Capt TS Ramanujam

Chief Executive Officer, Logistics Sector Skill Council

Capt Ramanujam has had 26 years of distinguished career in the Indian Navy as a professional Submariner. He has Commanded four submarines as well as the unique Submarine Training establishment in Visakhapatnam where in he was instrumental in formulating the requirements for the Nuclear Submarine School. He has been awarded the Nao Sena Medal.

He has had varied experience in the Private Sector. He has worked in a Senior Management position for a Logistics Company specialising in Container Logistics and has been exposed to land Transport Fleet Management, Coastal Shipping, ICD and CFS operations. He thereafter served as CEO TVS Training Services Ltd a start-up Training Company focussed on training entry level staff for the shop floors and up-skilling of exiting employees in the Automobile and Engineering sectors.

As CEO of the Logistics Sector Skill Council he is leveraging on the twin combination of domain knowledge and practical training skills to ensure that candidates are imparted training which is relevant to the Industry thereby making them employable quickly.With logistics having International ramification candidates need to be skilled to take up transnational job roles and this challenge, Capt Ramanujam feels could well be an opportunity.

Ravikanth Yamarthy

Head, Training & Assessment , Logistics Sector Skill Council since year 2014 to till date .

MBA with 13 years of experience in Marketing/Customer Service & Training with around 11 years in Logistics sector. Passionate about Training with more than 15000 hrs of training experience and has trained more than 4000 individuals till date.

Prof Ganesan

Consultant, LSC

Prof. S. Ganesan has more than three decades of very active academic, research, consultancy, and administrative experience. He has guided 35 Ph.D. scholars. Prof. Ganesan, whose specialisations are Finance and Entrepreneurship, is strong in curriculum development, and conducting Faculty & Executive Development Programmes.

One international seminar, many national level seminars & workshops, three UGC-sponsored Refresher Courses for Management Faculty, and several other programmes have been conducted by Prof. S. Ganesan. Six books and more than 50 research papers stand to his credit. He has participated and presented papers in seven international seminars. Prof. Ganesan has successfully completed one major research project, two development projects, three consultancy assignments, and one minor research project.

Mr Ramesh Venkat

Head, Industry Partnerships at Logistics Sector Skill Council (LSC) , Chennai – India

Logistics professional with over 30 years of domain knowledge across diverse industries like Retail, Automotive, Industrial and Consumer Logistics sectors. Has held leadership positions handling Multi-modal Logistics, Supply Chain Management for domestic & international organizations such as Future Group, APL Logistics, YCH Logistics Pte Ltd, Murugappa Group, Henkel& Britannia Industries Ltd.

Possess, strong ability to engage with cross sectional stakeholders, across industry verticals, driving commercially attractive results, through an in-depth and cogent understanding of client needs in creating a sustainable impact. Have had diverse competence in executing and developing solutions, within the dynamically changing Logistical ecosystem in India, parts of Asia, Middle East and in the US.

Passionate to institutionalize academia with Industry as a pathway to future proofing job ready, employable youth, through new initiatives, CSR& through industry linkages. Embraces innovation and technology.

Dr TC Saravanabava

Head - Apprenticeship, Logistics Sector Skill Council (LSC) , Chennai – India

I have more than 37 years of progressive experience. Out of which 7 years in a leading public sector as design engineer in Research and development wing and Spent 30 years in the area of Vocational training and Skill training With more than a decade in the area of Instructional material development and Apprenticeship training.

More than two decade played leadership roles in Government organizations, Managed more than a dozen Government Owned Training Institutes (As Head and HODs), worked for their Expansions.. In the area of Vocational/Skill training handled many major Schemes of Government of India.

Gained experience in the area of Public and office administration, strategic planning, Understanding and balancing the Leadership role with both administrative and political power, formulation of government schemes, policy frame work, Guidelines, Implementations Strategy etc

I am a PhD in (Management), M. Phil ( Labour Studies) Post Graduate in Operations Management and a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering , Guindy under Madras University.

Prof. Gayathri. H.

Consultant Academia Linkage, Logistics Sector Skill Council (LSC) , Chennai – India

Prof. Gayathri has done her Master’s in Commerce and Business Administration. Her area of specialization includes Finance, International Business Management, Human Resource Auditing and Education Management. She has completed Chartered Accountant – Intermediate Level from the reputed Institute of Chartered Accounts of India and underwent internship and possesses expertise in audit-planning protocols, documentation & review processes, planning for execute internal audit projects, processes for tracking, resolving and communicating audit findings along with human resource management and audits. She possess more than 15 years of international work experience in schools Cambridge University and Portsmouth University curriculum from A-levels to Masters Level. She has served as an Adviser to students of Houston University for one year. Besides, teaching at schools, she has National Eligibility Test certification by the renowned University Grants Commission and vented into college teaching as a Professor in handling MBA students in the arena of finance & accounting for the last 4 years. She has undertaken numerous research studies in the field of International Business Investments Portfolio. She has published papers in the International Journals & Responsive Books/ Editorial Volumes having impact factors. She has guest Lectured in well reputed Universities and Colleges (VIT, Banari Institute of Technology, IIHMR (International Institute of Health Management Research).