Chief Executive Officer & Director

Mr. Punkaj Gupta

Mr Gupta joined Essel Group in 2012 to oversee the company’s expansion into the EMEA region and the eventual establishment of Essel Group ME in 2015. He has over 20 years of corporate experience in the natural resources and industrial sectors. He has held senior roles at Jindal Saw Pipes, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of iron and steel pipe products, Gap Steel, the Dubai based steel company and Meta Copper, India’s largest manufacturer of copper products. Mr Gupta is also the Chief Executive Officer of Simba Essel Energy Inc., the TSX-V listed oil and gas exploration junior focused on the onshore frontier basins of Africa.