CSSA Advisory Board Members

Mr. Aman Jaggi

Savi Aman Jaggi is a multifaceted business leader with nearly fifteen years of experience across Marketing, Strategy and Business Development. Aman currently leads Marketing for Cognizant’s Financial Services business in the Global Growth Markets region. Previously, he led Marketing for Cognizant’s emerging businesses – Google Cloud and Sustainability services through their incubation to scale phase.

Dr. Dan LeClair

Dan LeClair was named CEO of the Global Business School Network (GBSN) in February of 2019. Prior to GBSN, Dan was an Executive Vice President at AACSB International, an association and accrediting organization that serves some 1,600 business schools in more than 100 countries. His experience at AACSB includes two and half years as Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, seven years as Chief Operating Officer, and five years as Chief Knowledge Officer.
A founding member of the Responsible Research in Business and
Management (RRBM) initiative, Dan currently participates on its working board.
He also serves in an advisory capacity to several organizations and startups in
business and higher education. Before AACSB, Dan was a tenured associate
professor and associate dean at The University of Tampa.


Mr. Ram Kolavennu
Ram Kolavennu heads Foundation For Excellence(FFE), who are into transforming the lives of academically brilliant students coming from financially needy families – through scholarships and comprehensive skilling program. Prior to FFE, Ram had completed a very successful stint at LabourNet, India’s largest social enterprise in the Skilling & Livelihood space. An Engineering Graduate with a Masters in Business Administration, Ram brings over 22+ years of experience in the corporate and social enterprise space. Ram has been a part of the core group at LabourNet and was instrumental in growing the organization from a start-up to a 2000-member team in 6+ years, impacting 1 Million beneficiaries in enabling and enhancing their livelihood. A business-savvy leader, Ram has a strong inclination for creating a meaningful and sustainable impact on society.
Dr. Seema Fernandes
Dr. Seema Fernandes , Asst. Director, Goa Institute of Public Administration and Rural Development Telephone B.A, B. Ed, M.A-Political Science (Goa University), Ph. D in Political Science from Pune University. Professional qualifications: Trained in the Direct Trainers Skills (DTS) and Design of Training (DOT) certificate courses of the Dept of Personnel and Training, Government of India. She has represented the Institute in national and international meetings/conferences/programmes. She has been a Nodal Officer for the Institute under the Litigation Policy. A.Public Information Officer under RTI.
Mr.Anil Jauhri

Anil Jauhri is former CEO of the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB), a constituent Board of the Quality Council of India (QCI), and national accreditation body for certification and inspection attached to Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and retired in July 2019.

Anil comes with 43 plus years of experience in the field of quality, standards, certification, accreditation and technical regulations having worked earlier in the Bureau of Indian Standards, the national standards body, and the Export Inspection Council, India’s official export regulator and certification body under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.

Anil has led development of a number of voluntary conformity assessment schemes across sectors from yoga professionals to medical devices to good agricultural practices to food safety to private security agencies to traditional medicines to ayurveda trainings and supported a number of regulators in developing systems for use of third party inspection/certification in sectors such as food, oil and gas, medical devices etc.

He is currently associated with a number of organizations Nationally and Internationally.

Dr. Ajit Parulekar
Dr. Ajit Parulekar has worked in brand management in the pharmaceutical industry prior to getting into academics. In the year 2000 he joined the Goa Institute of Management. Currently he is the Director of GIM and is a Professor of Marketing and Health Care Management. He setup the Health Care Management program in 2013 and has worked in several areas of academic administration including program management, admissions chair, placement chair and chair of alumni affairs. His areas of professional interest are branding, consumer behaviour, health care financing & the future of higher education. He has consulted with various corporations & departments of the Government of Goa, Indiapost, UNDP, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, and many private sector organizations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of 3 organisations and on the advisory board of 2 non-profit organisations. He has published books, book chapters, cases & journal articles and has won 2 best paper awards. He has taught at various leading business schools including S.P Jain Mumbai, few of the new IIMs, Antwerp Management School, Belgium and Southampton University, UK.
Dr. D N Venkatesh
A HR professional with close to 3 decades experience across. Had essayed diversified leadership roles as generalist and specialist. Had Managed employee span of over 10K across geographies. Contributed to organizational transformation & Growth of Organization. Has been into learning facilitation & development for over a decade. Has designed and delivered generic and customized learning programs for executives across organizations, locations and levels. Has provided HR consulting services to organization Pan India. The HR Consulting assignments include Leading HR Re-engineering and Outsourcing. Had contributed to people excellence in excellence in organizations through HR Audit, Policy Re-design.
Prof. Shiv Nath Sinha

Dr. Shiv Nath Sinha is an Associate Professor in the area of General Management at GIM. Prior to GIM, he worked as an Associate Professor at IMT Nagpur from March, 2010 to January 2020. Since 2010, he has taught Business and Corporate Laws, International Trade Laws, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Mergers and Acquisitions at IMT Nagpur, IMT Dubai, IIM Indore and IIM Sambalpur. He has also delivered lectures at National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT) and Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). He has delivered executive training workshops focused on CSR and Sustainability for Indian companies like Asian Paints Ltd., MOIL Ltd. and Bajaj Steel Ltd. His research focuses in the area of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability. He is an Associate Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). He completed a Diploma in Social Responsibility and Sustainability from University of Toronto (UoT) and a Diploma in Corporate Governance from ICSI, New Delhi. He is a ‘certified trainer in CSR’ from Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), Ministry of Corporate Affairs and also a ‘Certified CSR Professional’ from ICSI.