Mr. Atul Sobti is the Director General of Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), an apex body of the Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) of India, promoting excellence and enabling them to be globally competitive. Prior to taking over as DG, SCOPE, Mr. Atul Sobti was Chairman & Managing Director of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a leading PSE of the country and one of the India’s largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in energy and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Sobti is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate with Post-Graduation in International Management and Diploma in Project Management. He is also Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineers (India). Mr. Sobti is also a Member of World Energy Council (Studies Committee).
Mr. Sobti has a repertoire of diverse and versatile professional experience of nearly four decades working in various capacities, including nearly six years at Board level. As a visionary leader, he was responsible for a turnaround of BHEL operations during the time he was at the helm. He was also the erstwhile Chairman of Raichur Power Corporation Limited, Karnataka, India; former Member of the General Assembly, Electrical Construction Company, Libya. He has a wide-ranging experience in areas of strategic management, international business, Marketing, Business Development, Project Management, Manufacturing, and Operations.
He had been on several National and International level committees/sub-committees of trade, industry & economic associations and CEO-level global forums. While working in these forums in various capacities, he played a pivotal role in pursuing joint association, knowledge and experience sharing among various enterprises.
Recognizing his contribution, Mr. Sobti has been honoured with number of awards including the Eminent Engineering Personalities Award by Institution of Engineers, Most Admired Leader Award 2020, Excellence Award 2019 for Nation Building, CBIP Award for Excellent Contribution in Power Sector Development, CEO with HR orientation, Visionary Leader in Heavy Engineering, Excellence Award for Leadership etc.