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Advisor to Chancellor and Hon’ble member of the Academic Council of the Galgotias University

Dr Devi Singh is recognized as one of the top academic leaders in India who developed Institutes like IIM Lucknow, Flame University Pune and MDI Gurgaon. He has built Robust Academic Processes, Developed Academic Leadership, Faculty Development and International Relations.

In the immediate past he has just completed his tenure as the first Vice Chancellor of FLAME University, Pune.

He was Director of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow for ten and half years (2003-2014). IIM Lucknow consistently ranked among the top 3-4 Institutions in India and set new benchmarks in launching innovative program, cutting edge research, senior executive training , community outreach and internationalization.

Before joining IIML, he was director of Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon for four and half years (1999-2003) These were truly transformative years for MDI.

He is a well known Professor of International Finance and Management and has taught in some of the best Business Schools in the world.

Before joining MDI, Dr. Singh was a Visiting Full Professor at the Faculty of Management, McGill University, Canada for five years. He has been a Ford Foundation and UNDP Fellow (International Management Education). He has been a Visiting Faculty at the International Centre for Public Enterprises, Slovenia. ESCP Europe, Paris, SKK Graduate School of Business, Seoul, and Kelly School of Business, Indiana. He is an alumnus Fellow of the Institute of World Affairs, Connecticut. He has taught at leading Business Schools in India and abroad.

He has published and presented research papers at various national/international journals/conferences. Dr. Singh is author of three books in Finance and Management. He has also been a consultant to leading Indian and multinational organizations in India.

He has been on several policy level Committees of MHRD, Government of India, UGC, All India Council for Technical Education, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PHDCCI), Standing Committee on Public Enterprises (SCOPE) and All India Management Association (AIMA). He has been on a member of Boards/Executive Councils of Indian Institute of Management, Kozikhode, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, NITTIE, Mumbai, Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Jamia Islamia University, New Delhi, Tejpur University, Tejpur, University of Allahabad, Allahabad and two new Central Universities.

He was te Mentor and Founder Director, IIM Rohtak(2010-11) and IIM Kashipur(2011-12). Dr. Singh has served as Member on the RBI’S Appointments Board for two years (2010-12). He was also a Member of the UPSC Committee Constituted for Designing CSAT (2009-2010).

Dr Singh was on the Board of India Fulbright for two years (2005-07) and was nominated on the International Accreditation Advisory Board of Association of MBAs (2013) for three years. He was also Member of the Nomination Committee of AACSB for the year 2014-15.

He has been the President of Association of Indian Management Schools in 2006-07, and a member the All India Board of Management Studies of AICTE for (2000-2006).

He has served on many corporate Boards and is currently on the Board of Governors of some of the leading Public and Private Sector companies.

He has received several awards including ISTE National Fellow (2007), UP Ratan (2008), Life Time Achievement Award from SOM, IITD,Best Director of a Business School(1999), Ravi J Mathai Fellow( 2013), and Bharat Ashmita Award (2013).

Dr. Singh holds Ph.D. in International Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1984).

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