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FACULTY

OUR FACULTY

An institute is as good as its professors, and The Lalit Suri Hospitality School is proud of its accomplished, energetic, and forward-thinking faculty members.

Mr. Vimal Kumar, Principal & Professor

Mr. Vimal Kumar has an enriched experience of more than 27 years in hospitality operations and academics. He has been instrumental in bringing about positive changes in hospitality academics and curriculum by virtue of being on the Board of Studies of many universities offering hospitality programs at undergraduate and post graduate levels and getting actively involved in upgrading and developing advanced syllabus as per industry needs. He has been into the leadership role as Principal with prominent institutions in India and Nepal offering not just hotel management but also taking care of multiple streams like business administration, information technology, computer applications, aviation, etc. He holds a 3 Years DHMCTA&N from IHM Lucknow along with Graduation in Arts, M.Sc. in Hotel Management, M. Phil. (Tourism) and has also qualified UGC NET for Lectureship.

Mr. Shiv Kumar Yadav, Senior Lecturer cum Instructor (F&B Service)

An alumni of IHM Meerut, Mr. Shiv has 16 years of total experience in academics as well as the hotel industry as a Food & Beverage Service Professional. He has earned rich experience in the reputed brands like The Leela & The Orchid. He is keen to impart to students the skills and knowledge he has gained over the years.

Ms. Nidhi Gaur, Lecturer (Accommodation Operations)

A post graduate from IHM Pusa, Ms. Nidhi has been into Academics from past 10 years and has been dedicated towards imparting students with the in depth knowledge of Accommodation Operations & Financial Management. As an enriched educator, she is committed to foster students growth and success and contributes to the Training and Placement of all students.

Chef Manoj Joshi, (Senior Lecturer cum Instructor- Food Production)

Chef Manoj has an enriched experience of more than 13 years in teaching and trade. He is the alumnus of SRM IHM Chennai and has also completed his Masters in Hotel Management. He specializes in Indian Cuisine.

Ms. Soma Kandpal, Assistant Lecturer (Accommodation Operations)

An Alumni of Chitkara University, Ms. Soma is graduate in Hospitality & Hotel Administration with experience of around 10 years in groups like The Oberoi, JA Resorts and Hotels Dubai, Max Hospital etc. in the department of Housekeeping and has been a part of academics as subject specialized teacher.

Ms. Surbhi, Assistant Lecturer (Front Office)

An Alumni of IHM Jaipur, Ms. Surbhi is a post graduate from NCHMCT Noida. She has 5 years of experience as a Front Office Professional with a strong background in Hospitality Management and Teaching. She has also worked with reputed brands like Taj Group of Hotels, Varanasi.

Madhusudan Adhikari, Lecturer (Food & Beverage Service)

An alumnus of Graphic Era University, Dehradun, Mr. Adhikari has over 13 years of Academic and Industry Experience into Hospitality. He specializes in Food and Beverage Service and Mixology. His international hotel exposure includes Starwood Hotels, Dubai and domestic experience includes Jaypee Group of Hotels, Mussoorie.

Mr. Bhavesh Gupta, Assistant Lecturer (Front Office)

An Alumnus of The Lalit Suri Hospitality School, Mr. Bhavesh Gupta is a post graduate from IHM Bangalore. He is a dedicated and passionate Hospitality Academician with 3 years of hands-on experience in the field of hospitality management and education. He is adept at developing a positive learning environment and mentoring students to excel in their academic and professional endeavors. He has demonstrated expertise in research and publications related to hospitality trends and best practices.

Ms. Pavani Nigam, Assistant Lecturer (Food Production)

An Alumnus of IHM Gurdaspur, Ms. Pavani is a Post Graduate in Hospitality Administration from IHM Bangalore. She has an overall experience of 2 years (Industrial experience with Trident, Chennai and Teaching experience with IHM Jaipur). She specializes into Bakery & Confectionery.

Chef Jyoti Prakash, Assistant Lecturer (Food Production)

Chef Jyoti, am alumnus of IHM Hyderabad and SOHT, LPU comes in with an experience of 3 years in the industry and over 5 years in academics. He has specialized in Continental Cookery. He has published more than 10 research papers and 2 patents along with a book published titled “Covid 19 Outbreak and Vaccination – Impact Among Tourism Sectors”. He is currently pursuing PhD in Hotel Management from GD Goenka University.

Ms. Sharda Dhir, Project Head (Special Education Needs)

Ms. Sharda comes in with more than 35 years of experience in the SEN & PWD specializations. Trained in VBA, ADA, DTT, DSE (ASD), etc. she has gained a reputation of being one of the best faculties in the corresponding domains. She has been an active contributor at Step by Step School, Noida as core team member is Centre for Special Education and in sensitization of students and faculty.

Mr. Surender Singh, Facilitation Manager (Special Education Needs)

Mr. Surender holds and M.Ed. degree in Special Education, PG Diploma in SEN and Diploma in Child Psychology & Counselling from London College of Teachers. He is Certified Master Trainer in SCPwD. He has more than 20 years of experience in SEN & PWD domains with 10 years spent in hospitality industry with brands like Lemon Tree to facilitate the training and onboarding of employees from this segment.