Mr. M. Selvakumar
State Head - Operations, GVK_EMRI, Tamil Nadu
Mr.Selvakumar has had 28 years working for the in Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) & the Indian Air force. Currently, he is the State Head of Operations in 108 Emergency Management Service, Tamil Nadu. Mr. Selvakumar holds a Diploma in Safety Management from Indian institute of Safety Management, Bangalore and achieved his Master’s degree in Personal Management & Industrial Relations and in Public Administration from Madurai Kamarajar University.
In 2012, Mr.Selvakumar joined EMRI as the Operations Head, where he then moved into the role of State Head of Operations from 2017 to till date. His areas of expertise includes operation management; government liaison; business development; facilities management; resource utilization and optimization; record management; contract negotiations; quality services; statutory and regulatory compliance; inventory management; sales promotion; market penetration; cross functional coordination; crisis management; and training and development. Prior, he worked in mechanical engineering for the Indian Air force where he also undertook the Indian Air Force Leadership Course from the Faculty of Leadership and Instructional Training, Chennai.
Whilst in the Air Force, Mr. Selvakumar received honours for achieving 100% combats worthiness and task achievements during ‘Ops Paragram’ from Air Officer Commanding (Jammu & Kashmir) and exceptional performance during Kargil operation from the Air officer commanding in Chief (AOC-in-C Commendation) south Western Air Command.