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Our Expert

We at IIBM boast a distinguished team of expert faculty whose collective expertise spans a myriad of industries and disciplines. Comprised of seasoned professionals, scholars, and industry leaders, our faculty members bring a wealth of real-world experience and academic rigor to the classroom.



Dr. Ambarish R Patnigere, a dynamic leader and scholar whose illustrious career spans diverse domains. With a stellar academic background, including a BSc and MSc from Mumbai University, Dr. Patnigere's expertise extends across law, administration, and education.

As a former Additional Municipal Commissioner and Officer on Special Duty in the CM office, he has left an indelible mark on Mumbai's governance landscape. Notable achievements include pioneering initiatives like Starting NMMT (Public Transport) and his contributions to healthcare, demolition, and elections.

Currently serving as the Director of Fr Agnel School of Law and St Mary's Group of Institution, Dr. Patnigere also leads the New Life Fellowship Church Association as Chairman. His visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to public service continue to inspire and shape communities.

Dr. Ambarish R P

Director - VES Trust

Ph.D, MPhil, UGC- NET, MMS, MBA, M.Com, M.A. PGDMM 

Dr. Ashok S. Luhar is a very noted personality in the field of education and research. He is M.Com, Master in Arts , MBA, MMS, PGDMM, UGC-NET, M.Phil., Ph.D. He is working as the Director and having more than 17 years of experience in Industry and Teaching. He is a recognized guide in commerce from University of Mumbai. He is a resource person at various colleges and has to his credit seven national level patent, one copy right, four national and two international book publication and more than fifty-five articles in ISSN/ISBN, UGC, UGC Care and Scopus Index journal. His expertise areas of research is human resource, marketing and trade finance. 4 students have been awarded Phd under his Guidance.

Dr. Ashok Luhar

Director - IIBM

Associate Professor

Dr. Monika Khanna


Author, academician, research scholar and trainer, Dr. Monica Khanna has around twenty five years of experience in the field of academics as well as in journalism and business. She has been a panel member and resource person for Indiannica Learning for conducting workshops for school teachers across India and is currently a resource person for Eupheus Learning. She has been associated with many esteemed Institutions.

Associate Professor

Dr. Pinaki Mandal

Ph.D, MBA, PGDM, MA, B.Com 

Pinaki Mandal is a strategic marketing leader with over 15 years of experience driving business growth across diverse industries (IT, consulting, manufacturing, textiles). He excels at expanding brand presence (traditional & digital) and developing effective communication strategies. Leveraging his industry expertise, Pinaki transitioned to academia, shaping future generations of marketing professionals.

Associate Professor

Dr. Neha Sharma

Ph.D, M.Phil, MBA, MA, B.Com

Dr. Neha Sharma, a multi-disciplinary scholar with a Ph.D. in IPR, excels in research and teaching (13+ years) at HNB Garhwal University and Mumbai University. Her expertise spans International Business, IPR, and HRM. Dr. Sharma has published a book and research papers in reputed national and international journals. Her teaching passion covers International Business, IPR, Project Management, Digital Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and HRM.

Associate Professor

Dr. Alpha Lokhande

Ph.D, MBA, BA, Dip.T&D

Dr. Alpha Lokhande, a Ph.D. in Management with 14+ years of academic experience, is an Associate Professor at Indira Institute of Business Management. Her expertise lies in Human Resource Management and General Management. Dr. Lokhande brings industry experience through corporate training (e.g., General Mills) and government organizations. A prolific author (34+ papers, 2 books, 1 patent), she is a visiting faculty at prestigious institutions. Dr. Lokhande's teaching emphasizes practical learning through conferences, seminars, and industrial visits.

Assistant Professor

Prof. Radhika Kiran Kumar

MBA (HR & Marketing)

Having 12 years of corporate and academic experience. She aspires to be a versatile educator and likes working in inter-disciplinary areas. Her teaching interests involve courses on OB, HR, and general management.

Assistant Professor

Prof. Nikhil Shirsat


A decade of experience in the field of Direct and Indirect Taxation and Finance and 8 years of teaching experience in the field of finance.

Assistant Professor

Prof. Lalit Bhole

M.M.S, B.Pharm

Faculty at IIBM, Mumbai, Having 10 years of teaching and rich Industry experience in sales management in Indian Pharmaceuticals.

Placement Head

Prof. Aji John


Prof. Aji John is an academician with around two decades of industry experience in the banking sector and education sector. He has handled various positions in his academic career and has the ability to perform various HR & Administrative activities.

Assistant Professor

Prof. Amit Ahire


A Certified Market Professional by NSE having a Corporate experience of 5 years and teaching experience of 6 years.

Assistant Professor 

Prof. Krupal Sawe

MBA (Marketing)

Krupal Sawe brings over 23 years of experience from the corporate world, specializing in customer relationship management, sales, and marketing. Leveraging his extensive knowledge, he is passionate about empowering individuals through education.

HR & Placement Officer

Prof. Kimlian Saunders

M.B.A (HR)

HR Expert | Trainer | Educator

Kimliann Saunders boasts a Master's degree in HR (MBA) and over 15 years of experience in senior HR and training roles across various industries. She excels in developing students and professionals through effective training methods and brings a wealth of real-world knowledge to the classroom.

Assistant Professor

Prof. Deepa Shah

M.Com ; M.F.M

Finance & Management Expert | Educator

Prof. Shah is a seasoned educator with 20+ years of experience in finance and management. Her passion for teaching and practical approach empower students to become future leaders. She fosters a collaborative learning environment where students can explore complex topics with confidence.

Assistant Professor

Prof. Jayaraj V.S

MBA (Finance)

A Certified Market Professional by NSE having a Corporate experience of 5 years and teaching experience of 6 years.

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