Mr. Rajkumar Bagadia, a commerce and law graduate of University of Bombay, has had a brilliant academic career standing first in LL.B. (General) degree and LL. B. degree examinations. He is the proud recipient of numerous distinguished academic recognitions including a Gold Medal and other prestigious awards such as Sir Jamshetji B. Kanga Golden Jubilee Memorial Prize, Judge Spencer Prize, The Inverarity Prize etc. Prof. Bagadia has over 40 years of industry experience as a lawyer, entrepreneur, and industrialist, besides over 35 active years in social service (as a Rotarian including as a District Governor) and, additionally, over 18 years in academia. He practiced on the civil side of the Bombay High Court and City Civil Court and made a mark as a young lawyer. He was also on the Board of a few industrial units and business enterprises. Mr. Bagadia has been a most active and illustrious Rotarian, has served as the Governor of Rotary International in 1999-2000 and is the recipient of the highest recognition of the Rotary Foundation the DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD. He has served as the Hon. Secretary as also President of the Bombay Canvas & Tarpaulins Merchants’ Association has been an active member of the prestigious Indian Merchants’ Chambers. Mr. Bagadia is a well-heeled traveler with wide international exposure and visits to several countries for professional, social and personal work. After a successful career in law, business and industry, Mr. Bagadia voluntarily decided to contribute to the cause of education and was associated with the South Indian Education Society as the Chief Coordinator at the three SIES colleges for nine years. He was also with K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, a renowned B-school in Mumbai, India as an Associate Professor in General Management for more than a decade. Presently Prof. Bagadia is associated with the prestigious GNIMS as an Associate Professor in General Management and is also the Academic Coordinator of several key courses of the University of Mumbai such MFM, MMM and MHRDM. Prof. Bagadia has been the University examiner, paper-setter and has been conferred the honor of subject chairman at Mumbai University on several occasions.