EVP Technical

Ashok Krishnan

Ashok Krishnan is the EVP Technical of BW LNG and oversees the fleets’ day-to-day affairs and the new build activities of the Group.

He joined BW in 2014 as the Business Development Manager for the Middle East and Asian markets of the Gas Solutions arm of BW Group, before eventually heading the commercial arm of BW LNG in 2016.

He is a certified Chief Engineer and holds a Masters in Marine Engineering from Glasgow College of Nautical Studies (GCNS).

Krishnan started his career as a Junior Engineer in 1998 sailing onboard gas vessels before becoming the Chief Engineer in 2006 with Exmar NV, a leading ship owner and operator of LNG and LPG ships. He subsequently came ashore in 2007, first as part of the new building site team for Exmar NV, where he was responsible for the outfitting of machinery departments for a series of FSRUs. He later worked as Fleet Technical Superintendent for several years. In 2012, Krishnan took on the role of the Fleet Manager, overseeing the technical and marine operations for a fleet of seismic vessels.