Prof. Sandeep Sancheti is an Institution Builder, Policy Planner, Regular Columnist on Academic Policies and well known for his intellectual strategic foresight. He holds a Ph.D from Queens University of Belfast UK, M.Sc.(Engg.) from DTU Delhi and B.Tech from NIT Warangal. He is currently the Vice Chancellor (Provost) at Marwadi University Rajkot. Formerly Dr. Sancheti headed Eight Central Govt. Institutions of national importance. He has worked as Director at NIT New Delhi and NITK Surathkal. He was Director In charge at NIT Trichy, NIT Calicut and SPA Delhi and has also served as a Mentor Director of new establishments of NITs at Goa, Puducherry and Sikkim. He has led two private universities namely SRMIST, Chennai as Vice Chancellor and Manipal University Jaipur as President in a career spanning over 38 years. He is the Past President of AIU, New Delhi. Presently he is a Member of Executive / Governing Council at ACU London and several other top-level institutions. He is also serving many professional bodies like SPIC MACAY, FICCI, CII, EPSI, IETE, NAAC, AIM etc. in different capacities. In addition, he is on various national level bodies of UGC and AICTE and has been a part of Indian delegations abroad.