Shanthi Rajan (MSHRM, FHEA, AMCILT)

Director, Institution Development, University of Stirling, RAK Campus, UAE.

Shanthi Rajan is a senior HR professional with 17 years of HR corporate experience and has worked predominantly in MNCs handling senior HR roles. She moved to academia in 2009 and has taught in many reputed international universities namely University of Wollongong, London School of Economics, Middlesex and University of Bolton’s campuses in Ras Al Khaimah, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. She currently works as the Director, Institution Development for the University of Stirling, RAK Campus, UAE.

She holds a Master degree with specialization in Strategic Human Resources Management from the University of Wollongong, and is currently pursuing her doctoral studies in Emotional Intelligence from University of Bolton, UK. Her core areas of specialization and research interest includes Strategic HRM, OB, Leadership and Emotional Intelligence. She is an affiliate member of CILT (UK) and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (UK). She is a certified S+EI coach from the Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence (ISEI), Denver, Colorado and also certified in using Positive Psychology for coaching S+EI. She has completed her Postgraduate certification (PGCert) in teaching and learning from University of Bolton (UK) and also completed her Higher Education Teaching Certificate from Derek Bok Centre for Teaching and Learning, Harvard.