StudentDwell+ Speaker Bios 

Ashish Pillai
Faculty of Adult Education and Community Development, Workplace Learning and Social Change, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) / University of Toronto

Master of Business Administration, with a specialization in marketing/ Punjab Agricultural University, India Bachelor of Science (Hons.), Agriculture/ Punjab Agricultural University, India Ashish Pillai is an MA candidate at OISE, University of Toronto and as a member of the StudentDwellTO team, he coordinates the data collection and analysis team. Pillai’s experience as a faculty in India and his experience of living in the student family housing at University of Toronto triggered his interest in issues around university student housing. His strong background in market research, quantitative and qualitative research methods will help in the data collection and analysis for StudentDwellTO. Pillai brings to StudentDwellTO knowledge of private sector participation in higher education. He contributes by bringing a balance between the social and the business aspects of student housing to the project.

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