Chief Executive Office
A founding member of Influit EMEA, Raj has gathered more than 29 years’ experience in the global oil and gas industry since completing his degree in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Petroleum Engineering.
Raj has held a number of senior positions during his career, including roles with a focus on well testing, process systems, early production facilities and mobile offshore production units. Latterly he was the project director on the US$1.5 billion Iraq Mega-Project, Zubair IPF based in Dubai and has also worked across a number of large UKCS projects.
Prior to founding Influit EMEA, he worked for Expro Group and Global Process Systems. Since then he also founded SIWA Petroleum which was acquired by Weatherford in 2009.
Appointed Influit CEO in April 2019, Raj has full responsibility for the implementing the board approved strategy of the company, managing all resources, leading the executive leadership team and ensuring compliance on a day to day basis. Raj has a specific focus on profitability and budget discipline, and is based in the Dubai office.
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