Ravi Kumar is the Executive Director responsible for managing Crescent Enterprises’ global office operations with innovative and effective shared business services, including accounting, business process & systems, human resources & administration, information technology, insurance, and supply chain management. As part of this function, Ravi is responsible for developing the strategic landscape of the company’s SAP ERP systems and ensure that the organisation is transformed and geared up to meet challenges of business growth 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 wellbeing, and economic performance become embedded in the organisation’s strategy, operations, and reporting.
As a Board Member of the Crescent Group, Ravi is responsible for overseeing all business services functions, playing a key role in establishing a 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.