Saji Sam

Partner - Global Energy

Mr. Sam is a Partner with Oliver Wyman, based in Dubai. He has 22 years of Energy experience spanning across Oil & Gas and Power & Utilities. Sam has extensive expertise in Energy strategy and policy formulation, organizational and operations performance improvements.  His previous experience involved leadership positions with Schlumberger and other top-tier consulting firms.

His project experience include:

  • Development of the Integrated National Energy Strategy for Prime Minister’s Office of Iraq, covering - oil & gas, power, and industries 
  • Development of a Distributed Generation framework for a major country
  • Set up and launch of the National Renewable Energy Data & Intelligence Unit for KSA 
  • Development of the supply chain localization strategy for  renewable energy
  • Review and validation of pricing formulas and equalization mechanisms in preparation of the IPO of a major NOC
  • Set up of a performance management and monitoring mechanism to govern the National Renewable Energy Program for KSA
  • Development of processes and standards for unconventional gas operations excellence for major NOC
  • Strategy development and implementation of vocational training institutes to supply talent required to meet localization targets
  • Set up and implementing training and certification for distributed generation panel designers and installers
  • Assessment of refining strategy for a major North African country including incentives required to attract foreign investment
  • Optimization of warehouse inventory and manufacturing planning for Lubricants business of an Oil & Gas Super Major 
  • Integration of the 2030 strategy for a major NOC in Middle East across upstream, midstream, downstream, petrochemicals, and retail 
  • Operations expertise in upstream E&P sector – seismic, well data acquisition, reservoir evaluation, well completions, perforation, testing
  • Design and implementation of the O&M processes for one of the world’s largest green-field refinery and petrochemical complexes
  • MRO inventory optimization using stochastic models across 6 refinery and petrochemical complexes for a major Asian refiner
  • Business expansion for a major power EPC company involved with manufacturing towers and turnkey transmission projects 
  • Development of the product portfolio strategy for a major electrical engineering and equipment manufacturing company in Asia
  • Development of a shared services operating company to oversee 3 major oil & gas and petrochemical plants
  • Assessment of manpower requirements across multiple downstream manufacturing plants in KSA

Mr. Sam holds an MBA degree from ISB - founding schools Kellogg, Wharton and London Business School; he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai.  

Mr. Sam is a Partner with Oliver Wyman, based in Dubai. He has 22 years of Energy experience spanning across Oil & Gas and Power & Utilities. Sam has extensive expertise in Energy strategy and policy formulation, organizational and operations performance improvements.  His previous experience involved leadership positions with Schlumberger and other top-tier consulting firms.

Mr. Sam holds an MBA degree from ISB - founding schools Kellogg, Wharton and London Business School; he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai.