Dr. Raj Singh

Vice Chancellor, Ansal University

TEDx Speaker

Dr. Raj Singh is the Vice Chancellor of Ansal University and Hony. Vice Chairman of Education India Foundation at New Delhi. Till recently, he was Vice Chancellor of Rayat-Bahra University (RBU) Mohali. Prior to RBU, he was the first Vice Chancellor of the G D Goenka University, Gurgaon, first Vice Chancellor of Ansal University, Gurgaon and first Vice Chancellor of Amity University Madhya Pradesh at Gwalior.

He has been the Vice Chancellor at Amity University, Jaipur and Pro-Vice Chancellor at Amity University Uttar Pradesh, NOIDA. He was also the Director General of Amity Business School, NOIDA, Director of ICFAI Business School (IBS) New Delhi from inception in 1995. He joined Indian Air Force in 1981 at the age of 16 ½ and served there for about 14 years prior to entering the field of education in 1994.

A Postgraduate in Economics and Doctorate in Strategic Cost Management, he was topper of the coveted Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI) and has had an exemplary career spanning 36 years. A strong proponent of Flexible, Inter-disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary learning, he has a unique leadership style that has significantly contributed towards the establishment and growth of some of the finest Universities in the country.

A rare blend of academics and administration, he is highly regarded for his oratory skills. Dr. Singh is known for designing innovative programs in collaboration with foreign Universities from the US, UK, Australia, Italy and France and industry.

An avid researcher, acclaimed teacher, astute administrator and Institution builder, he has been a trainer and consultant in areas of Corporate Governance and Change Management. His clients include both Indian and Multinational companies like TATA, Air India, Telecom Consultants of India Ltd., Denso India, ANZ Grindlays, NTPC, GAIL, SAIL and others. He has trained over 4000 teachers in school as well as higher education.

Dr. Singh has published and presented many research papers and delivered keynote addresses in over 80 national and international conferences and has been a panelist in many TV shows, featured as one of the movers and shakers on the Daily World Post and “My Icon” on FM channel in 2016 and 2017. He represented India at the International Design Summit held in Milan, Italy in 2013 and is a TEDx speaker.

Widely travelled, he has been a visiting Professor at IIT-Delhi and Delhi School of Economics. He has been on advisory boards of many Institutions and University Departments, Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI) and was the Vice Chairman of Quality Committee on Education of QCI, Govt. of India. He regularly chairs the expert committees of National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and was member of the first Governing Council of the Rajasthan Science Congress. He has been conferred Awards for exemplary Education Leadership in 2012, 2016 1nd 2017.