University established under Karnataka State Act 47 of 2013

THE DIRECTOR

MR. CHRISTO V JOSEPH

Director-Strategy and Planning, Garden City University

Mr Christo Joseph is the Director - Strategy and Planning at Garden City University. He graduated from the University of London and holds a Master's Degree in Education Management from King's College London (KCL). His final work at KCL explored the impacts of market-driven education models and how private higher educational institutions can contribute to the growth of countries. He is currently a Research Scholar in the Education Department at Lancaster University. During his time in London, Mr Christo Joseph has been inducted as a Next Generation Networking (NGN) member from the bilateral trade promotion body UK - India Business Forum. He is a member of British-South India Chambers of Commerce, helping UK business to expand into the Indian market. He also works closely with the office of the Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Maldives in Bangalore.


Mr Christo Joseph is the prestigious winner of the Anglo - Sino London Rising Star Enterprise Challenge 2011 at the House of Lords presided by Lord Wi of Shoreditch. He is actively involved with the Bangalore Public Affairs centre CCI engaging with policymakers in the government.

Mr Christo Joseph is a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Arts & Commerce (FRSA), England which has only 28000 members worldwide. He is a regular speaker at conferences and had presented a paper at the Going Global Conference 2017 in London on "How Universities can help build Global Cities".

Mr Christo Joseph has a keen interest in the integration of technology in Higher education. He is working on a large scale project to understand the adaptability of technology into the higher education space. He has written several articles and engages with the teaching community on a regular basis around the world. His mission in life is to serve in the higher education space in India and to build quality educational institutions that can compete on a world stage.