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Governing Council

Prof. Rupamanjari Ghosh - Director , SNARF

Prof Ghosh holds a PhD ffrom the University of Rochester, New York, where she worked as a Rush Rhees Fellow, chosen for outstanding scholarly ability and the promise of exceptional contributions to scholarship and teaching. Her pioneering work with Prof L Mandel on two photon interference has yeilded a new direction in quantum optics and quantum information. She has held several Visiting faculty/ Scientist positions on invitation outside India and delivered numerous research seminars in India and abroad. Recipient of Stree Shakti Science Samman for her 'original contribution to science', she serves as an expert in crucial DST(Government of India) committees in physical sciences, and in many Central and State universities and institutes.

Mr Pawan Danwar - Director , SNARF

Pawan Kumar Danwar is a finance professional and serves as Executive Vice President & CFO of HCL Corporation having over 23 years of vast experience in this domain. He has been with HCL group for last 18 years and has served in different financee profiles such as corporate restructuring and business integration, Treasury, Business finance planning & strategy, commercial, secretarial and corporate compliance along with involvement in negotiations of key arrangements of groups.

Dr. Bibek Banerjee
Dr. Bibek Banerjee Senior Dean and Head of Strategic Initiatives Director, School of Management and Entrepreneurship (SME)

Dr. Bibek Banerjee is the Senior Dean and University Head of Strategic Initiatives, and the Director of School of Management and Entrepreneurship (SME). He, along with the University’s leadership team drives efforts to build Shiv Nadar University as an outstanding research-driven, multidisciplinary institution, and also develop a world-class management school.

Prior to joining the University, Dr. Banerjee has served as the Senior Dean of Strategic Initiatives and Planning at the Ahmedabad University. He has earlier been Director General and Academic Mentor of the Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Group, spread across Ghaziabad, Dubai, Nagpur and Hyderabad campuses, where he led IMT Ghaziabad in becoming the 4th B-school in India to secure the coveted AACSB business accreditation.

Dr. Banerjee is a former Professor of Marketing and Economics, at IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA), where he chaired and led the Marketing Area, co-founded the Centre for Research in Retailing, created and led IIMA’s successful collaboration with Duke University in the area of Executive Education during his 18-year tenure. Dr. Banerjee has also held visiting professor positions at several international universities around the world and is an honorary Director of the Academy of Indian Marketing (AIM), an academic and professional think-tank that promotes impactful scholarship and faculty development in marketing. He has also successfully incubated companies in education and technology.

Prof Pradeep Mehra - CEO, SNARF

Pradeep Mehra was responsible for financially overseeing over twenty group companies. Became CFO of one of the largest trading companies, OMSC, dealing with Suzuki, Mobil, GE, Perkins and FG WilsonCommercial Head, Metal Box India. Became the commercial Head for Western India operations handling the entire supply chain cycle.