Dr. KJ Devasia, Dy General Manager & Head - Emergency & Business Continuity Management, Bangalore International Airport Ltd.
Dr KJ Devasia, one of the well-known faces in the international arena of Emergency and Business Continuity Management holds a Doctorate (PhD) degree in disaster management. Having 15+ years of exposure to crisis management and proven experience in handling various senior level managerial positions, he remains to be unquestionable in the domain of natural disaster management, aviation emergency management, business continuity management and enterprise risk management spreading over four organizations of international reputation and global presence.
Currently Dr Devasia is heading the Department of Emergency Management & Business Continuity at Bangalore International Airport Limited, and has been pioneer in establishing exclusive aviation emergency management system in Indian Civil Aviation Airports.
Prior to the current assignment, Dr Devasia worked with United Nations Development Program (UNDP). He also has been with Pratichi (India) Trust of Prof. Amartya Sen, the Nobel Laureate in the Super Cyclone affected State of Orissa in India.
Dr Devasia has been speaker in numerous Disaster Management Conferences across the Globe, especially in countries viz. Switzerland, Singapore, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Rome, the United States of America, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Thailand.