Prof. (Dr) Gunjan M. Sanjeev

Vice President (Amity Education Group)
Director – International Affairs

Prof. (Dr.) Gunjan is M. Sanjeev is a versatile institution builder who is driving some of the strategic internationalization initiatives of high importance at Amity University, India, that include setting up of international campuses for Amity Group, fostering International linkages with top tier Universities across the world, seeking International Accreditations, Creating study abroad opportunities for students, enhancing the learning experience of international students, amongst other initiatives. She has traveled extensively to the USA, UK, France, Ireland, Singapore and Sri Lanka for various academic and collaborative initiatives with foreign Universities.

She has been spearheading the task of comprehensive internationalization of higher education for over twenty years now. Fortunate to be given this high level role at an early phase of her career, she has been involved in establishing collaborations some of the top institutions across the globe, representing her institutions at initiatives by British council and other international organizations at the United States, United Kingdom and other parts of Europe. She has held senior academic leadership roles for top foreign universities- namely, Oxford Brookes University, U.K. and University of Bradford, U.K. at their India campuses and has been instrumental in successfully leading QAA visits and validation processes of Business programs for award of UK degrees. Her teaching and research interests include Performance of Banking sector, Corporate finance Function, Measurement of efficiency and application of Mathematical Programming (Non-parametric) models including Data Envelopment Analysis. She is also chairing several joint academic and research initiatives which are being carried out with foreign partners at Amity University. She has brilliantly conducted faculty development programs in diverse streams of internationalization of higher education. She has a proven track record in editorial work. She is the theme editor to five special issues (2010,2012,2016,2019,2021(forthcoming)) of a Scopus- indexed international journal “Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes” published by Emerald Publishing, U.K. and is also on the editorial board of several reputed journals. Many of her research papers have won awards in various prestigious forums, namely, Outstanding paper award 2013 by Emerald Publishing UK; First category award for a case study, Emerald Publishing, U.K 2011; Best paper award at IIM, Lucknow 2005 ; paper nominated for the award at the prestigious annual international conference, COSMAR 2005, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; Best paper award at an international conference organized by Pennsylvania state University & Oxford Brookes University (2011)and Best paper award at Fore school of Management, New Delhi (2013).She has also carried out Executive Development Programs in the areas of Corporate Finance and Financial Management of Banks, also as a visiting faculty of IIM, Ahmedabad, the top ranked management institution in India. Few of the notable training programmes have been on “Asset- Liability Management” for senior officials at Power Finance Corporation of India and “Advanced cost Management” for senior management of Alchemist Group of companies. She is a member of prestigious organizations focused on internationalization of higher education namely, Institute of International Education (IIE), New York and Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), North Carolina, USA.