About Skipper

Skipper is an integrated energy firm with focus on Electrical
Innovation, Design, Manufacturing and Engineering.

Skipper is an integrated energy firm with focus on Electrical Innovation,Design, Manufacturing and Engineering. Skipper has been serving the power sector in India and across the globe since 1986. Skipper commenced its operations with manufacturing of substation equipment and subsequently forward integrated to EPC (Engineering Processing and Construction) for EHV transmission lines and substations for utilities, institutions and industries up to 400 kV.

Skipper also undertakes automation projects and Balance of Plant projects in power generating stations. Recently, Skipper diversified into Power Generation with the project entailing the setup of hydro power plant. Several thermal power plants are in advanced stages of finalization as wel

SkipperSeil Limited is a part of SkipperSeil Group, which is an internationally renowned in Power and Infrastructure sectors. Skipper has created a niche in serving clients in power transmission, distribution and generation across sectors and nationalities. Skipper along with its parent group offers consultancy, EPC services and manufactures & supply products in electrical and power generation sector to over 50 countries around the globe including the regions of Middle East,South-East Asia, Europe, Africa and America.

SkipperSeil Group has its global footprints through its subsidiaries in India, Nigeria, Ghana and Middle East, where Skipper-make products are manufactured and/or projects of sub-stations, transmission lines and power
generation plants are undertaken

To be an International Power and Infrastructure enterprise most admired for its People, Performance and Partnerships


To deliver high quality energy efficient products
and world class services to satisfy all our
stake holders through diverse work force

Management Team

The immense success and expertise achieved by SkipperSeil Group in delivering world class Power Transmission and Distribution solutions is attributed to the farsighted

vision and guidance fostered by the leadership team at Skipper Electricals. The pool of talented Engineers, Technicians and various functions are guided by the following visionary

visionary professionals and technocrats who are a part of our managment team.

Mr Tanimu Yakubu
Independent Director (Skipper Nigeria Ltd.)
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Mr. Bram Larbi kwaku
Independent Director (Skipper Ghana Ltd.)

Mr. Bram Larbi is an independent Director of Skipper Ghana Ltd. He possesses rich and vast experience in Private Legal practice in Corporate, Commercial & taxation field.

Mr. Larbi has handled and finalized variety of professional assignments for several listed, private and multinational companies. He is a member of Ghana Bar Association since 1976. He have represented many diverse clients over the past 40 years as practicing lawyer in Ghana.

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Independent director (Skipper Kenya Ltd)
Independent Director Skipper Kenya Limited with 15 years’ experience in dispute prevention, management and resolution and in trial advocacy; a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London) practicing both domestic and International Arbitration and in International Arbitration Panels  for the Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC), Nairobi Centre for International arbitration (NCIA) and the Lagos Court of Arbitration (Abuja) Panels. Listed in the panels of neutrals for the Mauritius Arbitration and mediation Centre (MARC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Centre. She holds a Masters degree in Public International Law and is Managing Partner in the Firm of Lumallas, Achieng & Kavere Advocates operating in East Africa with Headquarters in Nairobi. She serves in the Boards of the Centre for Multi-Party Democracy (CMD) and Chartered institute of Arbitrators. Member of Federation of Women Lawyers (Kenya), Association of Professional Societies in East Africa (APSEA) and the Women on Boards Network
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Mr. Jitender Sachdeva
Group President (Skipper T&D)

A visionary leader and Group President of the global power and infrastructure company, SkipperSeil Group. He is the founder- promoter of the Company and has been associated since the incorporation of the Company. Under his passionate leadership,Skipper has touched new and unparalleled heights within a span of 28 years.

An entrepreneur by choice, Mr. Sachdeva joined his family business of manufacturing power and electrical equipment, right after his graduation. After gaining sufficient knowledge and expertise in the Manufacturing, Trading, Planning, Construction, Control and Execution of Medium and High voltage products, he started an independent venture, Skipper Electricals India Ltd. in the year 1986, dealing with the manufacture and assembly of export-oriented branded Power & Distribution Transformers and Sub Station equipment.

Mr. Sachdeva has a unique leadership style which focuses on getting the best out of an individual. A thorough optimist, he leads by example and promotes entrepreneurial instinct to thrive in the employees of the organization. A meticulous planner, he believes in staying ahead of the technology curve and providing innovative solutions to customer needs. With an increased focus on renewable energy sources, he has led Skipper to diversify into Solar Energy and Hydro Energy and has been channelizing efforts towards the same.

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Mr. Rakesh Sardana
President-EPC (Skipper Nigeria Ltd.)

Mr. Rakesh Sardana is the President - t&d, a division of Skipperseil Group. An I.I.T Delhi Alumnus, Mr. Sardana has wide and rich experience in the field of Design, Quality Assurance and Production. A very successful technocrat and an expert in Technology Management and People Handling Skills, he has been instrumental in steering various multi-core projects of national importance.

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Mr. P. Subramanian
Dy. Vice President (GTA Engineering)

Mr.P.Subramanian is the General Manager (plant) of GTA Engineering (Nigeria) Ltd at Lagos, Nigeria

Mr. P. Subramanian has around 30 years hands-on experience in the field of power and distribution transformer, special transformer like furnace transformer, rectifier transformer, cast resin transformer, etc.also he has experience in windmill projects, substation projects, transmission line etc. He is an electrical engineer and initially trained in leading power transformer industries in south India. He is a widely traveled man and has repaired, installed, commissioned power transformer up to 330 kV class in NIGERIA.

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Ms. Poonam Sachdeva
Jt. Group President (Skipper t&d)

Ms. Poonam Sachdeva is the Group Director Corporate, SkipperSeil Group. She has been deeply involved in building Skipper for more than 2 decades and has taken the company to new heights with her strong business acumen. She has been responsible for building close relationships with major African entities and their representatives. Skipper Foundation, the CSR division of the Group, is spearheaded by her and she keenly supports the causes of Education, Healthcare, Environment and Community Service in the countries where we have our operations.

Ms. Sachdeva is the Chairperson - West Africa & Middle East, Ph.D. Chambers of Commerce & Industry. She recently won the 'Women Entrepreneur of the Year' award given by Bhiwadi Manufacturers Association (BWA).

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Mr. Surinder Kumar Negi
President & CEO (SkipperSeil Ltd.)

Mr. Negi has been chiefly involved in the transmission and distribution segments of the power sector in both public and private sector companies. He has contributed significantly in the execution of many extra high voltage AC and HVDC stations and transmission lines, in the design and engineering of EHV substations, and in the implementation of project management practices. He established the design and engineering process for ISO 9001-2000 and has been a member of many expert groups including transformer maintenance and cost-effective design and engineering solutions for renovation and modernization in T&D. Before joining Skipper, he was managing director of Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Limited (GETCO).

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Mrs. Gitima Das Krishna
Independent director (SkipperSeil Ltd)

Ms. Geetima Das Krishna is the Independent Director, SkipperSeil Ltd. She has more than two decades of experience in research and teaching. She is currently a research scholar at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Until recently, she was leading the macro-economic research unit in Centre for Policy Research. Several of her research reports are accepted in global conferences and published in leading economic/financial dailies and reputed journals in an effort to enrich the public debate. The policy impact of one of the recommendations was felt when the securities transaction tax on derivatives was raised to rationalise the tax structure in the Budget 2016. Her research reports are cited in Economic Survey, 2016 by Finance Ministry and Reserve Bank of India.

Previously, she was Addl. Vice president at Reliance Capital handling macro research for Fixed Income Investment team helping formulate investment strategies. Prior to that she worked as Senior Research Associate in Pipal (Crisil, a S&P’s company) and Assistant Professor in Dept. of E&T, and CS in Assam Engineering College. She holds a Master’s in Computer Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, USA and a BE in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Assam Engineering College (University Gold Medallist). She also holds an MBA in Finance and Investments from the City University of New York.

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Mr. Rajesh Kumar Sarraf
Chief Financial Officer (Skipper Nigeria Ltd.)
He is Chief Financial Officer for the Africa Operations of the Group. He is Graduated in Commerce from Rajasthan University, Rajasthan, India and fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India having rich experience of more than 29 years into various activities of finance, accounts, Project Planning, Project financing and implementation, External Commercial Borrowings, Fund raising through Local and International financial institutions and capital markets, commercial, Forex, ERP implementation and taxation, Cost Control, etc. He has worked previously with LNJ Bhilwara group, Reliance Group, ALAF Limited, Godawari Group and Cargo Group into core management and strategic levels in finance.
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“Certificate of Appreciation” for Good Practices in Quality System

“Certificate of Appreciation” for Good Practices in Quality System

Skipper is pleased to receive the Certificate of Appreciation for Good Practices in Quality System, during the 8th FICCI Quality Systems Excellence Awards, in the Large Size Organizations category. FICCI presented the award at the online conference held in New Delhi, on October 15, 2020.

This selection was based on rigorous process involving application evaluation and virtual site audit. The purpose of FICCI Quality award scheme is to recognize organisations that have high performance quality systems, leading to a systematic improvement in organizational performance, thereby making them globally competitive.On receiving the Certification of Appreciation, S.K. Negi, President & CEO of SkipperSeil Limited said, “FICCI Quality Excellence Award and certification is one of the most coveted ones, that are decided after several levels of meticulous screening and assessment of processes. We are honoured to be part of this” This recognizes Skipper for displaying the highest quality standards, practices and methodologies in their products and processes....

Skipper Announces the Successful Completion of 33/11kV Substations along with Associated Distribution Lines in Kenya’s Western Region.

Skipper Announces the Successful Completion of 33/11kV Substations along with Associated Distribution Lines in Kenya’s Western Region.

The EPC team of Skipper has successfully constructed 33/11kV Substations along with associated Distribution lines in Kenya’s Western region. The project scope comprises of 33/11 KV substations with 1X7.5 MVA Transformer and associated lines:

  1. Endebess with Remote end Kitale and Lines (44 Km)
  2. Sirisia with remote end Sikata and Webyue and Lines (30 Km)
  3. Moiben with Remote end Rivatex and Lines ( 25 Km)
  4. Ortum with Remote end Kapenguria and Lines (58 Km)
  5. Kapsowar with Remote end Iten and ADSS (40 Km)
Skipper India has supplied 5X 7.5 MVA Power Transformers, suitable to cater industrial purpose electricity supply. The substations are now under the operation of Kenya Power & Lighting Company. Because electricity is currently scheduled throughout Kenya, many Kenyans have waited years for electricity to be made available to them and for extended hours.Now completed, this project will play a key role in enhancing the electricity access to both domestic and industrial consumers living in western region of Kenya.The state of art SCADA system for protection and OPGW Telecommunication supports the Auto-reclosure of Circuit Breakers for most reliable and uninterrupted power supply.We would like to thank the Skipper project team for successfully handing over the project to the owner M/s KPLC to their full satisfaction....

Skipper showcased as an anchor investor in the Seminar on “Nigeria – a Gateway to Africa, A Land of limitless opportunities” organized by Nigerian High Commission in India

Skipper showcased as an anchor investor in the Seminar on “Nigeria – a Gateway to Africa, A Land of limitless opportunities” organized by Nigerian High Commission in India

The Seminar on Nigeria was organized by Nigerian High Commission in India on 24th May, 2019 in New Delhi. Seeking potential business opportunities in Africa, Exim Bank, many private-sector representatives and government representatives took part in Seminar.
H.E. Chris Sunday Eze, High commissioner of Nigeria, H.E. Ernest Rwamucyo, High commissioner of Rwanda, H.E. Michael Aaron N. N. Oquaye Esq (Jnr), High commissioner of Ghana, H. E. Jainaba Jagne, High commissioner of Gambia, H. E. Judith K.K Kan'goma-Kapjimpanga,...

Skipper’s Successful Debut at Jimex 2019

Skipper’s Successful Debut at Jimex 2019

SkipperSeil Ltd. participated successfully in the JIMEX 2019 Exhibition in Jordan, from 8-11 April this year. Skipper received excellent response and Power Transformers inquiries from numerous visitors.
Visitors were deeply impressed with Skipper's global presence and its full range of best-in-class Power products and services at competitive prices....

Global Presence


Skipper Electrical (Middle East) FZE (SEME) is an international manufacturer of wide range of indoor and outdoor Low Voltage, Medium voltage and High voltage distribution Switchgear and Power Equipment. SEME serves not only electrical utilities worldwide but also provides a vast array of solutions to industrial, commercial and residential sectors where the need forsafe and […]


Skipper Nigeria Ltd. has successfully executed EPC projects in the field of Transmission lines and Substation up to 132 KV for Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) and Private Industrialsector. With more than 15 years of on-ground presence in Nigeria, Skipper Nigeria Ltd is well […]


Skipper Ghana is head-quartered in Accra, a Gateway for West Africa. Skipper Ghana’s purview extends beyond Ghana and also includes Republic of Togo, Republic of Benin, Burkina Faso and Republic of Niger. The sales/ project offices are located in Accra (Ghana), Lome (Togo), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) and Niamey (Niger) and country specific activities are channelized […]


SkipperSeil Ltd. (Formerly Skipper Electricals (India) Limited) is the manufacturer of major Substation equipment for Generation, Transmission and Distribution installed in over 50 countries, with forward integration in EPC projects, mainly in  Africa, Middle East, India and SAARC countries. Skipper is ISO – 9001:2015, CE & NABL certified and Powergrid registered Power Transformer manufacturing company. […]





In the hour of India’s triumph in the Benson & Hedges Cup, SKIPPER was born.



Started manufacturing Low Voltage Motor Control and Power Control Centers.



Added the manufacturing of CT/PTs in the product Portfolio.



Type tested Outdoor dry resin casted Current and Voltage transformers in 33 KV class.



Received ISO 9001 certification.



Started the first manufacturing plant in Bhiwadi to manufacture Power Transformers and then the second plant was established shortly.

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