Team Members

Mr. Deepak Jha

An astute and dedicated professional with extensive 25+ years of experience in the Hospitality & Tourism Sector. He has a proven track record with companies like Tata, ITC, Marriott Hotels, Radisson Hotels, Holiday Inn, InterContinental Hotels Group.


Deepak completed his MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management followed by Financial Risk Management from IIM Kozhikode . He has hands on experience in working with UK & USA based MNCs & Funding Company with the exposure at Senior Management level positioned as GM Finance, Director of Finance, Area Director of Finance and Portfolio Director of Finance & Business Support.

Mr. Jaydeep Chakraborti

He is hospitality professional from Pusa and MBA from FMS, Delhi. Carries rich experience of 35+ years with ITC, Oberoi Hotels, and Radisson Hotels. Unit Head with 15 years of exposure to launches of new properties, large operations, and turning around of distressed assets.

Mr. Amitabh Sahay
Dean – Hospitality & Management Studies

He is an allumnus of ISM Ranchi HMCT & AN and “Train the Trainer” program by Taj Hotels luxury division, also gone through Neuro Linguistic Programming by Livewire.


He is a six sigma green belt certified professional and a key member for George Bush lunch by the Prime Minister of India at Taj Palace with 25+ years of exposure in F&B and Learning & Development. He has expertise with renowned hotel chains like TAJ, ITC, Grand, Sarovar Hotels etc, his key focus is on training, people development, public speaking and implementing brand standards & creating a teamwork environment to enhance profitability.

Mr. Manik Gulati

Manik Gulati is the former Vice President of HSBC and a Qualified Goal-oriented Finance Professional with 20+ years of experience in developing and Implementing the business plan & growth strategies by driving Strategic, Finance, Accounts & Commercial Functions, Fund Raising, Internal Controls, P&L Accountability, Business Development and Operational Excellence.

Col Bhaskar Pant
Head Academic Services & Administration

Senior level management leader with 22+ years of extensive leadership, managerial and Instrunctional experience in the Indian Army.

Major Aarti Tiwari
Director – Grooming & Life Skill

Major Aarti is a self-motivated, certified soft skills training professional with the additional skill set of being a graphologist, counselor, and life coach with a decade of experience in learning and development. Major Tiwari passed “Train the Trainer” by NABET.


She is an Electrical Engineering graduate with a master's degree in HR and a short span of service in the Indian Army as well.

Mr. Arun Trikha
Director - Culinary & Practical Arts

As a chef he has worked with the Taj Group of Hotels for 12 years. He specializes in Asian cuisines with a keen sense of kitchen and operational planning, along with his polished interpersonal skills.


His understanding of human nature, down-to-earth attitude, and great people handling skills make him one of the most approachable managers. His ability to set up systems and repeatable processes have helped organizations scale up to greater heights.

Mr. Vishal Bhatnagr
Lawyer & Legal Consultant

Lawyer and Legal Consultant, Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court.