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RCBS Faculty

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

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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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, PhD

CA (Dr.) Ajay Lunawat is a faculty in the area of Finance. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with 47th All India Rank in May 2006. He is also a 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). After serving the industry for 8 years in companies like Nestle and Axis Bank, he shifted to academics. He was awarded PhD in Commerce from Shri JJT University, Rajasthan. His research interests are in areas of Financial Reporting, Integrated Reporting and Corporate Governance.  He has contributed e-lectures and study materials for the Board of Studies, ICAI. He has also been an international visiting scholar to Western Michigan University, USA and Nazareth College, USA. He was awarded an honorary fellowship by the International Association of Accounting Professionals, UK.

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Anand Sasikumar
Email-ID : anands@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Anand Sasikumar holds Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. He has a Master of Industrial Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green belt internationally recognized by Exemplar Global Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge and has an MBA from Bangalore University. He has over 14 years in academic, research and corporate. He has attended various workshops organized by NIT, Trichy, Indian Institute Management, Kozhikode, Vellore Business School and EMC Data Storage Systems, Bangalore. His teaching interest includes Lean & Green Management, Total Quality Management, Operations Management, Project Management and Business Process Modelling His research area includes Lean manufacturing, Six sigma, Supply chain modelling and optimization, Industrial engineering.

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

[On Research Leave, Post Doc- IIM A]

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

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

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Bala Subramanian R
Email-ID : bala@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

Bala Subramanian R has overall 15 years of experience in academic and two years in industry. He has completed Fellow Program in Management specialized in OB area. His doctoral thesis examines the role of employees’ gratitude and team performance. He has conducted training for the employees of TVS, India Post, NALCO, and Prachar Bharati, Odisha.

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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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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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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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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 : Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Assistant Director of RBS and RCSS, Valley Campus. He is engaged in various sustainable development practices like Waste management, widow entrepreneurship development, Teen entrepreneurship development, skilling of specially-abled, etc.  As an engineering graduate in Bio-informatics, he holds a Ph.D. in neuromarketing. His substantive areas of interest include social business innovation, women empowerment, and youth formation.  He has attended an FDP at IIM-A, and ESP at the Catholic University of Lille, France. He has been invited as a resource person at various universities in Taiwan, South Korea, Italy, and Qatar. He has been a visiting scholar at Vives University, Belgium, Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Germany, WMU, USA, and Pontifical Catholic University, Ecuador. 

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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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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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George Joseph
Email-ID : georgej@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

He holds a PhD in Operations Management and MBA from Cochin University of Science and Technology. He has over ten years of teaching experience. He has a track record of conducting research, primarily in the areas of entrepreneurship and project management, and has twice received the best paper award from the PMI India chapter in Kerala. His primary interests are in Entrepreneurship, Project management, Operations management, & Change management. He has presented many works at national and regional conferences. He received the Young Researcher Award in the 4th International Research Symposium in Service Management (IRSSM 4)-2013 awarded by the Service Research Institute, USA. He was a Member of the Board of Studies in Business Process and Data Analytics Under Faculty of Social Sciences of Cochin University of Science and Technology from 28/04/2018 to 27/2/2021. He could design seven courses each for M.Voc. in Technology and Management Consulting and B.Voc. in Business Process and Data Analytics respectively.

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Gowri Vijayan
Email-ID : gowri@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Gowri Vijayan holds a Ph.D in Management from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia, and a Master’s diploma in Management (Agribusiness) from CCS NIAM, Jaipur. Her Ph.D research specialized in sustainable supply chain management. She is currently pursuing a Master of Business Law degree from NLSIU, Bengaluru. Her research interests includes circular economy, reverse logistics, SSCM, and agribusiness marketing. She has a number of research and book publications and has presented research papers in international conferences. Gowri Vijayan acted as a technical writer for an agribusiness e-learning platform from 2012 to 2016. She also has experience as a proof-reader of research papers and is currently a reviewer for several journals.

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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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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 has specialized in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Environmental Management and Sustainable Development. He is a CESIM certified trainer.

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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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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 15 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) certified by AIMA and a 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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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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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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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 : PGDM [IIM-C], FCMA

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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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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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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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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Minnu F. Pynadath
Email-ID : minnu@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Minnu is currently pursuing PhD from School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kalamassery. She has more than five years of teaching experience and two years of Industry exposure. She worked as Programme Manager for Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), a skill development project by the Government of Kerala’s Higher Education Department.  She is a Certified and Empanelled Trainer in Data Science at ICT Academy. She trains Communicative English and IT graduates enrolled in ASAP, Higher Education Department. She was the Evaluation Panellist for Kerala Maker League Make-a-thon Finals, several times. She presented papers in various national, international conferences including ‘4thEntFin conference’ at Trier, Germany. She attended MDP, FDP and Summer Schools at various IIMs.

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Muhammad Ahsan Sadiq
Email-ID : muhammadahsan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr Sadiq holds a PhD degree in marketing and consumer behaviour from Pondicherry University. He has around 5 years of experience teaching both BBA and MBA students. Previously he has worked as an assistant professor at Aligarh Muslim University Centre Malappuram Kerala and at Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSOM, previously IFIM), Bangalore. His research work on consumer behaviour and organic foods has recently been published by ABDC A Category journal (Journal of retailing and consumer services). He has also published in other top tier journals like the South Asian Journal of Business Studies, International Journal of Learning Technology, and International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets. His research interests include areas like sustainable consumption, adoption of digital technologies, religiosity and consumer materialism. Dr Sadiq has also acted as a resource person for workshops on AMOS and SPSS.

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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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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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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  Office of International Relations in Rajagiri Valley Campus.

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Prashant Singh
Email-ID : prashant@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Prashant Singh is an education professional driven to create an environment that promotes hand-on learning for university students at different stages of the learning process. Motivated with extensive teaching experience in Human Resource management and Organizational Behavior and related subject. Extraordinary communicator with cutting edge critical thinking abilities. Demonstrated capacities in conveying intriguing talks. Proven abilities in delivering interesting lectures, conducting seminars, preparing lessons, conducting research and presenting findings in engaging manners. Strong organizational development and leadership development with focus on the strategic goals of the organization and with a worry for the singular requirements of pioneers.

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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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Rintu Anthony
Email-ID : rintu@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Rintu Anthony has earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the Indian Institute of Technology- Madras (IIT-M) and specializes in Fixed Income Markets.  Her work focuses on pricing and liquidity risk spillover across the term structure in the sovereign bond markets. She has over 5 years of teaching experience both national and international. Before joining Rajagiri, she was serving as an academic faculty for Business Management programs at the Canadore@Stanford College, Toronto, Canada.  She has presented her dissertation paper at the prestigious Southern Finance Association, USA. She has received the Institute PDF from IIT-Madras and JRF from the UGC.

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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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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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Shalique M S
Email-ID : shalique@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Thesis Submitted (PhD)

Shalique M.S submitted his PhD thesis on the topic “Decision Reversal and Symbolic Practices in Sustainable Supply Chains: The Case of Sustainable Food Supply Chains”, Department of Quantitative Methods and Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. He has recently published in the International Journal of Production Research (ABDC Ranking A) and has papers under review in various other journals of repute. His research focuses on the application of contemporary advances in behavioral economics in supply chain management. He investigates how behavioral experiments can be used to understand sustainability adoption by various stakeholders in supply chains. He is also involved in various interdisciplinary research projects involving role of nudges in policy enforcements. Previously he worked as Operations Officer in Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, a Fortune 500 Company where he handled projects worth 200 million USD annually.

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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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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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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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Sinimole K R
Email-ID : sinimole@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Sinimole completed her PhD in management from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.. Prior to Rajagiri, she was working as an Associate Professor(Research and Business Analytics) with Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai and S P Jain School  of Global Management, Singapore  as an adjunct Faculty.  Her research interests include Organizational Performance and efficiency. Her teaching interests include Business Analytics, Operations Research and Business Statistics.

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Smitha Siji
Email-ID : 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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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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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 ten years of teaching experience and is actively involved with the Software Development Team of Rajagiri (RLabZ). Data Analytics, Business Modelling, Machine Learning, Application Development and Security are among his areas of interest. Additionally, he is a consultant and trainer in Python, Django Framework, DOT NET Framework, and various other emerging languages/technologies. He has considerable research published in reputed journals in the domain of information security and business analytics. He owns an international (Grant) and Indian (Published) patent relating to IoT and AI.

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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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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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Swetarupa Chatterjee
Email-ID : swetarupa@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Swetarupa Chatterjee is a Ph.D. scholar in Marketing (Consumer Behavior) from IIM Shillong.  She has a corporate work experience of roughly two years as a senior analyst in healthcare domain, post which she pursued her PhD. Her research interest includes ethical consumption behavior of individuals, green marketing, sustainable consumption practices, and inconspicuous consumption.  She has published in various research articles in ABDC listed journals. Additionally, she has participated and presented in several international and national workshops and conferences.

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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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Vimal Krishnan R
Email-ID : vimal@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Vimal Krishnan R holds a partnered Ph.D. in design from the Department of Design, IIT Hyderabad and the School of Design and Architecture, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.  His doctoral study focused on the interplay of emotion and cognition in conceptual graphic design. His research articles have been published in leading international peer reviewed journals such as Design Studies and The Design Journal. He has also contributed chapters to the proceedings of several international conferences. He has presented papers and posters at several national and international conferences organized by University of Strathclyde, U.K., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K., Politecnico Di Milano, Italy, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and IDC – IIT Mumbai. He has also completed a new media storytelling project supported by India Foundation for the Arts, Bengaluru, which leverages the power of emerging technologies like virtual reality. As a teaching assistant, he has delivered sessions on topics like ‘Design and Emotion’ (interaction design course-IIT Hyderabad), ‘Design, Empathy, VR’ (AI and Interaction design course – IIT Hyderabad), ‘Word and Image’ (Word and image course- IIT Hyderabad). His broad research interests include graphic design, visual design, visual culture, design cognition, and new approaches to studying the creative and reflective traditions of India.

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Vineetha Prakash
Email-ID : vineethaprakash@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Vineetha Prakash holds a PhD in Management from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala; in the area of Human Resource Management. She was the recipient of the UGC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for doctoral research. She has published research papers in journals and also presented papers at conferences. Prior to moving to academia and research, she has gained industry experience of 3.5 years, having worked with two major multi-national organizations in the IT industry. Her research interests include work-life balance, employee well-being and employee engagement.

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Vishnu K
Email-ID : vishnu@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.Com

Vishnu. K  submitted his PhD thesis on the topic “Three Essays on corporate financial policies”, in the Department of Finance, Accounting, and Control Area, at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. His research mainly focuses in the domain of Empircal Corporate Finance.

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

CA (Dr.) Ajay Lunawat is a faculty in the area of Finance. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with 47th All India Rank in May 2006. He is also a 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). After serving the industry for 8 years in companies like Nestle and Axis Bank, he shifted to academics. He was awarded PhD in Commerce from Shri JJT University, Rajasthan. His research interests are in areas of Financial Reporting, Integrated Reporting and Corporate Governance.  He has contributed e-lectures and study materials for the Board of Studies, ICAI. He has also been an international visiting scholar to Western Michigan University, USA and Nazareth College, USA. He was awarded an honorary fellowship by the International Association of Accounting Professionals, UK.

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

[On Research Leave, Post Doc- IIM A]

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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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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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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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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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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 has specialized in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Environmental Management and Sustainable Development. He is a CESIM certified trainer.

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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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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  Office of International Relations in Rajagiri Valley Campus.

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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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Dr. 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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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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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 ten years of teaching experience and is actively involved with the Software Development Team of Rajagiri (RLabZ). Data Analytics, Business Modelling, Machine Learning, Application Development and Security are among his areas of interest. Additionally, he is a consultant and trainer in Python, Django Framework, DOT NET Framework, and various other emerging languages/technologies. He has considerable research published in reputed journals in the domain of information security and business analytics. He owns an international (Grant) and Indian (Published) patent relating to IoT and AI.

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

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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Anand Sasikumar
Email-ID : anands@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Anand Sasikumar holds Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. He has a Master of Industrial Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green belt internationally recognized by Exemplar Global Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge and has an MBA from Bangalore University. He has over 14 years in academic, research and corporate. He has attended various workshops organized by NIT, Trichy, Indian Institute Management, Kozhikode, Vellore Business School and EMC Data Storage Systems, Bangalore. His teaching interest includes Lean & Green Management, Total Quality Management, Operations Management, Project Management and Business Process Modelling His research area includes Lean manufacturing, Six sigma, Supply chain modelling and optimization, Industrial engineering.

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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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Bala Subramanian R
Email-ID : bala@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : FPM

Bala Subramanian R has overall 15 years of experience in academic and two years in industry. He has completed Fellow Program in Management specialized in OB area. His doctoral thesis examines the role of employees’ gratitude and team performance. He has conducted training for the employees of TVS, India Post, NALCO, and Prachar Bharati, Odisha.

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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 : Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Assistant Director of RBS and RCSS, Valley Campus. He is engaged in various sustainable development practices like Waste management, widow entrepreneurship development, Teen entrepreneurship development, skilling of specially-abled, etc.  As an engineering graduate in Bio-informatics, he holds a Ph.D. in neuromarketing. His substantive areas of interest include social business innovation, women empowerment, and youth formation.  He has attended an FDP at IIM-A, and ESP at the Catholic University of Lille, France. He has been invited as a resource person at various universities in Taiwan, South Korea, Italy, and Qatar. He has been a visiting scholar at Vives University, Belgium, Eichstatt-Ingolstadt, Germany, WMU, USA, and Pontifical Catholic University, Ecuador. 

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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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George Joseph
Email-ID : georgej@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

He holds a PhD in Operations Management and MBA from Cochin University of Science and Technology. He has over ten years of teaching experience. He has a track record of conducting research, primarily in the areas of entrepreneurship and project management, and has twice received the best paper award from the PMI India chapter in Kerala. His primary interests are in Entrepreneurship, Project management, Operations management, & Change management. He has presented many works at national and regional conferences. He received the Young Researcher Award in the 4th International Research Symposium in Service Management (IRSSM 4)-2013 awarded by the Service Research Institute, USA. He was a Member of the Board of Studies in Business Process and Data Analytics Under Faculty of Social Sciences of Cochin University of Science and Technology from 28/04/2018 to 27/2/2021. He could design seven courses each for M.Voc. in Technology and Management Consulting and B.Voc. in Business Process and Data Analytics respectively.

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Gowri Vijayan
Email-ID : gowri@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Gowri Vijayan holds a Ph.D in Management from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia, and a Master’s diploma in Management (Agribusiness) from CCS NIAM, Jaipur. Her Ph.D research specialized in sustainable supply chain management. She is currently pursuing a Master of Business Law degree from NLSIU, Bengaluru. Her research interests includes circular economy, reverse logistics, SSCM, and agribusiness marketing. She has a number of research and book publications and has presented research papers in international conferences. Gowri Vijayan acted as a technical writer for an agribusiness e-learning platform from 2012 to 2016. She also has experience as a proof-reader of research papers and is currently a reviewer for several journals.

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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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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 15 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) certified by AIMA and a 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 : PGDM [IIM-C], FCMA

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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Minnu F. Pynadath
Email-ID : minnu@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Minnu is currently pursuing PhD from School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kalamassery. She has more than five years of teaching experience and two years of Industry exposure. She worked as Programme Manager for Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP), a skill development project by the Government of Kerala’s Higher Education Department.  She is a Certified and Empanelled Trainer in Data Science at ICT Academy. She trains Communicative English and IT graduates enrolled in ASAP, Higher Education Department. She was the Evaluation Panellist for Kerala Maker League Make-a-thon Finals, several times. She presented papers in various national, international conferences including ‘4thEntFin conference’ at Trier, Germany. She attended MDP, FDP and Summer Schools at various IIMs.

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Muhammad Ahsan Sadiq
Email-ID : muhammadahsan@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr Sadiq holds a PhD degree in marketing and consumer behaviour from Pondicherry University. He has around 5 years of experience teaching both BBA and MBA students. Previously he has worked as an assistant professor at Aligarh Muslim University Centre Malappuram Kerala and at Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSOM, previously IFIM), Bangalore. His research work on consumer behaviour and organic foods has recently been published by ABDC A Category journal (Journal of retailing and consumer services). He has also published in other top tier journals like the South Asian Journal of Business Studies, International Journal of Learning Technology, and International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets. His research interests include areas like sustainable consumption, adoption of digital technologies, religiosity and consumer materialism. Dr Sadiq has also acted as a resource person for workshops on AMOS and SPSS.

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Prashant Singh
Email-ID : prashant@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Prashant Singh is an education professional driven to create an environment that promotes hand-on learning for university students at different stages of the learning process. Motivated with extensive teaching experience in Human Resource management and Organizational Behavior and related subject. Extraordinary communicator with cutting edge critical thinking abilities. Demonstrated capacities in conveying intriguing talks. Proven abilities in delivering interesting lectures, conducting seminars, preparing lessons, conducting research and presenting findings in engaging manners. Strong organizational development and leadership development with focus on the strategic goals of the organization and with a worry for the singular requirements of pioneers.

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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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Rintu Anthony
Email-ID : rintu@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Dr. Rintu Anthony has earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the Indian Institute of Technology- Madras (IIT-M) and specializes in Fixed Income Markets.  Her work focuses on pricing and liquidity risk spillover across the term structure in the sovereign bond markets. She has over 5 years of teaching experience both national and international. Before joining Rajagiri, she was serving as an academic faculty for Business Management programs at the Canadore@Stanford College, Toronto, Canada.  She has presented her dissertation paper at the prestigious Southern Finance Association, USA. She has received the Institute PDF from IIT-Madras and JRF from the UGC.

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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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Shalique M S
Email-ID : shalique@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Thesis Submitted (PhD)

Shalique M.S submitted his PhD thesis on the topic “Decision Reversal and Symbolic Practices in Sustainable Supply Chains: The Case of Sustainable Food Supply Chains”, Department of Quantitative Methods and Operations Management, Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. He has recently published in the International Journal of Production Research (ABDC Ranking A) and has papers under review in various other journals of repute. His research focuses on the application of contemporary advances in behavioral economics in supply chain management. He investigates how behavioral experiments can be used to understand sustainability adoption by various stakeholders in supply chains. He is also involved in various interdisciplinary research projects involving role of nudges in policy enforcements. Previously he worked as Operations Officer in Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, a Fortune 500 Company where he handled projects worth 200 million USD annually.

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Sinimole K R
Email-ID : sinimole@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Sinimole completed her PhD in management from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.. Prior to Rajagiri, she was working as an Associate Professor(Research and Business Analytics) with Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai and S P Jain School  of Global Management, Singapore  as an adjunct Faculty.  Her research interests include Organizational Performance and efficiency. Her teaching interests include Business Analytics, Operations Research and Business Statistics.

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Smitha Siji
Email-ID : 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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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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Swetarupa Chatterjee
Email-ID : swetarupa@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : MBA

Swetarupa Chatterjee is a Ph.D. scholar in Marketing (Consumer Behavior) from IIM Shillong.  She has a corporate work experience of roughly two years as a senior analyst in healthcare domain, post which she pursued her PhD. Her research interest includes ethical consumption behavior of individuals, green marketing, sustainable consumption practices, and inconspicuous consumption.  She has published in various research articles in ABDC listed journals. Additionally, she has participated and presented in several international and national workshops and conferences.

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Vimal Krishnan R
Email-ID : vimal@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Vimal Krishnan R holds a partnered Ph.D. in design from the Department of Design, IIT Hyderabad and the School of Design and Architecture, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.  His doctoral study focused on the interplay of emotion and cognition in conceptual graphic design. His research articles have been published in leading international peer reviewed journals such as Design Studies and The Design Journal. He has also contributed chapters to the proceedings of several international conferences. He has presented papers and posters at several national and international conferences organized by University of Strathclyde, U.K., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K., Politecnico Di Milano, Italy, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and IDC – IIT Mumbai. He has also completed a new media storytelling project supported by India Foundation for the Arts, Bengaluru, which leverages the power of emerging technologies like virtual reality. As a teaching assistant, he has delivered sessions on topics like ‘Design and Emotion’ (interaction design course-IIT Hyderabad), ‘Design, Empathy, VR’ (AI and Interaction design course – IIT Hyderabad), ‘Word and Image’ (Word and image course- IIT Hyderabad). His broad research interests include graphic design, visual design, visual culture, design cognition, and new approaches to studying the creative and reflective traditions of India.

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Vineetha Prakash
Email-ID : vineethaprakash@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : Ph.D

Vineetha Prakash holds a PhD in Management from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala; in the area of Human Resource Management. She was the recipient of the UGC Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for doctoral research. She has published research papers in journals and also presented papers at conferences. Prior to moving to academia and research, she has gained industry experience of 3.5 years, having worked with two major multi-national organizations in the IT industry. Her research interests include work-life balance, employee well-being and employee engagement.

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Vishnu K
Email-ID : vishnu@rajagiri.edu
Qualification : M.Com

Vishnu. K  submitted his PhD thesis on the topic “Three Essays on corporate financial policies”, in the Department of Finance, Accounting, and Control Area, at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. His research mainly focuses in the domain of Empircal Corporate Finance.

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