Dr Sarita Parhi is Principal of the London School of Management Education. Having obtained her PhD in Educational at Panjab University (India), Dr Sarita acquired further experience in Higher Education by holding academic positions including lecturing in a University Teacher Training College. She later became a HRD Research Fellow for the Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) Asia Centre of the Commonwealth Secretariat where she oversaw the Commonwealth Diploma Delivery for Youth in Development Work. In her present position as the Principal of LSME, Dr Sarita has demonstrated competence in academic leadership and management. She has authored several articles and research reports on academic and international development challenges and holds professional memberships with well-respected associations such as the British Psychological Society, All India Association of Education Research and the British Educational Research Association.