Doctor of Management, University of Maryland University College, USA,2010, Bachelor of Technical Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Manchester, England, 1964. Diploma in Computer Management, Bombay University, 1978. Diploma in Finance Management, Punjabi University, 1981.
Management Trainee and officer tool room Metal Box, Calcutta, 1965-1968, shift officer Bombay, 1968-1970, Head Tool Room Madras, 1970-1971. Chief Engineer Parle Products, Bombay, 1971-1972, Works Manager, 1972-1975. Factory Manager Molins of India Ltd., Mohali, 1975-1976, Production mManager, 1976-1979, director, 1979-1981, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, 1982-1996, Founder-President, Magnus Consulting Pvt. Ltd., 1997- Present), Executive-in-Residence (2003-2004), Professor of Practice (2005-2011), Collegiate Professor (2011-Present), University of Maryland University College, USA.
Member governors council Thapar Institute Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India, since 1985-1998 and 2003-2014). President Mohali Industries Association, 1983-1986, Chandigarh (India) Management Association, 1985-1986. Chairman Indian Institute Production Engineers, 1982-1987, Confederation of Indian Industry, New Delhi, 1986-1987 & 2002-2003.
Member Governing Council National Productivity Council, 1982-1987. Council member All-India Management Association, 1986-1987. Member governing body Technology Teachers Training Institute, Chandigarh, 1989 -1996.
Member board governors Reg. Engineering College Jallandhar, since 1990. Chairman Institute Standards, Engineers (NR), India, since 1991-1994).
Fellow Institute Engineers (India), Institute Engineers (Australia), Institute Mechanical Engineers (United Kingdom), British Institute Management, Institute Production Engineers (United Kingdom). Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (United States), Operational Research Society India, Computer Society India, Bengal Club (Calcutta), Chandigarh Club.
Married Shireen Ramchandani, March 18, 1970. Children: Nikhil, Nivedita.