30 years’ experience in the Energy & Infrastructure sectors, in capacities of Founder Managing Director of Ansaldo Energia’s Indian JVC (1994-2002) & previously Vice President of Dodsal, General Manager of Voltas.
Founded multiple Clean Tech companies, including Malavalli Power Plant (which commissioned in 2001 the world’s 1st low density crop residues fired power plant, which also delivered the world’s 1st Gold Standard CER’s). Current focus on Advanced Bio-Technologies, as Chairman of CVC India Infrastructure, CVC Biorefineries, Pallava Water & Power, Shree Krishna Captive Energy.
Involved in Policy formulation related to Renewable Energy, Climate Change & Green Businesses, in capacity of;
Chairman of Skills Council of Green Jobs, incorporated by Govt of India & CII, covering entire spectrum of Green Businesses.
Chair of FICCI Committee on Climate Change & was Speaker/ Panelist during COP21 & COP22.
Member of BRICS Business Council Working Group on Energy & Green Economy.
Member of B20 Task Force on Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency.
Member of Executive Committee of Karnataka State Bioenergy Development Board.