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Prof. (Dr.) Martin Broad

Designation : Dean Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies

Institution / University : University of Winchester, UK

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Brief Profile : Prof. Martin Broad: Professor and Dean of Business, Law and Digital Technologies at the University of Winchester. He is a Chartered Management Accountant with extensive educational experience and research interests in Governance and Performance Management in the Public Sector, with primary focus in Higher Education. He is not only an esteemed Member of the Chartered Association of Business School International Committee but also a Member of Council and Vice Chair of Council for Chartered ABS. Some of his previous appointments include 20 years at the University of Southampton and five years as Head of Southampton Business School delivering AMBA and AACSB accreditation. In the Guardian League Table, he is at the 10th position for Business Management & Marketing, Associate Dean (Education and Student Experience) in the Faculty of Business, Law and Art, Deputy Head of Southampton Business School and Director of Programmes for the MSc/ MBA suite of postgraduate study within Southampton Business School.

Mr. Richard McCracken 

Designation : Head and Director

Institution / University : The Case Study Center, UK 

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Brief Profile : Richard McCracken has been the Director of The Case Centre since March 2008. He oversees the Case Centre's global operations. He is also on the judging panels for The Case Centre's annual case method awards and competitions and EFMD's case writing competitions.Prior to joining The Case Centre, he was Head of Intellectual Property at the Open University. During his time at the Open University,he was instrumental in the development and launch of the OpenLearn initiative, which makes educational resources from Open Uuniversity courses freely available worldwide via the Internet. He was also a member of the senior management team responsible for negotiating and managing the University's unique relationship with the BBC. He holds degrees in English Literature (University of Sheffield) and Law (Open University), and a postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law (University of London).

Prof. (Dr.) Pierre Chandon 

Designation : L'Oréal Chaired Professor of Marketing, Innovation and Creativity & Director

Institution / University : INSEAD-Sorbonne University Behavioural Lab,  INSEAD France  

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Brief Profile : Prof. Pierre Chandon: The Loreal Chaired Professor Of Marketing- Innovation and Creativity at INSEAD Business School, a business school which has its locations in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi along with being the Director of the INSEAD Sorbonne University Behavioural Lab, Paris, France. Sir specialises in brand management and also teaches an innovative course entitled “The Body Business: Understanding Food and Wellbeing”. He received the Dominique Héau award for inspiring education excellence at INSEAD.
A PhD in marketing from HEC Paris, an MS in Business Administration from ESSEC, and an honorary professorship from Pacific University in Lima, Peru. Prior to joining INSEAD, sir was a faculty of the London Business School and of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill along with holding positions at Kellogg, Wharton, and Harvard Business School. Sir takes keen interest in studying about innovative marketing solutions to better align business growth with consumer health and wellbeing. His research has been published in marketing journals and in psychology or nutrition journals. He won the best article award from the Journal of Consumer and even received the O’Dell award for the article in the Journal of Marketing Research which was judged to have made the most significant long-term contribution to marketing. His research has been the subject of media coverage worldwide by leading newspapers, to name a few are: The New York Times, The Economist, The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Daily Mail, Cosmopolitan etc.
. The list of his achievements is endless as sir has even written numerous award-winning case studies, including the global best case award from the Case Centre. The Case Centre also awarded him the Outstanding Contribution to the Case Method Prize and the Outstanding Case Teacher Prize. Last but not the least, According to the Case Centre; he is the 10th best-selling business case author of the past 40 years. Moreover, he has worked with many of the largest consumer and luxury goods companies.

Prof. Ivan Coste Maniere 

Designation : Director and Professor of Marketing 

Institution / University : Skema Business School,  France 

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Brief Profile : Prof. Ivan Coste Maniereis the Founder and Scientific Director, MSc Luxury & Fashion Management at Skema Business School, Lille, France who possesses over 4 decades of experience and has an extensive experience in the luxury industry along with creating 8 companies in the fragrance, watches and marketing sector. He is a renowned expert in the field of Luxury Brand Management and a very crucial Member of the Board of the Association of Economic, Social and Environmental Council of the French Republic. To add to the honour, sir is the Chairman of the Regional Olympic Committee of France, since 2015 and has received a prestigious gold medal for sports, youth and NGOs from the Ministry of Youth, Sports and the French Track and Field Federation.

Prof. (Dr.) Peter Stokes 

Designation : Professor of Leadership and Professional Development

Institution / University : Leicester Castle Business School De Montfort University, UK  

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Brief Profile : Prof. Peter Stokes: is a Professor of Leadership and Professional Development in the Leicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom. In his former workplace, i.e. at the University of Chester, United Kingdom, he even held prominent positions of authority.He is an all rounder as not only has he has taught, researched, published and reviewed extensively in world-class journals in the areas of Management Learning, Human Resource Management, Critical Management Studies, and Research Methodology but even his work regularly appears in world-class journals. To add to the glory, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Organizational Analysis and holds senior roles in a range of international academic associations and consultancy projects. He has even held visiting professor/advisor roles in businesses and university management schools in: France, Holland, Spain, Ireland, Germany, Hong Kong, China, India Dubai etc. He currently holds positions on major international bodies including: Vice-President-Business Relations and UK Country Director for the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMBRI); and, UK Ambassador for the Association Francophone de Gestion des Ressources Humaines (French Academic HR Association).

Prof. (Dr.) Leo Paul Dana  

Designation : Professor 

Institution / University : Montpellier Business School  

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Brief Profile : Professor, Rowe School of Business Marie Curie Fellow at Princeton University Visiting Professor at INSEAD Prof. Leo Paul Dana is a Canadian educator cum author along with being a Professor at Montpellier Business School, member of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Chair, at LabEx Entreprendre, Université de Montpellier, France and Editor Emeritus of the Journal of International Entrepreneurship. A graduate in the field of Arts and a Master’s in Business Administration. He was even awarded the Doctor of Philosophy degree from HEC-Montreal. He is a founder of the Journal of International Entrepreneurship and has produced 15 educational documentary films; in addition, he also served as an expert witness for the government of Canada and House of Commons Standing Committee. Professor Dana has been researching for and with Indigenous peoples – those whose ancestors were living in an area prior to colonisation or within a nation-state prior to the formation of that nation-state. He defined Indigenous entrepreneurship as self-employment based on Indigenous knowledge and with a team developed a relevant model. He has even won various accolades for his indelible contribution in the field of management and entrepreneurship.

Dr Simon M Smith 

Designation : Principal Lecturer in Business, Management & Enterprise

Institution / University :Oxford Brookes Business School
Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus, Oxford, OX3 0BP 

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Brief Profile : Dr Simon M Smith is Principal Lecturer in Business, Management and Enterprise. He joined Oxford Brookes University August 2021. Simon started his career in Higher Education in 2006 and has led and managed numerous programmes, including a DBA, MBA and various undergraduate degrees. He possesses a broad range of international experiences. This includes teaching in China, Cyprus, Germany, the Czech Republic and Spain, as well as working with Higher Education institutions throughout Asia, America and Europe. Prior to Higher Education, Simon worked in retail for 14 years within various organisations and roles, as well as attaining experiences in logistics, secondary education and the music industry. He is an active researcher and has published extensively. He also supervises a number of doctoral students.

Prof. George Angelo

Designation : Chief Executive Officer

Institution / University : Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd.

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Brief Profile : Prof. Angelo George is the CEO of Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd. With over three decades of experience in the corporate realm, Angelo has been associated with leading organisations in FMCG, Consumer Durables & Pharmaceutical industries and served leadership roles. Angelo is a transformational leader with a deep understanding of the pulse of the market with a passion for innovating and being ahead of time.
An avid brand-builder, Angelo has provided strategic direction and built new businesses & platforms to enhance consumer engagement. Under his aegis, Bisleri has registered the highest growth rate strengthening its position as a market leader. Bisleri leveraged its best-in-class network and the E-commerce platform ‘Bisleri @Doorstep’ by directly reaching out to consumers and providing exemplary service during the pandemic. Bisleri launched a new product range of Fizzy fruit drinks and entered the health and hygiene category, introducing hand purifiers.
Bisleri has been pivoting the role of an environment-conscious brand undertaking sustainability initiatives towards championing plastic and water neutrality. The organisation has been recycling more plastic than what is sold and harvesting more water than every litre extracted and processed.
Angelo graduated from Madras Christian College and holds a PGDM from Bangalore University. He has also completed an Advanced Global Management Program from ISB Hyderabad & Kellogg School of Management, Chicago.



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1 Ms. Kritika Dasgupta Asst. Director - CRC 9899002455
3 Mr. T N Mukundan Asst. General Manager - CRC 9971961344
4 Dr. Aryakumar Vikramaditya Sr. Manager – CRC 9990237161
6 Ms. Banita Sajwan Dy. Manager – CRC 9899070609

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