Mr. Rohit Bhatia
Chairman & CEO

The Chairman & CEO of the Institute has twenty years experience of hospitality management education in India and in the international field. He is Director Marketing in HTMi, Switzerland and looks after their business development work in Asia, Middle East and parts of Europe. He has worked on several projects in opening new institutes in various countries.

Mr. Shyam Suri

The Institute is being actively assisted in all its aspects by its Adviser, Mr. Shyam Suri, a retired I AS officer who was Secretary General of Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) for many years.

Mr. R.K. Saxena

Professor R.K. Saxena brings with him about 37 years of rich experience in hotel operations, hotel training and heading hotel management institutes. After working for about 10 years in hospitality industry, his passion for academics prompted him to make the permanent switch to hospitality education.

He served as Dean of Academics, Institute of Hotel Management, Bangalore for 5 years and Principal, Institute of Hotel Management, Lucknow and Mumbai for 13 and 10 years respectively. He is an alumnus of Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai and a graduate from Wilson College, Mumbai. He is Member of various boards and International hospitality organizations. Travelled extensively worldwide and participated in many seminars and conferences. He is the co-author of the bestselling book on Awadhi cuisine ‘Dastarkhwan-e-Awadh – The cuisine of Lucknow’, published by Harper Collins (India) first edition in the year 1998 second edition in the year 2006 and third edition in June, 2015.