Manish Sinha is the Chief Operating Officer, RGI Airport Hyderabad. A senior airport professional with more than 25 years of experience, he started his career as Management Trainee with Airports Authority of India and has served at various airports within the country.
He is Certified Coach & Job Evaluator by Hay’s Group and has been associated as a core member in succession planning, identification and grooming of TETs (Top Emerging Talents).
He has to his credit of establishing the 1st AOCC in India in 2007. He also introduced the concept of FBO (Fixed Base Operations) first time in India. He has proactively served as member of the state Advisory Committee on schedule Air Transport of DGCA & Member of Aerodrome Standards Committee of DGCA.
Living up to the missing statement of GMR group” Creating tomorrow today”, Manish has been a part of bringing in revolution in Aviation industry in India. He has contributed towards a host of “First” associated with GMR-Hyderabad Airport. Hyderabad Airport has the laurels of winning the prestigious ACI-ASQ award (Seven times in a row). British Safety Council conferred “the sword of Honor” & five star rating for being the 1st Airport globally. Under his leadership, Hyderabad Became 1st Airport in India to implement end to end E-boarding.
He is associated with various aviation forums globally and had opportunity to share his knowledge in Aviation Festival Asia, Aerodrome India, ICT Aviation Forum organized by SITA etc.
Prior to joining GMR Group, he was heading the department of Airport Operation Services at Mumbai International Airport. He holds a bachelor degree in Science and MBA with Specialization in Marketing
Beside his professional front, Manish is passionate towards social cause like community development, “joy of giving” and also encourages his team members to stand out for such noble cause.