Dr. K.V. Subramanian (KVS) is a management consultant and trainer, with 30+ years of diverse experience in consulting, for business, infrastructure, government and the development sector;training and management education. He possesses a unique blend of engineering and management consulting experience, experience in the infrastructure, utility and energy sector, investment planning, feasibility analysis, working jointly with technical consultants on several externally funded techno economic feasibility studies. Key roles include group leader in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for management consulting, for the government sector, leading a government online project for the government of Mauritius, an organisational transformation assignment for the Indian Space Research Organisation, several financial feasibility analysis / privatisation assignments in the water sector, macro sector studies, strategic planning, assignments in development sector funded by the UN, World bank, EU, OECF, training assignments on reforms for government officers. He was responsible for business development, client relationships, contract management and program management for IT projects in the governments sector in TCS.
His strengths include handling diversity, seamlessly cutting across hierarchical levels, functional areas, handling unstructured situations, evolving strategies under complexity, management training for technical personnel, adopting systems approach and implementation monitoring.
His training related experience spans training needs analysis for engineers in a utility, executive training programs for consulting professionals and in-service engineers in water utilities; planning organising, coordinating and conducting training programs in the government sector. He has conducted training on negotiation skills for senior managers in a large PSU, systems approach for engineers, project management for irrigation engineers. Also led a two year post graduate infrastructure management (MBA) program for engineers.
In consulting, he has worked on strategy, policy analysis, project formulation and implementation, financial analysis, capacity building, organizational alignment and process reengineering, contract management, governmental systems, e-governance, stakeholder consultation and consensus building. His countries of experience are India, Mauritius and Sudan.
By qualification, he is a graduate electrical engineer and doctorate (Fellow) in Management from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bangalore. His dissertation for the doctoral program in Management was on organisational effectiveness in the implementation of renewable energy program. He independently provides academic support to management students in overseas universities on projects, assignments, dissertations and consulting services to clients. He is also honorary director for management studies and advisor to an educational group in Bangalore.