OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Our ambitious & independent management team is qualified to create an inspiring vision for all stakeholders including our investors and employees.
Mr. Harsh Shah has extensive experience in infrastructure sector across bidding, financing, operations, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory policy. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Whole-time Director from August 2018 till June 2022. He was instrumental in setting up IndiGrid, India’s first infrastructure investment trust in the power transmission sector. He is also a member of the SEBI Advisory Committee for InvITs and REITs. Previously, he has worked with Azure Power, Sterlite Power Transmission Limited, Larsen & Toubro Limited, L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited and Procter & Gamble International Operations Pte. Limited. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from National University of Singapore and a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Nirma Institute of Technology, Gujarat University.
Mr. Navin Sharma is the Chief Financial Officer of the Investment Manager. He is a Chartered Accountant with more than two decades of diverse experience. He has worked at multiple sectors ranging from cybersecurity, telecommunications equipment, electronics products, and textiles and has deep experience across domains of finance, accounting, and taxation. Prior to joining IndiGrid, Navin was associated as the Chief Financial Officer of Quick Heal Technologies Limited and led their finance team to drive business strategy, customer acquisition, mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, financial planning and analysis and risk management. He has previously worked with Sterlite Technologies Limited, Raychem RPG & Century Textiles & Industries Limited.
Ms. Meghana Pandit is the Chief Investment Officer at IndiGrid since 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a master’s degree management studies from the University of Mumbai, has cleared all three levels of CFA, CFA Institute (US) and a post graduate diploma in financial analysis from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India. She has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and corporate finance, covering the infrastructure sector across private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, qualified institutional placements and infrastructure investment trusts, in sub-sectors such as roads, airports, renewable power, thermal power, ports and real estate. She has previously worked in IDFC Bank, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services India Private Limited and Essar Steel Limited.
At IndiGrid, she is responsible for M&A, fund raising, treasury, investor relations and other growth initiatives.
Mr. Satish Talmale is the Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Manager. He has diverse expertise over 22 years largely in power generation in Thermal (majorly Gas), Renewables and now in Transmission sector. He has gained diversified strategic and operational experience in P&L Management, Business Transformation, Portfolio Risk Management, Services Operations, Project Management, Sales/Commercial Operations and hands-on with EPC/O&M services. He has demonstrated strong expertise in continuous improvements to unlock the value of assets. He has previously worked with Ingersoll Rand as Services Director (MEIA) and prior to that he worked with GE Power (including BHEL-GE JV) for ~14 years in various capacities in engineering, sales, commercial and services including asset management of wind assets across South Asia. He started his career with Larsen & Toubro Limited in Power division and holds B.E (Mechanical) engineering degree along with executive MBA from IIM-Calcutta.
Mr. Abhay Kumar is the Head – Legal and Corporate Affairs for the Investment Manager. He has over 25 years of experience across different Legal Regulatory functions in varied sectors like Power, Telecom, Real Estate and Print and Electronic media. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi and Bachelor of Science ( Maths- Stats- Hons) from Kirori Mal College University of Delhi . He has previously worked with Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., Tata Teleservice Ltd and The Tata Power Co Ltd.
Puneet Singh Chauhan
Puneet Singh Chauhan
Mr. Puneet Singh Chauhan is the Head – Commercial & SCM for the Investment Manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from CCS UNIVERSITY Meerut, UP. He has Over 20 years of experience in Power Transmission & Railways Infra sector, worked in developer as well as EPC environment in India, Africa & South America. He has previously worked with BSES, ANGELIQUE, STERLITE & KEC.
Mr. Kundan Kishore is the Head – Human Resources of the Investment Manager. He has over 11 years of experience across different human resources functions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering) from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal and has completed the two-year (full-time) post graduate diploma in management (human resource) in 2009 from the International Management Institute. He has previously worked with Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., KEC International Limited and TransUnion CIBIL Limited.
Mr. Urmil Shah, aged 37 years, joined IndiGrid in July 2019. Previously, served as the Company Secretary of IRB Infrastructure Private Limited (Investment Manager of IRB InvIT Fund) and was designated as the Compliance Officer of IRB InvIT Fund. Mr. Shah holds a Bachelor’s degree in commerce and is an associate of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Prior to joining IRB in 2011, he was part of the secretarial department of Great Offshore Limited. He has several years of experience in secretarial and compliance functions.