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Governing Council

Ms. Anubha Bali - Managing Director and Member of the Board

Ms. Anubha Bali is the Managing Director of SNARF and Director of Career Development Center (CDC) at Shiv Nadar University. Ms. Bali oversees student support functions - freshman orientation, coaching & development, internships and placements, alumni network management, digital marketing & content management. A management professional Ms. Bali has wide Industry exposure of 21 Years in Indian and Global MNC’s, Educational Enterprises & Philanthropic Foundations. Her experience includes areas of Planning & Strategy, Sales & Marketing, Account Management & Industry Collaborations, Student Placements, Delivery & Execution, Guidance and Counselling. Prior to joining Shiv Nadar University Ms. Bali led various Business & Functional Leadership roles at NIIT Limited.

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 - Chair of the Board

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- Director on the Governing Board

Dr. Bibek Banerjee is the Dean, School of Management & Entrepreneurship, Dean, Academy of Continuing Education and Director, Strategic Planning. 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.