Vartika Shukla

Chairperson & Managing Director, Engineers India Limited (EIL)

Ms. Vartika Shukla is the Chairperson & Managing Director of Engineers India Limited (EIL). She is also holding additional charge of Director (Technical) and Director (Finance) of the company. An Engineering graduate from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, Ms Shukla, is also certified with an Executive General Management Program from IIM (Lucknow).

Ms Shukla started her career as a management trainee in EIL’s Process Division in the year 1988. She possesses more than 32 years of extensive technical and consulting experience across the hydrocarbon value chain and has led company to the successful completion of many prestigious projects in Oil & Gas Refining, Petrochemical, Fertilizers sector both in India and Overseas.

She has been associated with the various functions of the organization during her vast career. As Director (Technical), she has steered the Process Design, Research & Development and the entire Engineering functions of the company which are critical for project implementation. She has also been very closely associated with developing in-house competencies and strategizing for new business opportunities both in the core hydrocarbon sector and in diversified areas of operations. She has been steering several new initiatives of the company in the area of BioFuels, Digilitization, Energy Efficiency, Make In India and StartUp India and was instrumental in forging several key Collaborative Partnerships for expansion of Technology Portfolio of EIL.

She has made immense contribution to the development of National Policies especially in the area of BioFuels and future road map for refining and petrochemical sector.

She is an active member of various Industry forums like FIPI, CII, FICCI, and has served on the Editorial Board of FIPI Journal as well. Ms Shukla has authored number of significant research papers in the arena of Refining, Petrochemicals Oil & Gas, offering strategies & technical solutions to the industry. She is also recipient of various prestigious national and international awards. She was the first woman executive in Indian Oil & Gas industry to be bestowed with PETROFED Woman Executive Award. She is also recipient of SCOPE Excellence Award and MoPNG Innovation Award to name a few.