Mr. Sanjay Aggarwal
Mr. Sanjay Aggarwal is the President, Fortum India and Global Head for Solar at Fortum. Fortum has already developed solar assets of around 1000 MW across various states of India and having pipeline of around another 1000 MW of solar & wind projects at various stages of development. With Solar as the strong foundation, Fortum also has ambitious plans to expand Bio2X & Charge & Drive businesses to India. Assam Bio Refinery Ltd (ABRPL) is a joint venture with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) and Chempolis for building a biorefinery in Assam that aims at more resource efficient use of bamboo by converting bamboo into ethanol, furfural alcohol and acetic acid. This refinery is under construction and scheduled for commercial production by 2023. Charge & Drive segment responds to an increasing demand in e-mobility, by providing turnkey solutions for B2B and B2C, creating public charging network and providing world-class cloud solutions. This business has currently rolled out charging infrastructure across 17 cities with 11,000+ registered EV users and growing. He is also the Chairman of Finland Chamber of Commerce.
Before joining Fortum, Sanjay was Chief of Projects, TATA Power, and led Project Development & Project Management activities in Coal, Waste Gas, Hydro projects – covering power generation, combined heat and power solutions, and coal mining – in North and East India. With 35 years in the Energy Sector, he brings with him all-round expertise in Project Development, Project Management & Execution, Marketing and Sales of IPP/Industrial captive power plants, IPP Business Development, Developing BOOM/BOOT Models, Project & Structured Finance, Asset Management Services, Operation and Management agreements, creating new businesses and coal-mine development. Sanjay began his career with Tata Motors and commanded leadership positions with Thermax, ABB, Wartsila India Limited and Tata Power. He has a wealth of multifaceted, multi-market experience, having been a business leader in Indian and global energy companies. Sanjay has presented papers across business imperatives in various Indian and global energy forums. He is an alumnus of Delhi College of Engineering where he majored in Mechanical Engineering; he specialized in Power Plant Practice & Automobile Engineering.