Asim has pursued B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT-Varanasi (1979) and MBA from FMS, Delhi University (1987). He started career in Rajdoot Motorcycle factory of Escorts. He has over 38 years of industry experience in NTPC, Fluor Corporation of USA and Tata Power, working in diverse fields of Project Management, Engineering Management, Project Controls, Proposals, Procurement, Contracts Management and associated functions like Quality Management, Risk Management, Expediting at Manufacturing works, Auditing, Logistics etc. Apart from Oil & Gas and Chemical projects, he has executed power projects in all energy forms – thermal, hydro, and renewables (both Wind and Solar). Asim has also worked on international projects (on assignments) in USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, Thailand and South Africa. He has also worked on multiple international projects under dispersed execution mode involving multiple offices across different continents, while working out of Gurgaon office of Fluor Daniel (India).
Superannuating from Tata Power as Chief of Corporate Project, he was responsible for all organic growth, with projects in India, Georgia and Bhutan. He was responsible for end-to-end execution of all projects, including obtaining all statutory clearances, acquisition of land and securitization of fuel and water, planning and scheduling of projects, contract administration, coordinating supplies on time, construction at site, CSR, and finally upon pre-commissioning / commissioning physically handing over the operating station to Operations team.
He has held various Senior Leadership positions in Tata Power and Fluor. Have served as a Director on the Board of four of Tata Power joint venture companies, spread across Georgia, Bhutan and India; and was the Chairman on one of these Boards.
Asim lives in Noida with his wife, who is a doctor, and daughter. His hobbies span travelling, photography, cooking and solving Sudoku puzzles.