Experienced HSE Professional

Last Updated: 30th May 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


I am a Safety Professional with over 13 years of work experience in the Oil & Gas industry and a Master’s degree in Safety Engineering & Risk Management (M.Sc.) from University of Aberdeen. I am also a Certified Safety Professional (CSP).

I am currently working as a Process Safety Expert with Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) a part of the ADNOC Group in UAE. Prior to this, my work experience includes working for international EPC companies, Safety & Risk Consultancy and other Operators; where I gained good understanding of the international HSE Regulation, Offshore / Onshore operations, Formal Safety Assessment and safety management system. I have good understanding of project processes/phases, client expectation with respect to HSE deliverables, etc. This coupled with my international exposure to major projects in Oman, Qatar, UK, and UAE allows me to bring to the table best industry practices that will enhance the HSE performance of the project / company. My past experience of having worked internationally on different projects for some of the leading names in the oil and gas sector has made me comfortable to work in diverse work environment with multi-national workforce.


Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) USA
Certified Safety Professional (CSP #22861)

   Jan 2011
— Aug 2015

University of Aberdeen, UK
MSc Safety Engineering & Risk Management

   Jan 2007
— Jan 2008

Result: Distinction
Final Project: Development of Management System for Subsea Company

Cochin University of Science and Technology, India
B.Tech. Safety and Fire Engineering

   Oct 1997
— Dec 2001

Result: First Class
Final Project in Chemical Industry – HAZOP study and Accident Analysis


Process Safety Expert

   Dec 2014
— Current

Establish, Update, Maintain corporate Process Safety Management System that encompasses all related activities in line with latest state of art technology, industry best practices and relevant regulatory & local requirements to meet company corporate objectives.
Provide discipline researches and thorough knowledge in his expertise
Apply deep dive diagnose and analysis into problem solving
Ensure consistent interpretation of Process Safety Management System requirements
Provide support to implement Process Safety Management System requirements
Capture lessons learned and best practices related to Process Safety issues
Establish Process Safety Compliance Assurance Process.
Develop/Conduct annual Compliance Assurance Program
Perform Compliance Assurance Trend Analysis
Expert in anticipating the Process Safety business risks consequences and provide best practices to achieve optimum balance of technical, safety, operations, and integrity aspects

HSE Advisor (Risk Management & Loss Prevention)

   Jan 2014
— Apr 2015

Act as the Corporate focal point for all Technical Safety studies (HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, QRA, etc.); development of Scope of Work, Technical Bid Evaluation, participation and execution of the studies and review / approval of reports.
Support Operations with safety input for SIMOPS, review of plant modification; lead / participate in HAZOP, LOPA, HSECES identification, development of Safety Case, Process Safety, etc.
Support Projects in reviewing HSE Deliverables, participating in Formal Safety Assessments (FSA), development of HSEIA Reports, ensuring compliance with ADNOC Code of Practice, BP RP, etc.
Support Logistics during critical diving operations, load-out and transportation of critical systems, etc.
ADMA-OPCO focal point for liaising with ADNOC; review all HSE reports prior to submission to ADNOC;
Lead / participate in investigation of high / medium risk incidents and near misses; using Root Cause Analysis, etc.
Conduct site visits to perform audits on assets, rigs, barges, construction yard, etc. to identify areas of improvement
Participate in pre-qualification and contractor performance evaluation audits
Develop the scope for external HSE training and deliver in-house training as required
In charge of the ADMA-OPCO Emergency Response Centre (ERC), review and update of Emergency Response Plans, Crisis Management, support in the development of Business Continuity Plan (BCP), etc.
Key Project:
Team Leader for the Implementation of HSE Critical Equipment and System (HSECES) Management System
Focal Point for the implementation of Process Safety Management (PSM) across ADMA-OPCO assets / projects
Job Officer for the ADMA-OPCO HSE Culture Step Change Project
Job Officer for the Project to update the Safety Case for all ADMA-OPCO Assets (as per UK HSE Offshore Reg)
ADMA-OPCO Representative to Abu Dhabi Emergency Support Committee for Offshore (ADESCO) and focal point for the planning and execution of Major Emergency Exercise in line with ADNOC requirement.

Project HSE Engineer

   Jan 2009
— Jan 2012

Undertake work on projects as allocated by the Project Manager / Country HSE Manager
Participate in engineering design reviews to ensure adherence to international standards / ADNOC code of practice, etc.
Coordinate, supervise and execute HAZID, HAZOP, CONSOP, SIL, PHSER, etc. as necessary for the project
Develop and track Project HSE deliverables – HSE Plan, HSE Philosophy, Emergency Response plan, etc
Conduct site inspections (offshore / onshore project locations) and audits to ensure compliance with Company rules, code of practice, etc.
Investigation of Near miss and Accidents, develop reports, implement corrective and preventive action
Compilation and analysis of HSE Statistics and development of weekly and monthly reports
Participate in Contractor evaluation and management.
Assist the Project Manager in tracking and closing out action items on the project

Project: Storex Control System Upgrade (SCSU) Project
Location: Das Island
Client: ADGAS (ADNOC Group)
In-house HAZOP for LNG / LPG Tanks – Chairman
SIL Workshop – Technical Scribe and liaison with external consultant
SIL Verification – liaison with External Consultant
HAZID Workshop – Technical Scribe and liaison with external consultant
CONSOP Workshop – Technical Scribe and workshop coordinator
PHSER Workshop
SIMOPS Workshop

Project: Additional Power Generation (GTG Package) at Central Production Complex (CPC)
Location: Offshore Abu Dhabi – Umm Al Dalk field
Client: ZADCO (ADNOC Group)
HAZOP Study of the Tie-in of the additional GTG Package to the existing facility – Technical Scribe
HSEIA Study; focus on Environmental Impact Assessment - liaison with External Consultant
PHSER Workshop

Project: ESD System Replacement at Habshan 0 & 1
Location: Habshan Site
Client: GASCO (ADNOC Group)
Fire Proofing Study
Review of HAZOP Study and recommendations
Review of SIL Study and Recommendations

ESR Technology
Safety & Risk Consultant

   Jan 2008
— Jan 2009

Undertake work on projects as allocated by the Project Manager / Operations Manager, to agreed quality, cost and time scales.
Help to identify and secure opportunities to deliver consultancy and develop products / services to meet client requirements.
Work areas include participating and executing HAZOP, HAZID, QRA study, consequence modeling, offshore visits to compile relevant data, inspection & audits as required, development of procedures and management system, etc.

(As a Technical Scribe)
April - May 09: Dunlin Oil Production System (AMEC)
May - June 09: Dunlin Drains & Fire Water System (AMEC)
Aug 09: Osprey & Merlin Production System (AMEC)
Sept 09: Dunlin Produced Water, Service Water, Utilities (AMEC)

(As a Chairman)
Sept - Oct 09: Dunlin Drilling Package (AMEC)
Oct 09: Dunlin Electrical Systems (AMEC)
Oct 09: Dunlin Cranes, HVAC, Rotating Equipment (AMEC)
Nov 09: Dunlin Drilling HVAC, Cementing, UPS (AMEC)
Nov 09: Dunlin Chemical Injection, Aviation (AMEC)
Bow-Tie Study (Technical Scribe) July 09 - Dunlin Platform (AMEC)
Corrosion Risk Assessment Study (Team Member) February - April 09: Takeer Refinery (Bechtel)
SIL Validation Study (Team Member) of HIPPS (High Integrity Pressure Protection System), St Ferguson Terminal (Exxon Mobil)
QRA (Team Member) August 09: Rasgas Full Site QRA Update (parts count, inventory analysis, etc.)

Hydrafit Subsea UK
QHSE Engineer

   Jan 2008
— Jan 2008

Review of current QMS system (ISO 9001: 2000) and updating of SOPs to reflect practice, and ensure compliance with the new ISO 9001: 2008
Implementation and continuous improvement of general QHSE strategy in conjunction with engineering and workshop personnel
Review the existing Management system and implement steps to ensure Hydrafit Subsea's inclusion into FPAL database
Conduct a gap analysis for the existing QHSEMS with respect to ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001; develop a plan towards accreditation in both ISO14001 and OSHAS18001

Dolphin Energy
HSE Officer

   Jan 2006
— Jan 2007

Coordinate and supervise 05 HSE Advisors & 10 HSE Technicians
Ensure HSE compliance by participating in the activities of the personnel at worksites by advising, assisting and coaching them in their daily activities, ensure adherence to safe work systems (Permit to Work, SIMOPS, etc.) through regular inspections and audits, conduct JSA / TRA for critical tasks, participate in HAZID / HAZAN, etc
Assist with the introduction and application of Company HSESMS and Contractor HSE programs; evaluate contractors for overall HSE performance and contract qualification
Provide HSE inputs in tender preparation, pre-qualification and evaluation of bids
Investigates / prepares reports for accidents, incidents and near misses, and helps ensure follow-up (utilizing TAPROOT Investigation)
Prepare and maintain incident / near miss reports, statistical trends and monthly HSE report
Assists in emergency response activities for protection of personnel and assets, analyzing emergency drills, including follow-up
Manages activities to ensure inspection, testing and maintenance of safety and rescue equipment
Submits modification requests for safety equipment and procedures to improve safe operations
Develops and presents in-house HSE training as needed
Participates in prevention and remedial action for environmental aspect register (noise, waste management, environmental monitoring, promotion programs, etc.) for offshore and onshore
When required, inspect, audit and evaluate workboats, dive boats, lay/heavy lift barges and major offshore construction sites to ensure contractor compliance with HSE requirements.

The Oman Construction Company LLC
HSE Engineer

   Feb 2004
— Jan 2006

Advise the line management regarding the safety protocols and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance as mandated by the local agencies, including the client requirements for compliance with OSHA/NFPA/BS standards
Participate in Hazard Identification (HAZID) and Hazards & Effects Management Program (HEMP)
Prepare HSE documents for tender submissions and contract approval, modifying procedures and work instructions, assist in completing the "Pipeline Construction Safety Manual"
Develop emergency preparedness, response and fire prevention program, impart training and conduct regular drills.

EPC Dhulaima & Lekhwair-B LPS installation - PDO
EPC Northern Oman Gas Project (Pipelines) - Occidental of Oman
Service & Maintenance contract for PDO (Lekhwair, Kauther), Occidental (Safah and Mukhaizna), Oman LNG (Sur)
Rig move / heavy transportation contract for various companies - Fahud
3 shutdown projects at Oman LNG

Oman Oil Industry Supplies & Services Company
QHSE Engineer

   Jan 2003
— Jan 2004

Preparation and maintenance of the Management System for attaining international certification - ISO 14000/OHSAS 18000
Preparation of the Quality Management System for transitional Audit – ISO 9002:1994 to ISO 9000:2000

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