Ashutosh Karnatak

GAIL India Ltd.

Chairman & Managing Director

Dr. Ashutosh Karnatak carries a rich experience of over 37 years in the hydrocarbon sector and has assumed charge of C&MD, GAIL on 01 August 2019. He is also concurrently serving as Director (Projects), since March, 2014. A lifelong learner, Dr. Karnatak an Electrical Engineering alumni of HBTI, Kanpur is a post graduate from IIT, Delhi and is also a Fellow Doctorate of UPES, Dehradun. A multi-talented personality and a keen academic, Dr. Karnatak has authored several books on a range of topics including project management, Oil & Gas and self-development. He is proponent of movement called PI-CI-PI (Positive India-Competitive India - Projectised India)

A lifelong career dedicated to developing large scale infrastructure projects he has acquired hands-on expertise in Contract Negotiation & Management and Conflict resolution. Dr Karnatak has also developed an innovative Project Monitoring and Controlling technique called ‘Arjuna – (MC4E2)e and also a capability building model named ‘BeDoPe’.

He actively involved in spreading wellbeing in the society through sustainable and impactful actions in resources, energy, environment, education and health.

SESSIONS WITH Ashutosh Karnatak

Tuesday, October 15