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OUR TEAM


The team has extensive collective experience of over 100 years through working in companies like IDFC SSKI, Suzlon, ITC, Wartsila, Vestas, Gamesa, Tata communications, Airtel, Goldman Sachs and HSBC among others and brings together strong background in wind projects development &execution, land acquisition, power evacuation, electricity sales and financing.


Arvind Bansal, CEO

Arvind

Arvind is a Civil Engineering Graduate of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1991) and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1993).

Arvind has an experience of over 23 years in operations and investment banking, wherein he closed many transactions in the power, media and technology sectors and gained long and rich experience in the energy and renewable sector while advising on some of the early independent power projects.

He is also a Non–Executive Director on the board of Daiwik Hotels, a company focusing on mid-range hotels at pilgrimage tourist locations in India.

   


N V Venkataramanan, COO

Sukant

Venkat has over 30 years of rich and varied experience in projects, operations, business development and marketing in electricity and electricity related industries.
He was instrumental in developing a pipeline of 3000 MW of wind energy projects and commissioning of 500 MW wind energy projects in Gamesa Wind Turbine Private Ltd

He also headed O&M operations of the entire fleet of wind energy farms for Vestas India.

Venkat also lead the business development and long term strategy for Sri Maruti Solar Private Ltd. He is a Mechanical Engineer by education.

   

Tarun Bhargava, CFO

Sukant

Tarun is an IIT Kanpur and NMIMS Mumbai alumnus.

He has over 23 years of rich and varied business experience with Indian corporates like Tata communications, Bharti Airtel and Essar group and has strong domain expertise in strategic planning, debt financing, M&A, board / stakeholder relationship management, decision support systems, management reporting, corporate governance and risk management.

Tarun has handled key functional responsibilities including developing and monitoring  financial policies, processes, internal controls, compliances besides treasury, &commercial functions.

   

Gautam Chopra, VP-Project Development

Gautam

Gautam is also an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad and a B.Tech. from IIT, Roorkee.
Gautam worked for 15 years in commercial banking operations with HSBC and ABN Amro Banks in India before moving to industrial operations with Arvind and joining Continuum as VP of Project Development work.

   

Ranjeet Kumar Sharma, VP-Projects

ranjeet

Ranjeet is a Civil Engineer by education and has about 20 years of' experience in execution of large scale industrial projects. Prior to joining Continuum he served a 10 year stint at Suzlon Energy Ltd where he commissioned 1040 MW of wind energy projects including 275 MW in Maharashtra, 500 MW in Tamil Nadu and 250 MW in Rajasthan.

He has extensive experience in managing vendor development, vendor technical issues and resourceful at strategizing techniques for maximum utilization of manpower/machinery.

   

Nilesh Patil, VP & Controller

Nilesh

He is a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant. He has more than 15 years of experience in Accounting & Financial planning having worked at Raymond Group' and other leading companies.

Nilesh is adept at handling accounts, taxation, audit and internal control systems.

   

Krishnamurthy R, VP-Power Evacuation

Krishnamurthy

He is a B. Tech in Electrical Power from University of Mysore. He brings over 32 years of rich experience in engineering and construction of transmission lines, transformers and EHV Substations. His experience in designing and implementing transmission systems at wind energy projects contributes to the low loss, highly efficient transmission systems for Continuum's wind energy projects.

   

PVN Sai, AVP-Operation & Maintenance Services

PVN Sai

PVN Sai is an alumnus of IIM, Indore and an M. Tech from of IIT, Kharagpur.

He has a rich and varied experience of over 25 years gathered by serving in the Indian Navy prior to joining Wind World's Operation and Maintenance team in 2012. He was the Head of O&M services for Gujarat & Maharashtra before joining Continuum.