LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Sumant Sinha

Chairman and CEO,
ReNew Power

Sumant Sinha is the Founder Chairman and CEO of ReNew Power, one of India’s largest clean energy companies. ReNew Power was founded in the year 2011 with the purpose of establishing a robust and sustainable presence as an Independent Power Producer (IPP) across the clean energy space of wind and solar energy. ReNew Power has raised funding from Goldman Sachs, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Asian Development Bank, and Global Environment Fund. Under Sumant’s leadership, ReNew Power became the first company in India to cross 1,000 MWs of commissioned solar and wind energy capacity. Additionally, it has a development pipeline of more than 1,500 MWs of solar, wind and solar rooftop projects.
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Vaishali Sinha

Director

Vaishali Nigam Sinha serves as a Director on the Board of ReNew Power. She started her career on Wall Street as an investment banker and has worked in London, New York and Mumbai as a banker for over 15 years.
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Ankur Ambika Sahu

Goldman Sachs Nominee Director

Ankur is co-head of Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division (MBD) in Asia Pacific. Prior to MBD, Ankur has served in various leadership positions within Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Group and has worked across various locations, including San Francisco and Tokyo.
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Harsh Nanda

Goldman Sachs Nominee Director

Harsh Nanda is Managing Director at Goldman Sachs. He is responsible for investments across growth and buyout opportunities.
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Sumit Sen

Goldman Sachs Nominee Director

Sumit Sen is Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, where he is responsible for investments across sectors with specific focus around Energy, TMT and Healthcare. Prior to joining PIA in 2011, he spent 7 years with Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division in India including 2 years in Bangalore where he helped build GS’ investment banking business. Prior to Goldman Sachs he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he spent 2 years in the assurance division.
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John McCarthy

ADIA Nominee Director

John Benedict McCarthy is Global Head of Infrastructure, Real Estate and Infrastructure Department, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. He is responsible, in collaboration with senior management, for developing and implementing investment strategy for the Infrastructure Division and overseeing all day-to-day activities of the Infrastructure team. This includes managing ADIA’s existing portfolio of infrastructure investments, as well as working with team members to originate and execute on new transactions.
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Mujeeb Ur Rehman Qazi

ADIA Nominee Director

Mr. Mujeeb Qazi is the Sector Head of Energy Infrastructure for the Infrastructure Division of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. He is responsible, in collaboration with senior management, for developing and implementing investment strategy for the Energy Infrastructure business globally. This includes managing ADIA’s existing portfolio of energy infrastructure investments, as well as working with team members to originate and execute new transactions. The energy portfolio has several investments in power generation as well as oil and gas infrastructure such as pipelines and gathering and processing.
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Sridhar Narayan

GEF SACEF INDIA Nominee Director

Sridhar Narayan is a Managing Director with Global Environment Fund Advisors(GEF) India; he provides overall guidance for GEF’s’ investment activities in India and South Asia. He brings 16 years of experience investing in India with expertise evaluating opportunities in solar power, waste management, and water treatment.
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Siddhartha Shah

ADB Nominee Director

Siddhartha Shah is the Private Sector Unit Head at Asian Development Bank’s(ADB) India Resident Mission (INRM) in New Delhi. He has over 15 years of experience working in infrastructure financing. At ADB, he is responsible for equity, debt and guarantees transactions across the different infrastructure and finance sectors.
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Tantra N. Thakur

Independent Director

Mr. Thakur is a visionary leader who introduced electricity trading in India and developed a Power Market – the first of its kind in South Asia.
Currently, he heads Kristan Advisors, a Management Consulting company. Before joining Kristan, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of PTC, PFS and the Chairman of the Board at PEL.
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David B. Sandalow

Independent Director

David B. Sandalow is the Inaugural Fellow at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy. He is a member of the Zayed Future Energy Prize Selection Committee and served as Honorary Chair of the U.S. Energy Storage Association’s 2015 Annual Conference. Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Sandalow served in senior positions at the U.S. Department of Energy, including acting Under Secretary of Energy and Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs.
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Sumant Sinha

Chairman and CEO,
ReNew Power

Sumant Sinha is the Founder Chairman and CEO of ReNew Power, one of India’s largest clean energy companies. ReNew Power was founded in the year 2011 with the purpose of establishing a robust and sustainable presence as an Independent Power Producer (IPP) across the clean energy space of wind and solar energy. ReNew Power has raised funding from Goldman Sachs, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Asian Development Bank, and Global Environment Fund. Under Sumant’s leadership, ReNew Power has grown organically and has more than 1,600 MW of commissioned and under-construction clean energy assets. Additionally, it has a development pipeline of more than 1GW solar, wind and solar rooftop projects.
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Vaishali Nigam Sinha

Director

Vaishali Nigam Sinha serves as a Director on the Board of ReNew Power. She started her career on Wall Street as an investment banker and has worked in London, New York and Mumbai as a banker for over 15 years.
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Ravi-Seth

Ravi Seth

Chief Financial Officer

Ravi Seth joined ReNew Power as the Chief Financial Officer in February 2014. In his current role, Ravi contributes to the development of the organization strategy by providing sound financial perspective on diversification, fund raising strategies and other related aspects.
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Parag Sharma

Chief Operating Officer

Parag Sharma is the Chief Operating Officer at ReNew Power. With an experience spanning almost two decades, Parag joined ReNew Power from KPMG, where he was the Director of the Transaction Services division and was leading the power sector team. Prior to that, Parag was Head of Energy Practice of ICRA’s consulting arm. He has been a part of the commissioning team of India’s first IPP- GVK, Jegurupadu and has extensive experience in erection & commissioning.
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Balram-Mehta

Balram Mehta

EVP, Wind

Balram Mehta joined ReNew Power in December, 2011 as Senior Vice President- Techno Commercial. Before joining ReNew Power, Balram worked with CLP Power India Limited as Vice President, Operations (Renewable), responsible for the construction and O&M of their wind portfolio. Prior to that, he spent close to ten years with DCM Engineering products (Foundry Unit of DCM Group) in Electrical Maintenance and Projects Department.
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Ravi Parmeshwar

Chief Human Resource Officer

Ravi Parmeshwar is the Chief Human Resource Officer at ReNew Power and joined in July 2016. He has around 25 years of experience in various aspects of the  Human resources function. Prior to  Renew Power, he was the Director- Human Resources for Cargill India and was part of the Leadership of the function at the Asia Pacific Level. He has been part of various organizational growth and change projects over the years.

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Colonel Pushkar Prasad

EVP – Execution Support

Colonel Pushkar Prasad is the EVP – Execution Support at ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd. He has over 28 years of hands-on experience in operations, human resource management, administration and security.
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Kailash Vaswani

 Dy. CFO

Kailash is the Deputy Chief Financial Officer at ReNew Power. He has more than 15 years of hands-on experience in corporate finance and investing. He spearheaded a team that resulted in US$200M fund raise from Goldman Sachs for ReNew Power as a start up in 2011 and has since then been responsible for all fund raise at ReNew.
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Prabhat Mishra

Prabhat Mishra

Vice President & Head-Offtake & Distributed Solar Generation

Prabhat is working as Vice President & Head-Offtake & Distributed Solar Generation at ReNew Power. He leads the Offtake, Regulatory Affairs and Distributed Solar generation vertical. He has been instrumental in creating a project portfolio of around 250 MW for supplying green energy to industrial and commercial consumers in various geographies. He is responsible for maximizing the revenue of the company by choosing optimum sale mix among utilities, industries and other consumers, trading licensees etc.
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Pranav Singh

Pranav Singh

General Counsel

Pranav is General Counsel with ReNew Power and his job responsibilities primarily include overseeing and managing all commercial contracts, statutory compliance, litigation, land acquisition, and providing strategic inputs on legal and regulatory issues involved in development of wind and solar power projects across India.
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Tapas Acharya

Vice President, Human Resource

Tapas Acharya brings more than two decades of experience and has worked closely with Business Heads and Functional Heads across his various roles in Human Resources. He has been instrumental in initiating people development initiatives in various organisations.
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Anurag Jain

Anurag Jain

Vice President, Quality & EHS

Anurag Jain joined Renew Power as Vice President, Quality & EHS with an experience spanning 22 years. He is responsible for leading both the functions across the organization (all the 3 business verticals & other support functions). This entails developing the team, processes & tools for meeting lenders & regulatory requirements to operate as best in class in a fast growing organization.
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