GBS - Girideepam Business School

Visiting Faculty

Mr. Vishnu Lona Jacob
Personality development, NLP

Mr. Vishnu Lona Jacob completed his graduation from VIT Vellore in Electronics and Communication Engineering and went on to pursue MBA from IIM Kozhikode.
Mr. Vishnu started his professional careeras business analyst with TCS and went on to stick with IT domain for three years before moving into the world of training. He now has four years of training experience, having carried out personality development , NLP, Career orientation trainings across south India at various engineering colleges(Mangalam college of engineering, Vimal jyothi engineering college, Girideepam institute of advanced learning, T johns institute of technology, VIT, etc) and at various Corporate Companies (TCS,IBS, Wipro, etc).
He represented Kerala in United Nations world Trainers meet and have presented many papers on Personality development nationally. Mr. Vishnu was also awarded Young trainer of the year award by Economic Times in the year 2011. Mr. Vishnu is one among the very few NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) certified trainer in KERALA, he is also associated with Kerala Governments ASAP( Additional Skill Acquisition Program) & KASE ( Kerala Academy for Skill Excellence) projects as mentor and trainer. Apart from training Mr. Vishnu is also involved in many social movements like MAD (Make a Difference), Make a Wish Campaign & JCI (Junior Chamber International). Mr. Vishnu is also a renowned athlete, having represented Kerala in national level Arm Wresting competition & Body Building competition.

Dr. Tharsis Joseph
M Com, M Phil, Ph.D

Passed M.Com from Kerala University with record marks in Banking Stream; passed M.Phil from Kerala University and he has obtained Ph. D in Finance from Ranchi University, Jharkhand. He has produced 14 Ph.Ds. and 62 M. Phil Degrees. He is also the Member of the PEER TEAM National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) Bangalore. Dr. Tharsis Joseph has been in the teaching field for more than 34 years at UG & PG levels. He has published 18 papers in the National and International Journals. He has also presented more than 60 papers in the National level Seminars. He is also the winner of Best Principal Award at the State and National level. The positions he has held during his tenure are:-

1. H.O.D of the PG department of Commerce, St. Thomas College, Palai

2. Principal of Devamatha College, Kuravilangadu

Dr. James Joseph
M Com, M Phil, Ph.D

Professor in Commerce, retired from service in 2014 from CMS College, Kottayam after 32 years of teaching in Under Graduate as well as Post Graduate classes; has M. Phil and Ph D in Finance. He was the Head of the Department of Commerce in CMS college from 2010 to 2014. He was the Co-ordinator of the Off- Campus Centre ( MBA) in CMS College from 2011 to 2014.

Prof. Dr. Jayachandran Nair
M Com, MBA, LLB, Ph.D

Prof. Dr. Jayachandran Nair has a vibrant career in teaching. He has retired from NSS College, Changanassery as Professor from Commerce Department. He brings to the classroom his rich experience and vast knowledge in Management and Commerce.


Chief Mentor and Trainer, Training Division at Gee’s Global Consulting. Visiting professor to the MBA program at MACFAST, Thiruvalla. Asst. Professor at Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, Cochin. Trainer for UGC-NET coaching at University Career Guidance Bureau. 13+ years experience in Industry, Teaching and Training. 8 years of Industry and Training experience in North America. Coordinator and Trainer of Youth Leadership Program in Toronto, Canada. Trained 1300+ final year Degreeand PG students across India in 2012 - 2013
Highlights of qualifications: JRF in Management. MBA from Schulich School of Business (No. 24 in Global Ranking), Canada. Course on Business Coaching from Edinburgh University, Scotland. Member of Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) and licensed to teach in Canada

Ms. Maya Susan Thomas
(Counseling Psychology)
Student Counselor

She is a qualified Counseling Psychologist with 11 years of experience in counseling school and college students as well as youth and alcoholics. She has also done counseling for families. She has 7 years of teaching experience also. She uses to deliver speeches at various social and religious organisations. Presented live programs on Doordarshan and delivered talks on All India Radio. She has also participated in various counseling programs in the Visual Medias like Shalom, Power Vision, Kairali and Media One.

Mrs. Tresa Fyna

A Post Graduate in Business Administration with specialisation in HR & Finance from Calicut University. Ms. Treasa Fyna is having an industrial experience of 3 years in HR Generalist role.She has four of years of teaching experience and is currently pursuing M.Com