Rumi Saifullah

Rumi is a professional Industrial and Systems Engineer and obtained his Bachelor Degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Arizona State University, USA. He has since gained extensive experience in sales and marketing of new products in the energy sector, promoting energy efficiency for Telecom networks as well as Project Development in other sectors including Railway Signaling in engagement with Global players such as Ansaldo STS and other Global Telecommunication companies. He has special expertise in LPG trading and shipping both in his home country Bangladesh and abroad. He has played an instrumental role in expanding the LPG Market both strategically with regards to supply chain and local logistical support, developing business strategy for large Bangladesh conglomerates on petroleum and downstream projects. He has been consultant to a number of Petroleum companies such as Murphy Petroleum, Total Elf Fina,Premier Oil Plc, and Heritage Oil & Gas. He has also worked as IPP Project Consultant - Occidental Energy Ventures USA Inc (a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum, USA). Rumi has also helped Global Petroleum Downstream Global Conglomerates such as Trafigura to break grounds in his home market as well as Top Global LPG players such as Petredec to gain significant market share with his long association with Petredec for over 2 decades. He has also was a consultant to one of the largest state owned Chinese oil companies namely Zhenhua Oil to help establish Downstream business for the first time in the Bangladesh market.

Rumi also has strong engagement with Waste Based value added Industry such as Organic Composting with recent engagements in Plastic Waste to Diesel as well as Waste to Energy as Consultant to Waste Concern Consultant (WCC) and WWR Bio Fertilizer (www.wasteconcern.org) which is the World’s first carbon trading based organic composting Plant. He is an Energy consultant with WCC working on Innovative Energy Projects including Renewable Energy. He has assisted in piloting the first fully integrated Solar Irrigation Pump Project in 2006 in Bangladesh and has been engaged in help piloting Solar Irrigation Project to working on developing Waste Recycling and Waste to Energy Projects.

Rumi’s accolades include the following:

  • Leadership for HR Excellence Award at the Asia Pacific HRM (Human Resource Management ) Congress 07
  • Award of Appreciation at Asia Pacific HRM Congress 07
  • Global Super Achievers’ Award by INDIRA Group of Institute awarded at the Institute in Pune on 28 th October 2007.
  • Engaged with the MAA worldwide GLOBES, Promotion Marketing awards of Asia by MDSA Australia, a global Recognition program.
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