Ravi Kant Somani

Executive VP & Corporate Head ( Occupational Health & Safety), Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.

Ravi Kant Somani

Executive VP & Corporate Head ( Occupational Health & Safety), Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.

Biography

Mr. Ravi Kant Somani is among some renowned Safety Professionals in India having more than 33 Years of rich experience in managing Occupational Health & Safety in industries. Academically, he is M. Sc. (Chem.) with Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety. Besides, he carries the knowledge sharing experience more than 40 specialised professional certified courses and Safety Conference of National and International repute as a learner, speaker, expert panellist and the panel moderator.

Mr. Somani is passionate about protecting lives, preventing accidents and occupational diseases among industrial workforce through effective involvement of leadership and line management using innovative processes. Better known as “System Oriented Safety Professional”, He has facilitated several organization in developing and implementing world class safety standards.
Mr. Somani has been associated with some of world’s leading organizations like Shriram Fertilizers &Chemicals (A DCM Shriram Group), Reliance Industries Limited (World’s Largest Refinery in Jamnagar), Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Reliance Energy Limited and Essar Power Limited at positions varying from Site Assistant Engineer to Corporate Senior positions. Presently, he is working with Jindal Steel & Power Limited as Executive Vice President & Corporate Head (Occupational Health & Safety).

As a part of his business assignments Mr. Somani has travelled around the world including India, Middle East and Europe.

He firmly believes that providing safe & healthy workplace to workers is not only a mandatory requirement and morale responsibility of employers but also is an unavoidable pillar of any sustainable business. Considering safety “A Top to Bottom” driven function, his every action and process of building safety culture in organizations starts from the top leaders and line managers.

Mr. Somani is Member of Health & Safety Committee of World Steel Association; Member of Committee for Health & Safety for Workers in Coal based Power Plants and Member of Occupational Health & Safety Committee of Indian Steel Association. He is also a member of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).