Governing Council

National School of Business is pleased to have world class academicians and industry practitioners from across the world on its Governing Council. They bring wide-ranging experience and expertise into NSB’s education system.


Prof. K.V. Raghavaiah

Former GM-HR, ITC Ltd.

He is an alumnus of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila. He has undergone management programs at world class universities like University of Michigan, USA. Raghavaiah has over 35 years of experience in different facets of HR across industries and in different contexts. As the GM – Corporate HR for ITC Group, he played an anchor role under the guidance of the Corporate Managing Committee, in formulating and actualizing the HR Strategy to cater to the emerging business context.


Dr. Anne Nelson

PhD (USA), Professor of IT, WFU, USA

She is a Professor of Information Technology, Wake Forest University, USA, and Vice-President of NMA, Inc., an information management consulting firm that specializes in corporate e-training.


Prof. Dominique

Former Senior Executive, Monsanto Corp. (Europe)

Dominique has worked as a consultant to many European firms, especially those in Biotechnology sector. Mr. Dominique’s valuable suggestions and strategies have remarkably helped the companies he worked for to achieve superior financial performance.


Prof. Francine Maubourguet

Head of International Relations at ESC-Pau, France(Europe)

Head of International Relations at ESC-Pau, France, Prof. Francine Maubourguet is currently managing over 40 partner universities. She is instrumental in organizing student exchanges involving hundreds of students every year. She has fostered a very strong network of international faculty enabling cooperation in high-quality research and teaching.


Prof. Marie Halene ABBO

Head of Marketing Department at ESC-Pau, France

Marie has worked as International Marketing Manager at Peirre Fabre Pharmaceutical group. She specializes in B2C markets, luxury, health and cosmetics marketing, international brand management and cobranding. She is also the author of a new concept in branding ‘Cause Co-Branding’.


Dr. Muneesh Kumar

Professor, Department of Finance and Control, Delhi University

Dr. Muneesh Kumar has teaching and research experience of over two and a half decades. He has authored two books and edited one book. More than 25 of his articles have been published in reputed journals.


Dr. Sanjay Sehgal

HOD, Dept. of Finance and Control, Delhi University

Dr. Sanjay Sehagal has done his post-doctoral study from the London School of Economics. He is on the expert committee of All India Council for Technical Education for the approval and accreditation of management schools.


Dr. S.R Sridharamurthy

MBA, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA. (PhD)
Ph.D. VIT University

He is the President of National School of Business and holds doctoral degree in managment. Dr. Sridhara has won the national level “Shiksha Bharathi Puraskar” awarded by All India Achievers’ Foundation. He has been conferred “Best Faculty” award several times for his innovative teaching. He specializes in International Business, Marketing & Strategy.


Dr. Thippeswamy, PhD

Professor,IOWA State University

Dr. Thippeswamy was awarded commonwealth fellowship during his doctoral education. He has written many research articles and has presented his papers in many international conferences across the globe.


Prof. Nagendra

MS (Computer Science), Australia

He has over 15 years of IT consulting and development experience in India, Singapore and Australia.


D. R. Nagaraj

He has worked in various capacities in the human resource division of MICO Bosch. He is a well known HR specialist and a trainer. He has conducted Management Development Programs in many countries including Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, UAE, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. He has published over 50 articles in professional journals and magazines on HR Themes. He has authored/co-authored/co-edited three books, viz. HR Dimensions of Technology, HRM 2000 and HRM in Indian Context.

Nagaraj was formerly the national president of National Institute of Personnel Management, president of NHRD (Bangalore Chapter) and Chairman of NIPM (Karnataka Chapter). He is the Vice-President of KEA since 1996. He has won many awards that include Life Term Achievement Award by the NIPM, Karnataka Chapter, Life Term Achievement Award by ISTD Bangalore Chapter and Fellow of NIPM.


Prof. Y. P. Rao

PG in Economics, Commerce and Management

Prof. Rao is a practising teacher of management, specialized in HRM & Organizational behavior. He started his teaching career in 1964 at the University of Bombay and later with the staff college of Union Bank of India.

He also worked as a corporate training manager in Dubai. Later, Prof. Rao worked as HOD-HR in a PG-MBA/MCA/M.Com college in S. K. University. He was the first Dean/Principal of M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Management (1995) and worked for four years before moving to Hyderabad as the Principal of a Management Institute. This was followed by his stint at IBAT-KIIT in Bengaluru.

He has travelled extensively in Europe, U.K. and USA. He has conducted more than 200 MDPs and 100 Personality Growth Labs on Behavioral topics


Prof. B. S. Prakash

MBA (Marketing), IIM-A

Prof. B. S. Prakash has 30 years of national and international marketing experience. He is a Gold Medalist in MSc Program of Bangalore University and an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad.