LEADERSHIP TEAM

Sumant Sinha- Chairman & MD-ReNew Power

Sumant Sinha

Chairman and Managing Director,
ReNew Power

A leading first-generation entrepreneur, Sumant Sinha is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of ReNew Power – one of India’s largest clean energy companies. Sumant founded ReNew Power in January 2011, with a vision to transform the way energy is produced and consumed in India. Since then, under his leadership, the company has grown exponentially and is today one of India’s premier renewable energy companies with an aggregate portfolio of approximately 9.86 GW spread over more than 100 sites. ReNew has been funded by marquee investors including Goldman Sachs, CPPIB (largest Canadian pension fund), ADIA (sovereign wealth fund in Middle East) and JERA (leading Japanese utility), and has raised more than USD 6 billion of capital, both equity and debt. ReNew has emerged as one of the leading asset creators in the country over the last 5 years. It now generates one per cent of India’s total electricity annually, and in doing so helps mitigate half a per cent of India’s carbon emissions in a year.
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Michael Specht Bruun

Goldman Sachs Nominee Director

Michael Specht Bruun, aged 38 years, is a Non-Executive Director of the Company, nominated by GSW. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen and master’s degree in economics from University of Copenhagen and Cornell University. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2004 and is currently working as a partner in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in London.

Ram Charan

Independent Director

Ram Charan, aged 78 years, is an Independent Director of our Company, appointed with effect from March 20, 2018. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.Read More…

Tantra Narayan Thakur

Independent Director

Mr. Tantra Narayan Thakur, a former member of the prestigious Indian Civil Service, has more than 40 years of experience with government as well as, private global companies in India and South Asia. Widely acclaimed as an innovative professional with a flair for setting up and managing businesses, he is serving as a non-executive Board Member of AD Hydro Power Limited, Malana Power Limited, Utkarsh Small Finance Bank etc. He was on the Board of InfraCo Asia Development Pte Ltd, Singapore for many years. During 2012-2015, he was advisor for Fortum India, a subsidiary of Fortum ( TAQA India Limited (A subsidiary of Abu Dhabi based energy and water authority) and for the Essar Group.

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Satoshi Yajima

JERA Power Nominee Director

Mr. Satoshi Yajima, aged 53 years, is a Non-Executive Director of the Company nominated by JERA. He holds a bachelor’s degree of Electrical Engineering from Waseda University Japan.

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Anuj Girotra

CPPIB Nominee Director

Mr. Anuj Girotra is the Head of Active Fundamental Equities & Relationship Investments for India at CPP Investments. Prior to joining CPP Investments in 2020, Anuj spent 12 years at Capital Group where Anuj was a Global Partner in the Private Markets business. His key responsibilities included origination of investment opportunities in India’s leading private companies in education, healthcare, information technology services, and financial services. Previously, Anuj has also worked at ABN Amro Bank, where he co-headed the Asia Special Situations group with the mandate to invest in several mid-cap companies across emerging markets.

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Ms. Vanitha Narayanan

Independent Director

Ms. Vanitha Narayanan, aged 61 years, is a Woman Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Narayanan is a senior technology leader with over three decades of experience and served as the Managing Director for IBM-Verizon, IBM’s largest Telecommunications clients in the U.S. Prior to that, she served as Chairman of IBM India and was appointed to this leadership position in January 2017 and played a critical role in enabling IBM’s global missions and evangelizing the organizations brand and solutions externally. Prior to that, she served as the Managing Director of IBM India Private Limited and Regional General Manager of IBM India / South Asia.

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Projesh Banerjea

ADIA Nominee Director

Mr. Projesh Banerjea is a Non-Executive Director of the Company nominated by ADIA. Mr. Banerjea holds MBA from the University of Oxford and MSc in Economic History from the London School of Economics and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from DePauw University. Mr. Banerjea has over 10 years of infrastructure investing experience and leads the Asia coverage efforts for the Infrastructure Division of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), where he is a Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining ADIA, he worked at Macquarie Capital in London and J.P. Morgan in New York.

Sumant Sinha- Chairman & MD-ReNew Power
Sumant Sinha
Chairman and Managing Director
Balram Mehta
Chief Operating Officer
D Muthukumaran
Chief Financial Officer
Kailash Vaswani
President. Corporate Finance
Vaishali Nigam Sinha
Chair, ReNew Foundation and Chief Sustainability and CSR Officer
Mayank Bansal
Chief Commercial Officer
Ravi Parmeshwar
Chief Human Resource Officer
Col. Pushkar Prasad
President, Regional Affairs & Development
Ajay Bhardwaj
President, New Business
Sanjay Varghese
President, Solar Business