Sudheer Raghavan’s aviation career started in Singapore Airlines (SIA) in 1981. Over 24 years in SIA he rose through its ranks in Inflight Services, Systems Planning, Abacus GDS, Country Management stints in Japan, Eastern USA & South America and Singapore. As SIA’s VP Passenger Marketing he held twin portfolios as Heads of Revenue Management and Passenger Marketing. He was SIA’s SVP Sales & Marketing for Cargo from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Raghavan joined Millennium Hotels and Resorts as its President, Americas in 2005, and then in 2007 as its Chief Operating Officer, Gulf and Middle East. He joined Jet Airways (India) Ltd in 2007 as its Chief Commercial Officer, resigning in 2013 to become an independent aviation consultant.
He holds a Masters degree in Air Transport Engineering from Cranfield University, UK and a BTech (Hons) degree in Aeronautical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, India. He is also currently an Adjunct Lecturer at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.