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Our Team

Our team consists of experts in the areas of safety, training, recruitment, maintenance, route management, customer service and public relations.

Col (Retd) M L Augustine
Managing Director - STS

Education/Qualification: Graduate in Education Technology; Post graduate in English Language & Literature; Business Administration(UK)

Col Augustine has over 4 decades of outstanding experience in various fields including Education, Administration, Logistics & Business Management. Served in the Indian Army (Education Corps) for 21 years (NDA, IMA, ACC, AEC Training College & Centre & a Sainik school) ; worked as the Director of Administration & Education Secretariat at Global Education Management Systems, Dubai , for their large network of schools in the UAE for over a decade. He has been the Managing Director STS since its inception in 2008.

An inspiring leader, Augustine is a strategist, visionary , mentor and motivator with a passion for excellence who harnesses the utmost efforts and resilience from all concerned to make the company a role model one. Under his able leadership STS has become a world leader in the school transportation industry, achieving very high benchmark in safety standards and winning many accolades and awards.

Binaifer Kapadia
Office Manager - MD office

I am Binaifer Kapadia residing in UAE since September, 1997

Education Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University along with Diploma in Secretarial Practice.

I have been a part of STS for over 8 years now.

At STS, I am responsible for providing senior level secretarial and administrative support to the Managing Director for all tasks related to handling booking's, maintaining confidential documents, files, arrangement of travel bookings and much more.

Praveen Subramanian
Head of Finance

Education/Qualification: Master's Degree in Commerce from Mumbai University and an Associate of Cost & Works Accountants of India.

With over 20 years of experience working in various organizations engaged in Shipping, Forwarding, Travel Industry, Trading & Manufacturing and Textiles in India, East Africa and U.A.E. He holds vast experience within the domains of Accounting and Finance with Core competencies in Business Finance Operations, Banking, Insurance, Control and Audit. He is well versed with various customized accounting applications used in diversified industries.

Balakrishna Gopinath FCMI, FInstAM, ACIEH, FCIML
Head of Operations

With 32 years of professional experience of managing and leading multi-cultural/disciplined teams, and strength and capability in commercial management; and extensive experience in ensuring performance and delivery, he has an demonstrable track record of successful business development and achievement of targets.

He has successfully ensured the control and delivery of each project performance against budget, and can comprehensively control performance, provide leadership, and can handle day to day running of business, including the management of resources.

Derrick Mathias
Senior HR Manager

Education/Qualification: Commerce Graduate from Bombay University with Post Graduation in Personnel Management from Xavier’s Institute of Management. Currently pursuing SPHR (Senior Professional of Human Resources)

A HR professional with over 17 years’ rich experience in Strategic HRM including Recruitment, Resourcing & Development; Performance Management; Training; Employee Engagement; Compensation & Benefits; Welfare & General Administration with well-known organizations in the UAE. The wealth of expertise comes from working across Consumer Durables Sector, Manpower Supply, Integrated Facilities Management, Ship Repairs & Maintenance, and Healthcare.

Srinivas Aratikatla
Senior Manager - IT

Education/Qualification: BSc & AMIE (ECE), MSCE, MCSA.

With over 20 years of diverse experience in IT, Networking and communication. He has got extended expertise and services in well-known MNCs. His Inquisitive and curious nature helps him in implementing the latest technology in the interest and benefit of the company

C.N.John
Manager Operations

Education/Qualification: M.com from Annamali University, Tamil Nadu ; LLB from Bhundel khand University, Uttar Pradesh ; Diploma in Labor and Administrative Law from the Indian Law Institute, Delhi.

A seasoned professional with 27 years of experience in the field of General Administration, Internal Auditing, Accounts and Education sector. Prior to joining STS, he worked as a School Administrator in North India for 18 years. Before joining STS for its India Operations in 2013, he worked in Saudi Arabia. He brings with him a vast array of experience in multifarious disciplines and is an excellent team player. Though of a silent nature, he sets very high standards and motivates his team to achieve high levels of excellence.

Vivek Bahuguna
Manager Operations

Education/Qualification: Completed my degree in Economics

Experienced and result oriented professional graduate with over 12 years’ exposure in retail, telecom and school transport ; expert in customer service, people management, operations, performance management and noted for achieving set goals within parameters of time, quality and profitability. A dedicated professional, who has worked in various environments and possesses excellent analytic, problem-solving, team-building, co-ordination and supervision skills. An effective communicator, with excellent interpersonal and people-management skills.

Samuel Thomas
Manager Operations

Education/ Qualification: MBA in Finance from Madurai Kamaraj University and B.Com from Bangalore University.

Having more than 13 years’ experience in administration, finance, sales, customer service and people management. A team player and a dedicated professional worked in various environments including school and college and possess excellent analytic, problem-solving, team-building, co-ordination and supervision skills. An effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and people-management skills.

Sean D’souza
Manager Operations

Education/Qualification: Commerce Graduate from Mumbai University

A self- motivated and result oriented professional with over 7 years of experience in customer service, administration, business operations, business development and people management which have been exercised through experience. At present responsible for leading, monitoring, motivating and managing the day to day transport operations of 11 business units and continually improving standards of performance and quality within the operation. Possessing excellent management skills and having the ability to work with the minimum of supervision whilst leading a team. Ensuring that the staff are motivated, monitored and measured in line with the company procedures and safety standards.

Rohan D’Souza
Manager Operations

Education/Qualification: MBA (Human Resources) from IGNOU

Since graduating from the Mangalore University, in BHM, he has spent some time working in the hospitality industry and became a part of STS’s dynamic team in 2009. He has completed his Master’s in Business Administration and brings with him his experience in customer service and a knack for people management. A confident, energetic individual who is an excellent team player and has developed a mature and responsible approach towards the growth of the organization.

Sheebu Mony Varghese
Administration Manager

Education/Qualification: Master of Business Administration (Human resources & Marketing)

He has17 years of multidisciplinary working experience in the field of Administration, Human resources and Marketing, Sheebu plays a pivotal role and is responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the Administration and procurement. Prior to joining STS, he worked with Indian Embassy Qatar as the Administrative Officer for seven years. He sets a very strong pace and proficiently leads and motivates his administration team to surpass and maintain a high level of service excellence.

Leejo Thomas George
Assistant Manager - Business Development

Education/Qualification: B. E (Honors) in Computing

A self-motivated, committed and a hard working professional with expertise in customer service, people and information management, sales & marketing. He provides a pleasant working environment accompanied by unwavering work ethics.





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