Ambar Sangwan

Ambar Sangwan

Studies at:

Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Location in:

# 75, Residence Expansiel, 1 Rue De La Liberation Jouy-en-Josas, 78350, France, United States

Ambar Sangwan

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Studies at:
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Location in:
# 75, Residence Expansiel, 1 Rue De La Liberation Jouy-en-Josas, 78350, France, United States

Bio

I am a MBA participant at HEC Paris, class of 2013. I am presently on an exchange semester in Boston. Here I am taking courses on international investment law at the Fletcher School of law and on Private Equity at the Harvard Business School.

I have worked as a certified navigating, cargo control and commercial operations officer (Deck Officer) onboard commercial tanker ships for over 7 years. I have also worked for a trading firm, taking care of pre fixture and post fixture work, primarily operating with charterers, marine insurers, brokers and ship owners. I’ve been responsible of the commercial negotiations and implementation of various projects. I have prepared and analyzed business cases for new market entry and new product development. Proven ability to lead and generate growth within an organization, emphasizing improvement in the handling of commercial and logistic areas as well as in team handling. Efficient planning, organization, negotiation skills with a high impact in establishing and supporting commercial relationships key to the company, as well as for the customers within and outside of the company.

MBA (Finance Major) - Private Equity, Venture Cap, International Investment Law, Debt Origination, Derivatives, Advanced Financial modeling, M&A, Corporate Valuations, Securities and Trading, Asset Management and Advanced Corporate Finance.

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Work

2012
(Jul – Sep)

Intern - Inventory Analyst (Internal Consultant)

Cummins Inc.
  • Optimized air freight model resulting in a 7% reduction in air freight.
  • Recommended process improvements in the supply chain, for emergency orders further resulting in optimization of the working capital.
2010 – 2011
(Mar – Nov)

Manager - Business Development and Shipping (internal consulting)

Jamini Exports Limited
  • • Achieved a 100% success rate in delivering cargoes worth over $20 million on time.
  • • Saved $1.75 million in total shipping costs by spearheading a campaign to reduce demurrage costs.
  • • Proactively leveraged personal network to get client business worth $11 million.
  • • Formulated shipping strategies based on freight rate and commodity price volatility.
  • • Effectively forecasted revenues & cash flows for management based on the freight rates and commodity prices.
  • • Negotiated prices with mine owners for distressed buying of mines and large mineral extracts.
  • • Led the creation of $3 million iron ore storage and transportation facility in Goa, India
2007 – 2010

Marine Officer

Teekay Shipping
  • • Carried $ 80 million of petroleum cargo on average, with a 100% success rate
  • • Saved 75MT of bunker/voyage by optimizing ship turn around and shortest route navigation,
  • • Commended by third party surveyors and inspectors for efficient management of navigation and cargo teams.
  • • Achieved zero lost time injury rate, the lowest in the fleet while, acting as the medical and safety officer.
  • • Led navigation teams and cargo teams during the course of the ships trading pattern.
  • • Ensured ship is being traded, keeping the safety of the ship and its cargo in mind.
  • • Assured all legal documents are endorsed by the charterers and are in the best interest of the ship owners.
  • • Communicated with various clients all across the world for queries regarding cargo and ship operations.
2003 – 2007

Marine Officer

OMI Marine Services
  • • Carried $ 50 million of petroleum cargo on average, with a 100% success rate
  • • Achieved the lowest lost time injury rate in the fleet while acting as the safety officer.
  • • Efficiently managed a budget of $100,000 for the life saving and fire fighting equipments.
  • • Budgeted for victualing and bonded stores onboard merchant ships, on average about $100,000/year
  • • Led navigation teams and cargo teams during the course of the ships trading pattern.
  • • Ensured ship is being traded, keeping the safety of the ship and its cargo in mind.

Work

2012
(Jul – Sep)

Intern - Inventory Analyst (Internal Consultant)

Cummins Inc.
  • Optimized air freight model resulting in a 7% reduction in air freight.
  • Recommended process improvements in the supply chain, for emergency orders further resulting in optimization of the working capital.
2010 – 2011
(Mar – Nov)

Manager - Business Development and Shipping (internal consulting)

Jamini Exports Limited
  • • Achieved a 100% success rate in delivering cargoes worth over $20 million on time.
  • • Saved $1.75 million in total shipping costs by spearheading a campaign to reduce demurrage costs.
  • • Proactively leveraged personal network to get client business worth $11 million.
  • • Formulated shipping strategies based on freight rate and commodity price volatility.
  • • Effectively forecasted revenues & cash flows for management based on the freight rates and commodity prices.
  • • Negotiated prices with mine owners for distressed buying of mines and large mineral extracts.
  • • Led the creation of $3 million iron ore storage and transportation facility in Goa, India
2007 – 2010

Marine Officer

Teekay Shipping
  • • Carried $ 80 million of petroleum cargo on average, with a 100% success rate
  • • Saved 75MT of bunker/voyage by optimizing ship turn around and shortest route navigation,
  • • Commended by third party surveyors and inspectors for efficient management of navigation and cargo teams.
  • • Achieved zero lost time injury rate, the lowest in the fleet while, acting as the medical and safety officer.
  • • Led navigation teams and cargo teams during the course of the ships trading pattern.
  • • Ensured ship is being traded, keeping the safety of the ship and its cargo in mind.
  • • Assured all legal documents are endorsed by the charterers and are in the best interest of the ship owners.
  • • Communicated with various clients all across the world for queries regarding cargo and ship operations.
2003 – 2007

Marine Officer

OMI Marine Services
  • • Carried $ 50 million of petroleum cargo on average, with a 100% success rate
  • • Achieved the lowest lost time injury rate in the fleet while acting as the safety officer.
  • • Efficiently managed a budget of $100,000 for the life saving and fire fighting equipments.
  • • Budgeted for victualing and bonded stores onboard merchant ships, on average about $100,000/year
  • • Led navigation teams and cargo teams during the course of the ships trading pattern.
  • • Ensured ship is being traded, keeping the safety of the ship and its cargo in mind.

Education

2013

Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Masters in Law and Diplomacy
2013

Harvard Business School

Cross Registered Student
2012 – 2013

HEC Paris

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
2007 – 2009

Mumbai University

B.Sc
2004 – 2006

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Diploma

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