About Founder & Chairman

About Founder & Chairman

About the founder.

Sanjiv Walawalkar is a highly experienced oil & gas downstream professional with more than 25 years of experience in the field of lubricants. His expertise spreads over the perimeter of order to cash cycle of the business verticals. He is very well known globally & particularly in middle east & Africa for his niche in procurement, manufacturing, logistics, packaging & cost agility initiatives.

He has worked in Castrol India as a plant manager & then moved to middle east to head the JV of BP, Exxon Mobil & Emarat (MELUBCO). He then managed the supply chain function as Vice President for TOTAL was instrumental in preparing & commissioning the footprints of TOTAL’s local supply model to service more than 30 countries in a very cost-effective manner. He then managed the Gulf Oil Middle East as a Vice President.
He is now associated with Rosefield DAA for reinforcing their footprints in Africa & middle east.

More than 30 years of experience in building lean, learning, innovative operation teams that create competitive advantage and quickly deliver results to the bottom line. A track record of delivering superior quality, service, and cost results by thinking strategically, continuously innovating, developing and deploying general management systems, and effectively leveraging capital resources. Excellent financial, negotiation, team, and project skills to drive effective sourcing, vendor management, manufacturing, quality, distribution, and service.


  • More than 30 years of work experience in mid-size business units of global companies.
  • Hands on experience across supply chain functions and multi industry perspective.
  • Top management team member, providing relevant strategic perspectives to business policies and decision support
  • Responsible for driving the business growth through efficiently managing cost and productivity performance of the operations.
  • Managing the QHSE requirements(No accidents, no harm to people and no damage to the environment)
  • Expertise in lean manufacturing, six sigma applications, process mapping.
  • Success in large corporate MNCS as well as medium size industry working environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of FMCG & lube industry in the Middle East region, technical ability to customize plant designs to deliver desired out puts.

Strategic Partner

Rosefield Energy Tech Pvt Ltd is an organization founded with the objective of creating an ecosystem for the energy sector. Through various initiatives like Rosefield Masterclass, Rosefield University, Rosefield B2B portal, the founders want to make a difference in the energy sector. The parent company Rosefield DAA international has been founded by experts having core business consulting and facilitating search for business partners in lubricant industry . In short span of 4+ years it has carved out a niche for itself. Learn More.