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

  • Fr. Blaise D'Souza SJ

    Fr. Blaise D'Souza SJ Manager, (St. Xavier's Institute of Education)

  • Dr. Jehangir B. Mistry

    Dr. Jehangir B. Mistry Dean

Management Advisory Board

  • Dr. Fr. Keith D’Souza, SJ

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

  • Fr. Errol Fernandes, SJ

    Fr. Errol Fernandes, SJ Vice-Principal (Commerce) St. Xavier’s College

  • Fr. Gordon Daniells, SJ

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

  • Mr. Jehangir Patel

    Mr. Jehangir Patel Editor & Publisher Parsiana, Voyage

  • Mr. Anthony D’Silva

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

  • Mr. Conrad Saldanha

    Mr. Conrad Saldanha Principal Advisor, Don Bosco Centre for Learning, Kurla.

  • Mr. Paul Machado

    Mr. Paul Machado PrincipalCampion School, Colaba

  • Fr. P. D. Thomas, SJ

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

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

  • Mr. Satish Bhatia

    Mr. Satish BhatiaCourse Head Film, Television and Digital Video Production

  • Mr. Abhay Mokashi

    Mr. Abhay MokashiCourse Head Communication for Development (C4D)

  • Mr. J J Gaikwad

    Mr. J J GaikwadJoint Course Head JR and Mass Media (Marathi)

  • Mr. P Ramdas

    Mr. P RamdasJoint Course Head JR and Mass Media (Marathi)

XIC Faculty List

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

  • Arati Kadam Afghan (MCM) Feature Editor, Loksatta

  • Aliksha Anand (AM) Founder & CEO The Openhouse

  • Vanita Banjan (JR) Assistant Professor SIES College

  • Satish Bhatia (C4D, FT, JR) Dip. Cinema (FTII) Director / Cinematographer

  • Shashi Baliga (JR) Dip. JR, Madras Univ. Columnist & Freelance Journalist

  • Sandeep Bali (JR) Expert in Digital Marketing & Data Analysis

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

  • Sarang Bhalerao* (JR) PGDM JR(XIC), Senior Sports Officer, Times Internet Ltd.

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

  • Harini Calamur (FT) TV Production

  • Rajeev Chawla (PR, AM, AICP, MCM) Founder - Blue Tree

  • Patricia Chandrashekar (AM) Writer

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

  • Dayanand Chandraghatgi (AM) Management Consultant

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

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

  • Gordon Daniells SJ (C4D, PR, AM, JR, FT ) M.S. (HRM) (Scranton Univ.) Corporate Trainer

  • Cajetan D’Souza (AM) Marketing Consultant

  • Priyanka Dalal (JR) Head of Marketing SwitchMe Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

  • Vikas Desai (FT) Film Maker

  • Hemant Desai (MCM) Senior Journalist

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

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

  • Dr. Anthony Dias SJ (C4D) Director, XISR (Xavier Institute Of Social Research and Action, Nashik)

  • Dominic D'Souza (PR, AM) Vice President-Legal Hinduja Media Ventures Limited

  • Max Fernandes (C4D) Improv Instructor

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

  • Umesh Gupta (FT) Editor, Production Designer

  • Anand Gaikwad (MCM) Reporter, Special Correspondent

  • Kavita Gadkari (AICP) Advertising & Branding Consultant

  • Anindya Ghosh (AM) Brand Consultant

  • Nayantara Hidayatullah (PR) Freelance Writer & Editor, Research Advisor

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

  • Ramesh Iyengar (AM) Managing Director Select Direct Marketing

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

  • Dilip Jain (MCM) Radio Jockey

  • Suvarna Joshi (MCM) Anchor, IBN Lokmat

  • Yogesh Kamdar (C4D, JR) Joint Director Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan

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

  • Vandana Kakar (PR) PR Consultant

  • Shashikant Kale (C4D) Sr, Creative at HTA (Marketing)

  • Pritti Kumar (JR) Counsulting Editor, Luxury & Lifestyle Products

  • Prasad Kulkarni (MCM) Founder-New Age Media Partner Pvt. Ltd.

  • Usha Kris (JR) M.A.(Psych.) (Annamalai Univ.) Photographer, Author

  • Smruti Koppikar (JR) Eminent Journalist, Columnist former Magazine Editor, Hindustan Times

  • Priya Krishnaswamy (FT) Producer, Director & Editor

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

  • Manohar Kunte (FT) Sound Engineer, MAES (USA)

  • Piya Mahtaney (JR) Economist/Author

  • Bhairavi Mawani (PR) Independent Consultant

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

  • Shampa Maitra (AM) Brand & Marketing Consultant

  • Ajit Paul Mathew (AM) Research Manager

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

  • Meena Menon (JR) Independent Journalist Former Deputy Editor - The Hindu

  • Dr. Jehangir B. Mistry (AM, FT, C4D) Dean, XIC Ph.D. (Phys) (Bombay Univ.)

  • Sourabh Mishra (AM) Brand Strategy & Communication Consultant

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

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

  • Arnob Mukherji (AICP, AM) Marketing Consultant, Freelance Trainer

  • Tapan Mody (AM) Founder Partner Yes Yes Why Not

  • Abhay Mokashi (C4D, JR) Senior Journalist, Media and Political Consultant

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

  • Romeo Monteiro (MCM) Graphic Designer

  • Shaison P. Ouseph (MCM) Director

  • Dr. Laavanya P.V. (C4D) Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan

  • Cuckoo Paul (PR) Senior Editor, McKinsey & Company

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

  • Jehangir Patel (JR) B.A (Pol. Sc.) Yale Editor, Publisher, Parsiana

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

  • Behram Patel (FT & Digital Media) Visual Effects, Training Director

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

  • Prof. Ruby Pavri (C4D) Head, Department of Psychology St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

  • Sachin Parab (MCM) Senior Editor, Gomantak

  • Manek Premchand (JR) Welknown Scholar & Broadcaster, Historian of film music

  • T. J. Ravishankar (PR) Independent Researcher And Trainer

  • Renu Raut (C4D) Head Operations, Each One Teach One Charitable Foundation

  • Punya Raheja (AM) Founder and Owner, Syncworks

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

  • Dr Ramkrishen (AICP) Corporate Trainer-Retailing

  • P. Ramdas (MCM) Founder-Mahabatmi

  • Namrata Sachdev (AM) Visual Merchandising Consultant

  • Rupesh Sawant (AM) Director, Superlekha

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

  • Conrad Saldanha (C4D) Principal, Advisor Don Bosco Centre for Learning

  • Gayatri Srivastava (JR) M.A. Mass Communication Research Writer

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

  • Arun Sukumar (FT) Dip. Cinema (FTII), Film Maker

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

  • Vidya Srinivas (JR) Freelance Journalist & Creative Writer

  • Narinder Singh (FT) Sound Recordist

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

  • Nimisha Sirohi (FT) Voicing

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

  • Yogesh Sharma (FT) Filmmaker and Editor

  • Sidheshwar Sharma (AM) Sr. Vice President Leo Burnett

  • Vishakha Shirke (MCM) Freelance

  • Daryl Suchitha* (AICP, PR) Integrated Communication Strategist, Wockhardt Ltd.

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

  • Anu Sinha (C4D, AM) Educationist, Course Head, ADMA

  • Vinod Srivastava (AICP) Knowledge Practices Consultant

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

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

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

  • Pravin Thakur (AM, PR) Digital Media Consultant

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

  • Soumya Vajpayee* (JR) PGDM JR (XIC), Staff Writer Hindustan Times, Mumbai

  • Sandra Vaz (JR, PR, AM, C4D) MA, English Literature Graphic Design Consultant

  • Ajoy Vakil (AICP) Chief Executive, DirectMart India

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

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

  • Dr. Ronald Yesudhas (C4D) Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan

* an XIC alumnus

Workshops

  • Renu Balakrishnan Creative Writing

  • Himali Kothari Creative Writing

  • Gemma D’Cunha Public Speaking

  • Noel Keymer* ABCDE, Radio Jockey

  • Dr. Jehangir B. Mistry Photography

  • Julian Hollick Cross Cultural Journalism

  • Sandra Vaz Computer Graphics for Print Design

* an XIC alumnus