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Anil Razdan Mr. Anil Razdan
Former Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India
Chairman, Energy And Environment Foundation, India

Mr. Razdan, IAS Former Secretary of Power, Government of India, also served as an Additional Secretary of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas of Govt. of India. Mr. Razdan has held important assignments in the State Govt. of Haryana and Govt. of India, from time to time. He is an IAS Officer of 1973 batch from Haryana Cadre. He has rich and varied experience in various sectors like Energy, Tourism, Urban Development, Industries, Education, Water Resources, etc. He has been an Independent Director of Bharat Electronics Ltd. He has been Director of HPCL. Mr. Razdan served as a Part-time Director of ONGC, GAIL India and Additional Director of Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. He is an alumnus of St. Stephen's College, Delhi for B.Sc. (Hons.), Physics and Faculty of Law, Delhi University for LL.B.

Energy & Environment Foundation

Mr. S K Srivastava Mr. S. K. Srivastava
Former Secretary, Ministry of Coal
Government of India

Mr. Srivastava, Former Secretary (Coal) is an IAS Officer of 1978 batch (Assam-Meghalaya Cadre). He is a post graduate in Political Science has specialisation in the domain of Finance. Before joining Ministry of Coal, Government of India as Secretary in June, 2012, Mr. Srivastava was holding the post of Special Secretary in the Ministry of Mines, Government of India. In the Ministry of Mines he looked after the aspect of Mining not only in India but also abroad besides being instrumental Mining Policy and Mines & Minerals Development & Regulation Act (MMDR Act).

K D Tripathi Dr. M. M. Kutty
Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Government of India

Mr. Susheel Kumar Mr. Sumanta Chaudhuri
Secretary, Ministry of Coal
Government of India

Dr. Sun Xiansheng
Secretary General
International Energy Forum
IEF Secretariat
Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh-11614
Saudi Arabia

Mr. Lorenzo Simonelli
President & CEO, GE Oil & Gas
Fairfield, Connecticut

Mr. Mark Gyetvay
Dy. Chairman & CFO, Novatek
2, Udaltsova Street, Moscow, 119415

Ms. Titiksha Mukherjee
Director - Oil & Gas
Tieto India Private Limited

Prof. Jun ARIMA
Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment, Economic Research
University of Tokyo
Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy

Dr. Qian Zhu
Senior Analyst and Author
IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK

Mr. Alejandro Barbajosa
VP, Crude & LPG – Middle East & Asia-Pacific
Argus Media Ltd, Singapore

Mr. Swami Dayal Prasad
Chief General Manager
Corporate Fuel Management
NTPC Limited

Mr. Randeep Agarwal
Adj. Associate Professor
The University of Queensland, Australia

Mr. Susheel Kumar Mr. Peeyush Kumar
Advisor (Tech), Ministry of Coal
Government of India

Alok Perti Mr. Alok Perti
Former Secretary, Ministry of Coal
Government of India

Mr. Perti holds a bachelor’s degree in science and a master’s degree in physics from the University of Allahabad. He has completed a master’s course in social planning & policy in developing countries from the London School of Economics, UK. Mr. Perti was Secretary in the Ministry of Coal, Government of India. He has worked in various capacities with the Central Government and the Assam Government. Recipient of Energy And Environment Foundation Global Excellence Award 2013 in Coal Sector.

Dr. Gregory L. Powers Dr. Gregory L. Powers
Vice President, Technology
Halliburton, USA

Mr. Chandi K Sharma Mr. Chandi K Sharma
Managing Director Shiping
OPG Power Ventures Plc
OPG Power Ventures

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Mr. Anil Kumar Jha
Coal India Ltd.
Coal India Ltd

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Mr. Partha Bhattacharyya
Former Chairman
Coal India Limited
Coal India Ltd

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Mr. Brij Mohan Bansal
Former Chairman
Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Coal India Ltd

Mr. Dinesh K. Sarraf
Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board

Katie Warrick Mr. Liam McHugh
Policy Manager
World Coal Association, UK

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Mr. Sunil Kumar Srivastava
Senior Consultant Oil & Gas
Former CMD, Oil India Limited

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Dr. Sanjeev S. Katti
Director General
ONGC Energy Centre

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Mr. U. Kumar
Advisor (Coal), Essel Mining & Industries Ltd.
Former CMD, SECL

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Mr. Simanta Hazarika
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Mr. P. N. Hajra
Director (Technical)
Fossil Fuel Total Consultants

Mr. Erlend Hagen
Naval Consult AS, Norway

Mr. Ranajit Banerjee
Advisor (Strategic Planning and Finance)
Directorate General of Hydrocarbons

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Mr. Will Robinson
Chief Sales Officer
Realtime Instruments, Australia

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Ms. Aparna Dutt Sharma
Secretary General
Cement Manufactures Association

Mr. Rajesh Jha
Adani Vizhinjam Port Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Anil Kumar Jha Dr. Yury E. Blagov
Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Center for Corporate Social Responsibility
Graduate School of Management
St. Petersburg University, Russia

Mr. V K Arora Mr. V K Arora
Chief Mentor
Karam Chand Thapar & Bros. (Coal Sales) Ltd.
Karam Chand Tahapar & Bros

Mr. V K Arora Mr. Vinod Bhatia
Railway Board

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Vij Dr. Rakesh Kumar Vij
Adviser Director Onshore
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.

Mr. Deepak Kannan Mr. Deepak Kannan
Managing Editor, Asia Thermal Coal
S&P Global Platts, Singapore

Vinay Prakash Mr. Vinay Prakash
Adani Enterprises Limited

Mr. Vinay Prakash a mechanical engineering graduate, PG Diploma in Operations & Materials Management and a MBA in Finance, he has diversified experience across power plant maintenance, port marketing, shipping & logistics, materials management, coal mining and trading. Mr. Vinay is the youngest CEO of Adani and is currently responsible for Coal & Coke trading, Bunkering, Mining-India & Indonesia. Beforejoining Adani group in 2001, he has worked with Aditya Birla group for 8 years in various roles. Under his leadership the coal trading business has grown with a CAGR of 24.5%. Adani is the largest coal supplier in India and amongst the top 3 coal suppliers in the world. Apart from India, Adani group has already started supplying coal to China, and plans to spread its wings to Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea, Japan etc.

Adani Enterprises

Mr. Gurdeep Singh Mr. Gurdeep Singh
NTPC Limited

Mr. Gurdeep Singh Mr. B. K. Sinha
President (Coal)
Hindustan Power Projects Pvt. ltd.
Hindustan Powr Projects Pvt Ltd

Douglas S. Hamilton Dr. Douglas S. Hamilton
CEO - Upstream
Indago Energy, Australia
Indago Energy

Douglas S. Hamilton Mr. Ashish Bhandari
CEO-Oil & Gas
Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Mr. R. V. Shahi Mr. R. V. Shahi
Energy Infratech Pvt Ltd
Energy Infratech Pvt Ltd

Mr. R. V. Shahi Dr. V. K. Garg
Former CMD, Power Finance Corporation &
Former Chairman, Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission

Mr. R. V. Shahi Mr. Suresh Mathur
Former MD & CEO
Petronet LNG Limited

Mr. R. V. Shahi Mr. Manoj Jain
Director (Business Development)
GAIL (India) Limited

Mr. R. V. Shahi Dr. Avinash Chandra
First Director General, DGH
Govt. of India

Mr. R. V. Shahi Dr. R. R. Sonde
Executive Vice President Research, Technology & Innovation Centre
Member on Board of Executive Council
Thermax Limited

Mr. R. V. Shahi Mr. Varun Kumar
Managing Director
Dev Energy Equipment

Mr. R. V. Shahi Mr. R. S. Sharma
Chairman FICCI Hydrocarbon Committee &

Mr. R. V. Shahi Dr. Satish B Agnihotri
Former Secretary to the Government of India &
Professor, IIT Mumbai

Mr. R. V. Shahi Ms. Veena Swarup
Former Director (HR)
Engineers India Limited

Mr. R. V. Shahi Dr. J. S. Sharma
Member EAC, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Govt. of India

Mr. R. V. Shahi Mr. U. Kumar
Advisor (Coal), Essel Mining & Industries Ltd. &
Former CMD, SECL

Prof. P.K. Singh Prof. P.K. Singh
Coal & Organic Petrology Lab.
Centre of Advanced Study in Geology, Institute of Science
Banaras Hindu University

Tshepo Kgadima Mr. Tshepo Kgadima
President & CEO
LontohCoal Ltd., South Africa
LontohCoal Ltd., South Africa

Ashok Balyan Dr. Ashok Balyan
CEO (Oil & Gas)
Reliance Group
Reliance Group

B C Tripathi Mr. B. C. Tripathi
GAIL (India) Ltd

Mr. Tripathi is CMD of GAIL (India) Ltd., which is India’s flagship Navratna natural gas company. Mr. Tripathi is also the Chairman of Brahmaputra Cracker & Polymer Limited,Mahanagar Gas Limited and GAIL Gas Limited. In addition, he is Director on the Board of Petronet LNG Ltd., a joint venture of GAIL. Prior to taking over as Chairman of GAIL, Mr. Tripathi was Director (Marketing) of the company. He has over 30 years of experience in the domain of project planning, management & execution, Operations &Maintenance and marketing.


Mr. Prabhat Singh Mr. Prabhat Singh
Managing Director & CEO
Petronet LNG Limited, India
Petronet LNG Limited

Mr. Ravindra Singh
Chief Operating Officer - SCMS
Skill Council for Mining Sector
Skill Council for Mining Sector

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee
Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions

Dr. Shailendra Kumar Pokhriyal
Professor & Head Oil & Gas, College of Management & Economics Studies
University of Petroleum And Energy Studies
University of Petroleum And Energy Studies

Prof. Michele Aresta
Professor of Chemistry
University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Bari, Italy
University of Bari

Dr. Tahir Husain
Professor and Associate Dean (Research)
University of Newfoundland, Canada

M P Narayanan Dr. M. P. Narayanan
Former Chairman
Coal India Ltd., NLC

Dr. Narayanan worked in various coal mines of National Coal Development Corporation for more than 20 years. He was appointed as Director (Technical) of Central Coalfields Ltd. and later promoted as CMD of Central Coalfields Ltd. Later he was appointed as Chairman of Neyveli Lignite Corporation. Finally he took over as Chairman of Coal India Ltd and retired in June 1991. Currently, Dr Narayanan is Vice Chairman of World Mining Congress, President of GIS Development, President of Centre for Science, Development & Media Studies (CSDMS) & President - All India Movement for Seva.

Ms Vartika Shukla Ms. Vartika Shukla
Executive Director (Technical)
Engineers India Ltd.

C R Prasad Dr. C. R. Prasad
Former CMD, GAIL India
CMD, Everest Power Private Ltd, India

Dr. Prasad has over 40 years of experience in Indian Energy Sector with thorough exposure to various facets of the industry such as Exploration and Production of oil and natural gas, Engineering and Construction of large oil/gas production complexes located offshore, setting up of mega petrochemical complexes, petrochemical production etc. He worked as CMD and Director (Marketing & Planning), GAIL India. He also acted as the Chairman of Mahanagar Gas Ltd., British Gas and Government of Maharashtra formed for distribution of city gas in Mumbai. He also Chaired the Board of Indraprastha Gas Ltd., Delhi, a joint venture company of GAIL, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi formed for distribution of city gas and supply of Compressed Natural Gas to the transport sector in Delhi.

Everest Power Pvt Ltd

N N Gautam Mr. N. N. Gautam
ACB India Ltd, India

Mr. Gautam has been associated with ACB India Ltd since 2009. He is also associated as Advisor to Board of Directors in the field of Marketing and Business Development. He holds Ist Class Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency (Coal) from DGMS, Dhanbad. He was Director (Technical)/Advisor (Projects) with Ministry of Coal, Government of India.


Dr. B. S. Negi Dr. B. S. Negi
Former Member
Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board

Mr. Negi has 41 years of experience in the areas of Oil Refining, Fertilizers, Gas Processing, Transportation, E&P and Gas Sourcing. He has been associated with import of LNG to India from Qatar, Iran, Algeria, Yemen, Australia etc. After superannuating from GAIL (India) Limited as its Director (Business Development) Shri Negi wad appointed by the Government of India as Member of the first Oil & Gas Sector Regulatory Board (PNGRB) in 2007. He has authored two books on LNG an Indian Scenario and LNG an Emerging Global Market.

Dr. B. S. Negi Mr. Tim Patterson
Fuel Economy Solution Limited, UK

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