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Vineet Mittal

Chairman, AVAADA Group

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

A serial entrepreneur, Vineet’s strengths lie in envisioning and implementing large sized complex projects and building up global organizations. His strong emphasis on generating clean energy led to the creation of AVAADA. As Welspun Energy’s Founder & Managing Director, Vineet had built India’s largest solar portfolio of ~1 GW capacities; 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 on B20’s taskforce for financing growth and infrastructure and is also a member of its cross thematic group called anti-corruption and responsible business conduct. Vineet is also the Chairman of Solar Energy Task Force. He was twice recognised as the ‘Solar Man of the Year’ in 2014 and 2012.

Sindoor Mittal

Vice Chairperson

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

As a Vice Chairperson in AVAADA, Sindoor is responsible for strategy and leadership development. Apart from her business responsibilities, she is keenly involved in the company's sustainability endeavour.

Sindoor started her career by working with a $500mn private equity fund and then proceeding to be an entrepreneur. She was instrumental in setting up 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.

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. In the last 6 years at Welspun Energy, he was responsible for developing ~1140 MW of renewable projects. With over 33 years of experience, he has global exposure in planning, monitoring and executing projects with leading companies such as NTPC, Bechtel and Reliance Power. Kishor is a prolific speaker in the field of renewable energy.

Sudhir Sehgal

President – Project Development

Sudhir is known for his 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 37 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.