Shakeel is the Executive Director of Center of Chemical Process Safety [CCPS]. CCPS is an Industrial Technology Alliance of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers [AIChE] . He came to this role in January 2015. In this role, Shakeel is passionately driving its mission to minimize significant process safety incidents.
Previous to this role, Shakeel spent 36 years at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. In his most recent role there as Director of Global Process Safety and Risk Management, which he held for twelve years, Shakeel was instrumental in building their global process safety team, raised company’s process safety risk awareness and focus globally, revitalized process safety performance measurement culture and developed a strong industry engagement. Prior to this role, Shakeel also held leadership positions in Process Engineering, Technology, Operations, Quality and HSE.
Shakeel is a Fellow of AIChE and a Fellow of CCPS. He is very engaged with the industry and its stakeholder. Shakeel has actively served on process safety committees of the American Chemistry Council, the American Petroleum Institute, the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, the International Council of Chemicals Associations, the Compressed Gas Association, the European Industrial Gases and Association, and the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association
Shakeel has a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering and an MBA in Finance.