Navin has worked in more than 35 countries across the private sector, government and funding agencies in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the Americas. Apart from the India-Africa Corridor, he is currently handling public sector enterprises, a large Project Management Office (PMO) for a Revenue Engine Programme (Goods and Services Tax), and priority sector accounts. As a sector lead, Navin has been leading and generating several large scale engagements in different sectors, including oil and gas, steel, power, etc., demonstrating a different mix of service lines and offering various tools and methodologies.
He has also led various transformation engagements in the areas of management consulting, technology, governance and risk, and executed various policy reform projects across multiple domains comprising of national security, urban development, health and education amongst others, in domestic and international markets.
He has been associated with many domestic and international awards, including IBN Diamond State Awards, GESIA ITITES Award, DSIJ PSU Awards, Civil Services Day Award, for his contribution to the public sector, the government, and information security. He is a regular speaker at diverse forums in India and overseas, and also contributes his views and opinions to several magazines, newspapers and journals.
He has conducted various trainings and workshops in the area of information security, risk and controls, various aspects of technology in the public sector/government.
Areas of expertise
International business consulting, management consulting, consultancy to government and public sector enterprises on policy, business transformation, and technology aspects.
Bachelor of Engineering, Walchand Institute of Technologies
Leadership training with the Harvard Business School
Management Development Programme from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
Global certifications in Quality and Information Security Governance, including BS 7799 Implementation Expert, ISO 27001 Lead Assessor, Six Sigma - Green Belt
Member of the Cybersecurity Group at Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM)
Active member of the Gujarat Electronics and Software Industry Association
Former board member of large educational institutions, such as T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal (TAPMI), Symbiosis Group, Indian Institute of Technology, Gwalior