Mr. Elias George, IAS, serves as the Managing Director and Additional Chief Secretary of Transport of Kochi Metro Rail Limited and also serves as its Director. Mr. George is a senior IAS officer with vast experience across different sectors of administration. He started his career as Assistant Collector at Thalassery and worked in different departments like Irrigation, Forest, Civil Supplies, Labour, Industries and Tourism. He has held positions in several departments in the State as well as in Central Ministries. He retired from the Indian administrative service on October 31, 2016. Mr. George has been Official Part Time Director at Cochin Shipyard Limited since August 18, 2012 representing government of Kerala. He has served on the boards of Central Government PSUs like SAIL, RINL and MSTC. He holds a degree of bachelor of technology in naval architecture and shipbuilding from the University of Cochin.