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Prof. (Dr.) Sanjeev P. Sahni

Dr. Sanjeev P. Sahni is a Principal Director of the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) at the Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana. He is also the Director for “Center for Innovative Leadership and Change”, “Center for Victimology and Psychological studies”, Member of the Governing Body and Advisor to the Vice Chancellor at the Jindal Global University.  

He holds a PhD in Organizational Behaviour and a Post Graduate degree in Psychology with specialization in Industrial Psychology from Punjab University, Chandigarh. He has an extensive industry/government/ academic background with 30 years of experience in the field of human resources and behavioural management. He has dedicated 14 years as a scientist in the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) and Sports Authority of India (SAI).In his last years in JSPL, he has served in various capacities like Head - Corporate HR, Head - Strategic HR and has been instrumental in revamping HR practices in the organization. After successfully leading the HR functions of the organization for six years, in 2012 he was entrusted with another challenging role of Head - Education. Dr. Sahni also worked as Co-Project Director of the Montgomery College, India Initiative, “Transforming Boundaries funded by US State Department and USIEF”.

His contribution across the globe has been cosmic. He has worked as a research scientist at several universities like University of Houston, Texas, University of Illinois, Chicago to name a few. With a perfect blend of academics and industry exposure, he has been invited by several institutes in over 40 countries. He has also served as a secretary to Indian Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Psychology Association of India.

He has authored, co-authored, edited and reviewed Eight books. He has delivered lectures and keynote addresses at various institutes in India and abroad and has published numerous research papers in various national and international journals of repute. He is also awarded with fellowship for Indian Association of Sports Medicine, Sports Psychology Association of India and Indian Council of Medical Research. Dr. Sahni has been conferred with “Edupreneur of the Year 2015” award by then Minister of State for Higher and Technical Education, Government of Gujarat for building a university of global competence and research in India. Dr. Sahni has also been awarded the Medal of Honour by the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the most prominent national academic institution in Serbia.

Dr. Sahni is one of the few Indian psychologists to have dispensed his immense knowledge towards the development of society and nation.

Principal Director, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) & Advisor to the Vice Chancellor
M.A. (Psy.), Ph.D., D.Sc. (h.c.), FSMA, FSPA

Dr. Sanjeev P. Sahni is a Principal Director of the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) at the Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana. He is also the Director for “Center for Innovative Leadership and Change”, “Center for Victimology and Psychological studies”, Member of the Governing Body and Advisor to the Vice Chancellor at the Jindal Global University.

He holds a PhD in Organizational Behaviour and a Post Graduate degree in Psychology with specialization in Industrial Psychology from Punjab University, Chandigarh. He has an extensive industry/government/ academic background with 30 years of experience in the field of human resources and behavioural management. He has dedicated 14 years as a scientist in the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) and Sports Authority of India (SAI).