Ashwani Kumar

Mr Ashwani Kumar
Group CEO
Suzlon Group

Ashwani Kumar is the Chief Executive Officer of The Suzlon Group, India's leading renewable energy company. With over three decades of experience across India's leading Infrastructure and Power companies, he is a name to reckon with on the Indian business landscape. Ashwani, a Mechanical Engineer, and an alumnus of IIM Bangalore and The Harvard Business School has a stronghold in projects, business development and finance.

Having led construction of over 6,000 MW of power projects from bidding to commercial operations, Ashwani Kumar has proven expertise in closing and managing large, complex contracts, effectively leveraging corporate affairs, driving policy and leading transformations resulting in agile and responsive organizations. Ashwani has successfully led critical areas of financing, restructuring, divestments, portfolio management and key strategic initiatives, adding value for all stakeholders. He has well rounded experience across thermal, hydro and renewable power sectors giving him comprehensive insights into the complexities of the power sector in entirety.

An avid marathoner and a strong believer in the resilience of Indian companies, Ashwani has created benchmarks of excellence in the highly challenging Infrastructure and Power sector in the country. Ashwani remains passionate about the future of energy and sustainability in India and is committed to making renewables the new normal while crafting the energy roadmap for India and generations to come.