Our People

Consulting

Aivanaa Maraea

Himadri Singh

Founder & Managing Partner

Turlough Cooling

Turlough Cooling

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Stuart Davis

Stuart Davis

Director Business Development, APAC

Amalia Olivera Riley

Amalia Olivera Riley

Senior Advisor, Exploration and Strategy

Colin McGill

Colin McGill

Senior Advisor, CCUS

Antonin Settari

Dr Antonin (Tony) Settari

Senior Advisor, Subsurface & CCS

Jasper Peijs

Jasper Peijs

Senior Advisor Exploration, Energy Transition (CCUS) and Africa

Richa

Richa

Senior Consultant, Geophysicist

Sumon Bhattacharyya

Sumon Bhattacharyya

Senior Advisor, Geologist

Stewart Ralston

Stewart Ralston

Senior Advisor, Facilities & Decommissioning

Akshay Sharma

Akshay Sharma

Senior Consultant, Reservoir Engineering

David Heath

David Heath

Senior Advisor, Subsea

Ian Veltman

Ian Veltman

Senior Advisor, Infrastructure & Facilities

Stuart McMahon

Stuart McMahon

Advisor, Facilities

Ananda Roy

Ananda Roy

Advisor Exploration Geologist

Kevin Condron

Kevin Condron

Senior Advisor, G&G

Manish Agarwal

Manish Agarwal

Advisor, Subsurface and Technology

Eddy Quah

Eddy Quah

Senior Advisor, Finance and Procurement

Rajesh Pai

Rajesh Pai

Senior Advisor, Debt Structuring

John Ciccarelli

John Ciccarelli

Advisor, Reservoir Engineering

Jon Sandvik

Jon Sandvik

Senior Advisor, Seismic Processing

Dave Russel

Dave Russell

Business Development Advisor, Europe

Judicale Tinss

Judicale Tinss

Senior Advisor Reservoir Eng and Business Development

Dibyatanu Kundu

Dibyatanu Kundu

Advisor, Reservoir Engineering

Technology

Avay

Avay

Vice President, Engineering

Amit Kiyada

Amit Kiyada

Principal Engineer, Software

Ajay Shenoy

Ajay Shenoy

Principal Engineer, Software

Mahesh Karande

Mahesh Karande

Principal Engineer, Software

Finance

AishwaryaGupta

Aishwarya Gupta

Team Lead, Finance

Bhumi Chaudhary

Bhumi Chaudhary

Team Lead, Finance

Anjali Patel

Anjali Patel

Credit Analyst, Finance

Ajay Deswal

Dheeraj Agarwal

Credit Support, Finance

Kartik Yadav

Kartik Yadav

Credit Analyst, Finance

Human Resource

Pinki Bansal

Pinki Bansal

Director, HR

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Himadri Singh

Himadri has 23 years of professional experience working in technology, finance and oil and gas. He has worked at BP in multiple commercial and leadership roles and during his consulting career has advised oil and gas companies deliver their strategic and commercial goals.

He is the founder of Apeiron Management and keen to help small and mid-sized companies during the transformation phase using his commercial, financial and technology experience.

Himadri hold MBA in Finance from HEC School of Management, Paris and Engineering in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India.

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Turlough Cooling

Turlough has 35 years of experience and delivers studies to national oil companies, major and independent companies and investors over a wide range of technical, commercial and strategic activities, including new ventures & exploration, techno-economic asset evaluations and field production & development. He provides technical due diligence studies, reserves audits and Competent Person's Reports (CPR).

Turlough is registered with the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE) and certifies reserves and resources reports for stock exchanges as a Competent Person. He holds a MSc. Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, and a BSc. Civil Engineering from Queen Mary College, London University.

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Stuart Davis

Stuart has 30 years of experience in the energy industry, primarily focussed on Asia, with a two-year stint in the North Sea. He spent a large part of his career with Geoservices in Singapore managing the Well-Logging, Production Well Testing and Directional Drilling service lines. Stuart has provided commercial and business development services to global companies and was Company Director and General Manager of SPD (now Petrofac Well Engineering) in KL providing drilling project management and well engineering services throughout the region.

Stuart graduated from the Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh) with an engineering degree.

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Rafael Morales

Rafael has more than 38 years of extensive experience in development projects for surface installations (facilities) for new fields, revitalization of mature fields, in complex and remote areas, onshore and offshore, including project management and technical consultancy for: development strategies of oil fields, new business development, project reviews, de-bottling studies, asset optimization analysis and finding viable economic solutions for challenging business scenarios.

He has worked with: PDVSA, Perez Companc, Petrobras, Mustang, Foster Wheeler, Wood Group, io (GE Oil & Gas - McDermott), Gaffney-Cline (Baker Hughes), in several countries: Argentina , Brazil, Caribbean, Colombia, Ecuador, United States, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Venezuela.

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Dr Antonin (Tony) Settari

Dr. A. (Tony) Settari has 50+ years’ experience with a large number of engineering studies of petroleum recovery. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Calgary where he taught since 1975 and held the Endowed Chair in Petroleum Engineering until 2014. His areas of expertise include reservoir simulation, fracturing and geomechanics, CCS and other geomechanical problems. He worked on a large number of reservoir engineering projects, including some of the world's largest fields, and consulted for a number of major companies involving a variety of conventional and unconventional recovery processes, as well as CCS, injection-induced fracturing and seismicity, and environmental impacts of oilfield development.

Tony has a M. Eng degree from Technical U. in Brno, and PhD from U. of Calgary. He is a Distinguished Member of SPE, and received several international prizes including the SPE Anthony B. Lucas Gold Medal, the Eni Prize “Frontiers in hydrocarbons” and the SPE C. Ferguson certificate. He is a co-author of the classical textbook on Petroleum Reservoir Simulation (by Aziz and Settari) and has written two other texts and over 160 technical publications.

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Rajesh Pai

Rajesh Rajesh started his career as a structurer in Barclays Capital and has a total experience of over 20 years in the financial services industry. He has experience in various asset classes, including working as consultant for Deutsche Bank and UBS. Rajesh is currently focussing on debt financing, debt restructuring and asset deals for ASIL Partners with a particular focus on Oil & Gas and Real Estate.

He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a B.Tech in Electronics Engineering.

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Richa

Richa is an experienced Geophysicist and a Rock Physics specialist with 11+ years of diverse experience in the oil and gas industry. Having worked in multiple basins (Barmer basin, India; Gulf of Mexico, Texas; North Sea, UK; Lower Congo Basin and Kwanza Basin, Angola) across the globe, she has accrued expertise in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs, doing 3D and 4D seismic interpretation. She has been involved at different stages of business cycle – exploration, appraisal, development and production.

She has a PhD in Rock Physics from Stanford and a masters degree in Geophysics from IIT Roorkee, India.

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Sumon Bhattacharyya

Sumon is an experienced Chartered Geologist (C.Geol) and Certified Petroleum Geologist (P.Geol) having nearly 27+ years of experience working in 39 countries. He has worked in Geological and Geophysical interpretation and integration of field, Geological Modelling, Reserves and Resource audits, Unitization, Integrated Field Studies, Field Development Studies and Seismic to Simulation workflows. Experienced working for both clastics and carbonate reservoirs with knowledge of application and algorithm design for Geomodelling software that helps him in to effectively work through complex G&G problems.

He has a masters degree in Applied Geology from Delhi University, India.

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Stewart Ralston

Stewart Ralston is a UK based Engineering and Project Management Consultant, Energy Facilities & Infrastructure Subject Matter Expert, Expert Witness (UK Register), Associate, Executive & Non-Executive Director with 30+ years energy, oil, gas, marine and green renewables experience, undertaking commercial, legal & technical advisory in many high-profile roles and projects in the UK and globally.

He is a Chartered Engineer; BSc Eur Ing FEANI CEng MIMechE, graduated in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Glasgow.

He also acquired qualifications in legal and commercial spheres by being awarded a Master of Laws (LLM) and MCIArb – Adjudicator, Arbitrator and Mediator.

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Akshay Sharma

Akshay is an experienced Reservoir Engineer with over 10 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. Having worked in both consultancy and operator, he has gained experience working on different projects for fields in Nigeria, UK, Netherlands, Oman and India. Having been involved in multiple projects across domains, he has accrued knowledge and domain expertise in Reservoir Simulation (Eclipse, tNavigator, CMG-IMEX and Tempest) and Production Analysis.

He has a Masters from Imperial College London and a Bachelors from IIT Kharagpur India.

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David Heath

David Heath has 38 years of experience in subsea engineering. He extensive experience in subsea design, pipeline engineering, pipeline installation, trenching, diving/ROV and pre-commissioning. He supervised several pre-commissioning operations culminating in the 167 km 27-inch Britannia gas export pipeline pre-commissioning. David also co-wrote the Shell in-house pre-commissioning guide with the Shell pre-commissioning expert and then became the technical lead in Shell Gannet’s pre-commissioning team.

He has a degree in Chemical Engineering and has been a chartered member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers for many years.

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Manish Agarwal

Manish has 25 years of experience in Oil & Gas industry. Areas of expertise include regional & field scale data integration, seismic and well data interpretation & geophysical support for field development & drilling. Extensive experience in seismic data acquisition, seismic processing & interpretation and field development. He has good knowledge of field development plans, static & dynamic reservoir modelling & well planning. Developed and integrated technical workflows for time to depth conversion using image ray tomography. Specialist in quantification of sub-surface depth uncertainties and subsequent probabilistic volumetric assessment.

He holds a Master in Applied Geophysics from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

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Stuart McMahon

Stuart has 18 years of experience in energy industry. He has been intimately involved in all phases of project work, from proposals, conceptual, Pre-FEED, FEED, detailed design to execution and close-out. Integral knowledge of plant design and layout standards, functionality, performance, integrity and multi-discipline interaction. Driving early definition of engineering packages and coordinated market involvement and assessment through prequalification and tender evaluation methods. Heavily involved in installation and construction execution plans and schedules along with being a driving force for a consistent cost and estimating methodology across project disciplines.

He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Portsmouth.

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John Ciccarelli

John is a highly skilled Senior Reservoir Engineer with more than 11 years’ experience in Oil and Gas industry. He has held positions in consulting and service companies in countries including Australia, Malaysia, UK and Norway.

He has worked on both onshore and offshore assets across the lifecycle of various hydrocarbon reservoirs and geologies, including; exploration asset reservoir simulation and forecasting, Field Development Planning, sensitivity/uncertainty and history matching studies on well tests and producing assets, infill well optimisation, waterflood sensitivity, and Enhanced Oil Production (EOR) strategies.

He has extensive experience of using ECLIPSE, INTERSECT and tNavigator.

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Dibyatanu Kundu

Dibyatanu has over 19 years of experience as a Reservoir Engineer, both with operators and service companies. He has worked on project and asset teams, both as contributor and leader in several countries. He has been involved in field development planning, discovered resources opportunities evaluation, reservoir management, reserves reporting, and several other facets of reservoir engineering in his career.

He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Indian School of Mines and is currently pursuing Master’s degree also in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot Watt University. In his free time, he likes to tinker with Arduino and programming languages with his son, and read, both fiction and non-fiction.

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Ian Veltman

Ian has had over 40 years of experience and undertakes consultancy work for oil and gas companies. He has wide experience in areas ranging from due-diligence audit, project evaluation, field development, conceptual, front-end, and detailed design and operating supporting the oil and gas industry including carbon-capture and storage projects. Ian’s clients have included oil and gas majors such as Shell and Exxon Mobil as well as smaller operators and utility companies.

Ian is a member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and Royal Society of Chemistry. He is a chartered engineer and chartered chemist. He holds an MA from St John’s College, Cambridge and D.Phil from the University of Sussex.

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Judicale Tinss

Judicael has over twenty years of international experience in reservoir management, geoscience and business development from the U.S, West Africa, Middle East and Europe. He specialises in asset development, operation and transformation project management helping companies navigate through their energy transition journey. He also has extensive experience in project evaluation screening and provides technical advice for due-diligence reviews, asset acquisitions, divestitures and mergers.

Judicael holds a BSc. In Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, a MSc. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master in Reservoir Geoscience from the IFP School.

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Upendra Singh

Upendra has over 24 years of international experience of upstream Oil and Gas Business. His recent experience with Schlumberger includes multiclient new ventures, geophysical field operations, contract and project management, business transformation, new technology deployment and business development. Over the years, he has demonstrated strong leadership skills and has played a key role in delivering complex projects and operational excellence with focus on QHSE and schedule.

Upendra holds a master degree in Applied Geophysics and a bachelor degree in Computer Science from Kurukshetra University, India.

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Dave Russell

Dave Russell has over 35 years of experience in the energy industry who brings a thorough knowledge and understanding of the E&P business including Project Framing, Selection & Execution, Operations Excellence through to Decommissioning & Abandonment. During his career Dave has held a variety of Leadership positions providing him a strong international knowledge of the operations, engineering and consulting businesses. Dave was previously an executive Director of a leading Energy Consultancy where he was responsible for the ongoing operations, business development and strategic direction of a specific business unit. This included full P&L responsibility for the unit with a turnover >£20m per annum employing up to150 personnel. Dave fulfilled a dual role as the Global Business Improvement Director driving best practice and knowledge transfer across the company’s Projects, Subsea and Consultancy business units.

Dave is an experienced Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers who is passionate about sustainability and driving performance improvement through the application of digital technologies.

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Eddy Quah

Eddy has 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has worked in Malaysia, Australia, Singapore and United Kingdom during his distinguished career; and has played pivotal roles in integrating Eastern and Western culture and diversity to make an organisation truly global. In addition to Procurement Performance Management, Eddy’s areas of expertise include Business Strategy; Business Analysis; Cost Accounting; Building Business Partnerships; Process Management; Performance Management; Commercial & Finance Management; Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); Business Transformation; Change Management; Forecasting; Budgets; Risk Management; Internal Controls; Value Optimisation; Business Process Improvement; Procurement; Contract Management; and Cultural Diversity and Management.

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Jasper Peijs

Jasper is a well-known oil and gas executive and thought leader in the African Energy landscape, global Exploration and the Energy Transition. He provides key expertise in four areas: 1. value creation in oil and gas; 2. Energy Transition, especially CCUS; 3. Leadership Coaching; 4. Stakeholder and Government engagement.

He has been a keynote speaker or panel member at multiple industry conferences, providing perspectives on exploration strategies and the future of energy in Africa. He sees the energy transition as a huge opportunity for both countries and companies and recently wrote an Op-ed piece for the Africa Rising Report. As Exploration vice-president, he helped grow bp’s upstream footprint in Africa from four to ten countries. Jasper is an expert in evaluation of oil and gas opportunities on a global scale with over twenty discoveries to his name across six countries. He created successful business strategies for teams in the Gulf of Mexico (USA), Egypt and more recently focused on Africa.

Jasper has been advising a variety of companies with regards to business opportunities and strategies with respect to Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS). He has a Masters in Geology from Utrecht University, a power MBA (ADP) from the London Business School and a degree in CCUS from Edinburgh University. He has recently joined the advisory board of Invest in Africa and is director of Perspective Energy Advisory.

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Kevin Condron

An experienced Geophysicist with over 25 years in the oil and gas industry. He has worked with many key operators in UK North Sea, including Total, Eni, and Chevron. Outside of UK operations in Aberdeen and London, he has international experience from assignments based in Geneva, Singapore and Jakarta. These projects included exploration, development and new ventures, most especially in West Africa and Indonesia He has additional experience in seismic acquisition and processing from his term at CGG Kevin has an MSc in Analysis of Geological data from Kingston and a BSc degree in Geology from Birkbeck College, University of London.

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Avay

Avay holds a B. Tech degree in Aerospace Engineering and Masters in Computer Science. He has started his career as Scientist in Indian Space Research Organization and has many accomplishment in the field of Satellite's Orbit Determination field. He has worked with National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India and through his work on matching engine for currency and equity derivative segment segment helped NSE to triple their average daily turn over (~15 K Cr. to ~45 K Cr daily). He worked with Open Future as Technology Head and got the best broker award from Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) of India Limited. He was one of the co-founder of Synoption Pte. and responsible for building a complete Fx Option trading (OTC Market) platform for institutional traders. He has enabled Upstox (Now #2 stock broker of India) to grow from 1 million to 4 million customer base through his technical/business accumen.

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Bhumi Chaudhary

Bhumi Chaudhary is the Team Lead of Apeiron Management Private Limited. Ms Chaudhary joined Apeiron in Q3 2018 as a credit analyst. Ms Chaudhary is a part of Special Situation Team in London and works on multiple investment strategies and asset classes, with a focus on financial modelling, credit analysis and structuring. She joins as a graduate from University of Delhi, where she earned a B. Com (Honours) degree.

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Aishwarya Gupta

Experienced Credit Analyst & a Team Lead with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Working in the testing environment of a UK based hedge fund. Areas of expertise are corporate debt and financing, Client management and engagement, Research and Corporate Presentations and Equities Market. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking, Microsoft Office, and Research. Strong finance professional with a BA Economics Honours focused in Economics from Delhi University.

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Amay Charles

Amay Charles joined Apeiron Management Private Limited Finance Team in January 2021 as a Credit Analyst. Prior to joining Apeiron, Amay did internships in both Consulting and Finance sectors. Alongside core finance, he holds a keen interest in sports and quizzes.

Amay received his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from St. Stephen's College, New Delhi.

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Ajay Deswal

Ajay Deswal is a Credit Analyst at Apeiron Management Private Limited who is recently graduated from the Batch of 2021 at Hindu College, University of Delhi. He is a team player who administer and support front office sales and trading activities. He has strong work ethics with good time management and ability to work with diverse teams.

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Nikunj Agrawal

Nikunj Agrawal is a Credit Analyst, who recently graduated from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi in 2021. He works on Structured Credit, Equity as well as research. A person with high energy levels and a learner's mindset, he is definitely a team player and thinks big.

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Ajay Shenoy

Ajay Shenoy is an experienced Software Engineer with over 10 years of experience in the field of Information Technology and Computer Science. Having worked with both service and product based organizations, he has been involved in various techonological innovations in different domains like entertainment, media, e-commerce and finance. He has knowledge and expertise in design, architecture and development of software systems and applications on Open Source and Cloud Platforms.

He has a Bachelors Degree from Xavier Institute of Engineering India.

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Mahesh Karande

Mahesh Karande is an experienced Software Engineer with over 12 years of experience in the field of Information Technology and Computer Science. Having worked with both Service and Product based organizations in various domains like VAS, Gaming and Finance.

He has knowledge and expertise in design, architecture and development of software systems and applications on Open Source and Cloud Platforms. He has a Bachelors of Engineering Degree in Electronics and Post Graduation Diploma in Advance Computing (CDAC).

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Amit Kiyada

Amit Kiyada has three years of experience in designing and implementing FinTech solutions. He has extensive knowledge and hands on experience in programming, designing and deploying solutions on cloud and on premise platforms.

He has experience in implementing Microservices Architecture, NodeJs, Python and REST API and WebSockets. Amit hold an Bachelor of Engineering from University of Mumbai and Post Graduate Diploma in Avanced Computing from CDAC, Kharagpur.

Amit hold an Bachelor of Engineering from University of Mumbai and Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing from CDAC, Kharagpur.

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Amalia Olivera-Riley

Amalia Olivera-Riley is a recognized energy industry leader with over 25 years of experience. Her strengths lie in technical and organizational leadership, with vision to transform and streamline. She has extensive experience in global exploration portfolio management and strategy development, government relations and joint venture management. Her career in a spectrum of companies from super-major to small independent across continents (ExxonMobil, Repsol, Tullow Oil) provides a breadth of perspectives. Her focus is on generating impact on individuals and organizations in areas of energy strategy, leadership, and transformation.

She obtained a degree in Geology in 1989 from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and a PhD in Geosciences from Purdue University (USA) in 1995. She was awarded Outstanding Alumni from Purdue University (2008), and more recently distinguished as Top 275 Global Female Influencers by the Energy Council (2020). As an active member of the professional community, Amalia has published and presented several papers on a broad variety of topics. She has also served on the Board of Directors for the Houston chapter of the IAPG (2009-2013), serving as treasurer, Vice-President and President.

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Jon Sandvik

Jon is a hands-on geophysicist with experience 40 years’ experience from processing land and marine seismic. His experience includes marine processing from West of Greenland to the coast of Colombia, land processing from High mountains of Zagros in Iran, Zagros foothills of Irak, Desert of Syria, Desert of Algeria, Mozambique lowlands, Borneo forests, High mountains of Peru, Swamps of Louisiana, Permian basin in Texas. Both 2D and 3D, volume processing and target oriented reprocessing. Inhouse processing with several Oil and energy companies. Produced large-scale seismic merges of several hundred thousand square kilometers.

Jon has working experience with Geco, Amarok, Just geo, Saga Petroleum, Pre Stack Solutions Geo, Sandwiki. He has masters degree from the University of Oslo in Limnology.

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Colin McGill

Colin has over 30 years experience in the Oil & Gas industry, focussing on front end management of major projects. A former VP, Colin was BP’s top front end manager and was accountable for a portfolio of more than $20 billion of major projects.

Latterly, Colin was accountable for all new low carbon projects in BP and in this role was the Project Director for Net Zero Teesside.

At Teesside, Colin developed close relationships with a range of stakeholders to ensure the success of the project. He was a member of the CCUS council chaired by the UK Energy Minister. With the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the UK Treasury, he helped develop a range of business models for decarbonisation which were published as a white paper in 2020. His relationships with the Mayor of Teesside and Teesside businesses ensured that the project had wide local support. Colin is also passionate about staff development and has had great success in creating a diverse talent pool at BP.

Colin has a first class degree in Physics from Cambridge and a Doctorate in Theoretical Physics from the University of Oxford.

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Pinki Bansal

Pinki Bansal has years of extensive HR and Consulting business experience acquired during her association with industry pioneers like IIT Kanpur, Usha Group, Asian Group, Thapar Group and Alston Technologies. With three decades of experience in the technology industry, she is in a unique position to navigate the challenges enterprises face when integrating multiple generations of systems and applications as part of their business strategies. Due to this, have gained confidence of all the clients across the Globe with our quality adherence and time bound deliveries. She holds dual master’s degree in Management and Economics.

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Nidhi Punetha

She has 7+ years of Experience in IT Recruitment and HR Operations. Worked on different skills like Java, Dot Net, UI/UX, Devops, AWS and other niche skills. Confident, Fast learner and Explorer to learn about new skills and opportunities.

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Gagan Deep

As a part of Apeiron, I take pride in ensuring that placements are a strong match for all parties - I'm interested in finding people careers rather than simply jobs. I am always striving to bring 100% to the work that I do, and my goal is to build strong, long term, mutually beneficial relationships with candidates. I am a Human Resource professional with a demonstrated history of working in the consulting industry dealing in IT Staffing PAN India, Responsible for Lateral, contractual and International hiring. Managing the entire life cycle of the recruitment process from requisition initiation to sourcing, screening, setting up the interviews, fitment analysis, offer negotiation, rolling out of an offer to post-offer follow-ups till the candidate joins.

Working closely with Business Heads and HR to understand their requirements or any changes in the same and brief them on the progress made & targets achieved. As Exploration vice-president, he helped grow bp’s upstream footprint in Africa from four to ten countries. Jasper is an expert in evaluation of oil and gas opportunities on a global scale with over twenty discoveries to his name across six countries. He created successful business strategies for teams in the Gulf of Mexico (USA), Egypt and more recently focused on Africa.

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Ananda Roy

Ananda is an experienced geoscientist with 20+ years of international experience in technical and leadership roles as operator and service provider. He has managed and led Integrated projects with multi-disciplinary team on Play screening, Resource Assessment, Field Development Plan projects, in numerous countries, basins and geological environments. He has hands on work experience on end-to-end workflow for exploration from seismic to drilling, also managing Exploration portfolio for planning and digital strategic direction to ensure business integration/ standardization. He has expert knowledge on Petroleum system modeling, Play based exploration and Borehole Image log interpretation. He has worked for major International Oil Field Service Provider Baker Hughes, Halliburton and Schlumberger, also oil and gas operators HOEC Ltd, PDO and Cairn India (Vedanta Ltd).

Ananda has master’s degree in Applied Geology from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India.