Commander Jayakrishnan N Nair (Retd), Indian Navy, is an electronics engineer by profession, specialised in Aerospace and Avionics. He has served the Indian Navy for 25 years as an Aviator and was responsible for the successful planning, execution and delivery of several projects and assignments across diverse segments.
Cdr Nair was associated with many DRDO projects while in service and has been selected as a technical expert by DRDO-TDF programme under the ‘Make in India’ initiative. Presently, he is a pro-bono Defence and Aerospace consultant. He has a wide experience in aircraft quality assurance as well as aircraft airworthiness certification, and has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in defence electronics and associated systems during his illustrious career.
Cdr Nair is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Kolkata and a life member of Aeronautical Society of India; All India Management Association, New Delhi; Computer Society of India, Mumbai and the Indian Society of Training and Development, New Delhi. Apart from an MTech in Aeronautical Engineering and MBA in HRM, he has been honoured with a Doctorate in Advanced Studies (Science) by the University of Azteca, Mexico. He is also an associate member of the prestigious Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA), New Delhi.