Dr Anand Jacob Verghese
Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese is the Director & CEO of Hindustan Group of Institutions based in Chennai. He graduated in B.S. Engineering Management from the American International University, London. He pursued his M.B.A. at Huron University, London and received an Honorary Doctorate from Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea. He is actively involved in the overall administration and development activities of the Hindustan Group of Institutions for over 22 years. Under his management, the Hindustan College of Engineering was granted University status by the Government of India in the year 2008. He has expanded the educational Institutions to provide technical training & primary education through 3 international schools in Chennai. His main aim has been towards developing significant international alliances for academic and technical collaboration for the benefit of students. With the motto of ‘Transforming pedagogies and technology’, his views reflect the need for every student to be updated with world trends as a window to success. He is the Vice President of the Aeronautical Society of India and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, UK. He is a Member of the Advisory Council, Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP), Thailand. He also has memberships in other professional bodies. He has been a recipient of numerous Honours and Awards and attended several International Seminars.