PROFESSSOR DR SATISH VISAVADIA PhD. DEAN/CEO - London School of Media & Management
Professor Dr Satish Visavadia is a Professor of Education with a PhD in Education. He is an
entrepreneur and a director with vast experience in further and higher education, management and
commercial business, both in United Kingdom and overseas. In his early years, he trained and
qualified as a mechanical engineer. He Later qualified as a teacher and higher education lecturer; he
acquired his post graduate teaching degree at the University of Northampton. Over the many years
working in education, he eventually managed an accredited higher education institution in UK as the
principal, managing and lecturing at the institution with over two thousand five hundred students and
one hundred and forty staff across five campuses.
Professor Walter Terry Parrish is an experienced senior educator and a successful leader in further
and higher education, who has been involved in managing and teaching, skills based learning and
training for over 25 years in the UK and elsewhere. As a lecturer and entrepreneur, he has worked,
promoted and delivered further and higher education courses and vocational skills training
He has directed and managed within a large UK state college where he was a director, responsible for
a range of education and skills training programme areas from academic and professional courses and
managing the academic provision across the college including leading and processing learner
invigulation and assessments, institution’s moderation and accreditation management.
PROFESSOR RALPH THOMAS (PROFESSOR EMERITUS) Member (HON)
Professor Ralph Thomas is a highly respected and eminent professor emeritus with over 30 years of
experience in higher education in UK and overseas markets. He is an academic, educator, and global
entrepreneur. Born in Sri-Lanka born, he pioneered the model for “Lifelong and knowledge based
Learning” transforming the lives of many people. He has been a Professional Knowledge Educator
specialising in the Hospitality Industry since 1977.
Professor Ralph Thomas has extensively worked to promote lifelong experiential work-based blended
professional learning and knowledge qualifications. Over the years, he has gained many recognitions,
including;. Freeman of the City of London and England & Wales, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
(RSA), Juror of the Court Baron of the Mayor- City of London
Dr DefanI is an eminent academic, internationally recognised and experienced in environment, climate change, global sustainability and mangement. Her expertise as a trainer, auditor and assessor in enviromental issues has enabled her to develop and implement environmental strategies, policies and action plans leading to sustainable pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy for many public and private sector institutions. Her extensive academic and consultancy work has enabled her to posively engage and contribute to sustainable progress and future developments.
Pastor John Masters is a prolific and globally renowned author, teacher, conference speaker, business
entreprenuer and a person who has dedicated his life to Communities and human rights. He has
supported many global personalities and written more than 15 books, the latest being ‘The Rise of the
Guardians’, a book highlighting the current state of our nation, and the need for moral and
governmental change to ensure the safe-keeping of our heritage, our culture, and our children’s
future. He first book ‘2 Pork Chops!’ in 1995 has been his best-selling book, revised to its 4th edition
and sold around world. His writing work continues with his current series of twenty two, 48 page
books, ‘What I believe, and why I believe it’.
Professor Kabir is a magistrate & Justice of Peace (JP) and a highly respected educator, businessman
and entrepreneur, working in the United Kingdom and globally. He was honoured as a professor in
2021 for his entrepreneurial, business and education contribution to sports industries both in UK and
globally over the past 22 years.
His passion for blockchain and crypto currencies and forex linked to sports and soccer has introduced
innovation for many and led him to develop and expand his enterprise into a global platform with the
establishment of Soccer League International, Premier Connect Academy and many other projects
and organsiations. With experience at a very senior level, Professor Kabir has championed to
promoting and developing these areas as he has ventured in partnerships in business and commerce
sectors with managed offices established in United Kingdom, UAE, Europe, Bangladesh and
Ms Kamini Gupta is a graduate of Computer Science, a dedicated advocate of lifelong learning and
STEM education, making a difference to the world through a technology-led approach. She is a
pioneer,who has devoted her life to developing education technologyand skill building packages over
the past 25 years, enabling learners to understand and learn about intelligent technologies, robotics,
coding, artificial intelligence and much more.
Kamini is a strong believer in the strength of human potential and sense of purpose in life. Nothing
excites her more than learning new things and making them available for others and thus gain holistic
growth and achieve success. She has more than two decades of experience in entrepreneurship,
strategic consultation, marketing and sales. She has vast experience and knowledge across a range of
Amb. Dr. Marcel Okechukwu Ezenwoye is the CEO and President of CIEPUK. He is a globally renowned
Professor, Entrepreneur and Academic, working extensively over many years across Africa, UK and
elsewhere. A successful businessman and entrepreneur, he achieved his PhD at St. Monica University
and later received his professorship with many other awards and accolades as part of outstanding
work. His charismatic and often smart personality has been pivotal to the success of CIEPUK with his
ability to communicate, mentor and extensively network.
Over the years, he has been involved in many strategic joint ventures, leading, negotiating and
implementing projects and programmes regionally, nationally and internationally. He has been
instrumental in driving international trade and investments in Africa to particularly the economic
growth and development across all sectors in African Countries.
Rev Canon Daniel Choranji is the founder of the Sanctuary Church, Smethwick and Executive Director at The Voice Asia media. He is also a renowned as a successful global artist, writing, performing and producing music. Having worked as a BBC radio as a presenter for 11 years and wining the prestigious awards including Sony Radio Award in 1992 and DJ of the Year award in 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993, Rev Choranji has risen to stardom in early life.
Professor Joseph Professor is an experienced academic who is an educator, assessor, trainer and anentrepreneur who has pioneered student progress and personal development in the education sector
with programmes across Africa. Leading a range of education institutions, he is a prominent person
and held in high esteem.
He is based in Accra, Ghana, Professor Joseph Aina, he continues as an academic and entrepreneur
with global experience and connectivity and a desire to develop and promote excellence and good
quality education for all categories of learning across all lines economic and social learners and
students in Africa and beyond. Through a network of resources, services education associations across
Africa, Professor Joseph Aina has been a self-motivated driving force to continuously achieve growth
and development in education where-ever using exceptional skills and strategies. His main aim as an
academic and entrepreneur has always been to uphold his integrity at all times and be part of a
Mahendra Mistry is an experienced director and an education student advisor/recruiter and the
Founder of Business Link India, a UK-based consultancy specialized in building links between Indian
and global academic institutions. He is a graduate of the University of Wolverhampton. A strong
networker, he is highly motivated to build sustainable working relationships. He speaks fluent Gujarati
and Hindi and understands Punjabi.