Head of Commercial (Asia and Middle East)

Akbar Sha

Akbar Sha is the Head of Commercial (Asia and the Middle East) of BW LNG and is responsible for delivering Gas solutions in Asia and the Middle East. He leads the business development activity in the region and also holds contract ownership for two operational FSRUs.

Sha joined BW in April 2019 and holds a Marine engineering degree from the Tolani Maritime Institute, India.

Sha started his career as an engine cadet onboard Shell’s oil and gas fleet in 2005. He later joined Mitsui OSK Lines in 2007 and held various ranks as an engineer onboard their LNG fleet. He moved to MISC Group in 2016, overseeing commercial operations and subsequently business development activities.