Harsh Shah was appointed as an Additional Executive Director on the Board of the Investment Manager on January 15, 2018. His appointment was regularized and he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Whole-time Director with effect from August 1, 2018. 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. He has extensive experience in infrastructure sector across bidding, financing, operations, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory policy. 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 served as the Chief Financial Officer of SPTL. Prior to joining Sterlite, he has worked with Larsen & Toubro Limited, L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited and Procter & Gamble International Operations Pte. Limited.
Jyoti Kumar Agarwal was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Investment Manager on November 3, 2020. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Calcutta and has been awarded the post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management at Calcutta. He is a chartered accountant and has cleared all three levels of CFA from the CFA Institute, USA. He has vast experience in credit trading, fixed income, asset management and related matters. He has previously worked with The Boston Consulting Group, Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Private Limited, Deutsche Bank AG and Credit Suisse Securities (India) Private Limited.
Meghana Pandit is the Head - M&A and Investor Relations of the Investment Manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a master’s degree in 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 15 years of experience in investment banking, 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 Essar Steel Limited, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services India Private Limited and IDFC Bank.
Satish Talmale is the Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Manager. He has over 20 years of experience in general profit and loss management, business transformation, portfolio risk management, services operations, project management, sales and commercial operations and hands-on operation & maintenance services. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Amravati and has completed the executive program in business management from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He has previously worked with Ingersoll- Rand (India) Limited, GE India Industrial Private Limited, and Larsen & Toubro Limited.
Divya Bedi Verma is the Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Investment Manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Delhi University and is a qualified chartered accountant. She has completed the R12.x Oracle General Ledger Management Fundamentals Ed 1 LVC, R12.x Oracle Order Management Fundamentals Ed 1 LVC, R12.x Oracle E-Business Suite Essentials for Implementers Ed 1 LVC, 11i Oracle Order Management Fundamentals Ed 2 and 11i Oracle Receivables Fundamentals Ed 3 courses from Oracle University. She has over 19 years of experience in the field of managing finance operations, reporting, planning and compliances system change. She has worked in a global environment across the manufacturing, publishing and infrastructure industries. She has previously worked with Imaje India Private Limited, Elsevier and ATS Infrastructure Limited. She has received the CFO Next 100 award for exceptional contribution to the world of finance in December 2015 and December 2017.
Swapnil Patil was appointed the company secretary of the Investment Manager on April 23, 2017. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and master’s degree in law from University of Pune. He is also an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has previously worked with Tata Motors Limited, Sterlite Technologies Limited and Sterlite Power Transmission Limited. He has several years of experience in statutory compliances, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, governance, corporate codes and policies, compliance management, fund raising, regulatory liaising, investor relations, litigation and all aspects of secretarial function.
Bigyan Parija was appointed as the Chief Design Officer of the Investment Manager, upon his transfer from SPGVL to the Investment Manager on July 1, 2019. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Utkal University. He has over 20 years of experience in design and engineering, project management and business acquisition in the power transmission sector. Prior to joining IndiGrid, he was the Senior Vice President - Engineering & Routing of SPGVL.
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.