Ravi Kumar is responsible for managing the Company's operations in its headquarters and other offices, with innovative and effective common business services. Business Services include accounting, business process & systems, communications, human resources & administration, information technology, insurance, and supply chain. As part of this function, Ravi is responsible for developing the strategic landscape of the company’s SAP ERP systems and ensure that the organisation is transformed and geared up to meet challenges of business growth and market dynamics. He is also extensively involved in business development activities, including contract negotiations. Ravi is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London and the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants, India. Prior to joining Crescent Petroleum in 1991, he worked in the audit divisions of Ernst & Young in the UAE and A. F. Ferguson & Co. in India. He also holds a B.Com (Honours) degree from the University of Delhi.