Rushad Kavina
rushad.kavina@tajhotels.com | +91 7507777683
Dean: Undergraduate Studies

Diploma in Hotel Management, Diploma in Hospitality from AH&MA, Bachelor of Commerce and Masters in Personnel Management.


Rushad Kavina is the Dean for Undergraduate Studies at IHM-A. He is also the Designated Academic Liaison Officer (DALO) with the University of Huddersfield, UK. He currently teaches Digital & Marketing Communication and Hotel Operations Management to the Honors level students.


Mr Kavina is a proud IHM-A alumnus, who started his professional journey in hotel operations way back in 1997 with Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL). During his 7-year stint, Mr Kavina gained rich proficient experience with the President, Mumbai, he managed iconic restaurants like Thai Pavilion, Trattoria & Konkan Café, besides managing In-Room-Dining Services.


However, his passion and interest for teaching gen-next brought him back to IHM-A in 2004, ever since he has been surging ahead with a resolute to promote the Undergraduate Course at the Institute to greater heights.


He brings a practitioner’s perspective to academia and is developing research interests in the area of Services Management, Operations Planning and Digital Marketing & Communication. He has also attended Faculty Development Program on Entrepreneurship Education at prestigious Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad. He has been a driving force behind the development of entrepreneurial culture at the Institute. His current endeavour is to develop diplomatic relations to enhance student education at a Global platform.


In his free time, you will often find Mr Kavina acing the striker in a game of carrom and snooker with his peers. Always the jolly good fellow, he is often surrounded by colleagues and students alike for practical and mindful solutions.