CH. Rama Krushna Chary, President Elect. 2016-17, American Society of Safety Engineers Kuwait Chapter was honored with ‘ASSE Kuwait Chapter’s Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) Award 2016’ during the 8th ASSE HSE Excellence Award 2016 Ceremony at Hilton Resort, Kuwait on 2 May. This annual award was instituted by ASSE Kuwait Chapter in 2011 in line with ASSE USA guidelines to recognize the outstanding contributions in advancing the health, safety and environmental profession through exemplary volunteer service to the Chapter and at professional life. ASSE Kuwait Chapter is the first and the largest International Chapter outside USA and driven by HSE Professional on volunteer basis.
Mr. Chary became the member of ASSE in 2009 and has ever since been providing volunteer services to Kuwait Chapter at various positions. He is also providing voluntary services to Environmental Practice Specialty, ASSE USA since 2011.
He is has a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, India and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Oil & Gas from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), India. He has more than 15 years of experience in various organizations such as Oil & Gas, Refinery, Consultancy and more. His experience expands to the field of waste and air quality management, compliance, permit applications and establishment and implementation of Environmental Management Systems (EMS). Currently he holds the position of Senior Environment Engineer, Drilling and Technology Directorate, Kuwait Oil Company.
Mr. Chary has been providing volunteer services as a member of Chapter International HSSE and Loss Prevention Professional Development Conference and Exhibitions, GCC HSE Excellence Award Porgrams, Chapter Secretary, Committee Head and more.
During the ceremony, Jignesh Shah, Secretary ASSE Kuwait Chapter briefed about the award and its evaluation criteria followed in selecting the ‘Safety Professional of the Year Award 2016’. Fadhel Al Ali, Chairman ASSE Kuwait Chapter along with Executive Committee members presented this prestigious award to Mr. Chary and appreciated his diligent efforts and contribution to the chapter and HSE profession.
Mr. Chary in his message thanked the ASSE Kuwait Chapter members, advisory and executive committees for the honor, along with the management of Kuwait Oil Company. He dedicated this award to all those HSE professionals who worked with him over the years for the cause of protecting people, property and the environment.