The Management Team

Mr. Thomas Mathai


With as much knowledge and experience as Mr. Mathai possesses, one is bound to be everyone’s go-to person for a quick reference in matters of the moment and others alike. Mr. Mathai is an academic by choice and a people’s person by nature. He has spent about 18 years with Riya and has been for about three decades in the aviation and travel industry and has served in various levels of in the management.

Mr. Mathai has from inception, taken a keen interest in the development of people’s skills, both academically and socially. Setting up the Riya Education services, which helps Indian students pursue their studies abroad & Riya Institute of Hospitality and training facility which makes students travel industry ready are few of the many initiative he has taken in past several years.

With more than 25 distinction and academic degrees and certificates to his credit, still enjoys continuous education and likes to keep himself updated in industry standards and procedures. An avid reader with a passion to travel different places of ancient history in education and cultural interests. He is a guest orator and enjoys sharing his knowledge and skills to develop young talents as future leaders within the organization. He has earned several awards and recognition for his continuous hard work.