HSE Strategy Summit India 2018


Amit Kumar



Amit Saha

Chief Sustainability Officer

Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages

Arun Joshi

Member Secretary – Central Safety Council

Mahindra Group

Arvind Kumar Jayaraman

General Manager EHS

Pfizer Ltd

Bharat Dighe

Corporate - EHS Head

Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Bharat Londhe

Head Environment Health & Safety

Piramal Pharma Solutions

Bharat has a total Experience of over 24 years and is responsible for Global EHS functions. He has experience in EHS functions, Pharma manufacturing API & Formulations, Specialty chemicals manufacturing & Formulations, establishing and implementing related standards and handling inspection of various authorities. Bharat has expertise in leading & driving environment health & safety compliance for varied regulatory standards. He has worked in para military organization as Fire & Safety Instructor & Advisor/Expert for Disaster Prevention & Management Center, National Level. Over the years Bharat has worked for various multinational companies i.e. UPL Ltd, Gulbrandsen Chemicals Pvt ltd., Styrolution-BASF Pvt Ltd., Dorf Ketal Chemicals Pvt Ltd and presently is with Piramal Enterprises Ltd. Bharat has been awarder by DISH for his EHS performance as well as received the Safety man of the year award from Director DISH.

Dr. Aniruddha Agnihotri

Head Health, Safety & Environmental Sustainability

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd

Dr. Rajan Sharma

Head Corporate EHS

Glenmark Ltd

Krishnanand Mavinkurve

Vice President and Head - Occupational Safety and Health

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited

Krishnanand Mavinkurve is working as the Corporate Vice President and Head Safety & Health with Adani ports and SEZ Limited. He is a Mechanical Engineer and a qualified Safety professional. He has worked in large Indian conglomerates and leading multinational corporations which include Greaves Cotton, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Kuwait National Petroleum Company, and Dodsal Oman. He has worked overseas in the Middle East and Singapore and presented papers, imparted Safety training, led / conducted Safety audits in the companies that he has worked for. Prior to working with Adani Ports he was associated with Essar Projects Limited, as Vice President and Head HSE for Indian and global operations. In the current role with Adani Ports he is steering & leading efforts across all Adani Ports (currently 10 in Nos) and Adani Logistics Limited in the journey of Safety Excellence. This is presently being achieved through the creation of common policies and systems on Safety & Health and developing positive Safety Culture through strategic & alignment initiatives. Krishnanand is a seasoned Safety and CII Certified Sustainability professional who has been assessing various organizations for the CII-ITC Awards. He is also on the Jury Panel for CII SHE Excellence Award for Western Region. He is a frequent speaker and member / moderator of panel discussions at National & International Conferences on Safety & Health. He is also on the Board of Governors of National Safety Council of India for more than 4 years.

Mahesh Chandak

Head EHS & Human Rights

Monsanto India Limited

Mahesh Chandak has completed B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay (1992) with MS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, USA (1996). He has 22-years work-experience in consulting and industry roles and has worked for reputed organizations like NOCIL and MNC companies like MWH and Monsanto. His expertise is in the areas of chemical process engineering, environmental, safety, health and human rights. He joined Monsanto in 2011 and is currently the environmental, safety, health and Human Rights Lead for India and eight Africa countries. He is also part of Monsanto’s Asia- Africa Supply Chain Leadership team. Under his leadership Monsanto has made breakthrough improvement in its ESH and Human Rights performance and won several global and Indian reputed awards and recognition. He has been appointed as external honorary jury member by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for their annual ESH Excellence award. He is active in Indian and International industry forums and considered a thought leader in various aspects of people and plant safety. He has delivered dozens of presentations in various industry forums and to several company board of directors to inculcate a Safety Leadership culture. Prior to Monsanto, he has 14 years of consulting experience providing services to hundreds of large multinational corporations and has project experience in over 15 countries located in Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. Apart from technical and functional expertise, he has demonstrated leadership to led large teams across multiple countries and with diverse cultures. He has also coached and guided several students and young professionals in areas of higher education and professional career.

Neeraj Agrawal

Vice President Operations

Technip India Ltd

Satyanarayan Nayak

Head Environment Protection Health Management and Safety

Siemens India Ltd

Satyanarayan is an Environmental, Health and Safety Professional with more than 20 years of experience in experience in an industrial settings, projects, services and technology. He has the proficiency in developing, implementing and monitoring incident prevention programs policies and procedures to ensure continuous safe working conditions at the work place. He has diligently worked over years with key personnel within industries to develop an in-depth understanding of risk management and loss control strategies in order to assist organisations in evaluating and assessing workers’ compensation losses. With a strong ability to analyze EHS management principles and tactics for purposes of reducing direct and indirect impact of EHS risks to the working personnel, he has involved in EHS improvement projects that helped in risk mitigation, process improvement and productivity. His areas of experience are system safety, behavior safety, ergonomics, life safety and industrial hygiene. Satyanarayan is currently an EHS Team Leader with Siemens in their Building Technologies Division and responsible for EHS operations across plants, offices, projects and services.

Sanjay Marne

Deputy General Manager - HSEQ Corporate

Alfa Laval India Ltd

Satya Prakash Garg

Chief General Manager (HSE) Head - Corporate HSE Department

GAIL (India) Limited

Seshadri V K

Director Environment Health and Safety

Cargill India Pvt. Ltd.

Stephen Storey

Corporate EHS Head

Larson & Toubro Ltd

Stephen is a chartered member of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) and has over 25 year’s experience working as an EHS Professional in senior corporate roles as well as technical experience working in Strategic EHS Policy Making, Planning & Programming, EHS Tendering & Supply Chain Management, Management EHS Systems & Standards, Construction Feasibility Studies & Safety in Design, Business Resumption & Disaster Recovery Planning, Rail/Bridges/Tunnels/Marine/Water/ Power/ Dam/Road/City Development Infrastructure, High Rise Construction, Building Services/Facilities Management, Renewable/Future Energy & Sustainable Technologies Stephen has extensive experience working within multi-cultural blue chip organizations in Europe, North Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific which has enabled him in successfully implementing, influencing & communicating EHS policy to various stake holders such as company boards, all levels of management, employee’s, governmental departments, regulatory bodies, developers/clients, designers, consultants, contractors, JV partners, suppliers, NGO’s, & other international agencies. Stephen has worked in client, developer, consultant and contractor roles and is currently working for Larson & Toubro Ltd based in India as Corporate EHS Head but has also worked for other recognized & well-established blue chip organizations such as Samsung – South Korea/Global, Nakheel, Mubadala & Parsons Brinkerhoff - Middle East/ North Africa, Black & Vetch, ABB, Brookfield Multiplex - UK/Europe.

Suresh Tanwar

Chief – Group Safety & Health

Tata Group

Suresh Tanwar is Chief - Group Safety & Health with Tata Group. He has moved into this role from Tata Motors, where he was Vice President – Safety, Health, Environment & Sustainability. He is a Mechanical Engineer and a qualified Safety professional. He has worked in both – large Indian conglomerates and leading multinational corporations which include Tata Chemicals, Johnson & Johnson, Castrol (British Petroleum) & Essar Steel, as Vice President - SHE for global operations. He has widely travelled overseas and presented papers, imparted Safety training, led / conducted Safety audits. In the current role with Tata Group (108 billion USD Group with 99 companies), he is steering & leading efforts across Tata Group Companies in the journey towards Safety Excellence. This is through creation of common policies and systems on Safety & Health and developing positive Safety Culture through strategic & alignment initiatives. He is an international member of ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers) and has received ‘ASSE President’s Award – 2016’ for safety accomplishments in June this year in Atlanta, USA. Suresh is a seasoned safety professional and a recognized expert on Safety in India. He is a frequent speaker and member / moderator of panel discussions in National & International Conferences on Safety & Health.

Vinayak Marathe

Sr. Vice President - Reliance Technology Group

Reliance Industries

Vinayak Marathe is currently working as Sr. Vice President in 45b$ company Reliance Industries Limited. Heading the “Planning and Strategy” function of Reliance Corporate Technology group and R&D function, also heading the R&D large scale projects and operation at JN for break-through technology Algea to Oil. Total 36 years of experience in Petrochemical Industry in the areas of plant operation, new grass root projects, operation excellence, product development, plant economics, technology selection & development, industrial relation, planning & strategy and business transformation. He has completed his B. Tech in Chemical Engineering. Delivered talk in several national and international conferences on Operation Excellence, Innovation, HSE, Aromatic Technology & Business.

Viren Dhulla

Head of Health Safety & Wellbeing

Vodafone India Ltd

Viren is a Chemical Engineer, Graduate Fire Engineer from IFE, New Delhi and completed his Advance Diploma in Industrial Safety from TBIA, Navi Mumbai. He has done NEBOSH International Diploma and PGDBA in General Management from Welingkars Institute, Mumbai. He is also a certified lead auditor for OHSAS 18001. A dynamic and astute professional with more than 16 years working experience in the field of occupational health, safety, environment and well-being. Worked across a wide spectrum of consulting, manufacturing and service sectors in various roles to help and support organisational goal of preventing injuries and saving lives. Has worked in varied types of industries like Bulk Drugs & Pharma - Cipla, Engineering - Godrej & Boyce, Insurance & Risk Consulting - Cholamandalam MS Risk Services and Telecom - Vodafone. Worked as a consultant for 5 years and has experience of giving services to varied variety of industries on health and safety projects. In the consulting stint he has experience of partnering with more than 250 organisations.