Prof. Gulbash Duggal has been associated with Design Academics for last 20 years as Design Academics & Culture Mentor - Development of Strategies, Operational Systems and Processes; Education Management & Business Development; New Products & Innovation; Curriculum development for Bachelors, Master's and Certificate Programmes; Academic Teaching & Learning & Assessment Processes; Design Pedagogy Training and Faculty Development; Performance Evaluation & Development to align with Institutional Plans.
Experienced Campus Head with a demonstrated history of working in the Design Higher education & Lifestyle industry, Prof. Duggal is skilled in Trend Analysis, Operations Management, Retail, Design Thinking, and Entrepreneurship. She is a strong education professional with research based learning and a Ph.D. scholar in Design Education.
Meet some of our mentors who handhold the students through the college years as well as after.
He is a seasoned professional with over thirty years of experience in the retail, fashion and publishing industries in senior positions. He obtained his graduate honours degree (BSc.) from St. Stephen's College, Delhi and Post-Graduation (PGDBA) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, specializing in marketing.
He has worked in Canada with Canadian fashion retailers. In India, he has worked in senior capacities with brands like Tata Exports Ltd., Bata India Ltd., DCM-Benetton India Pvt.Ltd. (Executive Director), Birla VXL Ltd. (VP-Marketing) and Raymond Ltd. (Director-Retail). He headed the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) as Executive Director
With 22 years of experience in the Fashion industry, Dr Vij has worked with Triburg; SD apparel : United Color of Benetton --heading their export division for 4 years plus ...he Has been running his buying agency for the last 14 years . He has been a speaker at various events organised by AEPC and other Export bodies
He also is a well-known conservationist and has been featuring in a lot of newspapers and magazines.
An MBA degree holder in Apparel merchandising, and work experience in the Garment Export Industry, Mr. Teotia is an expert in Apparel costing, Industrial engineering and Apparel Quality control.
His passion for teaching takes him places as a guest faculty in some of the leading design schools in the country.
Ms. Bharti has a hands-on experience of over 23 years in the textile business; her experience entails being a consultant Designer with SATYA PAUL, a guide to the senior students for their Research and Design development projects, worked on Design projects with A-Tex in Karoor for weaving and other projects for the Govt. of Orrisa Handicrafts to promote Saura painting & developed textile accessories besides running her own entrepreneurial venture.
Kriti is a pearl academy alumna. She completed her post graduation with a distinction and began her carrier in fashion in 2010. She has worked with export houses and name like BIAN by G. Pia Fleming, Varun Bahl and Kisneel by Pam. Her personal skills and key interests lies in Design Process, Portfolio Development and Range Planning.