Mr. R.K Sinha, Founder, Chairman & Managing Director
Mr. R. K. Sinha (‘RK’ to all) is a first generation entrepreneur and founder of Security & Intelligence Services (India) Limited (SIS), which started with a team of just two employees from a small rented office in 1974. Today, the SIS Group is recognised as one of the leaders in manpower security business in the Asia Pacific.
A graduate of political science and law, Mr. Sinha was a journalist specializing in crime and political reporting who widely covered the Indo-Pak War of 1971. He authored ‘Janandolan’, which is recognised as the first authentic book on the Indian Student Movement led by the revolutionary Jai Prakash Narayan. It was Mr. Sinha’s desire to assist retired ex-servicemen following the Indo-Pak War that inspired him to create a security services company.
He is now recognised as an industry pioneer and spokesman representing the private security industry before government bodies. He served as an advisor to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (1999 to 2004) and is a well-known speaker on subjects such as security, loss prevention, training, disaster management issues, etc and is a regular faculty at universities across India and the US. In recognition of his contribution, the Security Association of Singapore (SAS) honoured him with a Loss Prevention Promoter Award in 2006
Mr. Sinha has also been a champion of industry issues and associations, holding various positions including that of the Regional Vice President, World Safety Organisation (WSO) for South Asia (1989-1991); President, National Institute of Security Professionals of India (1990-1995); Area Governor of Association of Security Organisation of India (1988- 2001); Chapter Chairman, ASIS for Indian Sub Continent chapter (1990-2000); Executive Chairman, International Institute of Security and Safety Management besides being Founder Chairman of the Central Association for the Private Security Industry of India (CAPSI) and the Security Skills Council of India (SSCI).
On the personal front, Mr Sinha is deeply spiritual and a man committed to his family. He is also the President of Vatsalyagram, which aims at creating a home away from home for the elderly, destitute women and orphans. Mr. Sinha is also credited with commissioning the Indian Public School in Dehradun in 1999.
RK Sinha was elected to the Rajya Sabha (Upper House) to represent Bihar State by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) as a Member of Parliament in 2014. He has been associated with the Party since late 1960s.