Dr. Shaikh Aftab Anwar, M.Com; MBA; Ph.D (Business Administration) is an educationist, researcher, social activist and a transformational leader. He has more than 25 years of teaching, research, consultancy, executive education and industry experience. He was nominated as ‘Senate Member’ of University of Pune by the Governor of Maharashtra. He is also member of various boards and committees of University of Pune. He has also worked as Principal of Poona College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune and Director of Poona Institute of Management Science and Entrepreneurship.
Presently he is Vice Principal & Head of Commerce Faculty, Poona College of Arts,Science & Commerce,Pune and President of Indo Global chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture.
He is Ph. D. and M.Phil Research Guide of University of Pune ,Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada university, Aurangabad. 24 students have completed Ph.D. and 14 students have completed M.Phil under his guidance.
Dr. Shaikh is also Member of several Educational and Professional Bodies in India and abroad. He has been accorded with several prestigious awards including ‘National Youth Award’ by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, and ‘Prof. G.B.Kulkarni Award for Best Teacher in Commerce’ by the University of Pune.
Dr. Shaikh’s Ph.D Thesis ‘Designing a systems approach to Human Resource Management in the Cooperative Federations in Maharashtra’ was adjudged as the ‘Best Ph.D thesis in Cooperative Management’ by the Indian Society for Studies in Cooperation, and was also conferred with the ‘Rao Bahadur Talmaki Award’.
Dr. Shaikh has authored several books and published research papers and articles in refereed National and International Journals and presented papers in international conferences.
As a Social entrepreneur, Dr. Shaikh has established and run the organizations from scratch. He also offers advice to upcoming Educational Institutions and IT Education sector. He is a motivational speaker, Result-focused and effectual leader.
He has extensively traveled to countries like China, Iran, Oman, UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi), Fiji, Kingdom of Tonga, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand and Singapore