Our Leadership


Photo - Chairman, NABCB
Dr. Ravi P Singh
Dr. Ravi P Singh Singh is presently the Provost (Vice Chancellor) at Adani University, Shantigram, Ahmedabad. He spearheads the University which has focus areas on Green Energy, Green Infrastructure, Cyber security and sustainability as its core.

Prior to joining Adani University, Dr Singh was the fourth Secretary General of Quality Council of India (QCI) from 2014-2023. QCI is an independent autonomous body of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. QCI’s mandate is to lead nationwide quality movement in India through its various boards like NABCB, NABL, NABH, NABET, & NBQP.
Besides, these functionally independent Boards, Dr. Singh also spearheaded and mentored the Special Projects Group within QCI through which QCI used to assess adherence to quality standards in all spheres of activity for promoting and ensuring quality in processes, products and services.

Dr Singh had held various positions of responsibility in institutions leading the quality initiative in the country. He has been the Governing Council member of the BIS. He has represented QCI in various National and International fora on quality.

Dr Singh has been in academic administration as the Deputy Director of AICTE, Dean in PTU, Founder Vice-Chancellor of Sharda University and Director at IGNOU in his career of more than 25 years before joining QCI.

He was awarded D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) in Sharda University (2020) and Quality Award -2018 by Institution of Engineers besides many others awards & fellowships. He was invited as speaker on many International Forums such as UNCTAD, EU parliament at Belgium, African Union at Addis Ababa and was part of Visitors’ Excellence Program of US Department of State and many others. Born and educated in Varanasi, Dr. Singh holds a Gold Medal at Masters in Physics from BHU, Varanasi. He has done his PhD and Post-doctoral fellowship in Physics from University of Western Ontario (now Western University), Canada.

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Maheshwari holds Masters in Chemistry and MBA and has almost 3 decades of experience in quality assurance / management, industrial manufacturing as well as on standards, technical regulations, accreditation & conformity assessment. He has been working in area of accreditation from the initial years of NABL and accreditation systems in India since 1999 and is also an APAC peer evaluator for undertaking peer evaluations of other accreditation bodies.Mr. Maheshwari joined NABCB in 2012 and was responsible for managing Inspection Body Accreditation Program of National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB).He was subsequently promoted to Director (Project Planning & Implementation Division) for Quality Council of India (QCI) wherein he has been responsible for Project Conceptualization, Planning & Management for various projects being executed by QCI, especially for Government.
Rajesh Maheshwari
He has earlier worked for National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL), then under the Department of Science & Technology (DST) for more than a decade, managing the Testing and Medical Laboratory Accreditation Programs of NABL. Prior to this, had worked in Specialty Chemicals Manufacturing Industry for about a decade.
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