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Guru Rayan

Candidate ID: 652117

Career Summary

Well-seasoned HSE professional with 27 years 'experience in HSE management within high-profile organisations such as Energy, Oil & Gas and construction- sub structure, superstructure, Infrastructure and O&M projects. Proven track record of success in conducting HSE programmes,

Skill Set

HSE Manager, Risk Management, HIRA, HSE Auditor, HSE Trainer, Accident/Incident Investigation, HSE Management&Implementation,

Professional Information

Total Experience : 27

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Health & Safety / Environment

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Proven success providing technical stewardship for HSE functions across highly-regulated working environments to safeguard organisational assets, foster employee safety, and ensure sustainable service deliverables.
Credible track record of producing effective policies and implementing structured H&S approaches to achieve consistently high safety standards across water & energy, construction including High rise structures & Infrastructure, and oil & gas sectors. Successful in enabling safe working environment and minimising risks pertinent to workforce, operations, and services. Proficient in developing robust safety action plans encompassing workplace assessment, hazard identification, and remedial actions, ensuring compliance with SOPs and defined regulations. Instrumental in conducting audits and performing comprehensive assessments to identify vulnerabilities and execute counter-measures accordingly. Adept at leading multi-functional teams and strengthening core competencies through provisioning of QHSE training programmes. Adroit in cultivating strong connections with peers and stakeholders to convey H&S information in a clear manner.
Areas of Expertise
• Strategic HSE Management
• Risk Control & Site Supervision
• Process Improvement/Engineering
• Team Leadership & Training • Accident & Incident Investigation
• Risk Assessment & Mitigation
• HSE Trainings & Audits
• Emergency Preparedness • Regulatory Compliance
• Cross-functional Collaboration
• Reporting & Documentation
• Relationship Building
Career Experience

Senior HSE Manager, UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC) - Doha - Qatar 2018 – 2021
Lead H&S management functions encompassing health, medical, safety, environment aspects. Supervised office, administrative, transportation, and project activities as well as provided oversight for air, water quality, and hazardous material permit ensuring adherence to industrial regulations. Steer team of H&S advisors as a functional head for project operations. Perform safety inspections to monitor processes and resources including emergency response, fire protection system, PTW, plant and machineries, as well as PPE compliance. Implement strategies to drive continuous improvement and foster strong HSE workplace culture. Execute safety and environment system procedures according to substantial changes in legislation and company directives. Deliver monthly feedback reports, prepare H&S documentation, and discuss progress in management review meetings. Pilot training and auditing of contractors on use of safe working procedures.
Key Contributions:
• Implemented ERP act as a Chief ERP as well as conceptualised and formulated effective policies and roadmaps to optimise safety procedures.
• Deployed an HSE Management Operating System (MOS) at the enterprise, regional, global, plant and department levels to stimulate HSE awareness as well as facilitate communication, on-site audits, training, certification, and learning systems.
• Conducted audits to determine potential hazards and identify department level regulatory, permit, and compliance concerns to implement sustainable solutions, ensuring full compliance at all locations.
• Rolled-out reliable HSE reporting and metrics system to analyse incident and injury/illness data for targeted HSE activities aimed at establishing a zero-incident culture.
• Ensured active participation in the execution of impact assessment studies and risk evaluations in terms of human, moral, legal concerns, and cost implication.
• Instituted trainings as per organisational needs with primary objective of building competence and improving efficiencies of all concern operatives and EHS team.
• Delivered robust support to engineering and execution team and enhanced high-level decision making to fulfil defined statutory requirements.
• SEEF Lusail City Doha Qatar 09 Towers and Townhouses, Client: Qatari Diar, Project value: 1.6B QAR.
• Hilton Hotel, 42 Level tower, Townhouses, and Podium 5 levels – The Pearl Qatar, Client: First Qatar, Project value: 1B QAR.
HSE Manager, TEDAGUA - Spain 2017 – 2018
Directed and managed multi-faceted operations pertinent to EPCC projects of 22 MIGD SWRO desalination plant. Supervised Corporate HSE & construction of the AHWC desalination plant.
Key Contributions:
• Enforced effective strategies while maintaining optimum health and safety standards to protect surroundings from accidents and improve working performance across all major areas.
• Produced action plans with keen focus on driving continuous improvement and fostering strong HSE culture.
HSE Trainer and Auditor, Al Habtoor Leington Specon LLC - Dubai, UAE 2015 – 2016
Spearheaded auditing professionals and other employees in internal audits performance, as well as reviewed, developed, and updated audit programs and checklists. Monitored audit program implementation annually throughout HSE in accordance with defined standards and best practices. Planned, organised, and chaired numerous training programmes pertinent to occupational health, safety, and emergency in order to build competence of HSE professionals. Maintained register of HSE training covering specifications, requirements, and relevant curriculum.
Key Contributions:
• Streamlined entire training programmes and completed high-profile clocked 720 hours training.
• Piloted execution of safety policies, procedures, and loss prevention principles to avoid potential hazards and optimise working performance.
• Recommended and applied improvements procedures regarding specific areas, after discussing policies, programs, and activities of internal audit with HSE management.
• Undertook wide range of safety training activities like Scaffold Training, Handling of Electrical and Pneumatic Hand Tools, Electrical Safety – NFPA 72 E, COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health), Hazardous Material Handling, Behaviour Based Safety as well as Emergency Response and Preparedness.
Corporate HSE Manager, Turbine Air System- Barwa Group JV 2009 – 2015
Steered team of 30 HSE executives of different hierarchy by instituting HSE Management System from scratch. Introduced all aspects of HSE culture within organisation to promote safety in operations by developing and incorporating HSE strategies into overall business roadmaps. Organised and led special programmes encompassing behavioural training, EHS promotion, million award ceremonies, and best practice certification to empower safety activities. Conducted detailed system certification reviews, advancement assessments, gap analyses, and re-certification to guarantee execution of operations in accordance with implemented system.
Key Contributions:
• Achieved ISO 18001 and 14001 certifications by directing projects within defined international standards.
• Successfully reduced 18% incidents at site by investigating and inaugurating EHS programs along with substantial preventive measures in over five year’s period.
• Accomplished 1.5M man-hours without LTA through organising training sessions.
• EPCC Project for Barwa City and Barwa Commercial Avenue- Construction including roads &infrastructure works alongside 78000 MT district cooling project and networks.
HSE Engineer, Mouchel - Parkman, ME – Project Management Consultant 2007 – 2008
Delivered services as PMC to the client -NAKHEEL for Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Water Font Project, successfully providing oversight for roads & infrastructure, superstructure, geotechnical, trudging, and tunnel activities.
Additional Experience

QHSE Engineer - Marine and Industrial Division, NICO International Hydrospace - Dubai, UAE 2006 - 2007
• FA Energy Project, Jebel Ali Port Dubai. construction work of Oil & Gas plant, undertaken by the company that includes Civil, Mechanical Erection, Electrical, Instrumentation & commissioning activities.
Sr. Safety Officer - Lahoud Engineering Ltd - Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar 2003 - 2006
• Construction and commissioning of OGD III (A GASCO, BECHTEL Onshore Gas Development Project at Habshan, Abu Dhabi, UAE)
• ORYX - GTL Project at RasLaffan, Qatar - Gas to Liquid Project, a joint venture project of (QGPC and SASOL) - Erection and commissioning of 2600 Mt vertical slurry bed reactors of 50.8-meter height and Two vertical catalyst slurry hoppers of 47.06-meter height with associated piping, structures, wax treatment plant, ETO, WTP Plants, onshore/offshore facility piping with limited time period.
• RLPC - RasLaffan Power Project at Qatar - Under the EPC contractor Enel Power Corporation - 750 Mw combined cycle power project - Erection and commissioning of 4 units of HRSG Supplied by DOOSAN Korea, 4 units of Gas turbine Supplied by GE USA, 2 units of steam turbine supplied by FRANCO TOSI Italy, 4 units of desalination units supplied by FISIA Italy and the related piping, Equipments, pre commissioning activities.
• DUBAL - Kestrel Power project at Dubai, UAE - Under the EPC of Alstom Power - 175x 2 Mw Combined Cycle Power Project, for the erection and pre-commissioning of 2 units of steam turbine, 2 units of Gas turbine, fabrication and erection of HP steam piping, internal piping, testing, acid cleaning of internal piping, HRSG, With temporary acid cleaning system.
• L- Station (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority - DEVA) at Dubai, UAE - Under the EPC Contractor FISIA Italy- 5 units of desalination plant, demineralization plant, chlorination plant, Sea water intake system including traveling band screen, water diversion damper shutters, erection of vertical barrel pumps and other related equipment, fabrication and erection of various piping, pre-commissioning activity.
Safety Supervisor - Kvaerner Power Gas India Ltd. Aurangabad, Maharashtra 1997-2002
• EPIC of Fatty acid and Calcium bi carbonate unit at Colgate Palmolive India Ltd., Colgate Product complex in Aurangabad, India
• Colgate Palmolive India Ltd., Colgate Product complex in Hetauda, Nepal
• Indo Thai Acrylic Fiber Project in Pang Lima, Thailand

Safety Supervisor - Petron Engineering Co Ltd - Mumbai, Maharashtra 1992-1997
Projects Handled:
• Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemical Ltd., India for erection and commissioning of 500 mw Cogeneration plant, Hydro Crocker unit
• Tamilnadu Petro Products Ltd., Chennai, India for Installation of Epi-Chloro-Hydrine (ECH) and SRU Sulphur recovery unit of madras refinery Projects
• Gujarat Refinery Ltd., Baroda, India for Removal of 21 Km of underground firewater and naphtha pipeline network & reinstallation of the same in Live plant area


Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice - ProQUAL
Certificate in Professional Trainer - Charted Institute of Environment & Health
NEBOSH IGC in Occupational Health and Safety – NEBOSH, Dubai
Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Environmental science Bharathiyar University India - Perusing
Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.) - Madurai Kamaraj University - Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Diploma in Industrial Safety - Annamalai University Tamil Nadu, India
Licenses & Certifications

OSHA – 30 Hour General Industry (May 2021 to Present)
Lead Auditor 18001:2007 DNV (February 2010 to Present)
Lead Auditor ISO 45001 (February 2020 to Present)
ISO 22301:2019 Business continuity Management (July 2020 to Present)
Primavera Project Management P6 (January 2011 to Present)
Professional Trainer – CIEH (March 2010 to Present)
Defensive Driving Course (August 2010 to Present)
Appointed Person - Lifting Operation (January 2021 to January 2024)
Safe Confined Space Supervisor Certification (Valid up to January 2023)
Safe Scaffolding Inspector Certification (Valid up to January 2024)
Authorized Gas Tester Certification

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