- Philippe Laurent
Prof. Laurent is the Intercultural expert to the Council of Europe and the Swiss Confederation (OFPER) with focus on Asian cultures and China/South-East Asia in particular. He is the Professor of International Strategy and International Business Management. Prof. Laurent has been the CEO Ouaps Group and is former top-executive for international companies. He is the former expatriate in Asia with more than 30 years of managerial experience. He has been the Dean & Professor at UAS Arc-Neuchâtel. Prof. Laurent has studied at University of St-Gallen, University of Geneva, University of Lausanne, EPFL & UT Austin, IMD, EM-Lyon, EDC-Paris.
He is the Advisor at Swind Advisory Private Limited with offices at Geneva (Switzerland) and New Delhi (India). SWIND is a company with a vision to bring revolutions in High-Quality Industry-Oriented Research Publications. This is the first phase of our Three Tier Innovation Programme which we have planned to introduce in the next three years with an idea to empower the people who are always passionate about Ethical and High-Quality Industry-Oriented Research.
Dr. Vipin treasures over 20 Years of in-depth exposure of Industry-Oriented Research with a focus on Higher Education. He is an enthusiastic and self-motivated Management Research Practitioner since 1994.
He is passionate about bringing quality education to the reach of poor and unprivileged. He groomed himself hands - on to connect Industry with Academia and facilitating networking with Government; Corporate and other Agencies. Trying to discourage and remove the unethical practices in research publications by empowering people with the passion for high-quality research by bringing their own research publications and having full control over the entire publishing process.
Professionally he is the Fellow Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (FCMA - ICAI) and the Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ACS - ICSI). Besides, Doctorate (Ph.D.) in the Area of Finance and also Holds Post Graduate Qualifications in LAW (LLM), MANAGEMENT (MBA), ECONOMICS (MA), COMMERCE (MCOM) and EDUCATION (MA) along with a Post GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION (PGDJMC).Currently, he is the Advisor at SWIND Advisory Private Limited with offices at Geneva and New Delhi
Dr. Pramod Solanki brings to the table a blend of strong academic background (with early career at premier B – Schools like IIM, Ahmedabad and JBIMS, Mumbai) and corporate experience of over 23 years, in highly progressive organizations. In a career spanning 30 years, Pramod has designed and successfully instituted the following systems and practices across the HR spectrum:
Pramod has handled strategic as well as operational HR in sectors such as EPC Projects / Engineering, Pharma, Manufacturing, Finance and IT. The corporate assignments have been with Tata Consultancy Services, Larsen & Toubro, Sun Pharma and with Churchgate Group in Nigeria where he headed the Corporate HR function. He headed the Learning & Organization Development function at L & T Hydrocarbon and also at Sun Pharma. He has great expertise in offering systems and services support across the HR spectrum, including Executive Coaching. Pramod holds Masters and Doctoral degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and is an Executive Coach (PCC)certified by International Coach Federation (ICF), USA. He writes on variety of HR issues and speaks at various forums. A passionate trainer - facilitator, Pramod has strong convictions about HR’s role in business success.
Dr. Vimal K. Aggarwal (58) is presently CEO and Principal Consultant of V.Kumar & Associates, a Project, Cost & Management Consultants firm set up in 1991 and also as a Senior Consultant & Resource Person with PTU’s Nalanda School of TQM & Entrepreneurship, (Punjab) providing consultancy, training and technical education to industry. Previously, he was Director & Professor of Gian Jyoti Institute of Management & Technology, an A+ B-School ranked among the top 100 B-Schools of India (2007-2015).
He has more than 30 years of rich Corporate & Academic experience with reputed Indian and MNC companies in the field of Project Evaluation & Finance, Audits, Accounts, MIS, Costing, Value Chain Analysis & System Audits. He has also been a Special Auditor for Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax, Indian Revenue Department, Govt of India and helped detection of Duty Evasion cases running into millions. Statutory Cost Auditors for reputed Indian and MNC’s like Reliance, DCM, M&M etc.
A Doctorate (PhD) in Finance (Designing of an Activity-Based Costing System for Hospitals) from University Business School, Panjab University, Chandigarh (Ranked among best in World) , he is also a qualified Cost & Management Accountant (Fellow Member-ICAI) and an Industrial Engineer. Besides, he is a Postgraduate in Commerce and holds Two years Graduate Diploma in Management (AIMA). In 2011, he has been accredited as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) by the prestigious Institute of Certified Management Accountants (IMA), USA. He has also undergone several training courses from reputed agencies like Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Ministry of Industry, and Govt.of India etc.
Dr. Aggarwal is a teaching passionate and is a senior visiting faculty since 1998 at number of management institutes of national eminence teaching Entrepreneurship, Management Control Systems, Value Based Education, Business Ethics , Financial Statement Analysis and Strategic Cost Management, Project Planning and Evaluation.