Dr Rajat Baisya
Chief Academic Mentor
Dr Rajat Baisya served as President and CEO of Emami Group and Professor & Dean of Dept of Management Education, IIT Delhi. He was instrumental in bringing Booker Group to India, UK’s largest food wholesale operator and earlier sponsor of famous Booker prize. He also served as Senior Vice President (Business Development) of Reckitt Benckiser, General Manager (Projects) of Escorts, General Manager (Corporate Planning) at United Breweries Group, Project Engineering Manager, Best Foods International, and Development Engineer at Bisleri India Pvt Ltd.
He has written over 350 research articles and six books, besides supervising seven PhD thesis in the areas of supply chain management, marketing management, strategic management and international business. He has been Professor and Dean of the Business School at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He has served on the board of many Public and Private companies and Govt bodies and committees.
Dr Baisya is a Distinguished Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Woxsen School of Business and recipient of many industry awards. He is a Fellow of Institute of Engineers (India) and Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers and Institute of Management Consultants of India (IMCI) as well as the Founder President of Project & Technology Management Foundation (www.ptmfonline.com). He is the Chairman of Institute of Management Consultants of India Delhi, and also a core Group Member & promoter of KM-FEST, a global professional association on knowledge management, headquartered in Europe.
Dr Martin Wright
Dr Martin Wright is the Academic Director of Anti-Fraud Consultants Ltd. He was a police officer for 30 years before joining the University of Wolverhampton in 2008. At the university he was the Director of the Central Institute for the Study of Public Protection and Head of Department of Uniformed Services with responsibility for the BSc Policing degree, BSc Fire & Rescue degree and BSc Armed Forces degree. In 1999, he was the only police officer ever to be granted a Doctoral Scholarship by the Association of British Insurers to undertake research into radio links and public reassurance at the University of Leicester.
Dr Wright was a member of the UK’s National e-Crime Strategy Group, and in November 2007 was presented with a Certificate of Merit from the Society for Policing of Cyberspace at an event held in Bangkok. He currently holds a number of other positions including Council Member of the Institute of Administrative Management, Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Canterbury Centre for Policing Research within Canterbury Christ Church University, external examiner at Sheffield Hallam University and Managing Editor & Book Review Editor of the Oxford University Press, academic journal Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice.
Prof David M J Graves
After a varied career in the Public Sector, Prof David specialises in Private and Public Corporate Governance issues, National and International Financial Crime, and all fraud related offences.
Now a retired Fraud Squad Detective, David has extensive experience in the areas of Management Skills and Training, Corporate Governance within the Public/Private Sector, National and International Global Economic Crime, Money Laundering, Identity Theft, The Police & Criminal Evidence Act, Vulnerable and Intimidated Witness programmes, Crime Reduction strategies, Project Management/Leading Project Teams, Business Customer Care Programmes, Degree course design for Universities.
During his time within the Police service, David was the Manager of one of only three UK National Police Fraud Management Course accredited by Teesside University Business School. Since Leaving the Police Service David has taught law subjects at Warwick University Law School and a wide range of Managerial Skills at Coventry City University Management School. David has both developed and taught academic programmes on the subject of Corporate Governance at Magna Carta College, Oxford. David has previously held the position of lecturer of Law and Corporate Governance at the international Policing and Justice Institute, University of Derby.
Prof Chris Bellamy
Chris Bellamy is Professor Emeritus of Maritime Security at the University of Greenwich where he was Director of the Greenwich Maritime Institute from 2010 to 2014. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow on the Changing Character of War (CCW) programme at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he is working on hybrid warfare which includes the nexus between war, terrorism, and criminality. He is also a visiting Professor at the University of Hull, responsible for teaching the Law and Politics Department’s course on ‘Small Wars’. His work has embraced large-scale warfare and other forms of violence and conflict including terrorism, guerrilla warfare, and piracy.
Prior to joining Greenwich, he was Director of the Security Studies Institute, Cranfield University, Academic Provider to the Defence Academy of the UK, from 1997 to 2010, and Defence Correspondent of the Independent newspaper from 1990 to 1997. In that role, he saw the conflict in Bosnia and Chechnya. Before this, he served as an officer in the British Army and as a Civil Servant in the UK MoD.
Prof Bellamy holds degrees in Modern History from Oxford, in Russian from the Council for National Academic Awards, in War Studies from King’s College, London and his Ph.D. in Russian and Soviet Military Doctrine from the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of eight major books including Absolute War: Soviet Russia in the Second World War, (Pan Macmillan 2007) which won the 2008 Westminster Medal for Military Literature and has been translated into five languages. He is also Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Maritime Crime & Security. Earlier, he was a consultant and subject editor on The Times Atlas of the Second World War (1989) and The Oxford Companion to Military History (2001).
Sanjib Kumar Mohanty
With 22 years of litigation experience, Sanjib Kumar Mohanty is an Indian Advocate arguing counsel before the Supreme Court of India and High Courts. He is currently working as Senior Panel Government Counsel for Union of India, Panel Advocates for Public Sector Undertakings, Nationalised Banks, Autonomous Government Organisations, Municipal Corporation of Delhi and Senior Associate in a full service law firm. He serves as an adjunct professor at Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (IIT, Kharagpur) and a guest faculty at Indian Law Institute (Deemed University under aegis of Ministry of Law& Justice, Govt. of India), Indian Society of International Law, Amity Law School (Amity Univesity), and YMCA Institute of Management Studies, New Delhi.