A graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, also received many honours and accolades and he humbly considers them as recognitions for those who played a major role in his growth. He has worked in Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited, Chennai, India in various capacities in Engineering & Inspection and Project departments. He has also worked in the refineries of Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation, Kuwait and as Managing Director of SVL Engineering Services Pvt. Ltd. About 24 years experience in Oil and Gas Industry as Inspection Engineer and as head of project management team for major projects like Merapoh refinery, Kedah, Crude gathering station, KNPC Kuwait & taken care of offsite pipeline in different companies and in the level of Project manager and Project director with ASNT Level certification in all 5 levels of NDT. Spent good time in UAE company to understand the ILI technologies related to EMAT / TFI etc, Dealt with three major ILI technologies partners ( TDW / SNZ and Lin Scan ) in coordination on different types of ILI services and done defect analysis with the past ILI reports and results. Worked with Major Oil & Gas industry players like – Kuwait National Petroleum corporation, Madras refineries, Indian oil corporation, Chevron, Petronas, Kuwait Oil Company, Ranhill, ONGC India etc. Presently taking responsibility as Managing Director for Gulf Lubes Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.