Board Member and Advisors

Ashish Gupta

Ashish is the appointed non-executive chairman in Board. He is a passionate Energy Professional with 25 years' experience in Generation (Conventional and Renewables), Transmission & Distribution and enabling software and smart technologies with technical and commercial depth and acumen.

Having worked in technical, project execution sales and commercial functions, Ashish brings immense value in growing businesses while mitigating risk with aggressive but foolproof business and operation strategies.

His key functional expertise includes deal origination and structuring, project development (with Recourse or non-recourse financing), Investment strategies, partner development and commercial agreements with clear GtM strategy, Business and risk Processes for P&L management, Project Management, Operations and Management etc.

Raed Bkayrat

Raed is appointed vice-chairman at Board. He is currently the managing director for the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) in Dubai and is a senior advisor at the Alternative Energy Projects Co., the Apricum Group and founder of Sunergy Advisory. He has over two decades of international experience in the energy sector, having worked with Multinational corporations as well as technology startups and R&D organizations.

Recently, he worked at First Solar where he was the Vice President for Sales and Business Development for MENA, overseeing First Solar's commercial footprint in the region, market setup, origination and strategy development for partnerships

Sanjeev Kumar

Sanjeev Kumar is appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company and is a member of eSunScope Board of Directors. He has fourteen years of experience in business management, market Strategy, Business & Partnership Development, JV’s, Product planning, Tenders, Revenue Planning, and estimation etc. Mr. Kumar served as country manager for Westport Fuel Systems from 2014 to 2017. Joining Westport in 2012, his role was to set up India operations for the company

He has an entrepreneurial stint with start-up exposure of three companies including eSunScope, Alternative Innovations & Lead India Solar. He served McKinsey & Co. from 2008 to 2012 and worked as a key resource for the firm in different knowledge domains including renewable energy. Mr. Kumar’s distinguished career began in 2004 when he started with Airtel. He later took on another role in AON Hewitt and served the company in various roles for the business transition from 2005 to 2008.

Dinesh Purohit

Dinesh has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience in multinationals like Mars Inc. and Capri-Sun AG. In the past he was responsible for achieving P & L objectives for the business unit (MENA). He has an Expertise in managing multiple markets that require different business strategies, like maintaining success, creating a business turnaround or developing new markets from scratch.

With a Persistence, passion and excellence in execution as his strengths he is recognized for the ability in building enduring business relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Has an MBA from University of Lincoln and has attended the Harvard Business School for on leadership, globalization, strategy, finance and innovation.