Dr. S.K.Tapasvi is a professor of organizational development and change in both public and private sector organisations. He works in the area of government-business relationships, business ethics. corporate governance, socially responsible business, and public policy analysis.

He has obtained Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in the area of policy for sustainable development and organizational innovations. He has also obtained two master degrees in International Politics and Social Systems from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) at New Delhi.  

He has around 30 years of teaching and research experience during which he has held faculty positions in North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology (NERIST)¸ Itanagar and Indian Institute of Management¸ Lucknow apart from being a professor in the School of Public Policy and Governance at MDI Gurgaon since 2006. He was a visiting scholar to Indiana University¸ Bloomington, USA in the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis where he worked with a team of cross-functional team of experts on policy issues in organizational and institutional management. He has also been an active member of multi-institutional research projects funded by MacArther Foundation¸ UNESCO¸ and Ministry of Human Resource Development¸ Govt. of India.

Areas of Interest

Managing Change in Organisations; Corporate Governance and Business Ethics; Socially Responsible Businesses; Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Practices; Sustainability, Public Management and Policy Analysis; Organisational Culture and Leadership.

Dr. Tapasvi has mainly engaged with training of Senior civil servants and executives from Central Public Sector Enterprises in the areas of Managing Change, Corporate Governance, Socially Responsible Business Strategies, and Effective Leadership. He loves to explore the power of positive attitude through meditation, service, counseling, mentoring, and group activities.

He was member of a core team of consultants and academics with specific responsibility of designing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) procedures for social intermediation¸ participatory process¸ policy reforms and innovation in development projects at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.