Mr. Suhas Shivanna IAS, is crafting his niche in God’s own country. He is the 30thCollector of the Ernakulam district and one of the youngest persons to be selected to the Indian Administrative Service.
Mr. Suhas, IAS started off his career as the Assistant Collector of Ernakulam and got his first posting as Sub-Collector of Fort Kochi which comprised of Alwaye, Ernakulam, Paravur and Kanayannur taluks. Mr. Suhas was popular during his first posting in Kochi as a Sub-Collector as he emphasized on the use of technology for effective.
administration. During his tenure, Mr. Suhas bagged the best Project Officer Award for Kochi SmartCity project.  He was also appreciated for his efforts to introduce a good mechanism to curb illegal land reclamation and land mafia
He then moved on to become the District collector of wayanad and then the 49th collector of alapuzha.
He started a programme in Wayanad to meet 10 tribal chieftains every month to identify and tackle various issues they face. He also executed various projects for bringing back tribal students  to schools and he also took the tribal students for a metro ride in Kochi