Advisors
Parimal Merchant : Director - Global FMB Program at S. P. Jain School of Global Management

Parimal Merchant

Director - Global FMB Program at S. P. Jain School of Global Management

S. P. Jain School of Global Management
Mumbai Area, India

Prof. Parimal Merchant is the Director with S P Jain School of Global Management in-charge of the Global FMB – a distinctive 12 month management program for sons and daughters of business families.

He has over 25 years of association with Management education from which 20 years specializing in the area of creating specialized programs adapting management education to the context of Family Managed Business.

Over the years by interaction with over 4,000 students from family businesses, he has developed matchless insights into the family business culture of Asia. He has given various conferences on issues of Family Managed Business.

In the area of family businesses, he has created management programs not only for the sons and daughters but also for fathers from families known as OMP, but for the first time in the world a program known as WMP for the mothers from business families.

He is advisor to the Asian Institute of Family Managed Business, which is a non-profit initiative to get sons and daughters of family businesses excited to join family business at young age.

He has been involved in profit improvement consultancy projects for nearly 30 years and has been involved with nearly 100 companies - both SME as well as corporates.

He has coordinated projects of Development of Corporate Citizenship (DOCC) guiding students to provide consultancy to over 300 NGOs.

He is an excellent teacher and has created unique practical courses as such as Learning Management, Managing for Results, Triology of Finance, Managing Costs for Profit, Taming the Working Capital Tiger etc.

He graduated from Mumbai with Bachelor in Commerce and Law and completed his ICWA in 1982.

He has been actively involved Humanist Movement for more than 35 years working in global co-operation for better society and better personal life.

Email ID : merchantpr@gmail.com
Mobile N0. : 93 22 89 60 84

Waqar Azeem : Commercial and General Aviation - Contracts Management - Business Development and Operations, Aircraft Management

Waqar Azeem

Commercial and General Aviation - Contracts Management - Business Development and Operations, Aircraft Management

Vision Concept Aviation Training Institute - VCATI
Shobhit University
United Arab Emirates

He is a 36 year old, mid-career multilingual professional with an over 11 years of international experience in aviation sector across Europe, Asia, North America and Middle East. Over his career span, he earned a reputation as a self-directed professional with an excellent analytical, strategic and management skills. As a resourceful problem solver, he had a proven ability to conceptualize solutions to challenging situations and maximize success.

he has the experience of setting up four AOC’s (Boja Air in Pakistan, Rak Airways in UAE, Air Indus in Pakistan and Sky jets Africa in Tanzania) performing the following:

  • Represent the operators and act as a focal point with the CAA’s.
  • Attend the preliminary meeting with CAA’s.
  • Prepare all documentation and application and submit them to the CAA.
  • Prepare the company required manuals.

He has the accountability for the design structure, implementation and execution of wet lease projects in different regions.