Work History

Work History
Feb 2015 - Present

GENERAL MANAGER (Techno Commercial)

  • Directly reporting to top management and leading commercial, business development, project development and regulatory issues for both generation and transmission for an upcoming 1200 MW Power Project
Sep 2011 - Feb 2015

DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER (Commercial & Business Development)

  • Responsible for commercial, business development and regulatory issues for a 1200 MW Power Project.
  • Handled multiple contracts related to power purchase including commercial and regulatory issues
  • Prepared request for qualification, techno-commercial proposal, bid strategy and financial model for bidding. Won a bid for supply of power at a tariff of US¢ 8 per Unit.
  • Prepared trading strategy and financial model for sale of power in power exchange
  • Sold electricity on short, medium and long term to various customers for a cumulative value of USD 1 Billion
  • Played a significant role in filing a Tariff Revision Application that seeks tariff correction of US¢ 2.2 per Unit towards change in law, force majeure and compensatory tariff through exercise of Regulatory powers of Court.
  • Carried out commercial due diligence of a gas based power project in Bangladesh.
  • Reviewed key government policies on standard bidding documents, new tariff regulations, Ministry of Coal and advised improvement through appropriate forum.
  • Highlighted key issues impacting power business and prepared strategy and way forward to mitigate those issues. For example, advised termination of a contract involving stakes of millions of dollars that was approved by management.
  • Negotiated a lower rebate of 2% instead of 2.25% in a Contract that saved USD 1 million for the Company. After this refund was issued to our company and all other generators in the State. Won USD 40 Million commercial dispute of Liquidated Damage against a Distribution Company in Gujarat.
Dec 2010 - Sep 2011

SENIOR MANAGER (International Business Development)                 

  • Brainstormed the strategy for market penetration in Nigeria through acquisition of stressed assets, setting up of power projects and expansion though setting up various strategic alliances.
  • Prepared Expression of Interests and Techno-commercial offers for power projects in Nigeria.
  • Conducted Due Diligence and financial analyses for two Power Stations with an aim of acquiring those. 
  • Evaluated proposals with six prospective industry players for “go” or “no go” decision
  • Executed Memorandum of Understanding with two states in Nigeria for setting up power projects.
Jul 2009 - Dec 2010

SENIOR ENGINEER (International Marketing)

  • Conducted market scanning & research of power sector in Africa, Middle East and South East Asia.
  • Served as Bid Manager and prepared techno-commercial offers for consultancy projects in energy domain.
  • Pitched presentation about NTPC’s capabilities to the top management of international clients.
  • Worked on commercial agreements for putting up a 1320 MW power project in Bangladesh and a 500 MW power project in Sri Lanka respectively. 
  • Prepared a techno-commercial proposal that was won by NTPC enabling it to foray in the international O&M segment.
May 2008 - Aug 2008

FINANCE INTERN                           

  • Performed analytical research, due diligence, financial modelling and rendered valuation support to nine companies in the renewable energy sector using Discounted Cash Flow (DCF), Options Valuation, Comparable techniques and Venture Capital methods for possible investments of over USD 200 MM.
  • Forecasted the financials and calculated exit value of the investment for maximizing Return on Investment.
  • Played a key role in preparing company valuations for Miasole, a company engaged in manufacturing solar panels using CIGS technology. The findings were used by Board of Directors to approve USD 15 MM equity investments.
Sep 2000 - Jul 2007

SENIOR ENGINEER (Information Technology)     

  • Responsible for IT project management and implementation.
  • Served as Project Manager to execute Campus Wide Network, a USD 1 MM project from scoping till the closing phase
  • Performed contract scoping, contract administration and negotiation in IT domain
  • Received appreciation from Head of IT for implementing SQUID; the project was later on replicated to other Sites


Jul 2007 - May 2009

Master of Business Administration

Freeman School of Business,Tulane University, USA

Completed two years' full time MBA from Tulane University in USA and won following awards:

  • Received Morton A. Aldrich Fellowship and Tuition waiver during MBA for academic excellence.
  • Received membership in Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) an international Honour society for business students, the highest recognition a student can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International.
  • Selected by Finance faculty as Investment Manager in USD 2.4 MM Darwin Fenner student-managed fund.
  • Selected by Finance faculty to participate as an Equity Research Analyst in nationally accredited Burkenroad reports. Presented findings of the Equity Research Report at the annual Burkenroad Conference (
  • Secured 2nd Rank in 2009 Portfolio Managers National Finals Competition held at Rice University, Houston, U.S.A.
  • Secured 2nd Rank in Finance Case Competition at Tulane in 2009.
  • Received “Freeman Merit Award” for overall contribution to the Business School.
Sep 1996 - May 2000

Bachelor of Technology 

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, India

Completed four years' full time engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering and received an Honors for securing high marks


Dec 2011 - Jun 2012

Post Graduate Diploma in Electricity Regulation 

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission



  • Bidding, Business Development, Commercial, Regulatory, Contract Management, Negotiation, Project Management, Marketing, Sales.
  • Financial Modelling, Valuation, Financial Analysis, Deal identification, Commercial Due Diligence.