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Sumant Sinha

Chair, India advisory group

Sumant Sinha, Chair, India advisory group

A leading first generation entrepreneur, Sumant Sinha is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of ReNew Power - India’s largest clean energy company.

Sumant founded ReNew Power in January 2011, starting with a small wind project of 25 MW in Gujarat and a vision to transform the way energy is produced and consumed in India. For his achievements in the area of entrepreneurship and clean energy, Sumant has won several awards including the “EY Entrepreneur of the Year, 2017” in the Energy, Real Estate and Infrastructure category, “Champion of Tomorrow” by CEO Awards, and the “Outstanding Start-up of the Year”- Forbes India Leadership Awards for ReNew Power 2017. Most recently he received the coveted “Economic Times Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2018”, and the “IIT Delhi Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2018”.

Sumant is a passionate advocate for solutions related to climate change through the intersection of business and public policy. columnist and commentator. He has authored more than 100 articles in leading global and Indian publications.