BC Tripathi
Chairman & Managing Director
GAIL India Ltd


Steering the growth trajectory of GAIL (India) Limited in the capacity of CMD. Spearheading growth of the company and its globalization effort along the natural gas value chain. Possess diverse experience of 32 years across Gas value chain in the areas of Project Management, Pipeline O&M, contracts management, Marketing, driving Strategy, Change Management and Business development & Mergers and Acquisitions.

Additionally holding charge as Chairman of GAILGas Limited and Brahmaputra Cracker & Polymers Limited (BCPL) and as Director in Petronet LNG Limited.

Previous Experience:Director (Marketing), GAIL w.e.f. 06.07.2007 to 31.07.2009, responsible for the growth across the gas value chain- Gas Trading including R-LNG, Transmission, Petrochemicals, LPG and Liquid Hydrocarbons etc.

Started his career in 1982 as a Mechanical Engineer, joined GAIL in 1985 after an initial stint at Goodyear and ONGC.  

Professional Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical discipline 1982 batch, from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (formerly, MNREC),Allahabad University.