Members of CITEP’s Board of Studies

Name with Brief Profile


Mr. M.S.S. Ravi, B.E.Chem, Dip. in Astro. – Retired as Additional Director, in the Department of Industries & Commerce. 31 years’ experience. 5 years’ experience as Additional Director in Tamil Nadu Industrial Guidance & Export Promotion Bureau, Chennai. Accredited Entrepreneurial Motivation Trainer from NIESBUD, New Delhi.


Rtn. K.S.Kamaludeen – Managing Director, Blue Bharath Exim Private Limited, and B-Accuracy Infotech… Founder and Managing Director of Blue Bharath Exim Private Limited, a Government of India recognized Export House and doing international trade business for more than two decades. Seasoned businessman having given interview and written articles related to international trade in leading magazines;


Dr. C. Manohar – Dean, ISBR and former Secretary General, Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bangalore.


Mr. Rakesh K. Dadhich – Founder & CEO, Indglobal  Digital Pvt Ltd. A reputed Web Building and e-Commerce company having clientle of major corporate and e-Commerce portals.


Mr. T.V. Rao – Ex-Director, EXIM Bank of India.


Dr. E. Murali Darshan, M.B.A., Ph.D. – Managing Director, EMD Export Import Solutions Pvt. Ltd – a noted academic, policy advisor and foreign trade analyst, and faculty member at University of Memphis and Ashland University.


Mr. Seethabathy, B.A., B.L. – Director, Carewell Shipping Pvt. Ltd., Chennai.  Having more than 40 years’ experience in Customs, Excise and Shipping. Authored several books on Customs, Excise, Shipping and Clearing and Forwarding.


Prof.T.Pattabiraman, M.TECH.,M.B.A.,M.I.E.,C.ENGG.,CERT OF IIFT – Having experience in International Business spanning over 40 years in both Public and Private sectors in India.


Mr. Sethuraman Sathappan – Expert in UCP ICC 600. Nominated member by the Government of India on UCP 600 to International Chamber of Commerce.

Having more than 30 years’ experience in Banking, Finance, International Trade, Commodity market.


V. S. KUMAR, B.E., M.B.A., Masters Dip. in Intl. Business (IIFT). – Worked in M/s. Ashok Leyland Limited for more than 35 years in various capacities in Marketing and sales, purchase.


M.Aravind Mahajan, B.E., MBA. – More than 2 decades of Industrial experience, with rich knowledge and good experience in various aspects of Commercial Banking, Risk Management and Markets.


Balasubramanian, B.Com., M.B.A. – More than 30 years’ experience in Foreign Trade Policy and Procedure, Customs Clearance and Export and Import Documentation.


Mr. P. Sathiyanarayanan M.E.S.(Economics) – Retired Deputy General Manager, Export Credit and Gaurantee Corporation. Having more than 30 years experience in Credit Risk Management.


Dr.Veeranna S. Hawaldar, B.Tech (Textiles); FIE., P.G. Dip. in Marketing; Ph.D. – Worked as lecturer at Rural Engineering College, Central Silk Board (Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India), Joint Director (Export Cell), Vishweshwariah Trade Promotion Centre, Director CEDOK (Centre for Entrepreneurship Development of Karnataka) and Managing Director, NGEF(Hubli)Ltd., Dharwad (a Government of Karnataka Undertaking).  Currently Dr. Veeranna is the Additional Director, Department of Industries & Commerce, Govt. of Karnataka, and Managing Director, Karnataka Trade Promotion Organisation (a Joint Venture of ITPO-Govt. of India & Govt. of Karnataka).


Mr. M.G.Kodandaram, B.Sc, LLB., PG Diploma in National Social service (NSS); PG Diploma in Business Administration; PG Diploma in IPR Law (NLSIU); PG Diploma in Cyber Law and Cyber Forensics (NLSIU); Faculty, National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics.


Mr. V. Rajagopal, B.Sc., BGL., M.A., MBA., CAIIB., DIEM, M.I. Ex (Grad)U.K. – Having worked more than 35 years with a nationalised Bank and resource person in Banking, Trade and Export Finance in various forums.


Mr. R.K.Menon, Managing Director, Equations Research and Strategic Consultants Pvt. Ltd., and Chairman, Advanced Learning Institute (Asia) – expert in the field of skill development, behavioural labs, customised training methodologies and strategic business management.


Dr. Shrikar Dole, an expert in International Trade and in formulation of sustainability policies. An M.B.A. in International Business and Ph.D. in International Trade Relations with further specialization in international trade from CBI, Netherlands and Euro Academy, Belgium. Dr. Dole is an eminent speaker on international trade, clean technologies and sustainability in various forums like Asia Society, Kellogg’s Institute, US India Business Council, Euro chambers, Press and TV.  He is an Associate with Environment Management Centre, and Member of the Board of Advisers of IFAT India, Wastech Exhibitions and member of Board of Studies of NMIMS Global Access School for continuing studies.  Dr.  Dole is an ex-Air Force Fighter Pilot.


Prof. K. R. Nath. [K.Raveendra Nath] is presently the Director  & Registrar of IIMS [Institute of Industrial Management Studies] which is an offshoot of IIMS Foundation® a group of educational Institutions under Fr. Mathew’s group of Institutions.  He is a professional in the field of International Business with focus on International trade, Supply Chain Management with almost 37 years of working experience. Mr. Nath has conducted many Management Development Programmes and in-company training programmes for the benefit of Industries.  He is Guest/Visiting faculty for many Business schools like Indus Business Academy, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Wellingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Bangalore, IFIM B School, Bangalore.


Prof. Dr. K.N.Selvaraj, Ph.D. PDF (IIFT, New Delhi & Virginia Tech, USA), Professor of Agricultural Economics (Trade &IP), Department of Market Extension, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641003 and Adjunct Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resources Economics, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand; Involved in preparation of Agricultural Policy for Tamil Nadu; Involved in patent drafting of agricultural inventions either products or processes for patent; Registration of TNAU crop varieties under Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act; Identification of Geographical Indications (GI) products for registration under GI; Expert Member of Consultative Group of Geographical Indications Registry for two products (aromatic rice from Kerala, India); External expert – UNCTAD; Suggesting trade policies to State Planning Commission and State Government.


Dr. S.K. Mathur, B.E., Ph.D (IIM, Bangalore) is endowed with not only a rich managerial experience of about 30 years including at top management levels, but also with formal management training abroad and global exposure through participation and presenting of papers at international conferences in UK,USA, Italy, Singapore and Malaysia. Chief Engineer (MIS &IT), Regional Manager and Executive Director (MIS & IT) AP State Road Transport Corporation. Dr. Mathur has also had 15 years academic experience which includes his tenure as Director of Badruka Institute of Foreign Trade (BIFT), Hyderabad for four years and as Programme Director and Advisor for the two-year full time PGDM –International Business Programme at the Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad, one of India’s leading premier Business Schools. Dr. Mathur has also been the Chairman of IPE’s Curriculum Redesign Committee for all the Post Graduate programmes in management of IPE.