. He is an MBA graduate from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka and pursuing doctoral research in Organisational Effectiveness at ADBU, Guwahati. He has secured a scholarship from WFI School of Management, Germany for a short-term course on ‘Firms in Society’ and has been working as a full-time consultant for start-ups and organisations on projects in CSR and Strategy. He is an associated member of Kerala Management Association and was a member of the expert panel for CSR committee at Confederation of Indian Industries, Kerala. He was deputed to Rajagiri outREACH in November 2018 and has been guiding the team on CSR and Social Impact Assessment projects.

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Shirley Rita Luiz
Email-ID : shirley_poppen2002@yahoo.com
Qualification : M.Sc (Mathematics)

She has to her name 34 years of teaching expertise at St. Joseph`s College for Women, Alappuzha. She has also taught for four years at Al-Yamama Coaching Centre, Kuwait, imparting training to aspirants for Kerala Engineering Entrance and IIT JEE. She has been a faculty member at RCBS since 2004

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Siby Jose
Email-ID : sibyjose@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MA (PM&IR)

His industry experience has been mainly with Excel Glasses Ltd,Alappuzha, Fertilizer Corporation of India, Vijaya Bank, Scana Color (India) Ltd. and Aluminium International, Mumbai. His teaching interests are in the area of Human Resource Management. He has done Faculty Development Program (FDP) in Management and Business Studies at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

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Sreejith R
Email-ID : sreejithr@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.Tech

He holds an M. Tech Degree in Information Technology and is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in Information Security. He has nine years of teaching experience and is actively involved with the Software Development Team of Rajagiri (RLabZ). Data Analytics, Business Modelling, Machine Learning are his few areas of interest. He is a consultant and trainer in Python, Django Framework, DOT NET Framework and several other recent languages/Technologies. He has several articles published in reputed journals to his credit in the area of Information Security.

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Dr. Manoj Mathew
Email-ID : manojmathew@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Manoj Mathew holds a PhD in Management from School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala. His doctoral thesis was in the area of Managerial performance. He holds masters in Economics [Calicut University] and Personnel Management [Mahatma Gandhi University] as well as an FDP from IIM- Ahmedabad. He started his career in the industry as a Human Resource Management professional and worked with companies such as AVT McCormick and Amalgam Foods Ltd for five years before joining academics. He teaches core and specialization papers in the area of HRM and OB along with the additional responsibility of heading the Office of Corporate relations. He regularly takes up consultancy assignments and conducts MDPs in the areas of Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour for corporate clients from India and abroad such as Cochin Shipyard Ltd, Apollo Tyres, Bank Muscat, CUMI, NEC Japan, Mahindra Satyam, Dubai Port World, Jayanti Group, Synthite Industries Ltd,  etc. He received AUDI-Visiting Professorship at WFI School of Management, Catholic University of Eichstatt-Ingolstadt [Germany]. He was also a visiting Professor at  VIVES University of Applied Sciences, Kortrijk [Belgium] and has been a visiting international scholar at Western Michigan University, Michigan State [USA] and School of Business, Assumption University, [Thailand].  

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Dr. Manoj Menon
Email-ID : manojmenon@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

With a Post-graduate degree in Human Resource Management and experience in the field of education spanning 22 years, he has a career enriched with academic, administrative, training, consultancy and research experience. He has been on the Boards of Examinations in the capacity of Chairman in Mahatma Gandhi University and Kerala University. He has also been an international visiting scholar to the Haworth Business School, Western Michigan University, USA. Training and Consultancy services provided to both corporate as well as educational institutions are in the areas of Employee Selection, Manpower Allocation, Voluntary Retirement Counseling Training Need Analysis, Organizational Evaluation and Organizational Development. He has also served as the Principal of Rajagiri College of Management & Applied Sciences.

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Dr. Shelly Jose
Email-ID : shellyjose@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Has nine years of professional experience including with Indian Oil Corporation in areas of HR, Generic Systems Audit, Training and Implementation of ISO 9002, ISO 14001 and occupational health and safety management, was also associated with World Wide Fuels Refineries Benchmarking exercise conducted by Solomon Associates, Singapore. His subjects of instruction include Organizational Behaviour, Performance Management,   Environmental Management, Business Ethics and Strategic HRM. His thesis awarded PhD at  School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, explores the individual and contextual antecedents of  Innovative Work Behaviour.

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Dr.Binoy Joseph
Email-ID : binoyjoseph@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : L. L. B, M.A (PM&IR), Ph.D

Dr. Binoy Joseph has extensive expertise in the areas of Employee Resourcing, Performance Management, Reward Management and HR Accounting and Auditing and his core research interest lies in HRM Innovations. He has had professional experience in the hospitality industry. He has been a Visiting International Scholar at Western Michigan University, USA, and was also engaged in research on Employee Stock Option Plan and Corporate Performance. He has received his doctoral degree from Cochin University of Science and Technology in the topic "Innovative Human Resource Practices and HR Outcomes in Software Firms. He has received the prestigious AUDI Professorship 2013 Fellowship. He made a presentation in Audi Company in Ingolstadt Germany on 'People Management Challenges for German Managers in India'. He also took a course ' International Human Resource Management' for the students in Catholic University, Ingolstadt, Germany.

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Fr.Reginold
Email-ID : reginold@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

He holds Two Master degrees in philosophy and MBA HR. He has M.Phil in Human resource management from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.  He cleared UGC -NET  exam. 

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Abhilash G Nambudiri
Email-ID : abhilash@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PGDABM

Abhilash is an Agricultural Engineer by profession and holds a masters diploma in Agri-Business Management from Indian Institute of Management - Ahmadabad (IIM-A). He has over 14 years of professional experience covering retail industry, social organization management, entrepreneurship and consulting. He brings his collective knowledge of working with corporate sector, social sector and as an entrepreneur to his teachings at Rajagiri. He has over 4 years of teaching experience as visiting faculty in various prestigious management educational institutions in Pune, like Symbiosis, MIT (Pune), FLAME, etc... He is very passionate about education and social sectors. He mentors a student interest group of Social Entrepreneurship club at Rajagiri and had been associated as a consultant to the joint CSR initiative of Rajagiri and CUMI (Carborandum Universal Limited). He is also a prolific case writer with published case studies in ET (Economic Times) and SAGE.

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Abraham Babu
Email-ID : abraham@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

He has an industry experience spanning over nine years which includes a three year stint in Kenya His teaching experience runs into seventeen years. He holds a PhD in Economics, an M.Phil in Economics and has an M.S in Development Economics. His doctoral thesis was on the study of Foreign Direct Investment in India since 1991. Micro Economics and Development Economics are his forte. He has attended the International Programme on Development of Management Perspectives at the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and Faculty Development Programme in Management at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was part of the team which conducted a training programme for Bank Muscat, Oman and was a visiting faculty at KATHO University College, Kortrijk, Belgium.

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Abraham Joseph
Email-ID : abrahamjoseph@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FCA

An expert accounting, financial management and spreadsheet modelling teacher with professional and teaching experience in the UAE and India. Currently teaching postgraduate students of business administration.

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Ajith Sundaram
Email-ID : ajith@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

AjithSundaram has nearly 13 years of experience which includes over 10 years in General Administration, Classroom Management, Curriculum Development, Teaching and Student Management and 3 years in industry where he was involved in recruitment and implementation of information system. AjithSundaram has a Computer Science Engineering degree from Mahatma Gandhi University, MBA in HR from Madras University, MS in Management of Information Technology from University of Nottingham, PhD in HR from JJT University Rajasthan and a second PhD in IS from Anna University Chennai. His research area includes business analytics, social media analytics, HR analytics and web analytics. He has published several research articles in national and international journals. Prior to joining Rajagiri Business School, he was working at SCMS School of Technology and Management, Cochin. 

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Ambika Prasad Nanda
Email-ID : ambikaprasad@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PGPM

Ambika Nanda has submitted his FPM thesis on the topic “Essays in Financial Well-being: An Emerging Market perspective” towards partial fulfillment of Fellow Programme in Management degree (Marketing) from SPJAIN Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) - Mumbai.  

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Angela Susan Mathew
Email-ID : angela@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Angela completed her PhD in Information Systems from Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi. She is UGC NET qualified. Prior to Rajagiri, she was working as Senior Faculty (Online) with Eaton Business School. Her research interests include e-governance and citizen engagement. Her teaching interests include Management Information System, E-business and Business Analytics.  She has previously worked with Rajagiri Business School and represented RBS in the International Staff Week at Vives University, Belgium in 2016.

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Aviral Tiwari
Email-ID : aviral@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Postdoc

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/aviral-kumar-tiwari/home

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Bindu Antony M.
Email-ID : binduantony@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MSW , MBA

She is a first rank holder in MSW from Mahatma Gandhi University and MBA from ICFAI . She worked with Kerala State Youth Welfare Board, a Govt. of Kerala undertaking as District Youth Programme Officer for 6 years before joining RBS in 2009. Her areas of interest include HRM, counseling, women empowerment, youth empowerment and family welfare. She is the Academic Coordinator of Rajagiri Business School. 

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Chandrima Chatterjee
Email-ID : chandrima@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Ms. Chandrima Chatterjee is an Economist by training. Recently, she has submitted her Ph.D. thesis entitled ‘Health care of the Elderly in India: An Investigation of Utilization, Expenditure and Financing’ at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. During her doctoral research, she has acquired knowledge on several tools of statistical data analysis as well as econometric analysis, and has been successfully applied those in the domain of Health Care Economics and Development Policy. She is highly skilled in analysing Big Survey Data (NSSO, NFHS, CSO) using statistical software such as STATA, SPSS etc. As a part of her doctoral thesis, she has also published scientific papers in reputed peer reviewed international journals and some are under review. Apart from these, she has received travel grant from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in order to attend conferences in abroad, twice.

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Dipti Lunawat
Email-ID : dipti@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : CA

Teaching in finance domain in the areas of accounting and finance. She has 13+ years of teaching experience in finance related subjects for ACCA, CA, MBA & PGDM. Expertise soft skill trainer for newly qualified professionals. Chief Founder & Mentor, EDUPORT Career Solutions Private Limited. She has worked as an Audit executive in Ernst and Young, Chennai. She was the first Program Co-ordinator for Orientation and GMCS for Gurgaon Branch of ICAI.  Faculty at Gurgaon, Amravati, Raipur & Bhilai Branch of ICAI for GMCS and Orientation, also worked as a senior content developer for Educomp Solutions (P) Ltd.  Her teaching interests are Financial Accounting, Business Law, Cost and Management Accounting, and Corporate Finance. 

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Fr. Francis Sebastian CMI
Email-ID : fr.francis@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Fr. Francis is an ordained priest and member of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) congregation’s S.H Province, Kochi.  He is very active in youth animation, pastoral care and academic endeavours.  He has organized two national level Prolife Mini marathons in Bangalore and Vellore respectively.  As an effective orator, organizer, youth animator and creative administrator he commands lots of appreciation from various walks of life.  He has presented papers in various national and international level conferences.  He has undergone and undertaken many training programs extensively.  He is specialized in marketing and operations domains. 

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Garima Sisodia
Email-ID : garima@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PhD

Dr. Garima Sisodia has earned her PhD from IFHE University, Hyderabad in the area of finance. Before joining Rajagiri Business School, she has taught post graduate and doctoral students in the area of accounting, finance and market microstructure at IBS Hyderabad for more than a decade. Her area of interest in research includes price discovery of cross-listed securities, market integration between developed and emerging markets and innovations and ethics in modern market microstructure. The cases and simulations authored by her are used for teaching MBA students at IBS Hyderabad and are published at Case Center, UK and IBS Case Development Centre (CDC), the third largest case repository in the world. She has presented papers at prestigious conferences and published research articles in international journals of repute like Economic Modelling, Finance Research Letters, International Journal of Managerial Finance, etc. "She serves as a guest referee at Journal of Public Affairs,  Rajagiri Management Journal and IUP Journal of Accounting Research and Audit Practices.". She has designed and delivered MDP sessions for executives of reputed companies like ONGC and ITC Paperboards.

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Himanshi Pandey
Email-ID : himanshi@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.Phil

Himanshi Pandey holds an MPhil degree in English and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Translation Studies from IIT Kharagpur. She has qualified UGC-Net examination for the role of Assistant Professor in English. Her research interests include Language Interpretation, Translation, Business Communication, Cultural Studies, and Humour Studies. She has translated literary documents from Hindi to English and published poetry translations in both national and international journals. She has performed both formal and informal sets on NPTEL for the course ‘Speaking Effectively.’Before coming to Rajagiri Business School, she was a Research Fellow and Teaching Assistant at IIT Kharagpur’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. In addition to her academic pursuit, she takes a keen interest in Dramatics and Stand-ups.

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Isaac Varghese
Email-ID : isaac@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MA (PM & IR)

Isaac is the Director, Consulting at RBS. Prior to his current role at RBS since first February two thousand sixteen, Isaac was the Leader – People Advisory (P&O) at the Global Talent Hub of Ernst & Young (EY) one of the big four consulting firms with offices in over 175 countries and global revenues in excess of US$ 30 billion. Isaac comes with over 25 years of experience in core HR and Consulting, having worked with multinational conglomerates and Big 4 consulting firms. Isaac was Head, Human Resources at Bank Muscat, the largest bank in Oman with a regional presence in 8 countries and total asset footing of over US$ 20 billion for over 12 years. His early assignments included stints with KPMG Consulting, another big four consulting firm as Sr. Consultant/Manager and as Head, Human Resources at Essar Group (Power/Steel Business). Isaac holds a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB:1989) and a post graduate degree in human resources management (MA-PM& IR:1991); a triple university gold medallist and National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) awardee, Isaac also possess the following international certifications:

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Issac K Varghese
Email-ID : issackv@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

He has completed FPM (Strategy) from IIM Lucknow. He has graduated in Biotechnology Engineering from Satyabhama University, Chennai. He has about 3 years of industry experience. He kick-started his career with Cognizant Technology Solutions as an Automation Test Engineer. He has also worked with The Federal Bank Limited as an Assistant Manager.  After finishing his coursework at IIM Lucknow, he pursued a career as management faculty at Justice K. S. Hegde Institute of Management for over two years. He has joined Rajagiri Business School in January 2018. His teaching and research areas includes Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances Strategic Management and Entrepreneurial Development. 

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Jaedong Kang
Email-ID : jaedong@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.A.

Financial and international economics are his forte. He teaches management students Microeconomics, Managerial Economics, Public Policy and Managerial Economics and Global Business Environment. He has interest in studying business environment of Korean firms that operate in India. He is dealing effectively with MS Excel for business and research works. He has worked in Oracle India as a finance analyst in for 5 years and 10 months.He has conducted certificate courses on MS excel for faculty members and PGDM students of Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies. He has been certified with beginners’ and intermediary level of SPSS. He has made presentations in various seminars. 

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James Dominic
Email-ID : jamesdominic@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. James Dominic holds Ph.D. in Finance from IIT Madras. His corporate, academic and research experience spans over 13 years. A CAIIB certified banking professional; he has handled various operational roles in banking industry for seven years prior to pursuing his academic interests. He is an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) acknowledged by AIMA and SEBI resource person for financial education. His academic and research experience spans over six years with SCMS Business School, Cochin and IIT Madras. He was a recipient of research scholarship from IIT Madras. His research interests include venture capital/private equity, business valuation, corporate finance and capital market investment/technical analysis trading. He has presented research papers in various international conferences at USA and Europe.

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Jose K. Puthur
Email-ID : puthur@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PhD

Engineer from REC Trichy ( NIT Trichy) worked in HCL Infosys for 4 years then joined in National Informatics Centre as Systems Engineer. Worked in NIC as Sr Systems Engineer, Principal Systems Engineer, and Technical Director in NIC Thiruvanathapuram, New Delhi, Cochin and Kavarathi. Last posting was at Lakshadweep as State Informatics Officer and Technical Director in charge of NIC UT of Lakshadweep. 

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Kannan Sekar
Email-ID : kannan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

An alumnni of College of Engineering Trivandrum  in Electrical Engineering, and MBA from IIT Roorkee, Kannan Sekar has around 9 years of experience in varied roles in Sales and Marketing. He has been with Infosys, Goodyear India and Videocon Industries in Engineering and sales and Marketing Roles. He is also Industry consultant in Marketing domain as well as NET Qualified. His area of Expertise include include Sales and Distribution, Product Management, Sales Analytics and Retail.

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Krishnan Chandramohan
Email-ID : krishnan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Krishnan Chandramohan has completed his PhD from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. A post graduate in management from the Sri Sathya Sai University, he has worked in the financial industry for close to two years. Krishnan has cleared level 3 of the CFA program conducted by the Global Association of Investment Professionals. 

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Mani P. Sam
Email-ID : manipsam@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : P.G.D.M

He has 32+ years of multi-functional corporate experience. Last assignment was as Vice President (Operations) with CAMS (A NSE group company) and was responsible for Middle office operations, Stock Broker Process, as well as centralised operations like Logistics, Purchase & Sourcing and Infrastructure and facilities management. He was associated with the first B2B auction portal (auctionindia.com) as Vice President. He was Vice President (Special Projects) with CSS Group and was a Director on Board of its Polish subsidiary CSS sp.zo.o Poland. He also worked with  TVS Electronics Ltd, Crompton Greaves and the Murugappa Group. He is also UGC NET qualified in management. 

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Neetha J. Eappen
Email-ID : neethaje@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

She is an engineer from the University of Kerala and has taken her MBA from the University of Kerala. She has been awarded a PhD by the Cochin University of Science and Technology for her doctoral thesis titled “Service provider switching: A study on the switching process in retail banking”. She started her career with Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation. She has two years of industry experience and she has taught management courses at the postgraduate level for over fifteen years. Her teaching interest includes Operations Management, Quality Management and Service Management. Her research interest includes servitization and humanitarian operations. She has been a visiting international scholar at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA and Nazareth College, Rochester, USA.

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Priya Alat
Email-ID : priya@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Priya Alat holds a Ph.D. in Management (OB & HRM) from IIT Kharagpur.  She was a UGC Research Fellow.  Her research interests include leadership, values, HRM, and Subjective Well-being. She has a number of research publications and has presented research papers in national and international conferences. She has coordinated workshops on Structural Equation Modeling conducted by the National Academy of Psychology (India) and has experience in editing articles for the journal Psychological Studies (Springer Nature). She also has worked for a short while as an HR executive in an US based KPO where she was responsible for employee relations and recruitment. 

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Rishabh Rathore
Email-ID : rishabh@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : PhD

Rishabh Rathore has obtained his B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from S.S.G.M. College of Engineering, Shegaon in 2010 and holds an M.E. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from S.G.S.I.T.S Indore in 2013. He qualified the GATE 2013 with 92 percentile. He pursueded his Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. The title of his thesis is “Analysis and Mitigation of Risks in the foodgrains supply chain”. As a part of Ph.D. work, he has published a research paper in the International Journal of Logistics Management ("A" category journal), and other works are under review. Some of his professional contributions include successful completion of reviewer assignments for reputed international journals like the Journal of Modelling in Management, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management and International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management. His research interest includes operation management, supply chain management, quantitative techniques, and six sigma. He has presented his research work in the POMS annual conference, Seattle, U.S.A., and EurOMA annual conference, Budapest, Hungary. He also worked as a teaching assistant for the online Six Sigma MOOCs course, organized by NPTEL.

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Ronny Thomas
Email-ID : ronny@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Ronny Thomas has a PhD in economics and M.Phil in Planning and development from IIT Bombay, Mumbai. Prior to joining Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, he has one and half years of teaching experience at the School of Management Studies, NIT Calicut, Kozhikode. His research interests include international trade and FDI inter-linkage with econometric application and productivity analysis. He has presented his research papers in conferences held at University of Nottingham, Delhi School of Economics, IIM Bangalore and IIT Bombay and also published his research work. His teaching interests are managerial economics, micro economics, applied industrial organisation and applied econometrics. 

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Sayan Chakraborty
Email-ID : sayan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Sayan Chakraborty holds a Ph.D. in Operations from the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. His research interests include inventory distribution, simulation, forecasting, operations research, and supply chain management. He has a number of research publications and has presented research papers in several international conferences. Sayan Chakraborty has obtained his B.Tech. degree in Production Engineering from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad university of Technology (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology) in 2011 and holds an M.E. degree in Production Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2013.

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Shashank Mittal
Email-ID : shashank@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

Shashank Mittal has done his FPM in OB&HR from IIM Raipur.  He holds B. Tech (Electronics & Instrumentation) from I.E.T. Lucknow.  Prior to joining FPM he has over two years of industrial experience and three years of teaching experience in various organizations.  He has published multiple papers in ABDC ranked and SSCI indexed journals of international repute such as Journal of Management and Organization and Current Psychology. His current research interest includes Social identity, Knowledge exchanges, Status, Proactive helping, Employer branding, Organizational justice, and Humanitarian relief management. He enjoys badminton and cycling during leisure time. 

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Sitanshu Sekhar Das
Email-ID : sitanshu@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Sitanshu Sekhar Das prior to joining Rajagiri Business School, Kochi was a Research Associate at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, from where he received his Doctorate in Management (OB & HR). He was a UGC Research Fellow. His research areas include leadership, personality, employee engagement, employer branding, well-being, and disaster trauma. Dr. Das has research publications in various international journals to his credit. He also has four years of experience in teaching and research. He has conducted and facilitated workshops for students, faculty, and corporate trainees on diverse topics including research methodology, structural equation modelling (SEM), and interpersonal relationship.  He has also presented papers in national and international conferences. He was a part of the team that was responsible for the human resource planning of South Eastern Coalfield Limited (SECL a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd.) for the year 2019-2024.

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Somesh Kumar Sinha
Email-ID : somesh@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Somesh has done his PhD in Marketing Management from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal. He was a UGC Research Fellow.  His research area includes Sales Promotion, Brand Management, Consumer behavior, Digital and Social Media Marketing.  He has research publications in various international journals to his credit. He has also presented papers in national and international conferences. He also has five years of teaching and industry experience. 

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Sunil Puliyakot
Email-ID : sunil@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

His industry experience of about 15 years comprises of managerial positions in reputed organizations like GCMMF Ltd. (https://amul.com/m/about-us), JM Financial Group (https://www.jmfl.com/who-we-are/about-us) and ICICI Bank (https://www.icicibank.com/aboutus/about-us.page?) before moving to teaching in the year 2006. Corporate experience include exposure to areas like accounting and control, capital markets, sales and distribution of financial products and retail banking. Valuable insights into the working of financial markets and intermediaries achieved through keen interest, supported by practical experience has helped him focus his teaching and research interests in areas spanning the intersection of finance and economics. 

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Sushil Kumar
Email-ID : sushil@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

Sushil holds FPM in Management from Indian Institute of Management Raipur India. His dissertation was on understanding the dynamics of venture creation process with a focus on Indian startups. He also holds M.Phil in Planning and Development from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, and MA in Social Entrepreneurship from the School of Management and Labor Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai. Prior to joining RBS, he was teaching at the University of the Fraser Valley India Chandigarh, an international campus of UFV Canada British Columbia Vancouver. He brings valuable experience of teaching Indian and Canadian students for two years.

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