The Faculty

The faculty is drawn from distinguished professionals in the field.
Over the years, they have developed excellent rapport with the student body,
which explains the high degree of involvement and participation which characterizes the activities of the Institute.

Board of Directors

  • Dr. Fr. Conrad Pesso, SJ

    Dr. Fr. Conrad Pesso, SJ Director

  • Dr. Fr. Keith D'Souza, SJ

    Dr. Fr. Keith D'Souza, SJ Chairperson, Rector,
    St. Xavier's College

  • Dr. Jehangir B. Mistry

    Dr. Jehangir B. Mistry Dean

  • Sandra K. Rana

    Sandra K. Rana Dean, Finance & Administration

Management Advisory Board

  • Fr. Gordon Daniells, SJ

    Fr. Gordon Daniells, SJ HeadCorporate Ext. Services, XIC

  • Dr. Karuna Gokarn

    Dr. Karuna Gokarn, Vice-Principal (Academic), St. Xavier’s College

  • Fr. P. D. Thomas, SJ

    Fr. P. D. Thomas, SJ Ex-Director, XLRI

  • Mr. Anthony D’Silva

    Mr. Anthony D’Silva MD & CEO, IMCL & Grant Investrade Ltd.

  • Mr. Jehangir Patel

    Mr. Jehangir Patel Editor & Publisher Parsiana

  • Dr. Rajendra Shinde

    Dr. Rajendra Shinde Principal
    St. Xavier's College

  • Dr. Hrishikesh Samant

    Dr. Hrishikesh Samant Vice-Principal (Science)
    St. Xavier's College

  • Dr. Annapurna S.

    Dr. Annapurna S. Vice-Principal (Arts)
    St. Xavier's College

Course Heads

  • Mr. Yogesh Kamdar

    Mr. Yogesh Kamdar Course Head Journalism & Mass Communication

  • Ms. Anu Sinha

    Ms. Anu Sinha Course Head Advertising & Marketing Communication

  • Mr. Rajeev Chawla

    Mr. Rajeev ChawlaCourse Head Public Relations & Corporate Communication and Advanced Integrated Communication Program

  • Dr. Shaison P. Ouseph

    Dr. Shaison P. OusephCourse Head Film, Television & Digital Video Production

  • Daryl Suchitha

    Daryl SuchithaCourse Head Event Planning & Experiential Marketing

XIC Faculty List

  • Dr. Agnelo Menezes
    (AM, JR) Associate Prof. Economics Former Principal, St Xavier’s College (Autonomous)

  • Dr. Atul Thakur
    (JR) Freelance Graphics, Web Designer

  • Ammanoor Narayanan
    (FT) Film Editor (FTII)

  • Apaar Bhandari
    (EPEM) Sr. Vice President, Experiential Technology & Content Hyperlink Brand Solutions

  • Ashraf Engineer*
    (PR) Principal Consultant, Pitchfork Partners

  • Ajoy Vakil
    (AICP) Chief Executive, DirectMart India

  • Anu Sinha
    (AM) Educationist, Course Head-AM

  • Asif Upadhye
    (AICP) Director, Never Grow up and Yellow Seed

  • Avinash Thandani
    (AM) Co-founder, Please See

  • Arnob Mukherji
    (AICP) Marketing Consultant, Freelance Trainer

  • Ajay Mishra
    (EPEM) Independent Advertising Professional

  • Abhay Godbole
    (EPEM) Founder Director, Red Walnutz

  • Bijoy Idicheriah*
    (JR) PGDM JR (XIC) Sr. Correspondent, Cogencis

  • Bhairavi Mawani
    (PR) Independent Consultant

  • Cheerag Cama
    (FT) Sound Engineer (FTII)

  • Dominic D’Souza
    (EPEM, PR, AM) Advisor & Influencer Legal, Strategy, Regulatory

  • Deepshikha Dharmaraj
    (PR) Chief Office Growth Initiatives Genesis Burson-Marsteller

  • Daryl Suchitha*
    (AICP, EPEM, PR) Communication & Experiential Strategist Educator and Course Head-EPEM

  • Dilip D’Souza
    (JR) Computer Engineer, Columnist, and Author

  • Fali Singara
    (JR) Radio Jockey, Writer, Producer All India FM Service (107.1FM)

  • Gemma D’Cunha
    (PR, JR) M.A. (Eng.) Consultant and Comm. Trainer

  • Gordon Daniells SJ
    (AM, EPEM, FT, JR, PR) M.S. (HRM) (Scranton Univ.) Corporate Trainer

  • Grishma Mathew
    (FT) Production Manager

  • Gavin Rego
    (EPEM, JR) Corporate Trainer, Coach and Visiting Faculty

  • Gautam Jukar
    (EPEM) Sr. Vice President Production Hyperlink Brand Solutions

  • Dr. Jehangir B. Mistry
    (AM, FT, JR, Dean - XIC) Ph.D. (Phys) (Bombay Univ.)

  • Jayanta Sengupta
    (AM, EPEM, JR, PR) Educator, Author, Consultant

  • Jehangir Choudhury
    (FT) Cinematographer, National Award Winner

  • Josy Paul*
    (AM) Chairman & Chief Creative Officer BBDO India

  • Joy Bhattacharya
    (EPEM) Director, Pippip Media Pvt. Ltd.

  • Dr. K. N. Vaidyanathan
    (AM, EPEM, JR) Director, Xavier Institute of Management & Research

  • Karen Bali
    (FT) Filmmaker (FTII)

  • Kavita Gadkari
    (AICP) Advertising & Branding Consultant

  • Krishna Warrier
    (All courses) Communications Consultant, Former Deputy Editor, Reader’s Digest

  • Dr. Lucy Chattopadhyah
    (JR) International Broadcaster

  • Lavina Thakur
    (EPEM) Experience Designer and Founder, Eventpreneur

  • Linus Chettiar
    (PR) Director & Head Communications, Deutsche Bank India

  • Meenakshi Shedde
    (FT) Film Curator/Journalist

  • Manek Premchand
    (JR) Broadcaster, Columnist, Historian of Bollywood Music, and Author

  • Mahesh Aney
    (FT) Cinematographer, Director, National Award Winner

  • Mihir Mukadam
    (AICP, PR) Marketing Head, Datamatics

  • Mihir Sutaria
    (EPEM) Offsite Technical Producer, Facebook India

  • Minal D’Rozario
    (PR) Co-founder & Director Ideosphere Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mitu Samar
    (PR) Founder, Eminence - A Reputation Management Company

  • Mohan Sivanand
    (JR) Former Editor-in-Chief, Reader’s Digest

  • Nandita Chalam *
    (AM) Retd. Senior VP & Executive Creative Director, JWT

  • Neha Dhanani
    (AM) Associate Director (Client Servicing) & Head Project Mgmt. Condenast India

  • Nitin Mantri
    (PR) CEO, Business Partner, Avian Media

  • Nachiket Marathe
    (AICP) Manager, Market Research, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

  • Noel Keymer *
    (AM, PR, JR) PGDM AM (XIC) Radio Jockey and Voice Trainer

  • Neale Murray
    (EPEM) Co-Founder, Fountainhead Experiential Professional

  • Namrata Sachdev
    (AM) Visual Merchandising Consultant

  • Nayana Banerjee
    (PR) Mkg Comm. Consultant and Founder, Mudita (a social sector consulting firm)

  • Naveen Lawrence
    (EPEM) Director, Sales & Marketing W Media India

  • Omkar Sane
    (AICP, AM) Author, Freelance, Copywriter

  • Patricia Chandrashekar
    (AM) Writer

  • Piya Mahtaney
    (JR) Economist/Author

  • Pranil Naik
    (AM, EPEM, JR) Ashoka Fellow, Founder & Chief Executive, LeapForWord

  • Priya Adivarekar*
    (JR) Editor-Diary of a Dancebee Digital Influence Voice Actor

  • Punya Raheja
    (AM) Founder and Owner, Syncworks

  • Pravin Thakur
    (AM, PR) Digital Media Consultant

  • Dr. Ramkrishen
    (AICP) Corporate Trainer-Retailing

  • Rohan J. Battise*
    (PR) Event Head, Experience Box 21 Media Solution Pvt. Ltd.

  • Rajeev Chawla
    (PR, AM, AICP, EPEM) Founder-Blue Tree Course Head-AICP & PR

  • Ramesh Iyengar
    (AM) Managing Director, Select Direct Marketing

  • Rohan Moorthy*
    (PR) Communication Specialist, McKinsey & Company

  • Rohan Oberoi
    (EPEM) Co-Founder & CEO, Momentum India

  • Rajkamal Pandey
    (EPEM, PR) Sr. Account Director-Media Networking Adfactors PR

  • Rupesh Sawant
    (AM) Director, Superlekha

  • Ruth Broyde Sharone
    (FT) Filmmaker/Author (USA)

  • Ruchi Mehta
    (EPEM) Head of Product Design, BookMyShow

  • Dr. Shaison P. Ouseph*
    (EPEM, FT) International Documentary Filmmaker, Award Winner, Course Head-FT

  • Sanju Surendran
    (FT) Filmmaker, National Award Winner

  • Sarang Bhalerao*
    (JR) PGDM JR (XIC), Producer, Star India Pvt. Ltd.

  • Sangeeta Chacko*
    (AM) Head Corporate Comm. Percept Ltd.

  • Shampa Maitra
    (AM) Brand & Marketing Consultant

  • Saroj Merani
    (JR) PG Dip. American Studies, Smith College, U.S.A.

  • Seema Kamdar
    (JR) Journalist, Columnist, and Media Consultant

  • Siddharth Khare
    (EPEM) GM-West, Wavemaker India

  • Subramaniam Krishnan
    (AM) Experienced Go to Market Strategy Professional

  • Shana Parihar
    (AICP, PR) Director, Communicate India

  • Sujit Patil
    (AICP) VP and Head, Corporate Communications

  • Sumira Roy
    (AM) Creative Head & Properietor, Sow Design & Digital

  • Srinath Sridharan
    (AICP) Senior VP & Head Strategic Alliances

  • Soumya Vajpayee*
    (JR) PGDM JR (XIC), Sr. Journalist, Comm & Content Specialist, TOI

  • Sandra Vaz
    (JR, PR, AM) MA, English Literature Graphic Design Consultant

  • Srinath Sridhan
    (AICP) Senior VP & Head Strategic, Alliances

  • Sunita Wadekar
    (JR) M.A.(Print Journ.) (New York Univ) Freelance Journalist

  • Srikanth Srinivas
    (PR) Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Adfactors PR

  • Sidheshwar Sharma
    (AM) Business Head, Leo Burnett

  • Saloni Suri
    (PR) Independent Communication Consultant, Trainer And Educator

  • Teena Kaur Pascricha
    (FT) Filmmaker, National Award Winner

  • Dr. Venkat Iyer
    (JR) LLM, Ph.D. (Queen’s Univ. Belfast) Barrister-at-law, Adjunct Member of Faculty

  • Vidya Srinivas
    (JR) Freelance Journalist & Creative Writer

  • Vandana Kakar
    (EPEM, PR) PR Consultant

  • Veena Bakshi
    (FT) Filmmaker, National Award Winner

  • Vanita Banjan
    (JR) Assistant Professor, SIES College

  • Viveka Roychowdhury*
    (JR) Editor, Express Pharma Indian Express Ltd.

  • Vinod Srivastava
    (AICP) Knowledge Practices Consultant

  • Vinay Khamkar
    (JR) Communications Professional

  • Yogesh Kamdar
    (JR) Joint Director, Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan Course Head-JR

  • Ziba Bhagwagar
    (FT) Filmmaker

  • Ziegler Colaco
    (PR) Viscomm 360 Communications, Chief Strategy Officer

* an XIC alumnus

Workshops (Certificate Courses)

  • Gemma D’Cunha Public Speaking & Personality Development

  • Himali Kothari Creative Writing

  • Dr. Jehangir B. Mistry Photography

  • Noel Keymer* ABCDE, Radio Jockey

  • Rajeev Chawla Branding, Business Communication & Personality Development, Conversational English

  • Sandra Vaz Computer Graphics for Print Design

* an XIC alumnus

Administration

  • Edita Fernandes Secretarial Services

  • Ramesh Kori Accounts / Financial Services

  • Paresh Daki Accounts / Financial Services

  • Clera T. Salvi Office Administration

  • Ida Aranha Office Administration

  • Niharika Masani Office Administration

  • Sophie Mergulhao Office Administration

  • Vaishali Deshpande Office Administration

  • Edita Fernandes Alumni Relations / Website / Hospitality

  • Nivedita Bobade Alumni Relations / Website / Hospitality

  • Mohan Gangurde Alumni Relations / Website / Hospitality

  • Aparna R. Bagwe Media Resource Centre

  • Nayana K. Karvir Media Resource Centre

  • Mario Fernandes General Administrator

  • Sanjay Tisulkar Support Services

  • Dheeraj Waghela Support Services

  • Anil Waghela Support Services

  • Ashok Sode Support Services

  • Pankaj Meher Support Services

  • Lanzil D’Costa Technical Services

  • Gopichand Peje Technical Services

  • Rajesh Pawar Technical Services

  • Shrirang Shinde Technical Services

  • Rushikesh Gardi Technical Services

  • Arvind Bait (Sound Editor) Technical Services

  • Pradeep Dhopte (Video Editor) Technical Services

  • Romeo Monteiro Computer Services

  • Rajendra Thopate Computer Services

  • Rajnath Patel Computer Services