Maji, S.

Essar Oil Ltd., India

Shyama Maji is the head of operations of EOL’s refinery at Jamnagar. He is responsible for ensuring smooth and safe operations of all refinery process units, utilities and associated facilities. Has 30 years of experience in the refining business. Mr. Maji joined EOL’s Jamnagar refinery in 2006. Prior to EOL, he worked for 24 years at IOCL. His key strength areas include operations, technical services, process safety and HSEF. Mr. Maji has presented papers on technical and safety management at various conferences. Recently, he participated in the crude and coker panel at AFPM’s 2016 Q&A conference. He holds a chemical engineering degree from Jadavpur University.

Viewpoint: Leadership commitment for safety and sustainability

Dutta, H., Gupta, L. K., Maji, S., Essar Oil Ltd.

Management commitment is an essential ingredient for building a healthy organizational safety culture. To achieve this objective, management must provide adequate resources, along with unstinted support and direction.