Dr. B.P Sharma has taken over the charge of Chairman and Managing Director of Pawan Hans Limited (PHL). Prior to this he was working as APD and Executive Director- Projects at Airports Authority of India, Kolkata Airport. As far as his candidature is concern he is graduate engineer with MBA and PhD in Business Administration-Change Management in Civil Aviation.
Dr. B.P Sharma has 28 years of multifaceted experience in the field of Civil Aviation Management, planning and developing engineering proposals for airport facilities i.e. runways, taxiways, aprons, terminal building, airport ground lighting systems, airport operations/management, contract and project management, capital budget and revenue generation budgeting, progress and revenue/capital budget monitoring, maintenance and operations of various Engineering Services, airports safety audits, quality assurance systems and value engineering techniques.
He also worked in International Civil Aviation Organisation’s Field Project Office in Kabul as an E&M Engineer and Instructor, the work responsibilities and duties included mainly technical and economic studies of airport project feasibilities, planning and engineering activities, administrative and expenditure requirements, etc.