Director & Chief Process Safety Specialist | ALARP Process Safety Solutions | Singapore
Premkumar is a process safety specialist with hands-on experience in process safety, process design, process engineering and operations. He is a chemical engineer with 21 years of process industry experience in petroleum refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, oil & gas and industrial gases sectors across Asia Pacific, New Zealand and India. He is an IChemE registered Professional Process Safety Engineer and a Professional Engineer (Chemical) registered in Singapore. He has a well-rounded international experience in the operating, engineering and consulting environments.
He provides engineering and consulting services in process safety & risk to the process industries in APEC region and India through his company, ALARP Process Safety Solutions. Prior to his current role, he worked for the multinational companies such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, AirProducts, Jacobs Engineering and WorleyParsons. He handled a regional process safety specialist role and provided process safety & risk engineering support to the existing operating facilities and capital projects (up to US$700MM) across Asia Pacific region. He chaired several workshops on HAZID, HAZOP, SIL assessments, Bowtie reviews, LOPA and ALARP demonstration. He led and successfully completed specialized process safety studies such as blast overpressure studies, overpressure protection studies and fire safety studies. He assisted major hazard installations in New Zealand and Singapore in their Safety Case development.