Dr Anand Jacob Verghese
Dr Anand Jacob Verghese is the Director & CEO of Hindustan Group of Institutions based in Chennai. He obtained his graduation in B.S. Engineering Management from the American International University, London in the year 1993. In the subsequent year he pursued his M.B.A. at Huron University, London. Recognising his contribution to research & development he was conferred Honorary Doctorate by the world renowned Dongguk University, Seoul, South Korea.
Dr Anand Jacob Verghese formally took over the reins of Hindustan Group of Institutions after the sudden demise of his father in 2006. Along with the guidance of his mother, he entered the management of the Group of Institutions. It was during his management that the Hindustan College of Engineering was granted University status by the Government of India in the year 2008. He has since steered the Hindustan Group and has expanded the educational Institutions to provide technical training & education not only to aspiring graduates in higher education but also by providing primary education by establishing two international schools in Chennai.
His main aim has been towards developing significant international alliances for academic and technical collaboration for the benefit of students. With specific thrust towards enabling research and innovation he has been instrumental in forging several significant collaboration agreements with reputed research led educational institutions all over the world to provide global exposure and learning opportunities to students. With the motto of ‘Transforming pedagogies and technology’, his views reflect the need for every student to be updated with world trends as a window to success.