Dr Senthil Nathan
Managing Director and Co-founder
Edu Alliance Ltd
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Dr Senthil Nathan co-founded and heads Edu Alliance Ltd, a boutique management consultancy in the UAE and the USA. In the past 5 years, he has consulted for over 20 universities and investors and helped establish four new universities. Prior to that, for two decades, he was part of a small leadership team that developed the Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE from a simple beginning to become the largest university in the UAE with 24,000 Emirati students and 17 campuses. He served as its Deputy Vice Chancellor for 8 years. As a Dean, he introduced 30 new degree programs. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Livingstone International University, Uganda. He has a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Rice University Houston; executive education from Harvard and MIT; teacher training from Cambridge University; M.E. from Indian Institute of Science and has received numerous awards for academic excellence.