Dr. Darlie Koshy

A Doctorate in Manegement from IIT Delhi and rank holder in MBA from CUSAT, Dr. Koshy has been also trained at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Newyork in Fashion Marketing & Merchandising, and had founded the Fashion Management Department at NIFT, New Delhi.

Dr. Koshy is an acclaimed international speaker, author and Design Management Strategist for Fashion, Lifestyle, Retail industries. Dr. Koshy is currently on the Boards of ‘Future Lifestyle Fashions(FLF)’, ‘Lakme-IMG Fashion Week’, ‘Apparel & Home Furnishing Sectoral Skill Council’ and also an EC member of Apparel Export Promotion Council.

As the Director and Governing Council Member of the iconic National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad from 2000 to 2009, Dr. Koshy initiated and developed the National Design Policy which was approved by Govt. of India in 2007 apart from setting up NID’s R&D Campus in Bengaluru as well as the PG Campus in Gandhinagar during 2006-2008.

ATDC being the largest and most awarded Vocational Training institute for apparel sector, along with the Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) headed by Dr. Darlie Koshy as DG & CEO have set up over 200 directly run ATDC-AVI & ATDC-SMART centres across India in 23 states and have trained over 2,00,000 Candidates while creating an eco-system to “Target-Train-Transform” by “Imparting Skills & Improving Lives”.