20 Dec Balasubramanian P
Founder and CEO
ACCIS - Air Cargo Consultancy International Services
Balasubramanian P, aka Bala is the Founder and CEO of ACCIS – Air Cargo Consultancy International Services and operates from Chennai, India.
A veteran with a global experience of four decades plus, Bala commenced his career with Air India with experience across commercial operations of passenger handling, ramp and cargo handling including a good stint with its Staff College as faculty. He moved on to Emirates Airline, one of the leading global airlines and was with them for nearly 25 years. During this period, he was also actively with global bodies such as ICAO, IATA and IAEA in the creation of regulatory and industry provisions including co-authoring global industry manuals for compliance worldwide.
Bala is among the globally well-known industry figures contributing and influencing the course and direction of the industry. He is a prolific international speaker and a panel moderator at global conferences and seminars on Dangerous Goods, Ground/Cargo Handling and Operations, Cool Chain and Logistics.
His international credentials include:
• Member of IATA Cargo Agency Training Board
• Vice Chairman at IATA Dangerous Goods Board
• One of the founder members of IATA Cargo Handling Council
• Advisor to IATA and UAE at the ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel
• Visiting faculty with IAEA Transportation related to air cargo
• Speaker/Panelist/Moderator at
o Air Cargo Handling Conference
o Conferences related to Cool Chain handling
o Ground Handling International Conference
o World Nuclear Association conference related to air transport of Radioactive Materials
o LogiSYM Conference
In his current role as a global Consultant and Advisor, Bala works with reputed entities across the wide spectrum of Air Cargo and Logistics sector in the government, public and private sectors. Areas of expertise include wide ranging functions related to airlines, ground handlers, forwarders, air cargo terminals, GSSAs, Air Cargo system providers, cargo warehouse mechanised handling system providers, Regulatory/global bodies and so on.
Mr. Balasubramanian holds an MBA degree from the Bradford University, UK in International Business, Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations (Gold medalist) Law degree from Bombay University and Graduate degree in Commerce from the University of Madras, India. He is also an avid Carnatic music follower, reader, cricketer, toast master and a quiz buff.
Balasubramanian P will be appearing in the following sessions: