Managing Director and Oil & Gas EMEA, Société Générale CIB
Arun has 20 years of experience in the banking industry, including of 15 years of global experience in advising, structuring, and raising finance across oil & gas value chain. He is a seasoned financial professional with extensive experience in providing strategic financial counsel to leading international oil companies, national oil companies, oil and gas independents and private equity/infrastructure funds.
Over the years, Arun has helped oil and focused clients to formulate capital raising strategies and raise finance from multiple sources including Export Credit Agencies, Multilatreals, Commercial Banks and Capital Markets. Since 2007, he has helped Société Générale build, from scratch, a global upstream oil & gas finance business outside North America. He is responsible for the origination and execution of financial advisory mandates including structuring limited-recourse financings in the oil & gas sector. Prior to SG, Arun worked in HSBC’s project financing department based in London, where he was involved in project financing transactions in downstream and mid-stream sector.
Arun’s professional experience spans through Africa, Asia, Middle- East and Europe. Within these regions, he offers direct transaction experience in the United Kingdom, Norway, Egypt, Nigeria, Ghana, Chad, Senegal, Oman, Israel, India, Japan and other countries.