Scenario Planning - SME

Ajit Sandilya

Scenario Planning - Energy and petrochemicals consultant

Experience & Activities

About Ajit

I have advised executive management of energy, mining and manufacturing companies, across Australia, Canada, India, the Middle East and South-East Asia for over 15 years.  Functionally, I advise companies on strategic risk management, major capital project management, and improving operational efficiency, specializing in scenario planning, economic assessments and impact management.  I am published as a researcher on Asian gas markets, Central Asian pipelines an offshore regulation.

I also mentor young engineers entering the energy industry in the Asia-Pacific region as it is a passion of mine.


  • Strategic risk management – Trend and uncertainty analysis, scenario planning, war-gaming, strategy re-orientation and implementation
  • Major capital projects – Project management systems, capital project risk management, technical and economic feasibility assessment, project execution improvement
  • Operational efficiency – Efficiency studies, throughput improvement, operational risk assessments, process safety, incident investigation and performance improvemen

Past Projects

  • Oil and Gas – Chevron, Shell, BP, INPEX, Enbridge, ADNOC, Sonatrach, Indian Oil, ONGC, MedCo Energi
  • Power – TransAlta, Synergy WA, Western Power, NTPC, Renew Power
  • Mining – BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Glencore, Iluka Resources, Hindustan Zinc, Anglo-American Group
  • Chemicals – Yara International, Orica, SABIC, GFL
  • Government – Alberta Energy, Alberta Environment, National Energy Resources Australia, OISD India


B.Tech., Chemical Engineering – National Institute of Technology  Karnataka

MBA, Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment – Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta

Certificate in Financial Management of Disaster, Disaster Management – World Bank Institute and National Institute of Disaster Management