Team

TEAM

SISHIR GAREMELLA

Founder & CEO

Sishir has been a part of the Indian solar sector since 2011. Prior to Sunvest, Sishir was with L&T Infra Finance in Mumbai. He was a former M&A banker with Barclays Capital in London and a Project Engineer in Canadian automotive industry.

Sishir holds an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Windsor in Canada and a Masters in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics. Sishir was recently named amongst India's 40 under 40 most promising young business leaders in the solar industry.

GAURAV RATURI

Marketing Strategist

Gaurav has over 10 years of experience in Marketing, Branding and Advertising. He is the founder of Filmbooth, a platform that curates short films and conducts film festivals across India.

Gaurav has experience in mix of conventional & un-conventional media, brand promotions through strategic alliances. He has previously worked in Oxford University Press, Happily Unmarried and HCL Technologies.


ADVISORS

JENYA MEYDBRAY

Advisor

Jenya is the VP of technology at Cypress Creek Renewables, a leading solar developer in the US. Jenya has been the VP of Strategy and Business Development for DNV GL’s Laboratory Services group.

He was the co-founder and CEO of PV Evolution Labs (PVEL) and successfully sold the first PV laboratory business in the US focused on supporting the solar financial community. Jenya holds multiple patents and is widely regarded as a thought leader in the field of PV Quality Testing.

MOHUA MUKHERJEE

Advisor

Mohua is the Program Ambassador at International Solar Alliance. She was the former India Energy Team Leader at the World Bank, where she was responsible for the World Bank's $1 billion solar program with India, which included the Bank's SBI Rooftop Solar loan program of $625m, the Solar Parks initiative and the Solar Transmission initiative out of the Solar Parks.

She has over 30 years of development policy and investment experience. Her project leadership experience spans across 43 countries, during which she focused for 15 years in energy (grid and solar) in Africa, India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

ANDREW SHAW

Advisor

Andrew is a FinTech expert based in Berlin. He is the Founder of Coya, an Insurtech startup backed by Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures. Andrew was most recently the Chief Information Officer of Kreditech, a leading German FinTech start-up based out of Hamburg.

Andrew joined Kreditech as the first employee and has played a pivotal role in Kreditech's pioneering big data credit scoring algorithms, payments innovation, and business process automization.

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