Shamila Neelakandan appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Energy Industries Council

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services, is pleased to announce that the Energy Industries Council (EIC) has appointed HKA Partner Shamila Neelakandan to the Board of Directors.

The Energy Industries Council (EIC) is a world-leading energy trade association for the energy supply chain with a worldwide membership of over 900 companies covering all energy sectors. The EIC advocates on behalf of its members across governments and agencies to reflect their needs and raise the voice of the supply chain globally.

Shamila Neelakandan, Partner and Construction Claims and Expert Services Lead, Asia Pacific, brings 28 years of experience in the construction industry, focusing on legal, contractual and commercial disputes. She is an expert in complex claims and often advises energy stakeholders on commercial strategy and contract execution matters. We are confident that, given her attributes, Shamila will be a valuable asset to EIC and its members worldwide.

“I am excited to join the EIC board of directors at a time when the energy and resources markets are rapidly evolving. As the pioneer leader in the energy sector covering technology development and market intel, EIC continues to be the biggest collaborator in energy stakeholder engagement. I look forward to leveraging my business and oversight skills to support EIC’s continued success as the leading energy supply chain provider internationally.” 

Shamila Neelakandan, Partner and Construction Claims and Expert Services Lead, Asia Pacific


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