Ram Athavale (Retd)
CBRN Security Services
Col. Ram Athavale, PhD, is a CBRN Security and Incident Management Consultant based in Pune, India.
Dr. Athavale provides advisory and consultancy services in the areas of CBRN Security, Risk Mitigation and Incident Management to stakeholders in the Government and the Private sector.
Dr. Athavale has worked extensively with the European Union's CBRN Risk Mitigation Center of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) and the Indian Government, leading initiatives and advising them on strategic issues on CBRN security and risk management.
Professor Athavale is a Visiting Faculty at some Indian and overseas universities, academic institutions and military training establishments on CBRN subjects and Disaster Management. Notable is the Masters in CBRNe Protection course at University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy. A prolific writer in CBRN journals and magazines, he has been a preferred CBRN subject speaker at many international seminars and conferences. He has also authored a pioneering book on ‘CBRN Incident Management in India’, titled “Toxic Portents”. Presently based at Pune, India, he functions as a CBRN Security, Risk Mitigation and Incident Management Consultant for companies engaged in manufacture of CBRN equipment.
As a CBRN Security and Incident Management specialist, Chebiran offers wholesome advice and consulting on the following :-
Threat analysis and vulnerability assessment
Developing a CBRN Security Plan
Equipment procurement and manpower planning for CBRN Security
Project Implementation Planning
Mitigation Plan Development
Training philosophy and curriculum for responders
Conducting CBRN training workshops
“Col. (Dr.) Athavale was instrumental in organizing Needs Assessment Workshops and National Action Plan Workshops in different countries... his vast experience & sound expertise in CBRN Risk Mitigation matters has resulted in visibly enhancing technical awareness & capability development in the East Africa Region”
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