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Vineet Mittal

Chairman, Avaada Group

Visionary leadership & execution abilities are the two qualities that define Vineet.

A serial entrepreneur, Vineet is known for his visionary leadership and execution abilities. His strengths lie in envisioning and implementing large sized complex projects and building up global organizations. Vineet's strong emphasis on generating clean energy has led to the creation of AVAADA. As Founder & Managing Director of Welspun Energy, Vineet had built the country’s largest solar portfolio, amounting to nearly 1000 MW; thereby creating enormous value for stakeholders and investors and successfully exited the venture with a sale to Tata Power.

An alumnus of Harvard Business School, Vineet is a significant contributor in developing strategies and policies for emerging economies. He is a member of Solar Energy Advisory Council, MNRE (Ministry of New & Renewable Energy), and the India Chair of World Business Council of Sustainable Development (WBCSD)’s program on Renewables Low Carbon Technology platform. Vineet is also the President of Solar Independent Power Producers Association. He was twice recognised as the ‘Solar Man of the Year’ in 2014 and 2012 for his contribution to the industry.

Sindoor Mittal

Director

Sindoor is looked upon as an industry leader and is a Keynote speaker at multiple forums In the Renewable energy sector.

As a director in AVAADA, Sindoor is responsible for strategy and leadership development. Apart from her business responsibilities, Sindoor is keenly involved in the company's Corporate Social Responsibility endeavour. Sindoor represents the sentiments of youth of India which envisages the future role of the nation, both as an economic enabler and a leader of peace and harmony.

A national swimming champion, Sindoor started her leadership journey at a very early age. She started her career by working with a $500 mn private equity fund and then proceeding to be an entrepreneur. Sindoor was instrumental in setting up of Welspun Energy’s initial solar portfolio, at a time when few companies were in the business. She spearheaded Equity fundraising by bringing on board institutional investors like ADB, DEG and GE. Thereafter, she successfully handled the sale of the organisation’s ~1140 MW renewable portfolio to Tata Power.

At the age of 21, Sindoor was the youngest management graduate from the Indian School of Business (ISB).

T.R. Kishor Nair

Chief Operating Officer

Kishor is a dynamic personality known to lead his team and the organisation from the frontlines. An electrical engineer from Kerala University, he is strongly grounded in different aspects of the energy business - project management, strategic business planning and business development. As the Chief Operating Officer at AVAADA, he is responsible for business strategy, business development, EPC & project management and operations & management. In the last 6 years at Welspun Energy, he has been responsible for development of ~1140 MW of renewable projects. With over 27 years of experience, he has global experience in planning, monitoring and executing projects with companies such as NTPC, Bechtel and Reliance Power. Kishor is a prolific speaker in the field of renewable energy and shares his expert opinion in various national and international forums.

Sudhir Sehgal

President - Construction

Sudhir is known to have a perfectionist’s eye when it comes to delivering quality. He is a Civil Engineer from the Delhi College of Engineering and has extensive experience in project development cycle; from project design, engineering, construction to quality assurance and execution. His leadership qualities come from his working experience of 30 years across industries, with organisations like Desein, NTPC and Reliance. At AVAADA, he is responsible for project development and construction. During his stint at Welspun Energy he was instrumental in the successful commissioning of mega projects in territories like Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh. He has also lent his considerable skills to the land & liaison process when required.