Mr. Balaji Ramakrishnan

Director of Procurement and Supply Chain, BP

Dr. Ramakrishnan is a Director of Procurement and Supply Chain Management at BP. An engineer turned procurement and logistics professional, Dr. Ramakrishnan has over twenty years’ experience in Sourcing, Procure to Pay, Materials Management and Warehousing.

Prior to working at BP, Dr. Ramakrishnan spent eight years as a supply chain management consultant at Accenture solving supply chain problems across industries. Early in his career Dr. Ramakrishnan worked as a mechanical engineer for automotive fastener manufacturer designing forging dies and subsequently worked for Case New Holland analyzing and design agricultural and construction machinery.

Dr. Ramakrishnan has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from University of Chicago.