TATA CLEANTECH CAPITAL - OUR TEAM

Pankaj Sindwani

Chief Business Officer

Pankaj Sindwani is the Chief Business Officer at Tata Cleantech. He is tasked to build Climate Finance Business across mainstream and emerging sectors. Besides Business, he has also been responsible for co-creating an ecosystem of alliances and partnerships with domestic and Global stakeholders for Clean Technology Finance in India.

A regular Speaker at multiple National and International forums on Clean Technology, he has also been mentoring Start-ups, more specifically in Clean Technology space.

Pankaj has held various important positions in past both within and outside Tata Group and his previous responsibilities include roles in Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing Operations and Corporate Strategy. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Technology from BITS Pilani and an Executive Masters in International Business from IIFT, New Delhi.

Manash Mitra

Head - Financial Advisory

Manash has over two decades of experience in the Indian infrastructure sector across private equity, M&A/investment banking, project and structured finance covering diverse sectors. He has also participated in formulation of various PPP policy and regulations. He has been member of CII National Committee on PE/VC and FICCI National Committee on Infrastructure. Manash received an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore.

Ashwini Kumar

Chief Risk Officer

Ashwini Kumar has experience of over 20 years of working in Banking and Non Banking Finance Companies with expertise in the areas of project finance, infrastructure finance, renewable energy sector, corporate banking, risk management, credit underwriting, administration & monitoring, and policy development & implementation. He has been associated with Tata Cleantech Capital Limited since April 2013 and has contributed in the role of Head-Credit, before taking the assignment of Chief Risk Officer. He has earlier worked with Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank, HSBC Bank and SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited in various roles. He has done Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance from National Institute of Bank Management, Pune. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (from ICFAI, Hyderabad) and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (from Indian Institute of Banking & Finance).”

Behzad Bhesania

Chief Financial Officer

Behzad has been with Tata Capital since June 2011. Effective October 2016, he has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer at Tata Cleantech Capital Limited.

He comes into the role with over 12 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. In his previous assignments, he has handled senior responsibilities in Finance including that of Planning, Management Reporting and Analysis, amidst other Accounting and Finance functions.

Behzad is a Post Graduate in Commerce. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, a Post Graduate in Executive Management from SP Jain Institute of Management. and holds a degree in Law.

Mitheel Mody

Head - Business Origination & Relationship

Mitheel has over 18 years’ experience in infrastructure, project & corporate finance across financial institutions, investment banking & corporates. He has handled appraisals, deal origination, structuring and syndications, spearheading multiple transactions across debt, equity and mezzanine products and also successfully closed M&A deals. He has also contributed to policy papers related to infrastructure sector. Mitheel was instrumental in setting up the debt distribution function at TCCL and in his current role handles business origination and relationship function. Mitheel is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI, MBA and Law Graduate.

Gaurav Lal

Head - Syndication

Gaurav joined Tata Capital in 2013 in its Project Finance vertical. Subsequently, he moved to Tata Cleantech in 2015 heading the North & East India business origination function. Effective April 2019, he has been appointed as Head - Syndication for Tata Cleantech Capital Limited.

Prior to joining Tata group, he worked with ING and ABN Amro across their Chennai, Kolkata, and Delhi NCR offices for 11 years across Sales and Credit functions.

Gaurav is an Electrical Engineer and did his Master of Management from IIT Bombay.

Prasad Ranade

Chief Information Officer

Prasad has a rich experience of 34 years in the Banking and Financial Sector. He has worked in various functions across many Banks.

Prasad joined Tata Capital in 2011 as Head - Credit Administration & Monitoring for the Project Finance division of Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd. In 2016, he moved to Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd. Currently, he is working on developing the IT systems for complete automation and analytics.