Dr. Tessy Thomas
FNAE , Distinguished Scientist & Director General, Aeronautical Systems
Dr. Tessy Thomas

Dr. Tessy Thomas was appointed as Government Nominee Director of our Company with effect from July 2, 2018. She is a post-graduate in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Guided Missiles from Institute of Armament and has also done MBA in Operations Management from Indira Gandhi National Open University. She has been awarded Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Missile Guidance by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.
Dr. Tessy Thomas, who is currently serving as Director General, Aeronautical Systems in Aeronautical Development Establishment, Bangalore, has served more than 30 years in DRDO. She had held multi-dimensional roles & responsibilities and had contributed in various fields such as Guidance, Control, Inertial Navigation, Trajectory Simulation and Mission Design. Dr. Thomas had held various key assignments in DRDO, which include Project Director for AGNI-4 project, Project Director (Mission) for the long range AGNI-5 system, Director, Advanced Systems Laboratory, DRDO.
Dr. Thomas is the Chairperson of Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Thiruvananthapuram and Indian Society for Advancement of Materials & Process Engineering, Hyderabad Chapter. Dr. Thomas is also a member in various other Professional Institutions and Societies related to Science, Technology and Engineering.
Dr. Thomas has been conferred with various prestigious Awards / Honours, the latest being the “First Ladies” Award for First Missile Woman of India from the Hon’ble President of India as Exceptional Woman who transcended barriers to be the First in their Fields on January 21, 2018.

She is not holding any share in the Company