Chairman - Governing Council
Dr. Kapil Gupta is a dedicated Educationist who believes in leveraging technology in the area of higher learning to bring about social transformation. His rich experience spanning over twenty years in industry and education has been instrumental in growth of ICT and Management education in Ghana. After initial stints in automobile manufacturing, Mining and International Trade, he made a conscious move into Education Sector starting with ICT Education in Ghana by setting up ICT center of excellence in collaboration with NIIT in 2000. Till last count, NIIT had five world-class ICT centers across Ghana. As early as 2001, he was nominated by ghanaclassifieds.com for "Foreign Excellence in Ghana" for his excellent service in the field of ICT and dynamic leadership that also helped NIIT Ghana to become one of the most valuable company in Ghana Club 100. With high levels of Professionalism and corporate governance, NIIT Ghana bagged the coveted 8th position in the prestigious 2005 Ghana Club 100 ranking in addition to 2nd most Socially Responsible company and 3rd most Profitable company in Ghana. It was also the first and only IT education institution in the Top 100 companies in Ghana for three consecutive years.
In 2007, he started Knowledgeworkz which teamed up with Sikkim Manipal University to bring its path-breaking higher learning to the doorsteps of Ghanaians who would otherwise travel overseas for higher education. To keep pace with the changing demand for professional education in the country, he also formalized collaboration with University of Petroleum Science and Energy (UPES), India and Institute for Professional and Executive Development (IPED), UK to offer Oil & Gas education & trainings in Ghana.
Prof. Sunil Kumar Roy, a Professor of Economics, has rich experience spanning nearly three decades in industry and academia. His success story as a marketer is evident in his career spanning over twenty years in which he served various Government and Private Organizations in various capacity from Sales officer to General Manager. His passion for bringing out the best in students by bridging the gap between classroom teaching and industry was eminent when he switched over from the lucrative industry to academia. He taught students of Doctorate and Master’s Program for 9 years and was consecutively awarded best faculty for two consecutive years. Matching his vast experience in Industry, he was given administrative responsibility in addition to his teaching and research assignment in private universities of repute in India. He has a proven track record as Dean, HOD, Head Corporate Resource Center, Head placements & Head Admissions. He is a prolific speaker with over ten national and internationals Guest lectures. He is an avid researcher and has internationally refereed publications.
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