Pankaj Maheshwari Is BlueCrest, OpenLabs Group CEO

Pankaj Maheshwari


Mr. Pankaj Maheshwari has assumed the role of Group CEO at BlueCrest and OpenLabs, bringing a wealth of expertise to oversee operations in Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

With a distinguished career spanning over two decades, Pankaj Maheshwari has established himself as an accomplished education professional. His journey began as a business partner with NIIT in India, followed by a successful tenure as General Manager of NIIT Ghana from 2005 to 2010.

During his leadership at NIIT Ghana, Pankaj demonstrated exceptional strategic acumen, leading to key roles at NIIT West Africa, Laureate International Universities, Global University Systems, and Texila American University – Zambia, where he served as CEO.

As the Group CEO, Pankaj is dedicated to taking BlueCrest and OpenLabs to new heights. His vision includes fostering a culture of innovation, expanding educational horizons, and solidifying the institutions’ positions as prominent players in technology and business education in Ghana and beyond.

“I am privileged to lead BlueCrest and OpenLabs in Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Together, we will empower minds, drive innovation, and contribute to the educational advancement of the region,” he stated.

Pankaj has managed various international educational brands, including NIIT, University of Liverpool-UK, University of Roehampton-UK, Walden University-USA, University of Law – UK, Sunderland University-UK, The UK Open University & Texila American.

His global perspective and hands-on experience in managing educational institutions across diverse cultures position him as a dynamic leader ready to guide BlueCrest and OpenLabs towards new achievements.

With expertise in sales, marketing, operations, business development, and strategic partnerships, Pankaj’s focus on higher education and training, combined with a deep understanding of technology, management, hospitality, business communications, and medical programs uniquely qualify him to foster innovation and growth in the ever-evolving educational landscape.

By Prince Fiifi Yorke