UAE Chapter

Chairman – Shri Rakesh Saxena

Shri Rakesh SaxenaShri Rakesh Saxena graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering in 1987. Initially he worked for several years in Engineers India Limited. Now he is residing in UAE since 2007. He has been in the role of Project Engineering Manager and Head of Mechanical and Material Engineering Department for the past few years, handling millions of dollars of projects. He has extensive experience in Oil & Gas, Refinery, Petrochemical and LNG projects


Secretary – Shri Annu Gupta

Shri Annu GuptaShri Annu Gupta belongs to 1996 batch of Production & Industrial Engineering of Delhi College of Engineering. He completed his MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow in 1998. He presently heads the International Business vertical for one the most successful & loved bakery/snack Brand Company in India – Britannia. He comes with an in-depth understanding of global markets & its consumers, garnered & distilled with an experience of over 2 decades. He is a veteran not just in managing businesses but also in reading socio-political trends, owing to his varied & extended experience in India, Middle East & Africa. He has worked with the finest FMCG brands in his long and illustrious career – Asian Paints, Colgate Palmolive, Dabur, and now with Britannia for the past 8 years. He has also gathered enormous insights about Africa as he has lived in West Africa for 7 years.


Joint Secretary – Shri Ankit Sharma

Shri Ankit SharmaShri Ankit Sharma graduated in Automotive Engineering from DTU in the year 2013. He is currently working with a global management consulting firm in the capacity of a Manager in Dubai. He comes with more than 6 years of experience in consulting across the Middle East and Asia. He holds an MBA in Strategy from the Indian School of Business – Hyderabad. He has been in the Middle East region for more than 3 years now. During his bachelor’s at DTU, Ankit served as Vice President of Student’s Association for the year 2011-12. He also served as a Placement Coordinator for his batch in the year 2012-13. Ankit has a keen interest in the topics related to Space Science & Astronomy and enjoys cycling during his free time.