Mr. B.C. Tripathi

A transformational leader with over 38 years of experience in the hydrocarbon sector. He steered the gas sector in India and played a key role in accelerating the country towards a low-carbon economy. He has over 12 years of board experience, with 10 years as Chairman and Managing Director of GAIL (India) Ltd.

He has also served as the Chairman for Brahmaputra Cracker & Polymer Ltd; Member Board of Directors for Petronet LNG; Chairman of the Board of Mahanagar Gas Ltd; Chairman of the Board of Indraprastha Gas Ltd; and Director of Gail Global Singapore PTE Ltd. He has diverse experience of managing various joint venture and subsidiary companies.

Mr Tripathi is one of the foremost energy strategists of the country and is credited with transforming GAIL into a multi-asset multinational portfolio company. During his tenure as Chairman and Managing Director, the physical assets of the company increased three-fold, turnover rose 300% and PAT increased 200%.

Mr Tripathi is an active participant and speaker at various global conferences and forums including the World Economic Forum, Gastec, Ceraweek, etc. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Allahabad.

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