K Bhavani, a PR consultant and trainer, is currently the Managing Director of International PR Training Pte Ltd. She is an associate trainer at the Civil Service College, the Marketing Institute of Singapore, NTU-CCE and the Singapore Business Federation.
K Bhavani has served in the Singapore public sector for 35 years in various appointments. She was the Director of Public Communications, Director of Corporate Communications, the Press Secretary to the Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, and Director of Emergency Preparedness.
Bhavani was the past President of the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) for seven years from 2002-2009. She was concurrently Chairperson of the Federation of ASEAN PR Organisations (FAPRO). She now continues to serve the IPRS in her capacity as Advisor of the IPRS Accreditation Board.
She has over 30 years of experience in training and lecturing. She has trained personnel from public and private sector organisations in public communications, public relations, crisis communications and PR skills.
She holds a degree in Business Administration (NUS), a Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom and a Master of Arts (Mass Communications) from the Oklahoma City University, USA.