Sanjeev Gandhi

Sanjeev Gandhi

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer


BEng (Chemical Engineering, Hons), MBA

Sanjeev was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Orica in April 2021, after previously holding the role of Group Executive and President of Australia Pacific, and Asia since July 2020.

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, Orica is one of the world’s leading mining and infrastructure solutions providers. Operating for 150 years, today Orica’s 12,500+ global workforce supports customers across surface and underground mines, quarry, construction, and oil and gas operations in over 100 countries.  

Sanjeev is a former Executive Director of publicly listed German Chemical company BASF SE. During his 26-year career with BASF, Sanjeev held several senior marketing, commercial and business leadership roles including Head of Asia Pacific and Head of Global Chemicals Segment (Intermediates and Petrochemicals).

Sanjeev is the Chair of the Centre for Australia-India Relations (CAIR) CEO Network, a Member of the Australia India CEO Forum and joint working group for Energy, Resources, Net Zero and Critical Minerals, a Member of the CSIRO Energy Advisory Group (CEAG) and a Member of the Asialink Business Advisory Council.

Sanjeev Gandhi