K. Ramesh Ramalingam, has a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and has completed Masters Degree in Industrial Safety Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy. He has over 17 years experience in the field of consulting and specializes in the areas of Process Safety Consulting and Logistics Risk Management.
He has extensive experience in carrying out gap analysis on process safety management systems and develop implementation program for various PSM elements across industry sectors like oil and gas, chlor alkali, steel etc., He has also carried out numerous safety culture surveys and worked with various clients in developing safety culture transformation programs.
He has played an important role in developing the SUN model. He has also executed a number of process safety studies like QRA, pre commissioning safety reviews and PHSER studies for various clients. He has developed transportation safety solutions for a number of clients in the oil and gas sector and logistics companies.
Ramesh has also conducted a number of leadership workshop on safety for corporate leaders.
He has delivered papers and presentations at various international forums and conferences to share experiences and best practices in the areas of Process Safety and Logistics Risk Management.
He played a key role in shaping Chola MS Risk Services as one of the top three consulting companies in India (based on Kaybase EHS Managers survey conducted in 2019).
Presently he is working as Associate Vice President in Cholamandalam MS Risk Services Limited, a joint venture between the Murugappa Group of India and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group of Japan, leading the Process Safety Management System practice and Logistics Risk Management divisions.