Executive Director, Strategic Ratings, London, United Kingdom
Dr Vishvesh Pathak is the founding director of INRME, INCORME and CEO
24x7 Limited. He has more than 19 years of work experience in consulting, higher education, construction and manufacturing industries. His expertise includes corporate strategy, credit ratings, business process optimisation and organisational performance management.
Recently his innovative credit risk measurement model proved that it has better predictive power of credit worthiness or credit risk of large multinational companies traded on London, New York and Bombay stock exchanges which include 100 index constituent companies from FTSE 100 (UK100), DJIA (US30), S&P500 and BSE SENSEX in seven
manufacturing and service industries.
His teaching interests include strategic management, operations management, organisational behaviour and performance management and research methods. His research is focussed on strategy, credit risk and ratings, corporate reliability analyses and equities trading.
He has obtained PhD in Credit ratings from Brunel University, MBA from University of Surrey, Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education from Brunel University, Diploma in Export-Import Management from Indian Institute of Materials Management and BEng in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology Calicut (formerly REC Calicut), India.
Abdul Aziz is a very strong marketing and project manager with a creative flair and an adaptable leadership style who cultivates highly productive and engaging company culture. He has vast experience of working on mega projects and multi-million dollar trade shows while seamlessly managing all aspects of events. He is a team player with an impeccable business development and customer relationship management skills. A graduate of GUST and Kaplan College, he also holds MSc in International Business Economics from City University, UK.
Sr. Project Manager, S’team Management
Dr Mehdi Sarsar is a senior consultant and an executive doctor in Business administration. He received a doctorate from the Paris school of Business, an advanced master in Entrepreneurship from HEC University of Liège and an MSc in Electronics and Automation from the Bordeaux university of Science and technology, France.
Senior Manager – Process Excellence FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited, Lahore, Pakistan
Mr Mohammad Ali Toosy started his professional Career in 1998 from Pakistan Institute of Quality Control which is now known as PIQC Institute of Quality back in 1998. He has worked in multinational & national companies such as CresSoft - Software development; QMS 9000; Evensure Management Services; Critical Software Technologies – A Technology company for the precision industry; Mobilink – a Telecommunication firm, i2c – a Payment processing firm and FINCA – a Microfinance Bank. He has also been a visiting lecturer for total quality management (TQM) & change management to University of Central Punjab.
His international exposure includes countries like USA, UK, Portugal, Switzerland and Pakistan. He has also provided business consulting and training services to the manufacturing, technology, defence & cyber security industry. He attained his MBA degree from University of Surrey and the Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Singapore Quality institution international, and he is qualified a Lean practitioner. His MBA research concentration was on the role of leadership in reducing resistance to change. Currently he is working with FINCA Microfinance Bank looking after the operational excellence initiative. He has delivered trainings in various companies and has been a widely acclaimed speaker in the public forums.
Being a passionate about utilising his experience and knowledge, he is currently mentoring CEOs of companies: Apps Genni – Mr Mudassir Malik, Wifi Gen – Mr Bilal Athar and Veiliux – Mr Shahmeer Amir.
Professor & Group Research Head Acharya Business School, Bangalore, India
Dr Padma Srinivasan is Professor & Group Research Head of Acharya Business School, Bangalore, India. She has more than 30 years of experience in industry as HR Head & in academics teaching MBA & PhD. Dr Padma is 5 times Best Research Paper Award winner – International and National; author of 4 books and a consulting editor of ICFAI journal of Risk & Insurance.
She holds Masters in Commerce, FCS (Chartered Company Secretary), ACMA (Certified Cost accountant) and PhD in finance & strategy. Dr Padma is an Entrepreneur Educator of NEN, IIMB, Stanford, ISB, SP Jain Educator 10K programme. She represented NEN on Goldman Sach's Round Table on 10K Women Entrepreneurs, Executive committee member of Karnataka SME association, Mentor of Start-Up winning VC funding at IIM Kolkata’s B Plan Contest, Speaker at Global Young Entrepreneurs Forum, IIT Bombay, a Visiting Faculty to Indonesia (Solo City) & Malaysia (Kuching) on Research methodology. She has also been a track chair and key note speaker for numerous conferences and reviewer for International research journals.