WWF-India, as part of its Climate Solvers programme has constituted an Investor Advisory Group (IAG), consisting of a group of 13 investors and financiers active in the cleantech space. The purpose of the IAG is to provide strategic advice to the Climate Solvers programme, to deepen its relationship with the investor community and to scale up financing to the innovators. The group has been formulated to connect the investor ecosystem with the innovators and also provide the Climate Solver awardees and shortlists an opportunity to pitch their business plans.
Who are the IAG members?
The group consists of venture capitalists, angel investors, banks, innovation funders, financial institutions and other members from the cleantech investor community in India.
Ms. Anita Marangoly George
Executive Vice President – Growth Markets, CDPQ India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Ashis Sahu
Senior Advisor, Caspian Fund
Mr. Daanish Varma
Executive Vice President- Sustainable Investment Banking, Yes Bank
Mr. Gabriel Eric Naranjo
Investment Officer, USAID
Dr. Gireesh Shrimali
Director – India, Climate Policy Initiative
Mr. Karthik Chandrashekharan
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Sangam Ventures
Mr. Kunal Upadhyay
Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE)
Mr. Pankaj Sindwani
Head-Debt Origination and Syndication, Tata Cleantech Capital Limited
Mr. Sandeep Chopra
Chief Executive Officer & Angel Investor, Purple Patch LLP
Mr. Sandro Stephen
Head-North India Operations, Indian Angel Network
Ms. Sarah Alexander
Policy Advisor, SELCO Foundation
Mr. Subhrajit Dey
Principal Partnerships Advisor & Game Changer, Shell India
Mr. Sumit Dhanuka
Founder and Managing Partner, Precog Venture Partners