Speakers Profile

 
Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil
Honorable President of India
Dr. Farooq Abdullah
Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Government of India
Shri Jairam Ramesh
Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India
 
Dr. Rajendra K Pachauri
Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute & Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Dr. Mohamed El-Ashry
Chairman, REN21
Mr. Thomas Friedman
Internationally Renowned Author, Reporter, and Columnist
 
Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber
Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Special Envoy for Energy and Climate Change, UAE
Ms. Adeola Eleri
Senior Scientific Officer
Renewable Energy Department, Energy Commission of Nigeria
Dr. Ajay Mathur
Director General
Bureau of Energy Efficiency
India
 
Ms. Akanksha Chaurey
Director
TERI
Dr. Alf Bjørseth
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Scatec Solar
Prof. A.K.Maitra
Former Director
School of Planning & Architecture
 
Mr. Andy Schroeter
Directors
Sunlabob Renewable Energy Co. Ltd
Ms. Anita George
Director-Infrastructure
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Prof. Arthouros Zervos
President
European Wind Energy Association & European Renewable Energy Council
 
Mr. Anil Lakhina
CMD
Forum for Advancement of Solar Thermal
HE. Dr. Ahmed Rashid BeebeejaunDeputy Prime Minister, Minister of Renewable Energy and Public Utilities, Govt of Mauritius Mr. Anil Terway
Senior Advisor and Practice Leader
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
 
Ms. Anita Marangoly George
Director
Infrastructure and Natural Resources, IFC
Mr. Anil Srivastava
CEO
AREVA Renewables
Dr. Ashvini Kumar
Director
MNRE
 
Dr. Arun Majumdar
Director
Advanced Research Projects
Agency-Energy
Dr. B C Jain
Managing Director
Ankur Scientific Ltd.
Mr. Berthold Breid
Chief Executive Officer
Renewables Academy AG (RENAC)
 
Mr. B K Chaturvedi
Member
Planning Commission, India
Mr. Bunker Roy
Director
The Barefoot College
Mr.B.Santhanam
MD
Saint Gobain Glass India
 
Ms. Christine Eibs-Singer
Co-Founder and
Chief Executive Officer
E+Co
Mr. Chrisotph Fark
MD
SCHOTT Solar CSP GmbH
Ms. Christine Lins
Secretary General
European Renewable Energy Council
 
Mr. Christopher Flavin
President
Worldwatch Institute
Mr. Clifford Polycarp
Senior Associate
World Resources Institute
Mr. Craig O'Connor
Director
Office of Renewable Energy & Environmental Exports, Exim Bank
 
Dr. Dan Arvizu
Director and Chief Executive
U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Mr. Daniel Magallon
Managing Director
Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy
Mr. Daniel Chen
Head-Solar Light Management Business
3M Renewable Energy
 
Mr. Darryl D'Monte
Chairman
Forum of Environmental Journalists of India
Mr. David Hales
President
College of the Atlantic
Dr. David S. Renné
President, International Solar Energy Society and Principal Project Leader, U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory
 
Mr. Debashish Majumdar
Chairman & Managing Director
IREDA
Mr. Deepak Gupta
Secretary
MNRE, GOI
Mr. Dipal Chandra Barua
Founder & Chairman
Bright Green Energy Foundation
 
Dr. Eisa Bashari M. Hamid
Minister of Science and Technology
H.E. Elsadig Mohamed Ali Elsheikh
State Minister of Electricity and Dams
Republic of the Sudan
Dr. Eric Martinot
Senior Research Director
ISEP
 
Mr. Eric Usher
Manager
Seed Capital Programmes, UNEP
Mr. Ethan Zindler
Head of Policy Analysis
Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Dr. Fabrice Didier
CEO
Saint-Gobain Solar
 
Mr. Girish B Pradhan
Additional Secretary
Ministry of Power
Government of  India
Mr. Gerhard Stryi-Hipp
Head-Energy Policy & Group Leader of Thermal Collector Applications, Fraunhoffer ISE
Mr. Hans Arild Bredesen
Manager
Econ Pöyry
 
Dr. Harish Hande
Co-founder and Managing Director
Selco-India
Mr. Hiroshi ASAHI
Director-General for Energy and Environmental Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Ms. Jayshree Vyas
Managing Director
SEWA Bank
 
Mr. Jens Burgtorf
Director
Indo-German Energy Programme (IGEN), GTZ
Prof.  Jose Carlos Zorrinho Honorable Portuguese Minister (MoS) for Economy, Energy and Innovation Dr. Jeremy Leggett
Founder and Chairman
Solarcentury
 
Mr. Jifan Gao,
Chairman & CEO
Trina Solar
Mr. Jim Mather
MSP, Minister for Enterprise,
Energy, and Tourism, Scotland
Dr. Joe Madiath
Executive Director
Gram Vikas
 
Dr. Jyoti Parikh
Executive Director
IRADe
Mr. Kadri Nassiep
Chief Executive Officer
South African National Energy Research Institute
Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella
Director General
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
 
Dr. Kinsuk Mitra
President
Winrock International India
Dr. Kirit S. Parikh
Former Member
Planning Commission, India
Ms. Kirsty Hamilton
Associate Fellow
Chatham House
 
Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan Member, Planning Commission, Government of India and Former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation Mr. Keith Lovegrove
Australian National University
Prof. Lakshman GuruswamyNicholas Doman Professor of International Environmental Law
 
Mr. Luis  Crespo
Secretary General
Protermosolar
Spain
Dr. Leena Shrivastava
Executive Director
TERI
Prof. Li Junfeng
Deputy Director General of Energy Research Institute & Secretary General of China Renewable Energy Industries Association
 
Mr. Mark Fulton
MD & Global Head of Climate Change Investment Research, Deutsche Bank
Dr. Manfred Konukiewitz
German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Dr. Marianne Moscoso-Osterkorn
Director General
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership
 
Ms. Maud Olofsson
Minister for Enterprise and Energy
Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications
Mr. Mark Radka
Chief of the Energy Branch
United Nations Environment Programme
Dr. Martin Schöpe
Head of Division, International und European Affairs of Renewable Energy, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
 
Mr. M.K. Venu
Managing Editor
Financial Express
Mr. Menia Roberto
Parliamentary Group
Popolo della Libertà
Mr. Michael T. Eckhart
President, American Council on Renewable Energy & Co-chairman, World Council for Renewable Energy
 
Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Deputy Chairman
Planning Commission
Government of India
Dr. Michael Geyer
Director
Abengoa, Spain
Mr. Michael Brandes
Director
KFW Bankengruppe, Germany
 
Mr. Majid Namjou
Minister of Power
Islamic Republic of Iran
Ms. Natalia Kulichenko
Sr. Energy Specialist
The World Bank
Mr. Nick Robins
Head, Climate Change Centre of Excellence
HSBC
 
Mr. Nobuo Taniguchi
Deputy Director
Renewable Energy Section,
Urban and Global
Mr. Paavo Väyrynen
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development
Mr. Patricio Boyd
Director
Rural Operations Emprenda, Argentina
 
Mr. Probir Ghosh
President and CEO
invVEST
Dr. Pramod Deo
Chairperson
Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, India
Prof. J.K. Nayak
IIT Bombay
 
Ms. Rachel Kyte
Vice President
IFC
Mr. Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes
President
European Renewable Energy Federation
Prof. Ralph Sims
Director
Centre for Energy Research
 
Mr. Rashad Kaldany
Vice President
IFC for Asia, Eastern Europe,
Middle East and North
Mr. Ravi Khanna
Director
Scatec Solar
Ambassador Richard H. Jones
Deputy Executive Director International Energy Agency
 
Ms. Richenda Van Leeuwen
Senior Director
UN Foundation
Mr. Ryan Glenn Anderson
Adviser
Energy Department, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
Mr. Sam Pitroda
Chairman
National Knowledge Commission & National Innovation Council, India
 
Mr. Sean Sutton
President
Vestas Asia Pacific
Dr. Shonali Pachauri
Deputy Program Leader of the Population and Climate Change (PCC) Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Mr. Shyam Saran
Former special envoy to Prime Minister, India on Climate Change
 
Mr. Simon D'Ujanga
Minister of State, Energy,
Republic of Uganda
Dr. SP Gon Chaudhuri
Managing Director
West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Limited
Mr. Steve Sawyer
Secretary General
Global Wind Energy Council
 
Dr. Sunita Narain
Director
Centre for Science and Environment
Mr Suresh Kumar
Assistant Secretary
US Department of Commerce
Mr. Suresh Prabhu
Chairman
Council for Energy, Environment and Water, India
 
Ms. Sylvie Lemmet
Director
Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, United Nations Environment Programme
Dr. Tetsunari Iida
Executive Director
ISEP
Satish Mandhana
MD
IDFC Private Equity
 
Mr. Salman Zaheer
Programme Director
The World Bank
Dr. Steve McEvoy
Deputy President
CSIRO, Australia
Mr. Tulsi R. Tanti
Chairman & Managing Director
Suzlon Energy Limited
 
Mr. Uwe R. Fritsche
Research Coordinator for Systems Analysis, Energy & Climate Division, Oeko-Institute
Dr. Veena Joshi
Senior Advisor
SDC
Mr. Vijay Mahajan
Chairman
BASIX
 
Ms. Virginia Sonntag-O'Brien
Executive Secretary
REN21
Dr. Vivek Tandon
Founder
Aloe Private Equity
Mr. V. Subramaniam
Secretary General & CEO
Indian Wind Energy Association
 
    
Mr. Xiaoyu Zhao
Vice President
Asian Development Bank