Surya Narayana Veera is the Managing Director of Industrial Fire and Safety Training Academy (IFSTA). With Over 36 years of Experience in the field of Fire and Safety. He handled fire and safety services in various capacities as fire chief, in various organizations, both public and private. He has a Clear logical mind with a practical approach to problem solving a drive to see things through to completion. He always enjoys working on his own initiative team in the field of fire and safety management.

  • From Feb 2007 to March 2011 Surya Narayana worked as Advisor & consultant – fire in Reliance Industries PTY Ltd.
  • Worked highly developed skills in problem identification and implementation of effective solutions.
  • From 13th May 1996 to 31st August 2005, he Worked as Fire chief in Cairn Energy India PTY Ltd, Successfully worked with its offshore & on shore Facilities Motivated, organized and capable work under pressure.
  • From 08th June 1986 to 12th May 1996, he worked as Fire and Safety Officer – Class 1 as a Head of the Department in Visakhapatnam Port Fire Service
  • From 10th Feb 1975 to 07th June 1986, Surya Narayana worked as Station Fire Officer in Andhra Pradesh State Fire Services.

Presenting himself in a professional manner with a friendly nature and flexible individual and proven entrepreneurial approach towards objectives and task to drive successfully.

After Completion of his Graduation, Surya Narayana has done his Divisional Fire Officer’s course from National Fire Service College, Nagpur, India. Station Fire Officer’s and Instructor’s course from National Fire Service College, Nagpur, India and State Training school, AP Fire services, Hyderabad. He also qualified in Advanced Fire Fighting Course on ship fires from the Shipping Corporation of India Training Institute, Powai, Bombay, India

Surya Narayana took a Specialized training in Following Categories:

  • Flood and Rescue Operations course conducted by Director General of Combined Civil Defence and Home Guard center, Bangalore.
  • Civil Defence Course conducted by AP Civil Defence College, Hyderabad
  • Handling of ‘Hazardous Goods’ Conducted by National Institute of Ports Management, Bombay.
  • Survival at Sea course conducted by Academy of Maritime Educational & Training; Madras .
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape ( HUET) Training conducted by Marine and Offshore International ( Thailand) Chennai.
  • On seen Commander Course (level-2) Conducted by East Asia Response limited (EARL) Singapore. First Aid Course Conducted by St. John Ambulance, Hyderabad.
  • Seminar on Tank Farm Fires Conducted by the Loss Prevention Association, India.
  • International Seminar on High Rise Buildings Conducted by Institution of Fire Engineers, Delhi, India
  • Critical Task Analysis and Incident Investigation Conducted by DNV, UK
  • Environmental Legislation & ISO 14001 Standard Conducted by K. Jayishankar, Chennai
  • Team Building Workshop Conducted by Human Resource Consultants Chennai.
  • Dangerous Goods Operation and safety Conducted by IIPM Calcutta. Major Accident Hazards Control conducted by National Fire and Safety Council, Bombay Surya Narayana is Graduate Member in the Institution of Fire Engineers, India and National Safety Council, Visakhapatnam.