Management Team

Sameer Mathur, Chief Operating Officer

MUMBAI

Sameer joined Vector Green in January 2017. He has over twenty-five years of experience across different aspects of the power business. His main focus areas are Business Acquisition, Project Development and Asset Management. He has vast experience in Contracts & Commercial agreements, Structuring, Mergers & Acquisitions, in Infrastructure space including but not limited to Renewables, Conventional power projects and Roads.

Before moving into his current role, Sameer worked with Mahindra Susten (a Mahindra & Mahindra company) wherein he led the team that developed Mahindra’s Renewable Independent Power Producer (IPP) platform from scratch to more than 300 MW within a short span of two years. Prior to Mahindra Susten, he led the Renewable Power Business of Reliance Group for around 10 years. He has worked with Suzlon Energy as the State Head (Rajasthan) of Operations & Management, and has hands-on experience on TPM and WCM techniques.

Sameer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering) from the MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur and also holds a Post-Graduate in Business Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.

T C Pattabiraman, Chief Finance Officer

MUMBAI

Pattabiraman joined Vector Green in December 2018. He has twenty-four years of experience across different industries in India & internationally. His main focus areas are M&A, Strategy, Project finance , treasury , tax and cost managements . He has vast experiences in business partnering for accelerated growth, financial planning & analysis, taxes (direct, indirect and international) , audits,cost management & compliances.

Before moving into his current role, Pattabiraman worked with Companies like StarAgri warehousing, Sealedair corporation, Dupont , Eicher Motors and Hyundai in India & international roles , where he handled two Green field  and one brown field projects financing, partnered with business teams for successful turnaround of businesses at few geographies outside India, led post-merger integration of companies, introduced concept of “control & compliance’s without compromising Growth” and led many cost saving projects in tax, treasury & other areas.

Pattabiraman is a Bachelor in Mathematics from Chennai University and Chartered accountant from ICAI. He also completed long term Management courses like EBPM(Executive Business Management Programme) from IIM-C & ILPSE (INSEAD Leadership Programme for Senior Executives) from INSEAD-Paris.

Karunesh Kumar Chaturvedi, Vice President (Corporate Affairs)

MUMBAI

Karunesh became part of Vector Green in June 2018. He is a dynamic professional having extensive experience in the areas of Corporate Affairs, Public Relations & Coordination, and Strategic Management. His diverse work portfolio including-Textiles, Engineering, Manufacturing, Education, Power (Thermal & Renewables) entails Government Relations, Media Communications, External & Internal Information dissemination and Strategic Communications.

Before taking over his current role, Karunesh was associated with Vikram Solar wherein he was heading the teams of Corporate Affairs and Communications. Prior to Vikram Solar he was part of Corporate Affairs team of Avantha Group. He also worked for more than 17 years at Pratibha Group heading North India and Corporate Affairs.

Karunesh, an MBA (Marketing & Finance) from IMT Ghazaibad and Graduates of Calcutta University. His 25 years of extensive expertise in building and maintaining a strong reputation and finding common ground with stakeholders, aids him in leading the Corporate Affairs department of Vector Green.

Yudhvir Singh Gulia, AVP & Head Operations (Solar)

MUMBAI

Yudhvir joined Vector Green in February 2018. He has over twenty-four years of experience across different aspects of the power business. His main focus areas are Project Development, Operations and Asset Management.

Before moving into his current role, Yudhvir worked with ACME Solar Holdings wherein he led the O&M team since 2013 that was responsible for managing 1GW+ of ACME’s Renewable (solar) operational portfolio. Prior to ACME Solar, he worked with Applied Solar Technologies, ACME Tele Power, HBL Nife Batteries and Benning AG.

Yudhvir holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Industrial Electronics) from the Dr B A Marathwada University, Aurangabad.

Amol Sawant, General Manager (Finance & Accounts)

Mumbai

Amol joined Vector Green in January 2017. He has about 15 Years of experience in Finance & Accounts, Auditing, Budgeting, MIS, Treasury and Statutory Compliance. Proficient in developing accounting systems and preparing accounting records and financial statements. Comprehensive exposure in providing and interpreting financial information, monitoring / interpreting cash flow and predicting future trends.

Before moving into his current role, Amol was AGM – Finance & Accounts at SKS Power Generation (Chhattisgarh) Limited (SKS). During his time at SKS, he was responsible for the financial reporting, compliance, Accounting, Taxation, Auditing, Budgeting and MIS. Prior to SKS he has worked with Petron Engineering Construction Limited, Enginemates Heat Transfer Private Limited and Zeba Home Private Limited.

Amol is a Chartered Accountants from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He hold Bachelor’s Degree (Commerce) from Mumbai University.

Lokesh Kumar Jeengar, General Manager (Power Sales and Business)

Mumbai

Lokesh joined Vector Green in June 2017. He has over ten years of varied experience across different aspects of business management in Renewable Energy and Life Insurance sector. During his various stints, he has received extensive exposure for entire life cycle of renewable energy projects, right from Bidding, Project Due Diligence, Project Execution, Contracts Management, Regulatory and Asset Management.

Before joining Vector Green, Lokesh was heading Business Acquisition and Asset Management verticals for one of the fastest growing venture within Mahindra & Mahindra Group (Mahindra Susten). Lokesh had played a pivotal role in securing over 600 MW of projects through competitive bids with a success rate of over 35%. Lokesh was also responsible for implementing best practices and key practices for the nascent asset management portfolio. Before moving in to Mahindra Susten, Lokesh has worked for around 5 years with Reliance Power where he was instrumental in commissioning India’s largest solar Thermal (CSP) project, along with working on Project Management for 45 MW Wind Project and Business Acquisition for solar PV projects. Lokesh has also worked with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, as part of their Product development team.

Lokesh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (Information Technology) from the Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur and also holds a Post-Graduate Degree in Management from IIM Calcutta.

Srinivasa Rao Dontam, General Manager & Regional Head (Operations)

Hyderabad

Srinivasa joined Vector Green in November 2017. He has over twenty years of diversified experience across highly reputed business establishments in the power sector. His main focus areas are Asset Management, Power Trading and Commercials functions. He has significant experience in Asset Management, Power Sales, Advisory in power markets and Developing long term plans in Generation and Transmission.

Srinivasa worked with First Solar as Head- Asset Management, India before moving to Vector Green, handling entire portfolio of 200 MW operating solar PV assets developed by First Solar in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Prior to First Solar, he worked with NSL Group as Head-Power Trading and Regulatory and handled renewable portfolio of about 300 MW. He was also earlier associated with prestigious advisory projects funded by the World Bank, ADB and CIDA in the domain of power generation, transmission and distribution during his stint in ICRA Management Consulting Services Private Limited and APSEB/APTRANSCO.

Srinivasa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering) from Osmania University, Hyderabad and also holds a Master’s degrees in Technology (Energy Science and Technology) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.