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. Keith D'Souza, SJ

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

  • Dr. Fr. Conrad Pesso, SJ

    Dr. Fr. Conrad Pesso, SJ Director

  • 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. Paul Machado

    Mr. Paul Machado PrincipalCampion School, Colaba

  • Fr. P. D. Thomas, SJ

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

  • 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

  • Mr. Satish Bhatia

    Mr. Satish BhatiaJoint Course Head Film, Television and Digital Video Production

  • Dr. Shaison P. Ouseph

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

XIC Faculty List

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

  • Aliksha Anand (AM) Founder & CEO The Openhouse

  • Vanita Banjan (JR) Assistant Professor SIES College

  • Satish Bhatia (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) 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 (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

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

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

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

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

  • Umesh Gupta (FT) Editor, Production Designer

  • 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

  • Yogesh Kamdar (JR) Joint Director Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan

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

  • Vandana Kakar (PR) PR Consultant

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

  • 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) 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 (JR) Senior Journalist, Media and Political Consultant

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

  • 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

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

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

  • Punya Raheja (AM) Founder and Owner, Syncworks

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

  • Dr Ramkrishen (AICP) Corporate Trainer-Retailing

  • Namrata Sachdev (AM) Visual Merchandising Consultant

  • Rupesh Sawant (AM) Director, Superlekha

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

  • 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

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

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

  • Anu Sinha (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) 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

* an XIC alumnus

Workshops

  • 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

Administration

  • Sandra K. Rana

    Sandra K. Rana Dean, Finance & Administration

  • Edita Fernandes Secretarial Services

  • Ramesh Kori Accounts / Financial Services

  • Paresh Daki Accounts / Financial Services

  • Angela Roberts Office Administration

  • 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