DESNZ advisor Mike Mackay appointed to head up transformation at Essar UK

Essar has announced the appointment of Mike Mackay to the role of chief transformation officer at Essar Oil UK with Mike also joining the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Former downstream sector advisor to Government appointed as chief transformation officer at Essar UK

With over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Mike also has extensive knowledge of refining and the downstream oil sector in the UK. He recently returned to Essar from a successful secondment in the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero as the UK downstream oil sector’s advisor to Government.

Mike Mackay who has returned to Essar after a secondment

Mike has a Master of Arts and Master of Engineering degree from Cambridge University, is an alumnus of the London Business School and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineering.

Transforming for tomorrow

In his new role, Mike will develop and implement strategies to improve business performance and reliability as Essar transforms for tomorrow.

Essar chief executive officer, Deepak Maheshwari, said: “We would like to welcome Mike back after his secondment. This is an important appointment to a senior position within the company. Mike will work closely with me to improve business performance and reliability across Essar Oil UK.”