Dr. Senthil Nathan

Dr. Senthil Nathan

Former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Higher Colleges of Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE General Manager and Co-Founder, Edu Alliance Ltd

Dr. Senthil Nathan leads Edu Alliance, a boutique management consultancy he co-founded in the UAE and the USA – they have consulted for over 20 universities and investors in the last 5 years and helped establish four new universities.

Prior to that, for two decades, he was part of a core 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 Dean at HCT, he introduced 30 new degree and diploma 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, MS from Indian Institute of Science and has received numerous awards for academic excellence.