|Name of Teaching Staff||Dr. Sameer Diwanji|
|Designation||Associate Professor & Training and Placement Officer|
|Qualifications||DHMCT, DPM, BA (English), BSC – HS,
Dr. Diwanji trained at the Taj Mahal Hotel and Tower; worked with hotel chains like Leela Kempinski, Le Meridien and Taj Group of Hotels. He started his career in Front Office department. His latest 8 year stint with the Taj group was as Training Head/HOD for Learning and Development. He has developed content and trained many managers. He was certified as an auditor under the Taj Business Excellence Module (TBEM) – Gold Level. He has been an integral part in the pre-opening teams of 4 hotels across the country and abroad.
He has switched effortlessly between academics and industry, trying to break silos and attempting to increase the industry-institute liaison. He has been a University approved faculty of another reputed institute in Pune. Having completed his doctorate, he has more than 21 years of experience as a hotelier and academician.
|Professional Experience Hotel/Organization|
|Taj Mahal Mumbai|
|Leela Kempinski, Mumbai|
|Club Aquaria, Mumbai|
|Le Meridien, Pune|
|Taj Group of Hotels|
|Malaka Spice Group|