Prof. Sudhir Andrews is a graduate of St. Stephen’s College and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. He is considered the first MBA to join the Hospitality Industry. He rose quickly to head the Human Resources of the Oberoi Hotels and set up the Oberoi Hotel School. He later led the Human Resources of ITC Welcomgroup and rose to be Director-Personnel on the Divisional Board. He commissioned the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration in Manipal. He later joined the Government and was Principal of Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa, Delhi. He was on the Boards of the National Council and several IHMs in the North and West of India. He was on the National Hotel Classification Committee and worked with the UNDP, ILO and WTO on educational and training projects. He was sent on a Fellowship by the Government of India, to Ireland and England to bring back an hospitality educational model for the country.