Students who get an education have higher incomes, have more opportunities in their lives, and tend to be healthier. Society benefits as well. Societies with high rates of education completion have lower crime, better overall health, and civic involvement. Lack of access to education is considered the root of poverty. This also brings rapid developments in technology, and communications are foreseeing changes within higher education system across the world. 

Let’s discuss the top Global Higher Education Leaders that are organized by Biz Mag Media. 

  • Kjetil Sandermoen (Chairman University of Fredericton Canada)

Kjetil Sandermoen is the global strategic management consultant, founder of the University of Fredericton, and Sandermoen School of Business. Sandermoen School of Business provides graduate programs. Facilitated major change programs in companies leading to vastly improved business performance, advising CEO, and senior management teams. Kjetil has worked globally since 1987, in 23 countries on 5 continents, with companies in all kinds of industries, and in both the private, and public sector. 

  • Dr. KK Aggarwal (Chairman NBA)

Dr KK Aggarwal, Chairman of National Board of Accreditation. He has been President of the Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers. He also served as Sectional President in the Indian Science Congress Association, President, Computer Society of India. He was declared as the Man of Decade, Man of the Century & finally Man of the Millennium by the American Bibliographical Institute. KK Aggarwal makes various improvements or efforts on higher education in the country. He has also been associated with the NBA for the last 1 years. At Bennett University, with the support of quality teaching faculty, they perform the best practices of experiential, and project-based learning, which has made it possible for Bennett to be a name to reckon with in a few years of its existence. 

  • Dr. Abhay Kumar (VC Pratap University)

Dr. Abhay Kumar commenced its journey in the year 2011, with a mission to provide quality education to the youth of the world. Their education system puts efforts to empower the youth of the nation with multi-disciplinary teaching with the correct corporate support & interface. The objective is to prepare industry ready professionals by bridging the academia & corporate divide & inculcating the right skills & attitude. 

  • Dr. Anil Saharebuddhe (AICTE President)

Prof Anil Dattatraya Saharebudhe, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati is currently Chairman of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). They held several important Academic, Research, and Administrative positions at Indian Institute of Science. As an academician, and research in NERIST & IIT Guwahati, and as administrator in the capacity of Director, CoEP, he has taken up several new initiatives for Academic, and Co-curricular activities, Entrepreneurship, and Good Governance. 

  • Dr. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar (UGC Chairman)

Dr. Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar focus will be on “Speedy implementation of National Education Policy”. He is also looking forward to “working for the young minds” of the country. As the Chairman of the UGC, this is a great opportunity for me to work for the young minds of our country in Higher Educational Institutes.  The focus is going to be speedy implementation of National Education Policy, enabling the research & innovation ecosystem in HEIs & making higher education more inclusive. 

  • Ramanan Ramanathan (FormerDirector Atal Innovation Mission, Govt of India) 

R Ramanan has served as the 1st Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission- a flagship national Innovation & entrepreneurship initiative launched by the PMO Govt of India. He played an instrumental role in the growth of TCS with a variety of responsibilities ranging from product development, technical marketing, global business development, and general management of large centers of TCS.