Through his 18 years of wide-ranging experience and training, Umesh is adept at identifying possible risks from prevailing threats and providing strategies and driving operations for risk mitigation.
Umesh is responsible for driving sales, development of new information products, and has led evacuation, consultancy and training tasks on diversified issues, ranging from counterterrorism to natural disaster, such as the 2008 Mumbai attack and the 2015 earthquake in NepalHas hands on experience of operating in multiple Asian countries like India, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives
As the Executive Director, Umesh leads all operations of Pinkerton India for its Risk Consulting and Investigation practice. He leads multiple teams which specialize in their core domains of Investigations, Due Diligence, Intellectual Property Rights, Security Management & Response Services. Prior to taking over responsibility of Executive Director India & South Asia, Umesh was associated with Pinkerton’s Global Risk Group for Asia Pacific region providing Intelligence & Geo-Political analysis. As part of this role he was responsible for analysis of regional developments on terrorism, geo-political dynamics, political and social instabilities, natural or man-made disasters, health epidemics, maritime piracy, intellectual property rights and other developments which could affect operations in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to joining Pinkerton in October 2015, Umesh worked as Regional Security Manager – South Asia for Travel Security Services (a joint venture between International SOS and Control Risks), directly supporting the Asia Pacific Regional Security Team (Singapore) in delivery of security support and consultancy to clients in the APAC Region.
Prior to joining International SOS, Umesh served as a commissioned officer in the Indian Army for seven years. As an alumnus of Officers Training Academy (OTA) Chennai, he served in the Regiment of Artillery.
Education & Training
Bachelor in Commerce and Post Graduate in Business Administration.
Risk Management, Travel Security, Investigations, Business Continuity, Intellectual Property Rights and security Trainings
ASIS InternationalOverseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
Hindi, English, Punjabi
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