Director
chairman Prof. Umeshwar Pandey has an experience of over 39 years in the field of Management. He has worked with ASCI before joining Centre for Organization Development (COD) as its Director. In the year 1995-1996 he worked with ACTIONAID and he undertook development initiatives in Bihar, West Bengal, North-East and Bhutan.

He worked with Eitam Inc., California in the year 2000 -2001 as Vice President (HR). He designed HR Manual and Benefit Administration System. He has provided consultancy support to a large number of organizations in India and abroad including United Nations in the areas such as Human Resource Policies & Planning , Human Resource Development, Assessment of Training Needs, Organizational Restructuring and Development of Systems & Procedures, etc.

He designed and directed several Training Programmes in the areas of Strategic Human Resource Management, Strategic Industrial Relations Management, Effective Human Resource Audit, Effective Trade Union Management, etc., in addition to a large number of General Management Programmes. He published papers in the areas of Human Resource Development and Communication Network.

His areas of interest are Human Resource Planning, Human Resource Development, Manpower Assessment, Identification of Training Needs, and management of Employee Relations, Organization Redesigning and Restructuring.