Pratik Agarwal is an Executive Director of the Investment Manager and had been appointed on July 19, 2011 and has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Manager since November 7, 2016. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from London Business School and a Bachelorís degree from Wharton Business School. He has also been the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sterlite Power Transmission Limited since June 2016. He is also the vice-chairman of Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Limited. Pratik Agarwal has over 10 years of experience in building core infrastructure businesses in ports, power transmission and broadband sector in India. He has been instrumental in transforming the way infrastructure projects Ė especially power transmission are built by deploying global technologies like LiDAR survey, heli-stringing and helicrane construction. Pratik Agarwal is also the Chairman of the Transmission Task Force constituted by FICCI.
Harsh Shah was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Investment Manager on November 7, 2016 and is also the Chief Financial Officer of Sterlite Power Transmission Limited, the holding company of the Investment Manager. He holds a Mastersí degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and a bachelorís degree in electrical engineering from the Nirma Institute of Technology, Gujarat University. He has approximately 10 years of experience in private equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure financing, regulatory and macroeconomic policy issues with a focus on the infrastructure sector.Prior to joining Sterlite, Harsh Shah has worked with Larsen & Toubro Limited, L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited and Procter & Gamble International Operations Pte. Limited.
Mithun Gole was appointed as the Head of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations of the Investment Manager on November 17, 2016. He joined Sterlite Technologies Limited since September 2009 and has been associated with the Sterlite Group since then. He is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has played a key role in Sterlite Groupís significant investments in power transmission and ports over the last seven years. He has previously worked with Pricewaterhouse Coopers Private Limited, Deloitte Corporate Finance Services India Private Limited and Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited. He has around 14 years of experience in fund raising, banking, corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and business development. In power transmission, he has worked in key functions such as corporate strategy, debt and equity fund raising, project finance/re-financing, banking and treasury, business development and investment analysis, compliance and regulatory operations.
Ashish Gupta was appointed as Strategy Lead of the Investment Manager on November 17, 2016. He has been associated with Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Limited since May, 2015. He completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and holds a Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Processes and Automation Engineering from the Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, University of Delhi. He has cleared all three levels of CFA from CFA Institute, USA. He has approximately [7 years of experience in private equity, mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, business planning & investment research. He has previously worked with Welspun Energy Limited, Gaja Advisors Private Limited and Evalueserve.com.
Harshit Gupta was appointed as the Head of Regulatory Affairs of the Investment Manager on November 17, 2016 and has been associated with Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Limited since 2013. He holds a bachelorís degree in Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Integral University Lucknow and is a certified Project Management Professional from IPMA, has attended Management Development Program from Indian School of Business, Mohali and is trained in Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from TQM International Private Limited. [He has approximately eight years of experience in regulatory affairs, business development, policy advocacy, corporate strategy, business analysts, technical functions in power sector. He has worked with organizations including Parbati Koldam Transmission Company Limited, a joint venture of Reliance Infrastructure and Powergrid Corporation of India Limited and Rockwell Automation India Private Limited. He has made various representations to the government through FICCI and Electric Power Transmission Association on major regulatory and policy issues in the power transmission sector and has appeared before Central Electricity Regulatory Commission on key regulatory matters.
Amitanshu Srivastava was appointed as the Head of Business Acquisitions of the Investment Manager on November 17, 2016. He holds a bachelorís degree in Engineering in Electronics and Power from Nagpur University. He joined Sterlite Technologies Limited since January 2014 and has played a key role in the growth of the power transmission portfolio. He has over 20 years of transmission industry experience including, transmission line design and cost estimation, contract negotiation, business acquisitions through competitive bidding in association with KEC International Limited.
Swapnil Patil is associated with Sterlite Group since January 2010. He holds a bachelors' 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. He has 7 years of experience in corporate secretarial function. His focus area of operations has been 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.