Sumant Sinha is the Chairman and Managing Director of India’s largest renewable energy IPP (Independent Power Producer). Previously, he worked as an investment banker in the United States and the United Kingdom at Citicorp Securities and ING Barings Services Limited, respectively, before returning to India as Senior President, Finance, of the Aditya Birla Group and subsequently as the Chief Executive Officer of Aditya Birla Retail. Subsequent to this, he joined Suzlon in 2008 and served as the Chief Operating Officer until 2010. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a master’s degree in International Affairs from the Columbia University. He is also a CFA charterholder and a member of the Institute.