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Mahesh Lavand Named BMT’s New Principal Consultant for Risk and Modelling, Asia

This appointment comes as BMT continues to grow its safety and asset management services across industries including energy, renewables, ports, maritime and defence.

9 September 2021

Coastal Development and Infrastructure Energy and Resources

BMT’s new Principal Consultant for risk and modelling will be based out of the company’s Singapore hub, to help better serve our existing customers and oversee expansion into new energy and asset management services.

BMT, a leading international multi-disciplinary engineering, science, and technology consultancy, today announced the appointment of Mahesh Lavand as Principal Consultant Risk and Modelling, Asia. This appointment comes as BMT continues to grow its safety and asset management services across industries including energy, renewables, ports, maritime and defence.

With over 15-years’ experience leading major offshore oil and gas and downstream projects, Mahesh has gained experience in solving challenging problems and supporting customers in achieving success in highly competitive markets. Prior to joining BMT, Mahesh was with DNV and has also worked with engineering, procurement and construction companies.

“Leveraging his technical expertise, Mahesh will take a leading role in growing existing client relationships and forging new ones. BMT is already well established in Singapore, being a National Environment Agency approved QRA consultant, and so Mahesh will work towards ensuring that our customers continue to take a thorough approach to risk management.” said Suba Sivandran, BMT Managing Director, Asia.

Singapore is transforming rapidly to position itself as a regional leader in new energy and specialty chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. Safety is of paramount importance in these industries, particularly considering local land use challenges, and with process facilities located in urban settings or near congested ports., Process safety recommendations directly impact optimum land use as well as project economics, therefore experience and expertise in these areas becomes critical to the success of new energy ventures.

"With his extensive experience, we are confident that Mahesh brings best practices and strategies to provide superior and cost-effective safety solutions to our clients. Mahesh brings an excellent approach to safety and a keen eye towards people and process that is paramount in ensuring the performance of enterprises’ operations and meeting regulatory goals." said Amelia Ang, Team Leader, Risk and Modelling.

“I am excited to start my journey with BMT and I look forward to working with great colleagues across various business areas irrespective of the location. Also, I am eager to getting started on growing BMT’s emerging portfolios, including energy transition, decarbonisation and digitalisation for the energy and maritime ecosystem.” said Mahesh Lavand, Principal Consultant, Risk and Modelling.

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