Ashok Garlapati, is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), QeP (Qualified environment Professional) and a Chartered member of IoSH, UK (CMIoSH). He has around 25 years of experience in the HSe consultancy and HSe management in oil & Gas industries. He is also the lead auditor of ISo 14001, oHSAS 18001 Standards and approved as an oSHA outreach trainer. He has an extensive experience in implementation of health, safety & environmental management systems for process industries in line with international standards. Ashok is a professional member of ASSe and past president of ASSe –Kuwait Chapter. He played an important role in establishment of Kuwait Chapter, which is the largest international chapter outside USA. He served as a member of ASSe global taskforce and played a key role in the ASSe global taskforce and received the Charles Culbertson Award in the year 2007. He is the first international member to enter the president’s court of membership honour roll club by sponsoring more than 170 ASSe members and got recognized by being awarded the ASSe President Award in 2009. He has received the region VI SPY award 2010 and also been recognized with the ASSe Safety Professional of the Year award 2011. He served as a chair of ASSe diversity committee 2010-11. He has received the ASSe President Award in the year 2012 for his support in establishment of ASSe India chapter and ASSe UAe chapter. He is associated with the ASSe International Practice Specialty since the year 2008 and currently supporting IPS as an Administrator (2012-14). Ashok is also the member of HSe committee of IADC (International Association for Drilling Contractors), USA, taskforce member in Waste Management Committee of oGP (oil & Gas Producers), UK, Member of Climate Change Group of IPIeCA (International Petroleum Industries environmental Conservation Association) and General Safety Sub- Committee member of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation. He has been appointed by ASSe as ASSe Ambassador for Middle east, India and Se Asia for his voluntary efforts with ASSe and to further promote Society objectives in these Countries. He is currently working as a HSe Consultant in Drilling and Technology Directorate of Kuwait oil Company, State of Kuwait.