Shri Sanjay Kumar has joined GAIL in the year 1988 and over the next 3 decades has worked in various roles across domains including Gas Marketing, LNG Sourcing/Trading/Shipping, Business Development, Gas Transmission, Projects Management & Gas Pipeline Operation & Maintenance. This cross functional and multifarious experience has enabled him to gain deep insight on all aspects of the gas and LNG value chain.
In the year 2011, Shri Sanjay Kumar was tasked with setting up GAIL’s overseas LNG trading subsidiary GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. This was the first such subsidiary created by any Indian Oil & Gas PSU and over the next 4 – 5 years he played important role in developing this subsidiary into a standalone entity that is now well established in the global LNG business. He has also served as GAIL’s nominee director on the Boards of GAIL’s other overseas subsidiaries viz. Gail Global (USA) Inc. and GAIL Global (USA) LNG LLC.
In his current role, Shri Sanjay Kumar is responsible for overseeing GAIL’s Gas Marketing and Transmission business.
Presently he is also GAIL’s nominee Director on the Boards of GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. and Maharashtra Natural Gas Ltd (MNGL).
He is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.