V. Ravi Kumar
Ravi Kumar is the Executive Director responsible for managing Crescent Enterprises’ global office operations with effective shared business services, including accounting, business processes and systems, human resources and administration, information technology, insurance, and supply chain management.
Most notably, Ravi is responsible for developing the strategic landscape of the company’s SAP ERP systems and ensuring that the organisation is nimble and responsive to business challenges and market dynamics. He is also in charge of providing strategic direction and management oversight for the company’s operations and investments, and is equally involved in business development activities.
Ravi initiated the development of the framework for defining Crescent Enterprises’ sustainability strategy and objectives. He did so with a view to drive change and ensure that environmental health, social well-being, and economic performance become embedded in the organisation’s strategy, operations, and reporting.
As a Board Member of Crescent Group, Ravi oversees all business services functions, playing a key role in establishing robust corporate governance framework for the Group and its key affiliated companies.
Prior to joining Crescent Petroleum in 1991, Ravi worked in the audit divisions of Ernst & Young in the UAE and A. F. Ferguson & Co. in India.
Ravi holds a Business of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of Delhi. He is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK, and the Institute of Cost Accountants, India.