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Asst. Regional Grand Master
of the Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India


W.Bro. S. Ramnath, has been appointed the Assistant Regional Grand Master of the Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India, for the year 2018.

W. Bro. S. Ramnath is a post graduate Chemical Engineer, having graduated from IIT Kanpur. Commencing his career from Metal Box India, Bombay, in 1978, he has over 36 years of post-qualification experience in various managerial capacities. He has held important positions in production, quality control and marketing functions in private and public sector companies. One of the members of the core team that formed Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) in 1994, Ramnath held the position of its Managing Director from 2007-14, playing an active role in the development of infrastructure facilities and structuring of new infra projects.  He has also participated in various international programmes with UNIDO in Japan, and various conferences in Europe, USA and the Middle East. He has represented Government of Kerala in various national and international meets in promoting Kerala as an investment destination. He has been a Director in a number of Companies and Special Purpose Companies (SPVs) formed for development of infrastructure and instrumental in formation of joint ventures with both private and public sector companies created for large infrastructure projects in power distribution, transportation, and area development etc. He was the Managing Director of Kerala State IT Infrastructure Ltd, a government company established to build IT Infrastructure in the State. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of the Technopark in Trivandrum. Currently, he holds post as an advisor to Carnival Technopark, Trivandrum, as its CEO.

A member of several social organisations in Trivandrum, he is currently the Immediate past President of the Trivandrum Management Association, an affiliate of All India Management Association, New Delhi. An active member of Trivandrum Round Table No 66, he was its Chairman in 1992. He was also a member of the Rotary Trivandrum movement.

He was initiated into Lodge Trivandrum No: 16 8in 1994, and rose to become its Wor. Master in 2002. He was the founding Senior Warden of Lodge Travancore No: 329 holding several offices in the Lodges. He has held several past ranks in the Grand Lodge ofIndia and the Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India and holds currently Past Deputy Grand Sword Bearer and Past Deputy Regional Grand Master respectively. Active in all side Degrees of Chapter, Mark and RAM as Member in ThiruvanthapuramChapter No.92, Trivandrum Chapter No.125, Thiruvanthapuram Mark Lodge No.82, Trivandrum Mark Lodge No.125 and founder member in Sabaridesom Mark & RAM Lodge No.147 and Travancore Chapter Mark & RAM No.118. He is past Z in Thiruvanthapuram No.92 & Trivandrum No.125Chapters, Past Wor. Master in Trivandrum Mark lodge No.125, and past WCN in RAM. He holds past ranks in Regional Grand Chapter of Southern India and P.G.ST.BR in Supreme Grand Chapter of India. He is also a RAM RGO. He is also an active member of Thiruvanthapuram Rose Croix No;14 holding the 30th Degree.

Ramnath enjoys music, reading and travelling. Married to Ambily, daughter of R. W. Bro. Late. K. R. Rajasekharan Nayar, Past Regional Grand Master of Southern India.  She is  a post graduate in Economics, they have two daughters, Kalyani,  doing a doctoral program in legal history in Princeton University, and Minakshi, a management consultant. Both are married and are in the USA. Ramnath and Ambily live in Trivandrum and are grandparents to Avani, their 3 year old granddaughter.




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