Greenko’s Leadership Team Portfolios
Mr. Anil Kumar Chalamalasetty
(Chief Executive and Managing Director)
Had an extended entrepreneurial career during which he was involved in evolving start-up businesses in Information Technology, Infrastructure, and Environmental sectors in the United Kingdom and India. Mr. Chalamalasetty is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, transition, and project management with a successful track record of managing operations involving large remote teams. He co-founded and developed the Company with Mahesh Kolli in 2004 and incorporated it in early-2006 to raise funds for financing early operations. He also worked out the effective implementation of the strategic business roadmap for the Company. He is a graduate in Computer Science and holds a master’s from Northwest University.
Mr. Mahesh Kolli
(President and Joint Managing Director)
Started his career in the energy sector and went on to build his entrepreneurial interests in Information Technology and Environmental space. His entrepreneurial journey started with an environmental solutions Company focussed on technology transfer from developed markets to India. He co-founded Greenko Group along with Mr. Anil Chalamalasetty in 2004. Within Greenko, he is responsible for driving the vision, business development, and new project initiatives of the Group. Mahesh is a regular speaker at Carbon Market & Clean Energy conferences across the world and is a graduate.
Mr. Vasudev Rao
Joined the Board in Feb 2012. Prior to Greenko, he was an Executive Director for XL Energy Ltd (from 2005) which has diversified interests including significant solar power operations and organised its IPO to the Indian Stock Exchange in 2006. He also served on the Board of Directors of GSS America Infotech Ltd, a Software Services Company which he advised and helped organise its IPO and NEST Ltd. Vasu also served as an Executive Director at Goldstone Technologies Ltd. apart from working for Kirloskar Electric, in several key finance roles.
Mr. Venugopala Rao Naredla
Senior Advisor & Chief Internal Audit Officer
Is a power-sector professional. He has more than 36 years of experience in senior positions as CEO, CFO of Reliance Power, Lanco Group, and NTPC. At Greenko, he heads project management and asset management.
Mr. Srinivas Jampani
SVP / Chief Digitalisation Officer
He is responsible for the strategic direction of Greenko’s digital strategy including resources and technology innovation and for ensuring effective and secure delivery and support of renewable generation, energy storage and energy management systems.
Jampani has over 15 years of experience in building, scaling and managing technology platforms for asset management and trading businesses in the power and natural gas markets in United States and Europe. His responsibilities included market expansion and improving revenues and profits through automation, digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cloud and big data management. He held multiple managerial and commercial roles and previously worked with Vistra Corp, EDF Energy and Roscommon Analytics.
Jampani received a master’s degree in Computational Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, a master’s degree in Information Systems and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, India.
Mr. K.R. Sivakumar
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
Is an experienced Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) and Techno-Legal professional and has over 27 years of post-qualification experience in corporate risk & compliance management field in oil & gas and energy sectors, regulatory / statutory compliance & management consulting across various sectors of the economy in India & abroad and due diligence activities for M & A transactions. He held senior management / CXO level positions with Nayara Energy Limited (formerly Essar Oil Limited), Chess Management Services (P) Limited, etc.
At Greenko, he leads Group’s Risk and Compliance function and is responsible for enterprise risk management (ERM), code of conduct (COC) and development & compliance of internal corporate governance policies such as ABC, conflict of interests, AML & sanctions, whistle-blower mechanism & fraud investigations, third-party risk management, etc., and regulatory/statutory compliance monitoring & internal compliance controls. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bharathiar University and PGD in Industrial Engineering from Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Productivity. In addition, he also holds Law degree (LLB) from University of Mumbai.
Mr. Aman Attree
Chief Human Resources Officer
Has 35 years of industry experience wherein, he has worked with various organisations like DLF Industries Ltd., ACE Lab Ltd., Gillette, FHL and Reliance Group. Aman has managed diversified HR function with manpower ranging from 800 to 15,000 in multi-locations and projects as Corporate Head HR. Over the years, he has driven organic growth, creating customer-centric organisation through enhancing employee engagement, and transforming culture. His key functional areas include OD, industrial relations, talent management, and large-scale talent acquisition. Sound business acumen in renewable energy space, power distribution and core infrastructure business.
Mr. Aman Attree is associated with Greenko Group as Senior Vice P and Head of Corporate HR. Aman has also been coaching CEOs, business heads and HR on employee and customer engagement and cultural transformation as enablers for executing business strategy. He leverages Analytics and Behavioral Economics to ensure focussed effort in organisational development and HR Strategy, M&A, Process Improvement and organisational restructuring, to derive linkages between strategic implementation and Human Capital initiative. Aman holds BA (Hons) PGDBM, DU, and Post Graduate diploma in T&D from ISTD.
Mr. Vinay Bhatia
Is a 2001 alumnus of one of India’s premier law schools, NLSIU Bangalore. He has a diverse blend of experience across organisations such as ICICI Bank, AMSS, Franklin Templeton, SunEdison and IFIN. As India General Counsel of SunEdison, Vinay played an instrumental role in the rapid expansion of its business in India and emerging markets, while also serving as its regional compliance officer. At Greenko, Vinay manages commercial litigation and provides legal counsel for all project financing, project contracting and M&A activities.
Dr. Rambabu Paravastu
Has been a thought leader in the Asian Sustainability and Climate Change movement and his previous roles include Managing Director at CantorCO2e Asia and Head of Sustainability and Climate Change practice in Asia at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has advised ITC, various companies of Tata Sons and several multinational businesses in preparing sustainability reports and sustainability performance improvement and has been actively involved in development of BRR related standards/formats/practices.
Dr. Rambabu has over 30 years of experience in consulting, research and teaching in governance, sustainability, and climate change. He has led over 200 sustainability assignments sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), World Bank, UNDP and various national and international business organisations.
Mr. Nagendra Dandamudi
COO, Organisational Development
Has over 25 years of experience in leadership positions at various organisations including AT&T, Cable & Wireless, and Motorola. At Greenko, he leads Greenko’s transformation Initiatives, HR Strategy, and Technology Initiatives.
Mr. Gautam Reddy
COO, Organisational Development
Leveraging Greenko’s strength in RE power generation, he is leading the Group’s foray into the green molecule business, including green Hydrogen, green Ammonia and others.
Before his current role, Gautam was the Managing Director for Schlumberger-South Asia. He spent over 20 years in the upstream O&G sector with Schlumberger through various roles in the Company including in technology centres in UK, sales & marketing in India, line management in UAE & Oman, strategy execution for West Africa and heading global service delivery in the Drilling product line based in Houston.
His extensive leadership roles and management experience across different geographies and cultures has imbibed in him a willingness to seek and solve the most challenging problems for our customers, thereby creating opportunities and bringing value to Greenko.
Gautam studied Civil engineering in India from IIT, Bombay and did his MSc in Oil & Gas management from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh. His passions outside work are reading, fitness and travel.
Mr. Adisheshu Gopalam
Advisor - Projects
An energy industry veteran with over 45 years of varied experience in the design, development and operations of Hydro, Pumped storage, Lift irrigation projects and solar parks in India. He retired as Chief Engineer and Director (Hydro) of Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO) while also serving as a CEO of APSPCL. At Greenko, he heads the Integrated Renewable Energy Storage Projects.
Mr. Krishna Tungaturthi
COO – Projects
He is leading the Groups foray into 30 GWH Energy storage platform through various projects across India.
Before joining the current roles, he was Business Unit Head for Hydel & Tunnel Business Unit of L&T. He comes with rich experience in Infrastructure and with 28 years of experience. He also comes with an experience of doing mega projects in India and Gulf region.
His extensive leadership roles combined with handling the huge set of resources, different geographies and cultures has imbibed to get into resolving challenging problems and thereby pushing the projects for timely completion and thereby creating value to Greenko Group.
Krishna did Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Osmania University and did his Master’s in Construction Management from NICMAR Pune. He has also undergone training from Big Business schools like Michigan Ross School of Business, INSEAD Singapore and Harvard Business Management. His hobbies include Travel & Cricket.
Mr. Haridas Menon
COO – Asset Management
Has over 30 years of industry experience and has held several senior leadership positions with GE India & Europe. As COO, he is responsible for delivery ownership of the entire Asset Management domain of the Group. He brings the desired stimulus, essentially in strategising the business and to supplement our envisaged growth plan. He has significant business leadership experience and insight into the Indian market, having led the turnaround of GE’s Specialty Materials (Silicones) business; grown the GE Power Generation Services business and captained the Business Development initiatives for GE Energy business.
Prior to his roles in GE, Mr. Menon worked with Larsen & Toubro Limited, Mumbai, in the Captive Power and Cogen, Oil & Gas Special Projects business groups and was recognised for significant contributions and major ground-breaking wins.
Mr. Menon earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Bombay University.