Our Team
  • B. G. Gurnani
    • Founder & Managing Director
    • As a person, have not seen tomorrow! But since I came to Dubai in 1975 had full faith that tomorrow will be a better day because of the sincere work done today.

      Started my professional career with a short three years stint as a lecturer in TFG Polytechnic, Gandhidham, Kutch, Gujarat-India after passing Diploma in Electrical Engineering from same institute. Landed in Dubai and worked with Scientechnic & Al Ghandi in sales of low Voltage Switchgear.

      In 1982, decided to turn Entrepreneur & started an enterprise named “Safety Electricals” dealing in electrical components & assembling LV switchgear. It has been a rewarding journey since, and today Safety Electrical Group (SEG) is a well-positioned professionally managed business enterprise representing reputed brands in the field of electrical i.e. ABB, Hager, L&T, Legrand and many more, alongside our own eight wholesale electrical retail outlets across UAE dealing in complete portfolio of Lighting and Electrical Fixtures.

      As a leading channel partner for ABB, SEG has its own LV switchgear assembly and sheet metal manufacturing unit located in Techno Park.  It is my personal endeavor that SEG with its ear to ground, scales new heights of professionalism and become a prudent customer centric organization. 

  • Prakash Gurnani
    • GM - Oil & Gas
    • An engineering professional educated at Ohio State University, USA in welding engineering. Carry with him the experience of around 7 years of professional experience in Oil and Gas industries.

      In particular managed several Weld Procedure Qualifications (WPQ) and production programs for offshore pipelines and subsea structures. Involved in several multi-billion dollar projects for various oil & gas companies such as Shell, BP, Anadarko and Petrobras in North & South America, Africa and Australia.

      Certified Verification Agent (CVA) for offshore riser production programs in accordance with federal regulations. Participated in several key Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) analyzing different failure modes and effect of subsea conditions on material and weld properties before getting into the management of the family owned business.

      At SEG he is involved in managing many major commercial and residential Low Voltage (LV) switchgear manufacturing projects in the UAE. Well-versed in all major Electrical and Welding Engineering codes, standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Rajesh Lakhani
    • GM - Electrical Components
    • SEG is like a second home to me, after completing Diploma in Electrical Engineering from TFG Polytechnic, Gandhidham, Gurjarat – India started professional journey in India and later moved to Dubai in 1995.

      Currently heading Electrical Components Division with vast experience of 20+ years with SEG group itself in sales of complete range of LV switchgear components of leading brands like ABB, Hager and Dorman Smith in UAE & GCC markets with relationship of trust with principals, customers and wholesalers.

  • Rangaraj Perumal
    • GM - Finance
    • Senior Finance professional with 18 + years of service in financial management with corporate and conglomerates having diversified business interest both in India and UAE.

      Educated to B.Com. ACA, CPA, CMA, ACMA at professional bodies in India and USA, handled high value funding, restructuring, Business planning and Project management across the verticals over the years.

  • Newton Manohar
    • GM - Switchgear & Sheet Metal
    • A mechanical engineer by education, groomed into a capable, result oriented senior management member from a reputed group of companies. A practical decision maker, solution provider and innovator with commendable ability to evaluate the opportunities and risks. A peoples’ person, having excellent client facing and configuration skills, highly successful in helping to define company direction and achieving goals by optimizing business.

  • Anoop Saxena
    • Asst General Manager-Lighting
    • Business Management executive with 20+ years experience & diverse skill sets in profitability and cost management, condition-based maintenance, engineering, operations, project management, safety and risk management, strategy and leadership, corporate governance, economic policy and general business management. I have a rare skill of identifying constraints and debottlenecking business process for enhanced efficiency.

      Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Institute of Marketing and Management and Management Cadre from IIT, Delhi.

      Let’s Do it , along with teamwork is my strongest belief. In my new role my aim is to create global growth in lighting business of SEG.

  • Safwat Rafeeq
    • Commercial Head - Switchgear
    • A highly-competent professional with a successful track-record in UAE electrical business domain, having 8 years of experience in Sales and Business Developmental Activities of Low Voltage and Medium Voltage Switchgear products. Diverse experience in the different facades of the electrical industry (MV and LV) is extremely useful while addressing any business process need right from the very inception of the project to the final execution cycle.

      His abilities cover the operations from micro level with customer centric approach alongside his ability to communicate coupled with good analytical and decision-making abilities allows him to manage diversified business requirements seamlessly.

  • Manikandan K.R
    • Head - Design & Estimation
    • B.Tech - Electrical & Electronics Engineer educated at CSJMU University with 13+ years technical expertise in the area of Design / Estimation / Project / Manufacturing / Testing / Commissioning / Service of LV Switchgear Panel Boards with reputed brands like ABB, Hager, L&T and Legrand.

      Dynamic & result oriented professional with in-depth understanding of business value engineering, cost optimization and emotional management skills give him unprecedented insight in customer requirements, further which allows him to deliver as per the client expectations adding to customer delight.

  • Thomas Devassy
    • Group Inventory & Logistics Manager
    • Result-driven professional with over twenty five years of comprehensive experience in Inventory, Warehouse, Logistics and Distribution Management. MBA-educated and disciplined in a military professional environment.