Key Staffs & Contacts

We integrate hard work, dedication to the noble cause of education, and technical expertise to make learning simple and affordable. We leave no stone unturned to make your experience at Athena an unforgettable one.

Meet our team

Key Members: - 


Firoz Thairinil


Mr. Firoz Thairinil develops the organizational strategy in line with the group’s vision and values.

Col (Rtd). Anil Ahluwalia

Academic Director

Col (Rtd) Ahluwalia is responsible for developing academic strategy and compliance with regulations.

Dr. William Painter


Dr. Painter is responsible for the implementation of academic strategy and operations.


Dr. Vivek Mohan

Head of Academic Quality

Dr. Vivek leads and manages academic activities and ensures compliance quality assurance.



Dr. Mervyn Emmanuel 

Head of Academic Delivery

Dr. Mervyn Emmanuel heads the academic delivery and student engagement department of Athena.



Jerushan Munsamy

Business Development Officer- South Africa

Jerushan is the Regional Business Development officer for South African Region.



Fatima Razi

Manager-Admission Services 

Fatima Razi is heading Admission & Counselling services for the prospective student.



Bob Sukesh

Student Experience Officer

Bob is responsible for ensuring a seamless learning experience for students at Athena.



Alassane Gaye

Officer Student Grievance

Alassane ensures that any student grievance is addressed in a timely and justified manner.



Shomali Ram

Admission Counsellor

Miss Shomali Ram is an Admission Counsellor for Certification Programs from Chartered Management Institute, UK.