Dubai Metals and Commodities Centre (DMCC) has appointed Tilak Doshi as executive director-energy. Doshi, an industry expert with over 15 years of international experience in leading oil and gas companies, has been appointed to drive regional market and product development for the energy sector.

Before joining DMCC, Doshi worked as a consultant for Saudi Aramco in its crude marketing and corporate planning department. He has also held senior positions as director of industry analysis at the Atlantic Richfield Company in Los Angeles, and chief energy economist at Unocal’s Asia office in Singapore.

As DMCC’s executive director for the energy sector, Doshi will serve to intensify links between DMCC and the energy industry. He will be in charge of creating industry-specific physical and market infrastructure products for DMCC whilst providing innovative concepts to facilitate the growth of the energy business in Dubai.

Doshi will also be leading the development and launch of energy contracts for the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange – Dubai’s new electronic commodities derivatives exchange – in association with key players across the energy sector.
Welcoming Doshi on board, David Rutledge, CEO of DMCC, notes that energy is an important target sector for the centre and Doshi comes with the global and regional expertise required to head this business segment.

“Dr Doshi’s appointment is evidence of DMCC’s commitment to providing a range of services to the region’s energy sector. His expertise and extensive experience, both regionally and globally, will be an invaluable asset for us in the future. We welcome him on board and wish him all the best in his new role,” Rutledge adds.