Born on 2 February 1952 at Kuravilangad in Kottayam District as son of Mr. Luka Mathew and Mrs. Mary Mathew. Educated in Cochin University, Calicut University and Kerala University winning MBA, MSc Chemistry and LLB respectively. He has also obtained CAIIB from the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.
Sri. Devassia has been working in South Indian Bank for about 36 years and retired as Dy. General Manager, Legal and Credit Monitoring / Recovery, Joining as Probationary Officer in 1975 in the South Indian Bank. He has held offices such as Assistant General Manager, Planning and Development; Dy. General Manager, Inspection and Vigilance and Principal, South Indian Bank Staff Training College. Mr. Devassia has also provided leadership for the implementation of the centralized Core Banking solution in partnership with Infosys during 2000 - 2001.
Mr. Devassia has undergone training on improving Credit Management System sponsored by IIM Bangalore and Cranfield School of Management, UK; Trainers Training at National Institute of Bank Management Pune and Bankers Training College, RBI, Mumbai.
Spouse : Elsamma
Children : Dr. Jubin Smitha
Dr. Sony Smitha
Address : 4B-Platinum Tower, Palachuvadu
Kakkanad P O, Kochi - 682 030
Phone : 9846434306