Sanjay Sharma

VP – Middle East and India

IHS Markit

Sanjay serves as the Vice President for Middle East and India based in IHS Markit’s Dubai Office. He has over 26 years of experience in the industry with extensive Consulting, Strategy development, Due Diligence, Project management and Competitive analysis experience. He has actively participated in developing strategy, improving business performance, developing and managing joint ventures and alliances and engaging in mergers and acquisitions. Sanjay has managed assignments in Europe, Middle East, India and Asia covering wide range of products within Petrochemical, Chemical and Specialty sectors.

Sanjay started his career at Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (IPCL), now part of the Reliance group as Management Trainee and later became a Senior Process Engineer from 1991 to 2001. He worked on several Polyolefins projects from installation to the commissioning stage. He has direct operating experience and exposure to a wide variety of Polyolefins production processes and economics.

Prior to joining IHS (formerly CMAI), Sanjay worked with Saudi Basic Industries Company (SABIC) from 2001 to 2006 in various positions in their Polyolefins Business Unit. In this capacity, he developed and executed a number of projects involving large capital expenditures.  He was involved in several due diligences, merger & acquisition activities and joint venture projects in Europe, the Middle East and China.  He was also involved in the detailed investment analysis for potential projects in Europe, Africa, Asia and throughout the Middle East.

Sanjay Sharma

Sanjay Sharma

VP – Middle East and India

IHS Markit