Former Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Kerala.Vice Chancellor of Kerala University; Lecturer in Civil Engineering; Additional Chief Secretary in the rank of Chief Secretary of State [1998-2000]; First Member, Board of Revenue, and Principal Secretary to Government, Tourism, Information and Cultural Affairs, also in the rank of Chief Secretary; Principal Secretary to Govt, Tourism, Information & Cultural Affairs [1996-1998]; Second Member, Board of Revenue, in charge of Land Revenue and Transport Commissioner Secretary to Government, General Education [1988-96]; Chairman, Cochin Port Trust [1984-88]; Finance Secretary, Kerala State [1982-84]; Secretary to Government, Transport, Fisheries and Ports [1980-82]; Expenditure Secretary, Kerala State [1979-80]; Chief Executive, State Road Transport Corporation [1977-79]; Managing Director, Travancore Titanium [1975-77]; Project Coordinator, Idukki Hydel Project & District Collector [1971-75]; District Collector, Palakkad [1970-71]; Managing Director, Handloom Development Corporation[1968-70]; Sub Collector Assistant Collector [Under Training].
V K Mathews is the Founder and Executive Chairman of The IBS Group. Mathews founded IBS in 1997 with a vision to redefine the way the global travel, transportation and logistics industries managed their businesses. What started as a modest entrepreneurial venture with 55 inexperienced engineers and a single customer is, today, a multinational corporation, serving over 170 clients worldwide, employing over 2000 professionals from 30 different nationalities and poised to be the No. 1 IT solution provider to the global air transportation industry. Mathews was instrumental in IBS acquiring six international companies (in Europe, USA and India) during its 19 year journey which has added its portfolio of offerings to some of the best airlines, busiest airports, leading cruise lines, top oil & gas companies and renowned travel distributors & hotel groups in the world.
Managing Director, Shankland Cox, U.A.E
- Former Vice Chancellor, Kerala University and Fellow of Indian Society of Life Sciences
Former Principal, College of Engineering,TVM, Former Executive Secretary- ISTE