Dr. Ajeenkya DY Patil is the chairman of DY Patil Group. He possesses a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Richmond College UK. He specialized in Marketing from London School of Economics. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Central Lancashire, UK in recognition of his work as an entrepreneur and an educationalist.
He has a natural curiosity for technology and innovation and a penchant for world-class quality. His persona reflects dynamism with compassion. It is his exemplary vision that led to the initiation of DYPDC - a truly unique institution and several other institutions of repute under the aegis of DY Patil Group.
He has been leading the group activities from the forefront and providing the leadership and direction to several new initiatives under the group. He is a proponent of internationalization of education and has been instrumental in establishing academic collaborations with leading universities around the world.
Dr Ajeenkya DY Patil has served as the Chairman of the Central Board for Workers Education, Ministry of Labor, Government of India. He has also served as Chancellor's Nominee to the University of Mumbai.