Sumant Sinha

Chairman and Managing Director, ReNew Power

Alumnus of IIT Delhi, IIM Calcutta and Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Started career at Tata Administrative Service in India; also worked as an investment banker in the US and UK at Citibank and ING Barings. 2002, returned to India and has held senior leadership positions in large Indian companies, such as Group Chief Financial Officer, Aditya Birla Group, one of India’s largest business groups; Chief Executive Officer, Aditya Birla Retail; and Chief Operating Officer, Suzlon, India’s largest wind turbine company. January 2011, established ReNew Power, one of India’s largest clean energy companies, with the vision to change the way energy is produced and consumed in India; currently, Chairman and Managing Director; has led the company to produce more than 6 GW of commissioned and under-construction wind and solar capacity, spanning more than 100 sites across India. Member, Board of Governors, IIM Calcutta, IIM Sirmaur and Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Speaker on global platforms for solutions related to climate change through the intersection of business and public policy. Columnist and commentator. Author of more than 100 articles. Recipient of awards and honours.