Bakul Harshadrai Dholakia was a professor in economics at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India. From October 2002 to October 2007 he served as the ninth director of IIMA. He is "The Director" of Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences,Bhuj and Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, Ahmedabad.
Dr. Dholakia has been a major motivator and guiding force behind the expansion of activities at IIMA. He is recognized for his contribution to Management Education in India.