Board of Directors

Krunal Trivedi PhD (Pursuing), MBA, M.Com
Chief Operating & Academic Officer

Krunal currently looks after the operational and academic aspects of Lincoln University of Business and
Management. His interests lie in area of overall operations and quality in academics.
His current role involves developing strategy, identifying potential programs, researching on learning
needs of aspirants in the market and implementing quality.
He has taken up work after completing school and has grown from a field market researcher to a
full-time senior professional in academic operations.
Krunal has completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Geneva Business School,
Switzerland & Masters in Commerce specializing in Business Management from Mumbai University,
India. He is currently pursuing PhD from Banasthali University, India and his research area is learner
satisfaction in higher education institutes.
He has been actively involved in sports and various events at school and college.
Krunal has over 15 years of experience in education from managing a premier school to private
coaching center to handling marketing and admissions function of international branch campus in
Middle East.
He is a seasoned professional with experience of handling various aspects of administration and
enrollment related functions, preparing various reports & statutory compliance with planning and
organizational skills and has held business development drives through various countries in Middle
East.
His passion in business development and human relations clearly defines the ethos of the organization
thus promoting transparency and lively environment through the group.
Krunal has a very supportive family and counts on making difference to as many people as he can.

Bibin Thomas DBA (Pursuing), M.Phil, MBA
Managing Director

Bibin currently heads the organization. His interests lie in the area of business development and is
actively involved in HR and Finance operations.
The role encompasses identifying and prospecting vital corporate and individual leads of learners. At
a young age Bibin took up the responsibilities of running a venture involving distribution of items in
the building materials industry. He has sat on the board of 4 companies managed under a single
umbrella. He has extensive experience in growing businesses from scratch.
Bibin has travelled several countries and is passionate about exploring newer places.
He has been in Middle East with his family and has stayed in KSA and UAE for 24 years and has good
know how of the cultural sensitivities of the region.
He has a very supportive family and would love to see a world without borders.

Meghavi Banerjee MBA, B.Com
Head-Strategic Alliances

Meghavi currently serves as Strategic alliances Head at Lincoln University of Business and Management,
UAE, a young and dynamic organization involved in conducting and promoting executive learning.
The role encompasses studying, identifying and prospecting, vital linkages of the institute to universities
and corporates thus covering entire chain of operations. She has completed her Bachelors in commerce
and Masters in Marketing management from University in Mumbai in 2002.
She has been actively employed since her college days. She has been associated with several
organizations like Safexpress, H&R Johnson, and Henkel India in business development functions thus
realizing that client relations are extremely crucial to any organization.
She joined her family in 2007 and moved to UAE and began her stint in education sector by joining
leading business school ranked by FT, SPJain school of Global management where she was working in
Academics specialized in Marketing. She secured critical alliances with CIM with the university for
delivering level 6 and 7 programs. She also took lead in marketing and promoting the program and
securing apt faculty for the course. She contributed in alumni cell, admission department and developing
industry interface program for the students. She was instrumental in securing internship opportunities
and also guiding on their project work in the area of Marketing. She has also assisted in conducting
customized programs for corporates.
She later joined IMT University in Dubai, a leading recognized higher education provider in Middle East as
Manager of Career Services and headed the department in 2 years. She was instrumental in fostering
relations with corporates to secure internship and full time roles for management students. To ensure
maximum placements, she conducted training sessions in personality development, resume building,
career guidance and mock interview roles. She conducted various events, guest lectures, industry visits
and round table conferences to ensure application based learning for the students. She has initiated
faculty-industry partnership so that the tutors get an opportunity to draw live cases from corporate world.
Her passion remains in developing industry specific programs and preparing leaders for corporate world
who are happy and responsible citizens in contributing to society at large.
She has a very supportive family and believes in being a ‘human being’ who will be remembered for her
deeds.

Dr. Pooja Joshi Ph.D, MPhil, M.Com, B.Com, B.Ed
Associate Professor and Program Chairperson

Dr. Pooja is currently a faculty and is managing the Program office at Lincoln University of Business
and Management, UAE.
She has been faculty and student advisor at Graduate and Postgraduate level in the UAE Universities
namely; SZABIST & Hamdan Bin Mohammad Smart University as well as Mumbai University in India.
She has more than eight years of teaching experience in the areas of Business Management &
Commerce. She has supervised several post graduate level thesis and research projects for reputed
American University and has designed and organized academic workshops for various universities.
Her specific area of research is in the field of E-commerce marketing and consumer behaviour.
She believes in constant expansion of knowledge in pursuit of learning. Consequently, she has
undergone training for improvement of teaching-learning process and attended number of seminars.
Apart from presenting conference papers across nations, her research work is published in
International Journal of Research & Technology and European Journals.