South Asia

University contacts who work across South Asia.

Pankaj Pankaj

Pankaj Pankaj

International Dean for South Asia | Based in Edinburgh

Pankaj provides leadership in the development of a strategy to shape activities, partnerships and priorities to enhance the University’s engagement with South Asia.

Kharishma Captain

Kharishma Captain

Projects and Partnerships Manager | Based in Mumbai

Kharishma supports partnership development with leading institutions and organisations, developing a range of outreach activity with academia, government, and the private sector. She supports recruitment activity, student mobility and alumni engagement.

Bhgyashri Salunkhe

Bhagyashri Salunkhe

Office Manager | Based in Mumbai

Bhagyashri arranges the day-to-day running of the South Asia Regional Centre in Mumbai. She manages logistics for events and visits, ensuring they run smoothly. She also manages the office finances, business relationships and South Asia enquiries.

Amrita Sadarangani New

Amrita Sadarangani

Regional Director - South Asia | Based in Mumbai

Amrita is responsible for partnerships, profile, networks, opportunities, alumni and marketing in South Asia and leads strategic engagement across the region, with the South Asia Dean and her team.

Harish Lokhun

Harish Lokhun

Regional Manager | Based in Edinburgh

Harish leads on recruitment and development for South and Central Asia in the priority markets of India, Pakistan and Russia. Harish collaborates closely with the South Asia regional centre on a range of activity related to the team’s Regional Plan. Harish is also the Edinburgh Global Contact and Global Fellow for The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS).