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Chandan Deb
Chandan Deb

Chandan Deb

Joint GM

L&T Valdel Engg Ltd.

Brief description about me
I work with L&T Valdel Engg. Ltd - Bangalore (A fully subsidiary of L&T) in the field of Oil & Gas (upstream) engineering. I am the head operation (domestic); I manage all the domestic projects / Supervising a group of Project Managers executing individual projects and depending on the various projects sizes I manage as many as 200 team members; since passed out from IIT Delhi in '84 I have apprx. 27 yrs experience in the field Power Plant & Oil / Gas engineering.Managed projects with scope ranging from Basic Engineering through Design, Procurement Services, Construction, Commissioning & Post project supports.

Challenges in job
attracting talents and retaining talents through corporate entrepreneurship.
Thing that made my job easy
focusing the Customer need and leading the team with example.
Upcoming Trends
I work in Oil & gas thus exploring the clean / non-conventional energy.
My point of View
I don’t think as a country we are doing wrong; think of the complexity of the country and big population with diverse cultures and still we are fully united. Each individual shall give something to the country and feel proud to be an India; only then we will come to the top of the world.
My goals
To lead the organization a global leader as an engg. company in Oil & gas (upstream).
Family background
I live in Bangalore with my wife Sibani – a home maker and daughter Chandni- a student of Class:VIII; we are a Bengalee; originally from Silchar (Assam).
Advice to Professionals
learn – learn - learn
Advice to College students
learn – learn - learn
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