Neelesh Sogani

Chair Elect, IOSH Oman Chapter

Neelesh Sogani

Chair Elect, IOSH Oman Chapter


I am a Seasoned Senior Management HSE Professional with 22+ Years of experience in Process, Oil & Gas, Construction and Infra Industry & worked in India, North Africa & Middle East. Currently I am working as Corporate HSE Manager for Zawawi Powertech Engineering LLC and also served as Chair of IOSH Oman Chapter. I am a regular speaker in International HSE Conferences and also involved in many HSE Campaigns and Road shows.

I am volunteering IOSH actively and served as Chair for 1 year and Vice Chair for 2 years, involved in many Initiatives for Branch and build partnership with many government bodies, associations. I have swift changed the face of IOSH in Oman by making branch meetings interesting and attractive. This resulted into the branch meeting presence increase 300% and attracted many non-active members and non-Members.

I am also closely associated with governing bodies in Oman, major industry players and regulators and also actively involved in different working committees involved in changing face of HSE in Oman, this includes part of National Occupational Standard development, standardization and Simplification of HSE.

I am expertise in analyzing and deep diving to improve HSE systems and procedures, designing internal control systems and facilitating effective decision-making. He is a strategic thinker and planner to ensure Incident Preventions and to make HSE a Profit Centre rather than a Cost Centre.

I am also an Lead Auditor in auditing HSE Management System based on OHSAS 18001 standards, ISO 14001 & ISO 9001. Expertise in developing system of value added programs, designing internal control systems and facilitating effective decision-making, HSE Campaigns and CSR Initiatives.

I have won several International as well as National Awards in the field of HSE & CSR for the company from British Safety Council, American Society of Safety Engineers, Construction Week, Oman Society of Contractors, Dossier etc

I am expertise in analyzing and improving systems and procedures, Owner of creative & innovative thinking, and an Effective Change Leader – Driving cultural, managerial & attitudinal Change

I am having vast hands on experience in developing effective HSE Management Systems, HSE Management Plan & Procedures and Risk assessment. Expert in System Audits, Incident Investigation, Root Cause Analysis and developing management programs for system improvement.

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