Management Team
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Management Team

Management Team

We believe that our biggest asset is our management team which is a rich combination of professionals from diverse backgrounds and geographies-each with a deep understanding of their respective core industry, a reputation for integrity, extensive experience and well aligned to the company’s vision. At all times, DGIPL conducts its business with integrity and commitment to ethical values and social commitments. Our core values assure that we diligently investigate investment opportunities while ensuring that these investments add value to all the stakeholders.


Aarouni Verma


A Civil Engineer and a Post Graduate in International Trade and having 24 years of rich experience in different sectors. He specializes in International Trade and monitors all International Trades of DGIPL. He has expertise in the field of quality control and construction work having handled various operations and an active contribution to business development, strategic alliances and company management affairs


Uttam Singh


Civil Engineer with Post Graduate in Adv Construction Management and having 24 years of experience in Energy and Infrastructure Projects. Responsible for heading many prestigious Energy and Infrastructure projects and contributing to business development and corporate management. As Former Senior Vice President of Wilbur Smith Associates India, he handled large infrastructure projects of multilateral funding agencies, BOT projects and pre-investment studies in infrastructure sector.


Ujjal Mazumdar


Mechanical Engineer and having 24 years of experience in the Energy Sector. He specializes in engineering & design and responsible for handling all technical issues in projects in the Oil & Gas sector. He has expertise in the field of quality control activities, construction work, Engineering & maintenance. He has also received extensive training in gas station equipment, Operation Commissioning and Operational software from Instromet International N.V.


S.C. Verma


An M.Sc & A.I.S.M from IIT, Dhanbad, India (formerly ISM, Dhanbad, India) he has a rich experience of 56 years having served initially in the Dept. of Atomic Energy, India and superannuated as Regional Director, Central Region in 1999 and subsequently as Adviser to the Chairman, Reliance Industries Limited –India till 2012. A former member of the American Geophysical Union and Life Member and Patron of the Gondwana Geological Society and Mining Engineers Association of India and a member of the Apex Exploration Research Advisory Committee of the Govt. of India . He has served on deputation to the “ International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna ( Austria ): by the Govt. Of India. An astuate planner with core. Expertise in exploration, prospecting, detailed evaluation, techno-economic feasibility studies and environmental impact assessments and studies.


Dr A.K Balyan

Independent Director

With M. Tech from IIT-Delhi, PhD from Germany, he has served as MD & CEO of Petronet LNG Ltd. (the largest LNG importer of India) which is promoted by ONGC, BPCL, GAIL & IOC. Petronet attained new heights of success under the able guidance of Dr. A K Balyan. He also served as Director Incharge – HR, Business Development & Joint Ventures in ONGC Ltd. He has more than three and half decades of experience in the field of exploration, production operations, project management, business development and human resource functions in ONGC Ltd. After spending decades with public sector giant ONGC followed by the strong stint in Petronet LNG, he joined the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group as CEO – Oil & Gas Business in 2015 and served till 2018.


Muqtadir Ali

Independent Director

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC), Chairman of Petrobangla and Managing Director of BAPEX & Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company Ltd. He addressed all policy issues related to importing, marketing of liquid fuel & energy security for Bangladesh.


Syed Javed Iqbal


MBA with vast experience in investment banking and structuring of finances for investment in Energy and Infrastructure sectors. Former banker with international banks, lecturer at University in Thailand, head of investment division of IPDC Bangladesh ltd and country head of Khulna Power Company Ltd. (KPCL) which was the first Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Bangladesh. KPCL was a subsidiary of a major US Power Company (EI Paso Corp, later acquired by kinder Morgan).


Mahendra Pratap

Independent Director

IIT Kanpur alumnus with over 23 years of experience, taking up different roles across industries. During last 15 years, Mahendra has successfully developed many businesses in IT, real estate, infrastructure development and agriculture. He is the visionary behind Shiksha’s remarkable growth. He specializes in Product Development, Software Development, IT Projects, Infrastructure Projects, ODC Setup, Management consulting.


Shahidul Abedin

Independent Director

Graduate in Mechanical Engineer, Mr Abedin has more than three decades of experience in the Gas sector. As former Managing Director of Bangladesh Gas Field Company Ltd., Bakhrabad Gas System Ltd. and Director of Petrobangla, he has extensive knowledge of the gas sector and is well equipped with experience of project preparation, formulation, implementation, marketing and administration.  He has undergone local training as well as many overseas training in Singapore, USA, UK, Canada, and Australia & New Zealand.