Mr. Harsh Shah holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Nirma Institute of Technology, Gujarat University and a masters’ degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. He has extensive experience in private equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure financing, regulatory and macroeconomic policy issues with a focus on the infrastructure sector. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Sterlite Power and prior to joining Sterlite, Harsh Shah has worked with Larsen & Toubro Limited, L&T Infrastructure Finance Company Limited and Procter & Gamble International Operations Pte. Limited.


Mr. Swapnil Patil has been associated with Sterlite Group since January 2010. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and master’s degree in Law from University of Pune. He is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has previously worked with Tata Motors Limited. He has more than eight years of experience in corporate legal and secretarial function involving mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, governance, corporate codes and policies, compliance management, fund raising, regulatory liaising, investor relations, litigation and all aspects of secretarial function.


Mr. Satish Talmale has over 20 years of diversified experience across business transformation, portfolio risk management, project management, operations & maintenance services, with expertise in situational leadership and continuous improvements. Passionate about mentoring teams, he has previously worked as Services Director – SAARC, and Services Operations Leader – MEIA in Ingersoll Rand Compressor Technology business, as well as GE and L&T. Currently, he is acting as the Cheif Asset Officer of IndiGrid which is the ultimate holding of the company.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Govt. College of Engg, Amravati (MH), and has completed an Executive Program in Business Management from Indian Institute of Management – Calcutta.


Mr. Lalit Tandon is a Chartered Accountant by profession having an experience of more than 40 years in the finance domain. He started his career with Hindustan Machine Limited in 1976 and joined Bharat Aluminium Ltd. in 1978. In 2001, he joined Sterlite Industries after the takeover of BALCO and in 2008, he joined Vedanta Limited. In 2011, he retired from Vedanta and worked as a consultant till 2014. He has handled a team of highly qualified tax professionals. He has been responsible for all FERA/FEMA compliances. He has also handled all power sales of VAL 1,215 MW & 2,400 MW Sterlite Energy Limited power plant.


Ms. Avaantika Kakkar is a law graduate from Indian Law Society’s Law College. She leads and advises on complex merger filings with the CCI. Besides advising on joint ventures, she represents select clients on the enforcement side before the CCI and the Office of the Director General. She provides strategic advisory support on commercial arrangements and compliance issues. Her background in corporate and securities laws and structured finance equips her uniquely for strategic advice on merger control issues in India. She has authored a book titled ‘A Perspective on Product Liability Law and Consumer Safety (2006)’. She serves as an independent director on the Boards of public companies including Sterlite Technologies Limited, Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Limited and MSL Driveline Systems Limited. She is amongst the World’s Leading Competition Lawyers as per The International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists 2014, is a ranked lawyer in Chambers Global 2015, was recognised as GCR’s Top 100 women in Antitrust, 2016 and is a Leading Lawyer (Asia Law).