Advisory Board Members

Mr. Ashwani Sagar Dhawan

Ashwani Sagar Dhawan, President & CEO of A4A Hospitality has been instrumental in defining “Customer Loyalty” in the Hospitality Industry. His extensive marketing experience and business acumen has enabled A4A hospitality to have the most prestigious brands in the Hospitality Industry to collaborate with the Taj Group, Roseate Hotels, IHG Group, Radisson Hotels and Jaypee Group. Ashwani Sagar Dhawan has nearly 35 years of experience in the Hospitality, Travel and Lifestyle; his previous positions include Country Head – ICS, a Dutch giant in Loyalty Management Systems; Country Head – Famous Grouse; Vice President, Directorial and Leadership roles in Sales & Marketing for Grand Hyatt, Radisson Hotels, Taj Group respectively.

Mr. Prawal Choudhary

Prawal Chaudhary - Chairman of Atharva Hotels & Resorts.

Prabhash C Jha

Prabhash Jha is a Chartered Accountant and also a management graduate from IBS Hyderabad. He has worked with the leading corporates in India and abroad for almost two decades and lastly held a prestigious Group CFO post before transitioning to Mass Educator.

Mr. Andrew J. Ryder

Andrew has over 19 years of experience in the hospitality domain. Andrew is performance-driven and over the years has mentored many young professionals in the hospitality and service sector. He has proven his ability to connect and address organizational structure and strategy through developed and acquired bespoke L&D Solutions.

Mr. Ashok k Agarwal

He has over 42 years of experience in the hospitality domain, both in academics and operations. He is an alumnus of NCHMCT IHM PUSA and has an MBA in HR from Sikkim Manipal University. He is certified in “Train the Trainers” from Cornell University and Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore. He has worked with the National Council of Hotel Management for over a decade in developing and designing the examination and evaluation system.

Mr. Vikas Gupta

Vikas Gupta , Associate Director of Learning & Development , is an alumnus of Institute of Hotel Management Catering and Nutrition, Pusa, New Delhi and MBA, he is having over 30 years of experience in the Hospitality Industry, covering operational departments, sales, teaching and training & development. An expert in Hotel systems and operations. Vikash current aim is to share his practical knowledge and experience which he have gained throughout these years with all upcoming new talent in various fields and help them become successful in their individual careers.