Business development and finance executive with about 18years of diverse experience in the US and international power generation markets. A proven track record in consulting on power projects and leading M&A transactions, greenfield development activities and financing of power projects. Demonstrated success in commercial contract negotiations and technical and financial evaluation of projects. Driven and results oriented
Business development and finance executive with about 18years of diverse experience in the US and international power generation markets. A proven track record in consulting on power projects and leading M&A transactions, greenfield development activities and financing of power projects. Demonstrated success in commercial contract negotiations and technical and financial evaluation of projects. Driven and results oriented leader with the ability to manage and work with diverse teams of people, outside consultants and senior management.
Currently, as Director of the Power Select Business for WorleyParsons, Sandeep is responsible for P&L for $ 35 million power consulting business in North America (US and Canada). Includes fossil power, power networks, renewables and nuclear consulting. Approximately 20 direct reports and 100 indirect reports.
Prior to this Sandeep built and grew TAQA's renewable energy generation portfolio including greenfield development and acquisition for wind farms and solar thermal plants in the US and Morocco.
In the past he has also managed business development in North America and India with responsibility for both origination and execution. Sandeep also served on the Board of Directors and as asset manager for a 250 MW power plant in India with responsibility for all key commercial decisions.
He has worked in Michigan for about 8 years for a non-regulated subsidiary of a US utility holding company getting heavily involved in asset acquisitions and divestitures, strategic planning and risk management during some challenging times for the energy industry. He helped them sell a couple gas pipelines in Australia and then grew the utility rate base by acquiring a gas fired power plant. He was also involved in the greenfield development of a 1600 MW coal-fired power plant in Northern Illinois.
He spent his initial years working for an investment bank doing project finance.
Director of Power Select, North America and Global Director of Power @ Head of group resonsible for pre-construction development and engineering studies for clients in the power sector. Studies include screening studies (related to location, technology, capacity etc), feasibility studies, conceptual design, cost estimates and contract planning. The Select group also provides owners engineering services, lenders' engineering reports and technical due diligence services for acquisition of power plants. From January 2013 to Present (3 years) Greater Philadelphia AreaHead of Renewable Energy @ Resposbile for building and growing TAQA's renewable energy business. Greenfield and acquisition opportunities were successfully pursued in Morocco and the USA. From January 2011 to December 2012 (2 years) Director of Business Development @ Led due diligence for M&A transactions and negotiated a number of partnerships. From March 2009 to December 2010 (1 year 10 months) International Asset Manager @ Asset manager and director on the board of a 250 MW lignite fired power plant in India. From April 2008 to March 2009 (1 year) Director Financial Advisory & Strategic Planning @ Responsible for leading various finance and development activities at the non-regulated IPP and the utility. From March 2000 to April 2008 (8 years 2 months) Manager @ Member of the telecom project finance team. From 2000 to 2000 (less than a year) Manager @ Assessment of viability of projects for credit decisions by the SBI. From 1997 to 1999 (2 years)
Exec Ed @ Columbia University - Columbia Business School From 2009 to 2009 Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow From 1995 to 1997 B.Tech, Electrical Engineering @ Indian Institute of Technology, Madras From 1991 to 1995 High School @ Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Kalpakkam From 1979 to 1991 Sandeep CFA is skilled in: Renewable Energy, Energy, Project Finance, Natural Gas, Solar Energy, Contract Management, Power Generation, Corporate Finance, Due Diligence, Power Plants, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Strategy, Energy Policy, Contract Negotiation, Commodity Markets
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