Dr. Sunil Rai

PhD in Business Continuity Management


PhD in Business Continuity Management Consultant, Academician, Business Leader & Administrator; commissioned officer in the Indian Navy for more than 20 years.

Dr Sunil Rai is the Vice Chancellor of Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam. He is a Partner of Cambridge Global Partners (CGP), an international strategy and business consultancy founded by a group of University of Cambridge alumni and associated world-class experts. He is also a General Council Member of National Board of Accreditation, Ministry of HRD, Government of India and Director at a Private Limited Company in Mumbai, India.
He has served in Leadership positions in Top Management Education Institutions for 15 years: Jt. Director SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai; Dean (TM) at NMIMS University, Mumbai; Pro- Vice Chancellor at NIIT University, Neemrana, and Director Goa Institute management, Sanquelim Goa. Prior to joining academics, he was DGM (MIS) of Goa Shipyard Ltd and was a commissioned officer in the Indian Navy for more than 20 years.
Dr Sunil Rai has successfully executed strategic change management & technology infrastructure projects for large organizations. He has instituted and developed several academic institutions and fostered excellence through industry and academic collaboration, regulatory compliance & accreditations and innovative pedagogic improvements. He was instrumental in setting up top tier business school campuses in India, Middle East and Singapore.
He has successfully headed Administration and Growth & Development of Leading Academic Institutions in India and has served on several governing boards as Director. He has worked on prestigious International collaboration efforts with Virginia Polytechnic, Blacksburg, USA; Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, USA; University of Ulster, Northern Ireland; University of Reutlingen, Germany; Neynrode Business School, Netherlands.
His academic credentials include PhD in Business Continuity Management (BITS Pilani), MBA in HR, M. Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering from IIT Mumbai, Masters in Marine Engineering from Naval College of Engineering (NCE), INS Shivaji – Lonavla (Best All round officer trophy & medal) and BSC Honours from JNU New Delhi. He was awarded Gold medal at Sainik School and Best Naval Cadet medal at National Defence Academy (NDA), Kharakvasla, Pune