B. Anand

Nayara Energy Limited


B. Anand is the Chief Executive Officer of Nayara Energy Limited, a new-age downstream company of international scale. The company was acquired by international investors, Rosneft, and an investment consortium comprising of Trafigura and UCP Investment Group. Mr. Anand is a dynamic leader with over 30 years of experience leading high growth businesses, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships across consumer, supplier, finance, and technology value chain. Before leading Nayara Energy, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Trafigura India, the Indian arm of the global commodity trading and logistics powerhouse. Previously, Mr. Anand has served in various leadership positions with Vedanta Plc., HSBC, Citibank, Motorola India, and Future Group. He is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Just Dial and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Mr. Anand is a frequent speaker at global forums. He is involved in the advancement of health & sanitation and gender diversity agendas. Mr. Anand received a Bachelor of Commerce from Nagpur University.

Sessions With B. Anand

Tuesday, 2 March

  • 10:45am - 11:15am (CST) / 02/mar/2021 04:45 pm - 02/mar/2021 05:15 pm


    Downstream Strategies Beyond Crude & Oil Products

    Panel Downstream/Midstream/Chemicals Decarbonization Pathways

    The energy transition is pressuring downstream oil companies to simultaneously reduce emissions and compete in a slowing—and eventually declining—product demand market. Across the globe, the results of the pandemic are only accelerating climate policy, investor focus, and societal pressure to address carbon emissions from transportation fuels and the oil supply chain. How will refining profitability and investment prospects be affected by this changing downstream landscape? What is the role of biofuels, petrochemicals, retail, and other integration options in downstream strategies? How are consumers expected to respond to the added cost of lower-carbon intensity fuels?