Mr Goel is a Director of Essel Group and the founder of Essel Group ME. He has more than 13 years’ experience of building and leading international businesses. He founded Dish TV, one of India’s first direct-to-home television platforms which now boasts over 20 million subscribers. He has also served as an Executive Director for Zee Entertainment Enterprise Ltd, the Mumbai-listed media and entertainment company, and E-City Bioscope, the Indian leisure and real estate business. Mr Goel is also Chairman of Simba Energy Inc., the TSX-V listed oil and gas exploration junior focused on the onshore frontier basins of Africa, and he sits on the company’s Board of Directors.
Mr Gupta joined Essel Group in 2012 to oversee the company’s expansion into the EMEA region and the eventual establishment of Essel Group ME in 2015. He has over 20 years of corporate experience in the natural resources and industrial sectors. He has held senior roles at Jindal Saw Pipes, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of iron and steel pipe products, Gap Steel, the Dubai based steel company and Meta Copper, India’s largest manufacturer of copper products. Mr Gupta is also the Chief Executive Officer of Simba Energy Inc., the TSX-V listed oil and gas exploration junior focused on the onshore frontier basins of Africa.