Devendra Tak:Communications & Media Manager
Devendra Tak is an Indian citizen who joined CIVICUS in November 2008.
In a career spanning 20 years, he
worked with leading Indian print and online media organisations including The Times of India, the Indian Express and Business India.
also published a travel and lifestyle monthly magazine, called Signature, for Citibank Diners Club
For over four years, he worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in their communication departments.
As Regional Communications Manager with the International Federation he oversaw communications across eight countries in South Asia.
most challenging assignment was when the biggest disaster of 2007, Cyclone SIDR, struck Bangladesh.
Another important assignment was in Kashmir, where he
coordinated the launch of a novel educational programme for schoolchildren called 'Exploring Humanitarian Law'.
has studied Advertising and Marketing following his
B.A. and has also undertaken studies in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law and Refugee Law.