REGISTRAR OF NEWSPAPERS OF INDIA
NO: DELENG / 2017 / 70663
official media partner of national maritime foundation
ADVISORY BOARD
ADMIRAL R K DHOWAN (RETD).
Designation : Advisor

 PVSM. AVSM. YSM, (RETD)

Chairman of Society for Aerospace Maritime and Defence Studies

Former Chairman of National Maritime Foundation  and Former Chief of the Naval Staff, (Indian Navy)


Lt. Gen. Arun Kumar Sahni.
Designation : Advisor

PVSM, UYSM, SM, VSM
Former General Officer Commanding in Chief, Indian Army.
 
Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni is a decorated, scholar – soldier, with 40 years of commissioned service in the Indian Army. In his last assignment, tenanting the second highest rank of the army, he was the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of one of the six operational commands of the Indian Army.

His experience encompasses service in the country’s most inhospitable and conflict affected areas to battle external and internal security challenges. He has an unenviable record of being a high achiever throughout his career, starting with the ‘Sword of Honour’ and President’s Gold medal on commissioning to the Army, in 1976.In addition to his command of troops, he has been an Instructor at various Military Schools of Instruction, attended a career course with the British army at UK, was Assistant Military Attache in Russia and has been intimately involved with force structuring, op preparedness and modernization of the Indian Army. The officer has also been involved at the apex level with issues related to cyber, digitization and network enablement for the Indian Army.

The officer is a known for his academic excellence and oratory skills. He is incisive with his strategic insight and understanding of internal and external security issues including the emerging international dynamics. Presently he contributes meaningfully through experience sharing and formal interface with different organizations at the operational, directional and strategic level. He is mentoring start-ups and new initiatives that are in the domain of Information Security and HR Management. He is an active participant with various think tanks on a wide range of subjects and is also a motivational speaker on leadership.


DR. MALINI V SHANKAR(IAS)
Designation : Advisor

Dr.Malini V. Shankar, (IAS,)

Vice Chancellor Indian Maritime University

Chairman of National Shipping Board,

Former Director General of Shipping (Ministry Of Shipping) Goverment of India.

Member, Board of Governors, World Maritime University,Malmo, Sweden


ADMIRAL JAYANATH COLOMBAGE
Designation : Advisor

RSP, VSV, USP, RCDES, PSC MSc (DS),

MA (IS), Dip in IR, Dip in CR, FNI(Lond)

Additional Secretary to the President for foreign relations (SRI LANKA)

18th Commander (Chief) of the Sri Lankan Navy      


MR. SHEKHAR DUTT (IAS) SM
Designation : Advisor

Shekhar Dutt was the governor of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Earlier he had served on various bureaucratic posts including, as an IAS officer, as Secretary in the Ministry of Defence of the Government of India

Former Governor of Chhattisgarh State

Former Dy National Security Advisor


Dr. R K Tyagi
Designation : Advisor

Independent Director on the Board of
Air India Limited
Former President, Aeronautical Society of India
Former CMD of the Hindustan Aeronautics
Limited (HAL)


CMDE. SUJEET SAMADDAR NM (RETD.)
Designation : Advisor

Hony Secy, Society for Aerospace Maritime and Defence Studies.

Commodore S Samaddar (IIT-R) retired as Principal Director Naval Plans. Post retirement he has served in leadership positions in private sector and as Senior Consultant, NITI AAYOG, Government of India. He is presently Adviser MRAI, Adviser (A&D) FICCI and Distinguished Fellow at CAPS, New Delhi.

 


O-7 CDR (RETD.) DR EYAL PINKO (ISRAEL)
Designation : Advisor

O7, CDR (ret.) Dr. Eyal Pinko

Eyal Pinko (Navy Commander, retired) served in the Israeli navy for 23 years, in operational, technological and intelligence duties.

He served for five more years as the head of the operational-intelligence division at the prime minister office (Civilian rank equal to Rear Admiral). He is a graduate of the national senior intelligence course and other intelligence training courses.

He holds Israel's security award, prime minister's decoration of excellence, DDR&D decoration of distinction, and IDF commander in chief decoration of excellence.

Eyal was a senior consultant for more than two years at the Israeli National Cyber Directorate.

Eyal had been a keynote speaker in cyber and strategy conferences, and he is a senior researcher in several worldwide think tanks, andpublished more than 200 articles in English and Hebrew. 

Eyal holds a bachelor's degree with honor in electronics engineering and three master's degrees with honor in political science, public administration, and organizational development.

Eyal holds a PhD degree from the Bar-Ilan University (defense and security studies), and he is the head of the cyber and intelligence program for a master's degree.

In the last 20 years Eyal devoted him self to promote leadership and management skills, and led different community and business leadership programs. Eyal is a partner in the last three years at Wefund ltd, company focus in developing startups and inoovation in Israel.

 


C/E. SUNEETI BALA
Designation : Advisor

India’s First Merchant Navy female Chief Engineer.

 


SHRI ASHISH WANKHEDE
Designation : Advisor

Deputy Director General of Shipping ,

Directorate General of Shipping, (Ministry of

Shipping ) Govt of India.


CAPTAIN. RADHIKA MENON
Designation : Advisor

World’s First Woman Captain

to Receive An IMO Award And

India’s First female Merchant

Navy Captain


Rear Admiral Shekhar Mital (Retd),
Designation : Advisor

Former Chairman & Managing Director of Goa Shipyard (Fastest Growing Shipyard)


COLONEL ROHIT DEV (RETD)
Designation : Advisor

Colonel Rohit Dev (Retd) is a young and very dynamic leader who had moved on from the Armed

Forces, after an illustrious and exemplary career, in November 2018 and has joined Punjab

Renewable Energy Systems Private Limited (PRESPL), as the Chief Operating Officer, in

December 2018. Ever since, He has been shaping the Vision & Policy Making with Centre & State

level authorities and Govt in the Biomass-based Bio-Energy Sector in India, with Out-of-the-Box

solutions. A Graduate from the National Defence Academy, he also holds a M. Sc. in Operational

Art and Strategic Thinking and has done Certification courses from IIM, Indore, NIFM, Faridabad,

IIMC, New Delhi and The Art of Living, Bengaluru. He has keen interest in debating, writing,

teaching & travel and is a eminent speaker in various Forums in the Bio-Energy Sector and on

Geo-political & Nation Building related debates on National TV Channels.


DR. PATRICK VERHOEVEN
Designation : Advisor

Managing Director, International Association of Ports and Harbors


DR. ARNAB DAS(CDR)
Designation : Advisor

Founder & Director of the Maritime Research Centre (MRC),Pr.at the Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune


JILLIAN CARSON JACKSON
Designation : Advisor

Jillian Carson-Jackson, M.ED, FNI, FRIN

  • President, The Nautical Institute
  • Director, GlobalMET
  • Assistant Editor, Peer Reviewer, the Journal of Navigation  

Jillian has over three decades of experience in the maritime environment, promoting education, training, diversity and inclusion.  A graduate of the Canadian Coast Guard College (Navigation), she has practical experience both afloat and ashore.  She has management experience in different government and non-governmental organisations, including aids to navigation (AtoN), Vessel Traffic Services (VTS), regulation of maritime pilots, vessel tracking and maritime technology related fields.  Jillian also has experience, at senior management level, in decision-making, policy development, strategic business planning, consensus building, and research and development.  She is an advocate for effective training and facilitation, and has authored numerous articles for various publications, including the Simulation Instructor Handbook (Nautical Institute).  Her experience spans three continents, with a global reach throughout an international environment. 

 


JS GILL
Designation : Advisor

Ex Addl Director General of Shipping ,Directorate General of Shipping, (Ministry of Shipping ) Govt of India.


CAPTAIN NICK NASH,
Designation : Advisor

Mnm Cmmar Frgs Frn Fni Former President of NAUTICAL INSTITUTE Professional Admission for NI Mumbai Branch (RN / MN Cooperative)