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Pramod Raju
Pramod has been on-ground advising Indian Companies since 2000 as an Investment Banker with UBS Warburg, Goldman Sachs, and more recently with his boutique advisory firm, PR Advisors. He has been working for years with some of India's leading infrastructure companies, which has given him a deep understanding of the Indian Energy Sector, which is the main push for PR Group. Pramod has a B.A. from University of Pennsylvania and a M.D. from New York University School of Medicine
Pratap Raju
Pratap started his career in Power as an M&A banker at JP Morgan (NY). After coming to India in 2000, he has been involved in several entrepreneurial ventures and joined PR Group in 2009 to develop the renewable energy business. He has a BA in Math from Harvard University, and an MSc in Economic Development from Oxford University.

Management

Nalin Agarwal
Nalin manages the utility PV and incubation divisions within PR. He started his career within the renewables division of a PE firm based in London, before joining PR Group in India. He has successfully developed & commissioned a 20MW project under the Indian NSM. He has a MSc in Sustainable Energy Futures from the Imperial College London, and a B.Tech. (Mechanical) from MNIT, Jaipur.
Rakesh Swaroop
Rakesh manages the distributed PV division within PR. He is a Senior Associate at PR Group. He has over 7 years of experience in energy sector in business development, product development and tech startups. He has worked with Siemens Energy and a Silicon Valley Biofuels startup, Agni Energy (backed by NEA, Omidyar & Capricorn). He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from MNIT, Jaipur.
Rohit Verlekar
Rohit is the Head of Sales at PR. He has vast experience of 25+ years in various Engineering industry segments having diverse experience in Sales (Direct & Indirect ) & Business Development, Key Account & OEM Management, Product Management, New Product Development strategy etc. He has earlier worked with Pennar Industries Ltd, Demag Cranes & Components Pvt Ltd and many other MNC’s. He is a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from NIT Warangal.
Shefali Kothari
Shefali is leading the business development of a PRCE incubated solar crowdfunding platform – My Mosambi. She has 12 years of business development and multi-national brand management experience from global network ad agencies like BBDO and JWT. She has worked in Paris, London, Mumbai and Delhi to advise Global brands such as PepsiCo, Visa, TOTAL & Schneider Electric on international strategy. In India, her focus has been to work with brands to utilize their social influence towards inculcating social change.

Finance Team

Abhishek Pandit (Mumbai)
Abhishek has 6+ years of experience in project financing, corporate finance, financial modeling, liasoning with bankers for fund raising, corporate debt restructuring etc. At PR, Abhishek has successfully led the refinancing of a 20MW PV project to achieve arguably amongst the best project finance terms in the country. He has earlier worked with Abhijeet Group as Dy Manager (Project-Finance). He has also worked on different innovative business models like Hire Purchase model and is also working on the crowdfunding based re-financing of solar projects. He has done PGDM and is a B.E. in Electrical Engineering.
Chetan Methar (Mumbai)
Chetan has started his career in Accounting, Taxation and Company Affairs with Companies based in IT Sector, Professional Services and Manufacturing Industries. At PR group, Chetan is associated closely with Indirect Tax Compliance, Company Affairs compliance, RBI Compliances related to FDI and Refinance and as a Analyst to work on Project finance / refinance related activities. He has completed his MBA in Finance from Indian Management Institute, Mumbai and Graduated in commerce from University of Mumbai.

Technical Team

Abhishek Gaur (Delhi)
Abhishek started his career in renewables with PR Group. He is a M.Tech. in Renewable Energy Engg & Mgmt. from TERI University and a B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering. He works on the tender development, market analysis & is a techno-financial analyst in the company. He also coordinates the O&M for 20MW solar project in Rajasthan.
Andrew Clark (Singapore)
Andrew Joined PR Group to assist with the development of solar projects in South East Asia, Australia and the Pacific. His passion for renewable energy solutions has led him to work on solar PV projects in a diverse set of countries such as Sierra Leone, Kiribati, Liberia, The Federated States of Micronesia, Uganda and the People’s Democratic Republic of Laos. Prior to this he worked as an energy consultant in the United States. He has a BA in Economics from the University of Missouri.
Aritra Bhowmik (Mumbai)
Aritra has 3+ years experience in renewable sector. He has worked on rural electrification & biomass gasifier projects. At PR, he has worked on 100kWp grid connected rooftop project at Kolkata. He is an MBA (Energy Management) and a B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
John Ho (Singapore)
John Ho is an Analyst of PR Clean Energy (PRCE) Singapore. His focus in the company has been on international tenders and commercial P projects in Singapore. He had published numerous papers in various quality international journals such as ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. He graduated with BSc (Hons) Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore in the year 2010, and completing his PhD in CIGS solar cell synthesis and characterization.
Simhadri Kesapragada (Hyderabad)
Simhadri has 5+ years of experience In solar sector. He has worked earlier with Sterling & Wilson and has completed 47MW of solar projects. He was a project in-charge of a 14MW solar project. In PR, he coordinates the O&M for for 20MW solar project in Rajasthan and is a techno-financial analyst in the company. He has a B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
Gautham Raju (Hyderabad)
Gautham is M.Tech. in CAD/CAM and a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering. He has 2.5 years of experience in production line and structure erection at site. He is a design engineer and a techno-financial analyst at PR.

Business Development Team

Himanshu Jangid (Delhi)
Himanshu has 4 years of experience in energy sector in operations and project management. He has worked with NTPC Ltd and Lanco Infratech and is currently an Associate at PR Group. He is an MBA (Finance & Operations) from ISB and mechanical engineer from DCE. At PR Group, he has been involved in Sales and Business Development activities in India and Singapore. He has played an active role in development process of My Mosmabi and is currently guiding operations for the venture.

Accounts Team

Ranjan Surti (Mumbai)
Ranjan Surti has experience of 26 Years in Accounting Field Associated Group of Companies Like with Mahindra And Mahindra, and Network 18 Production House Specialised in IFRS And I Gap and Finalisation, Worked In Pharmaceutical Company for 5 Years ,Working with PR Group Since 2 and Half Year managing Total Accounts, Audit MIS , IFRS Upto Finalisation managing Total Accounts. Ranjan has completed her graduation from Mumbai University.
Pooja Morye (Mumbai)
Pooja has started her career in Accounting Filed Associated Group of Companies has a total of 6 years experience, she has worked with Textile & Tax consulting companies in which she has a experience of 3 year, At PR Group she is associated with managing Accounts, Pooja has completed her graduation from Mumbai University.

IT Team

Sachin Salunke (Mumbai)
Sachin has started his career in Administration with Companies based in IT Sector & Retail industries. At PR group, Sachin is associated with System Analysis, Networking, Navigating & diagnosing IT problems, Routine Configuring and Installation of IT solutions activities. He has completed his Graduation in commerce from University of Mumbai.

Admin Team

Ritesh Soni (Delhi)
Ritesh has a M.Sc in chemistry with 4 + year experience in process industries as a quality analyst. He is working with PR group for more than one year as Administration coordinator.
Qureshi Alim (Mumbai)
Qureshi has a 3+ years experience in food industry as a production incharge & store-keeping, At PR Group Qureshi is associated with administration and personal assistance, He has completed his HSC in commerce from Burhani College.