"Water in India: Economics of Water in India - the business perspective" with Sanmit Ahuja

Past Event

28 January 2015, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Somerville College
Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HD

This seminar is hosted by The Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development

Speaker: Sanmit Ahuja, Chief Executive – ETI Dynamics

Sanmit co-founded ETI Dynamics in 2008 as a sustainability & environment focused infrastructure development firm. Since inception, he has instituted over 100 global partnerships, led the identification and securing of nearly 15 plus projects in water, renewable energy, waste and smart cities segments amounting to over USD 800mn under development. His core expertise lies in Development Economics; Private Equity; Project Finance; PPP models and establishing innovation eco-systems. He is also spearheading the development of a major Sustainability focused Institute of Excellence that will promote multi-disciplinary thinking bringing together Economics, Engineering and Finance as a new paradigm of delivering impact /and innovation. He started his career in the early 90s in New York within the Insurance sector followed by a short stint in the media sector in England from 2000 onwards before moving onto the Development finance and Infrastructure development arena. He is based out of the corporate headquarters in London, UK but spends significant time travelling in country of operations. He has an Engineering degree from University of Pune, India and an MBA degree from London Business School. He is also the Vice Chairman of Oval Observer Foundation, an emerging markets focused policy & action group.