Expert Talk with Mr. Ashu Shinghal, Chief General Manager, GAIL (India) Limited.
Ashu Shinghal is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from NIT, Silchar and also holds a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA), with specialization in Operation Management. He is presently heading Corporate Strategy, Planning & Advocacy function at GAIL (India) Limited as Chief General Manager besides serving as Director on the Board of ONGC Petro Additions Ltd. (OPAL). He has also served terms as Director on the Board of Talcher Fertiliser Ltd (TFL) and Mahanagr Gas Ltd (MGL).
Mr. Shinghal has rich experience of more than 29 years in hydrocarbon sector covering diverse functional areas which includes Corporate Strategy, large scale Project Execution including cross country Gas Pipelines, Petrochemical and LNG. He works in close association with top management in strategic decision making of GAIL. Key liaison point for stakeholder engagement initiatives under natural gas advocacy program with various multilateral organizations, industry associations’ committees and think tanks. He led the Profit Maximization assignment in GAIL resulting in accrual / realization of benefits of over Rs. 1000 Cr through operational efficiencies, cost reduction and revenue maximization. Mr. Shinghal also represented the Indian industrial delegation in prestigious International Visitor Leadership program by US Govt.