Meet Our Team

Our team draws on broad industry experience and network to provide you the best way to learn things in a creative way.

lolita dutta

Lolita Dutta

Dean Advisory

Lolita is an alumnus of National Institute of Design and the ex-HOD from UID, Karnavati University. She has over 4 decades of industry and academic experience having worked extensively... in the domain of Spatial and Communication Design. Lolita has been involved as speaker moderator and panelist on several national and international platforms. She is passionate about design and has always been a harbinger of change.

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shikha david

Shikha David

HOD, Fashion Media Makeup

Shikha has been in the makeup industry for 35+years and has been trained by some of the most renowned artists like Shahnaz Hussain, Blossom... Kochar, Cory Walia, Asha Chandra, Gurpreet Sebble, Shivani Sharma, Jawed Habib. She has Worked as a trainer and demonstrator for Networking company's like Oriflame, Amway ,Forever living Products, Avon, Modicare for their cosmetic products. She has also esigned makeup courses for Iift fashion designers and worked as a personality mentor for beauty aspirants in lot of vocational colleges. She has been the official makeup artist for Taj fashion week, Agra Olympiad, Designer club and Awarded best makeup and Hairstylist at Taj mahotsav for consecutive 5years. She started makeup and Hairstyling vertical for Urban Company by recruiting and training 500 artist all over India. She has also been on the jury for Miss North India beauty pageant Miss UP beauty pageant and several other fashion and beauty ramp shows.

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 zahurul hasan

Zahurul Hasan

Associate Professor, Technical Skills

Hasan has a Post Graduate in Higher Education from NTU London and a Book on Photoshop for Ignou (University). He has been a jury member in India Skills 2018-19 category... Graphic Design and Digital Skills. He is an expert in Digital skills with 21 years of teaching experience with Pearl Academy. Hasan was one of the key members of Communication Design Department established in the Year 2002 at Pearl. He is well versed with NTU programs and assessment methods. He was active member of various events and holds a very good knowledge and understanding of exhibitions and events. His knowledge and expertise with multidisciplinary programs helped depts and students to grow and run the programs with effective quality. Creating opportunities for students to learn various digital skills, latest technology and making digital skills effective with design education. He is currently positioned as Associate Professor at Daksh.

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vaibhavraj kukreja

Vaibhav Kukreja


Vaibhav Raj Kukreja is a highly skilled mechanical design engineer with a specialization in numerical analysis, CAD, FEA, and design optimization. Holding a Master's ... degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering, he possesses a strong educational foundation. With a diverse portfolio that showcases his expertise in developing innovative products and optimizing designs, Vaibhav has a proven track record of delivering high-quality results within tight deadlines. His notable projects include parametric modeling and FEA analysis of a prosthetic knee, as well as the design and testing of a BAJA ATV suspension system. With his exceptional communication and collaboration skills, Vaibhav has the potential to be an excellent mentor and guide for aspiring engineers. His commitment to continuous learning and professional growth makes him an invaluable asset to our faculty, providing both technical expertise and mentorship to our students.

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sana hasan

Sana Hasan

Faculty, Digital Marketing

Sana is Digital Marketer and is a Communication Design Graduate from Pearl Academy of Fashion. She runs a successful Digital Marketing practice Amber Accessories and has been working as guest faculty in Marwa Studios.

manas barua

Manas Barua

Design Director

Manas has been working as a design practitioner and design educator since the past 20 years. He has been in academic practice for the past 16 years with Pearl Academy in the domain of space design... and visual communication, he is also an advisor with Chandigarh University in the department of Interior Design. As a design educator Manas has been instrumental in formulating and running successful design programmes, his focus has been on higher education and its pertinence in creating responsible professionals. Along with his academic practice he also worked with many prestigious clients in the hospitality interior design industry which included numerous 4-star and 5-star category hotels including Jaypee Hospitality Group, Holiday Inn, Radisson Blu. Manas has worked for many corporate clients namely Gillette, Rickett and Venky’s, Bausch and Lomb, Duracell, Braun Silk Epil, Roca, Aditya Birla Group to name a few.

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mayank agrawal

Mayank Agrawal


Mayank Agrawal have been in the business for 7-8 years now. My skillset lies in the mood & emotions of the subject, be it travel, documentaries, corporate AVs or... Music Videos. Having worked for different names in the industry like Philips, De Decor, Deloitte, Sopra Steria, BITS PILANI, Cochlear, Varnan films, T-series Etc. & The Government Of India, where I directed more than 50 documentaries, I have learnt something that one has to be the jack of all trades. You can always choose what to do, but you have to know other segments as well, because it the end, Everything turns out to be connected.

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