Dr. AJAY KUMAR PANDEY
Area : MARKETING
- PhD – Symbiosis International University, Pune
- EPGDM, Indian Institute of Management, Indore
- Master of Engineering, NIT, Allahabad
- Bachelor of Engineering, NIT – Surat
An alumnus of IIM Indore, Dr. Ajay Kumar Pandey is Assistant Professor of Marketing at BIM Trichy. He is also a visiting faculty at IMT Ghaziabad. He completed his PhD in Management from Symbiosis International University Pune, Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Indore, Master of Engineering (Analysis & Design) from NIT Allahabad and Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from NIT Surat.
Dr. Pandey has also been educated and trained at L&T Leadership Development Academy Lonavala, National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) Noida, CRISIL Mumbai and IIT Kanpur.
His teaching and research areas are: marketing mix in power sector, channel marketing, strategic business management, B2B marketing, renewable energy, power sector management, power policy reforms & economics, hydropower and PPP projects. His researches have been published in leading international journals and he has also presented his research papers in various international conferences. He is also on the Editorial Review Board of International Journal of Energy Sector Management (Emerald Publication). Dr. Pandey has also conducted and delivered corporate training programs at NHPC and L&T.
Dr. Pandey was also awarded with the best presenter award in NHPC vision series, 2008. Apart from various awards in literary and debating activities and essay writings; as a student he had also received various scholarships, viz. GATE Scholarship, National Scholarship, Akikrit Scholarship and Merit Scholarship to name a few.
Apart from management research and teaching, Dr. Pandey had a position of top management business leadership in industry. During his sterling industry career spanning over 18 years, he had been a part of premier government and corporate organizations in the areas of Renewable Energy, Power, Infrastructure and PPP Corporate Advisory etc. He worked with the organizations like Inox Wind Limited, L&T, NHPC and NIT Allahabad before moving to academics in management. He had dealt with various government agencies in India and neighboring countries to promote sustainable development.
Dr. Pandey had also represented Indian delegation twice on behalf of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in 2012 and 2013 to the then Nepalese Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai in Kathmandu for the development of strategic power projects.
A true mountaineer and trekker, theatre enthusiast and writer; Dr. Pandey’s interests and hobbies are as diverse and exciting as his professional career has been. As a philanthropist and cofounder, he runs Change I Network (CIN), a NGO headquartered in New Delhi, with a mission to bring positive change in the lives of underprivileged communities.