Advisory Board

Ronnie Irani 2010-2012

Ronnie Irani is President & CEO of RKI Exploration & Production. Prior to forming RKI, Ronnie was Senior VP and General Manager of the Western US Business Unit for Dominion, a Fortune 200 company. Prior to Dominion Ronnie served as Executive Vice President for Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp. Irani earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Bombay University, India. He also holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering from University of Oklahoma and an MBA from Oklahoma City University. He has also completed the Management Program offered by the IPAA in conjunction with Harvard University. Irani serves on the board of the Mewbourne School of Petroleum & Geological Engineering and the Sarkeys Energy Center at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a board member of the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission and serves on the Board of Visitors for the International Programs at the University of Oklahoma. Mr. Irani is currently serving as Chairman of the Long Range Planning committee with the OIPA and the Scholarship committee with the OERB. Mr. Irani has also conducted classes as an Adjunct Professor in the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University.

Max D’Souza 2012-2013

A businessman since the last 2 decades and as someone known by name in all business circles in Oklahoma City, Max currently holds the position of a Director in the OKC India-American Chamber and provides the necessary guidance to the Chamber and acts as a liaison for businesses that want to get established in India and Oklahoma City.