Amitabh UpadhyayPast President at Global Business Studies (GBS) Dubai UAE
Amitabh Upadhya is a higher education scholar and administrator with a PhD from University of Lucknow, Department of Public Administration; he is associated with several international institutions as visiting professor and member of institutional advisory boards. Widely published in journals and periodicals Amitabh sits on editorial boards of several prestigious academic journals and is a regular reviewer for many of them. With experience of over thirty years as professor, dean, provost, vice-president and president of higher education institutions in India, Nepal and the UAE he has been involved in design and development of academic programs, national & international accreditations, quality assurance & institutional effectiveness, successful execution of consultancy projects and conduct of training programs. His recent area of academic interest has been industry academia collaboration and its relevance to global higher education. As an educationist Amitabh has received many distinguished awards including ‘Academic Leadership’ & ‘Education Leadership’. Amitabh joined Global Business Studies (GBS) Dubai UAE, as President in June 2021.