Mr. Nitin Shukla

Independent Director, GMDC

Mr. Shukla’s career spans over four decades and nearly half as CEO-MD with JVs of MNCs in India. He successfully implemented two large green-field projects that are still in operation in the energy sector in Gujarat, India. Mr. Shukla retired from Shell Group in September, 2016 as MD & CEO of Hazira LNG Pvt Ltd & Hazira Port Pvt Ltd (Shell Group companies). He lead this business since FID (Final Investment decision) taken by Shell in December, 2001. He successfully developed LNG business based on a novel spot cargo model and later based on combination of service provider coupled with spot cargoes/short term contracts. He played key role in development of non-LNG cargo port development of Hazira port through sub-concession route through international competitive bidding process. Prior to his leadership role with Shell Group Mr. Shukla was the Managing Director of Gujarat PowerGen Energy Corporation Limited (PowerGen, UK Group company) from July1999 to February 2002. Mr. Shukla was Executive Director, Gujarat Torrent Energy Corporation Ltd from November, 1992 till July 1999 playing key role in developing 655 MW gas based duel fuel power plant within budget and on schedule. Mr. Shukla had been associated as office bearer or Executive Committee member with various business and social organizations including CII, FICCI, AMA, GCCI. He was Chairman of CII-Gujarat, and member of National Hydrocarbon Council of CII and FICCI, Member of Advisory Council of CSIR-NEERI (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, National Environment Engineering Research Institute. Mr. Shukla is an Independent Director nominated by Government of Gujarat on the Board of Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd and Dahej SEZ Ltd. Mr. Shukla is associated with not-for profit organizations such as Gujarat Vishwakosh Trust, Sabarmati Ashram Preservation Trust (Gandhi Ashram), Anuvad Academy and Research Foundation as Trustee.