Ashok Garlapati

Ashok Garlapati photographAshok’s role on the Offshore Group Committee is to represent our international members. He has nearly 30 years experience in HSE consultancy and HSE management in the oil and gas sector and is currently in the Drilling & Technology (D&T) Directorate, Kuwait Oil Company.

Ashok has extensive experience of implementing HSE management systems for process industries in line with international standards. In his current position he is involved in on-going implementation of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 (soon to be superseded by ISO 45001) standards. He is also a qualified Lead Auditor for those standards

In addition to being CFIOSH, Ashok is a Certified Safety Professional member of ASSE and a Qualified Environment Professional member of IPEP (both USA-based). He is also the ASSE Ambassador for Middle East, India and SE Asia. He is also a member of the International Association for Drilling Contractors (IADC) HSE Committee, the IPIECA Climate Change Group and a taskforce member of the IOGP Waste Management Committee.