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Management Team

  • inderpreet-wadhwa

    Inderpreet S Wadhwa

    Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  • h-wadhwa

    H.S. Wadhwa

    Director and Chief Operating Officer

  • preet-sandhu

    Preet Sandhu

    Executive Vice President- Infra

  • surendra-kumar-gupta

    Surendra Kumar Gupta

    Chief Financial Officer

  • glen-minyard

    Glen Minyard

    Senior Vice President – Research & Development

  • mohor-sen

    Mohor Sen

    Chief Administration Officer - Shared Services

  • shankar-kumar

    Shankar Kumar

    VICE PRESIDENT - OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

  • samitla-subba

    Samitla Subba

    GENERAL MANAGER – MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Executive Bios

Inderpreet S Wadhwa

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Inderpreet Wadhwa is one of the most prominent thought leaders in the Indian solar industry. A renewable energy enthusiast with more than 20 years of experience in technology and infrastructure businesses, Inderpreet founded Azure Power in 2008. Through his work, he strives to have a direct and positive social impact in terms of improving the quality of life in rural India.
Prior to founding Azure Power, Inderpreet served as a vice president of Loyalty Lab and as a senior director of Oracle Corporation. Additionally, Inderpreet has been a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) to the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Inderpreet received his bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering in 1994 from Guru Nanak Dev University, Punjab, India. He also graduated from Haas School of Business at University of California Berkeley in 2002.

H.S. Wadhwa

Director and Chief Operating Officer

Harkanwal Singh Wadhwa heads the utilities business unit of the organization and focuses on project development and the internal operations of the company. Prior to joining Azure Power, Mr. Wadhwa served as Chief Managing Director of National Insurance Limited. He has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry in India. He has served on the boards of General Insurance Corporation of India, India International Insurance Private Limited-Singapore, Loss Prevention Association of India Limited and several other companies. He has extensive experience with the regulatory framework in India.

Preet Sandhu

Executive Vice President- Infra

Preet Sandhu is the executive vice president and heads the infra business unit of the organization, which covers engineering, procurement, supply chain management, R&D, quality and safety health & environment (SHES). He has over 20 years of experience in civil construction and project development in regulated sectors in India with expertise in transportation, energy and land development.

Surendra Kumar Gupta

Chief Financial Officer

Surendra Kumar Gupta is the chief financial officer and heads the finance and operations along with commercial and industrial business unit (C&I) of the organization. He has over 38 years of international and domestic experience covering strategic business planning, managing business operations and corporate finance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Gupta served as the group Chief Financial Officer for Al-Suwaidi Holding Company Limited, a company involved in providing engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to Saudi Arabia’s predominant oil and gas industry, from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Gupta received his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce in 1972 from Delhi University. He is a chartered accountant and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since January 1977.

Glen Minyard

Senior Vice President – Research & Development

Glen Minyard has been senior vice president overseeing research and development since September 2010. Glen has 30+ years of experience in design and construction of more than 5,000 photovoltaic (PV) power plants globally. He has overseen the installation of a wide range of residential and large-scale commercial power systems – photovoltaic, wind, and hybrid electrical.Previously, Glen was the president of Minyard Solar Electric, Willits, CA. Before that he managed engineering and production at National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado.

Glen is a recognized thought leader in PV system design, specializing in solar electric equipment for remote homes, telecom and large industries. Glen holds an associate degree in electronic technology from College of the Redwoods, California and is a Certified CA electrical contractor.

Mohor Sen

Chief Administration Officer - Shared Services

Mohor Sen is the chief administration officer and heads the shared services division for the organization which covers human resources, marketing and communication, IT and corporate operations. Mr. Sen has over 40 years of experience working and consulting for corporations in areas including project management, human resources, organizational development and strategic communications. Prior to joining Azure Power, Mr. Sen provided consulting services to Azure Power from January 2013 to January 2014. Prior to that, from 2008 to 2013, he provided consulting services to other companies in India, including Reinforced Earth Company and Geopetro International Holding Inc. Mr. Sen received his Bachelor’s degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and a Masters of Science from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Shankar Kumar

VICE PRESIDENT - OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

Shankar Kumar is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the plants at Azure Power. Under his leadership, more than 700 MW of solar PV power plants have been developed with innovative designs and operated near real time under the patent pending National Operating Control Center. Shankar is an engineering graduate from Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology.

Samitla Subba

GENERAL MANAGER – MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Samitla heads the marketing and communications for the organization. Samitla focusses on branding, communication and media relations. Prior to Azure Power, she worked with Northern Trust as Financial Analyst. Samitla is a management graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.