AmpIn Energy Transition Team

AmpIn Energy Transition Team

  • Delhi (HQ)
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Bangalore
Dedicated Regional Teams Across the Country
  • US $1 Bn+ Raised Debt Capital
  • $500Mn+ Raised Equity Capital
  • MW > 10 GW Delivered
  • Land > 5 GW Delivered
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1.Instrumental in building leading renewable IPPs with GWs of operating projects

  • 2.Key members in the management team with experience across the entire project life cycle including BD, Land, Transmission/Evacuation, Procurement, Engineering, Financing, Project and Asset Management

3.Team developed in-line with AmpIn’s Business Strategy

  • Delivered first open access project in India
  • Built a leading rooftop & C&I business
  • Led some of the largest asset acquisitions
  • High success in Bidding at the highest closing tariffs

Team Experience Acro

  • Off-Site C&I (Open Access): 1GW+ pan India
  • On-Site C&I (Distributed Generation): 250MW+ pan India
  • Utility: 5GW+ of wind and solar
  • Investments: 2GW+ opportunities processed

Delivered MW: >10 GW; Delivered Land: >5 GW

  • Expertise across the entire project life cycle including: Land, Transmission / Evacuation, Procurement, Engineering, Project Management and Asset Management
  • Technological Expertise in Solar, Wind, Storage and Energy Trading.

Raised financing for 6.5 GW of power assets

  • Raised US$1Bn+ of Debt Capital
  • Raised US$500Mn+ of Equity Capital
  • Key expertise include: Project Finance, Corporate Funding (working capital, construction and BG lines), Refinancing, Acquisition Financing.

Leadership Team

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    Pinaki Bhattacharyya

    Founder, Managing Director & CEO

    21+ years of overall experience across the energy value chain in EPC, IPP, PE and BD with 13 years in renewables across operational and financial roles

    Prior to AmpIn, Pinaki was the CFO-Infra, Head-New Ventures at Sterlite Power (Part of Vedanta Group) with $1.5B asset base. Incubated & led as CFO + CIO at Sembcorp Green Infra (an IDFC PE venture), IPP with 700MW+ portfolio; the largest renewable IPP in India at that time

    Led US$ 300mn renewable PE investment as Principal at IDFC Private Equity; the largest renewable Private Equity portfolio in India at that time

    Worked at ALSTOM/ABB (India and Europe), Intergen(Shell-Bechtel JV with 16 GW) in US and New Energy Capital (US)(JV between CALSTRS and Vantage Point Venture Capital)

    MBA (Cornell University), B.E. (Delhi College of Engineering)

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    SK Gupta

    Director & CFO

    An industry veteran with decades of experience in manufacturing, EPC contracting and Renewable Energy sectors raising Public/Private equity and large project funding in India & abroad.

    Prior to AmpIn, SK was the CFO and Head of the O&M business at Azure Power. He played a key role in taking Azure public by an international listing on NYSE with an IPO of $135Mn and also in raising India’s first Green Bond of $500Mn.

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    Kapil Kasotia

    COO-Utility Business and Wind/Hybrid/Strategic Initiatives

    21 years of experience with 13 years in Renewable energy

    Has over two decades of experience in delivering 3-4 GWs of projects across Wind, Solar & Hybrids

    Prior to AmpIn, he was associated with Sembcorp Green Infra and Vena Energy

    He is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta

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    Amit Kumar Mittal

    COO – C&I

    35+ years of overall experience in Renewable, Thermal and Nuclear Power industry with 13 years in Renewables energy Prior to AmpIn, Amit was the Executive Director Operations at Radiance Renewables, Technical Director at First Solar, Sr. Vice President for Engineering and Renewables at Reliance Power.

    Amit also worked 20 years in Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd for construction of Nuclear Power plants.

    Amit is Power industry veteran with experience in project development and management, engineering, asset management, Quality and EHS and ESG.

    B.Tech Hons from BITS Pilani

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    Sourya Choudhary

    Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) – Utility Business

    18 Years of experience across Renewables, Utility, Transport & Infrastructure

    Previously worked with Hero Future Energy as Head- BD

    Experienced in setting up over 1500 MW projects across India

    MBA – ISB Hyderabad, B.E – Mechanical

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    Shriprakash Rai

    Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) – C&I Business

    19 + years including 15+ years in developing some of the largest C&I businesses across India

    Leading one of the largest C&I businesses in India with 1GW+ portfolio

    Previously with Hero Future Energies as Rooftop Business Head

    MBA from XIM Bhubaneswar

Functional Heads

Sunil Sharma

Director & Head- Project & Corporate Finance

Sunil Sharma

Director & Head- Project & Corporate Finance

16+ years of experience in Financing across Renewables & Infrastructure sectors.

Raised ~USD 1.2Bn.+ of Project Financing & ~USD 700 Mn+ of Corporate & Mezz Finance, ~USD 500Mn through Green Bonds & ~USD 150Mn through Equity.

Before AmpIn, he was with Rays Power Infra and Azure Power.

He is an MBA in Finance (JBIMS, Mumbai); Electronics Engineer (NSIT, Delhi)

Harsh Choudhary

Financial Controller

Harsh Choudhary

Financial Controller

11+ years experience in Financing & Accounting

Involved in the firm’s US$100mn IPO and US$500 mn Green Bond issuance at Azure Power

CA, B.Com from University of Delhi

Bikash Singh

Director & Co-Head - Corporate & Project Finance

Bikash Singh

Director & Co-Head - Corporate & Project Finance

15+ years of experience in the financing Infrastructure Sector under RBI mandate i.e Energy, Transport, Social & Commercial Infrastructure.

Before AmpIn, he was associated with Reliance Capital and IFCI Ltd and was banker to all the Renewable companies across India and had handled more than $ 2 Bn portfolio, which includes raising and deployment.

MBA – Finance from IBS Mumbai, B.Com (Accountancy Honours) – Calcutta University – Gold Medalist

Niraj Mehta

Director - Investments - Equity

Niraj Mehta

Director - Investments - Equity

16+ of experience years in financing, investment banking, project and business development primarily in renewable energy.

Before AmpIn, he was part of a Backbay Capital Partners, a boutique IB firm. Had also worked as banker in Centrum Capital

Was founding members of Abacus holdings and Funsolar; primarily focused on investment and development of Renewable energy projects. Was one of the founding members of Orange Renewable Energy.

MBA (SP Jain), CFA, BMS (NM College)

Arpit Jain

Company Secretary

Arpit Jain

Company Secretary

10+ years of experience in the Renewable Sector and supported in equity raise of USD 300 MN; leading secretarial functions and working closely with the Board of Directors, the amp Leadership team, shareholders and regulatory bodies

He has previously worked with Hero Future Energies

Fellow Member of ICSI; Law Graduate

Rakshika Kaul Padora

Head - Legal

Rakshika Kaul Padora

Head - Legal

11+ Yrs of experience in corporate/ commercial law and energy & infrastructure sector

She has previously worked with Indian Law Partners and Classis Law

LL.B (Faculty of Law, DU), CS (ICSI), B.Com (Sri Venkateshwara College, DU)

Rajni Bhandari

Head - Marketing

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Rajni Bhandari

Head - Marketing

11+ years of experience in Marketing, Communication, PR & Business Development in the Renewable Energy Sector

She has previously worked with renewable IPPs like Amplus Solar and Azure Power

MBA (Power Management) from UPES, Chem (H) from University of Delhi

Anisha Raina

Head - Human Resources

Anisha Raina

Head - Human Resources

13+ years of experience in heading the Human Resource function.

Responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of all HR activities including manpower planning, employee relations and  development, employee communication, compensation and benefits, labour compliances etc.

Previously worked with Snap Deal & Unicommerce eSolutions Pvt. Ltd

B.Tech. Electronics & Communication’2010

Kunal Saxena

Head – Strategic Investments

Kunal Saxena

Head – Strategic Investments

More than 14 years of experience across Strategy, Finance, Banking and Operations domains

Master in Management from ESCP Europe, Paris (Finance); B. Tech. from IIT Bombay (Mechanical Engineering)

Soubhik Das

Senior Director & Regional Head- East

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Soubhik Das

Senior Director & Regional Head- East

25+ years of experience in Project Management, Contract & Procurement, Regulatory, Power Sourcing, Business Development

Worked with different stakeholders in the power value chain- project developers, OEMs, EPCs, EHV Consumers & RT Solar EPCs

Previously, he has worked with GMR Energy, Praxair, ABB- Alstom, BCIC Karnataka, Kalpa Power

BE – Mechanical (BU); PGDBM (IIT – Kharagpur), PMP® (PMI – USA)

Kunal Pragati

Senior Director- Regional Business Head - South

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Kunal Pragati

Senior Director- Regional Business Head - South

21+ Yrs exp in business development; instrumental in developing and nurturing over 350 MW of Renewable Power projects

He has previously worked with global RE development firms like Emergent Ventures , Lanco Solar , Welspun Energy, and Enfinity Global Inc

B.Sc gradute, MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur

Aditya Malpani

Senior Director - Open Access and Regional Business Head - West

Aditya Malpani

Senior Director - Open Access and Regional Business Head - West

16+ Years of experience; Closed more than 300MW including some of the marquee transactions in RE open access arena

He has previously worked with Cleanmax, Manikaran Solar, SunEdison and Feedback Infra

B.Tech – Mechanical, MBA – Finance

Saurabh Solanki

Director & Regional Business Head North (C&I)

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Saurabh Solanki

Director & Regional Business Head North (C&I)

16+ years of overall experience in handling Business Development, Project Development, EPC Sales for Distributed Generation and Utility Scale Solar projects

Closure and deployment of 350MW + capacity of DG and Utility projects in India

He has previously worked with Tata Power Solar, Lanco and Moser Baer

Abhishek Pandey

General Manager- Trading & BD

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Abhishek Pandey

General Manager- Trading & BD

13+ Years of experience in Power Trading and Power Exchange operations.

He has previously worked with Adani Enterprises, Tata Power Trading and Indian Energy Exchange Limited

B.E. – RGPV Bhopal, MBA – IIM Ahmedabad

Tanmay Pramanik

General Manager - Power Trading

Tanmay Pramanik

General Manager - Power Trading

15+ years of experience working with thermal & renewable IPPs such as (JITPL, Mythrah), trading licensees (GMR, APPCPL, Refex) & consultancy firms (AF Mercados)

Has worked with various organisations on various assignments encompassing power sales the being core activity

⁠MBA (Power Management) From UPES, Instrumentation (Hons) from Delhi University

Amol Gokhale

Director - Projects

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Amol Gokhale

Director - Projects

18+ years of experience in Strategic Project Management, Site & Construction Management, Capex & Opex Planning

Previously SVP- Projects at Azure Power, delivered 1.5GW+ of projects

Ashish Saxena

Senior Director - Solar Procurement

Ashish Saxena

Senior Director - Solar Procurement

26 years of experience in Renewable, Telecom & Automobile

Headed Procurement for companies like ACME & Sterling and Wilson

Commercial concluded close to 4 GW of Solar Projects it includes world’s biggest Solar plant for ADEWA 1.2 GW

Global working exposure & delivered projects for companies like ACWA, ADWEA, Alton, Neon, Total Energies, Jinko, GE & EDF.

B.E. (Mechanical Engineering)

Prem Singh

Director- Projects (C&I Business)

Prem Singh

Director- Projects (C&I Business)

23+ years of experience in Project & Asset Management with 13 years in Renewables

Has experience of delivering close to 1GW of Solar PV (Utility scale and Distributed Generation) and Solar Thermal Projects

Prior to Amp, he was associated with Vikram Solar Limited, Solar Philippines as Director-Projects

Chetan Meshram

Associate Director - ESG

Chetan Meshram

Associate Director - ESG

15+ years of experience in ESG

Before joining AmpIn, he worked with India Resurgence Fund, which is an India-focused distressed investment platform.

Also, worked with ERM, AECOM and gained ESG consulting experience. Also worked as ESG Head in Ostro Energy (Actis renewable energy platform), and GE Transportation.

M.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, BE (Mech) from Nagpur University

Arunav Uppal

Head – Solar Engineering

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Arunav Uppal

Head – Solar Engineering

14+ years of experience in Solar and BESS including solar resource assessment, due diligence of solar projects, generation analysis, risk analysis, and performance monitoring; bidding & design of more than 1500+ MW of Solar PV projects

Prior to Amp, he has worked with Tata Power Solar, Lanco Solar, and Reliance Industries

B.Tech – Mechatronics

A Selva Shankar

Associate Director - Wind Technical

A Selva Shankar

Associate Director - Wind Technical

23+ years of expertise in renewables with over 4GW consultancy experience in wind projects across India, Europe, Indonesia, and the Philippines

Expertise in land procurement, WRA validation, design plan validation, and government agency coordination

BTech in Electrical Engineering from Janardan Rai Nagar Vidyapeeth University

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