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Mr. Prabhajit Kumar Sarkar, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr. Prabhajit Kumar Sarkar is an Engineer from GEC, Jalpaiguri and a Post Graduate in Management from MDI, Gurgaon. Mr. Sarkar is a business leader with extensive experience in business development, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, corporate strategy, contract negotiations and deal structuring. His experience in the power sector spans across power generation, distribution, trading as well as development of power markets.

Mr Sarkar was associated with India Power Corporation Limited (IPCL) since 2012, where he was heading the Strategic Business Initiatives team and was instrumental in charting the growth trajectory of IPCL.

Prior to joining IPCL Mr. Sarkar was a part of Power Exchange India Limited from 2008 till 2012 where he held Head of Department roles in the Strategy & Product Development as well as in the Business Development functions. He began his career with PTC India Ltd and has also worked with Larsen & Tourbo Ltd.

Chandrasekhar Bhatt, VP, IT

Chandrashekhar Bhat heads the Information Technology function at PXIL.

Chandrashekhar is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of diverse and significant work experience in power system operation. He has been closely associated in the Indian Electricity Grid Code development and the regulatory framework in power sector of India.

Prior to joining PXIL, Chandrashekhar worked with Western Regional Load Dispatch Centre as Chief Manager before which he was with Central Electricity Authority as Assistant Director. He is adept in managing real time SCADA systems, has actively led several information technology integration initiatives as well as realigned several processes under the ambit of ISO certifications.

Chandrashekhar is an Electrical Engineer from VJTI, Mumbai and has completed his M.Tech (Electrical - Power Apparatus & Systems) from IIT, Mumbai.

Mr. Shekhar Rao, CFO.

Shekhar Rao is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

At PXIL, he is responsible for Finance & Accounts, Tax, Legal & Secretarial Functions.

He is a Seasoned Finance Professional having 22 years of varied experience in Finance & Accounts function spanning areas of Planning, Risk Management, Taxation, Audit and Compliance.

Prior to joining PXIL, he was with National Stock Exchange of India for around 15 years where he was CFO of NSE Strategic Investment Corporation limited along with his responsibilities in Finance & Accounts, Consolidation, Audit and Compliance Functions of NSE. He has also worked with United Phosphorus Limited where he was overseeing Accounts & MIS.

Shekhar is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has completed several leadership and management programs from premier institutes such as IIM(A), IIM(L) and XLRI.

Mukti Marchino, AVP, Membership C&S and Market Operation

Mukti heads the Membership Clearing & Settlement and Market Operation at PXIL.

He is responsible for designing a robust and efficient Clearing & Settlement (C&S) system for PXIL products and devising Risk Management policy and procedures. Prior to joining PXIL, Mukti Marchino was Heading Operations for Offline Stock broking in ICICI Securities Limited. He was responsible for Product Conceptualization & Process set up, Risk Management, Collateral Management, Trades and Clearing and Settlement. He was a Member of Process Approval Committee.

Mukti brings with him work experience of more than 21 years. He started his career with Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited (SHCIL), country’s premier Custodian and Depository Participant, and the largest Professional Clearing Member, where he handled the entire function of Capital Market which includes, Clearing and Settlement, Collateral Management, Cash Management, Corporate Actions, Trade Settlement, Depository / Custodial Services etc. It involved Co-coordination with more than 85 branches of SHCIL. He was also instrumental in starting a web based interactive customer information system.

Mukti has a MBA and has a Bachelor's degree in Physics.

Kapil Dev, VP, Business Development

Kapil is a member of the strategic business initiatives team at PXIL.

In addition to leading the business development initiatives, he is also responsible for relationship management with stakeholders and regulatory interfaces with CERC.

Kapil is a seasoned Power sector professional with over 17 years of domain experience. He has worked across multiple functional domains such as Business Development (client and asset acquisition), business planning, contracts and commercial, project management, erection testing & commissioning.

Kapil has worked for National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, a Govt. of India Enterprise, Reliance Energy Limited, Moser Baer Projects Private Limited etc.

Kapil is an Electrical Engineering Graduate from Aligarh Muslim University and has done his PGDBM from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

Ms. Sarmistha Roychowdhury, Chief Manager –HR & Admin

Ms. Sarmistha Roychowdhury, Chief Manager -Head Human Resources & Administration.

Ms. Sarmistha Roychowdhury is an MBA in Human Resources from Symbiosis Institute, Pune and an Advanced Human Resource Management from IIM, Ahmedabad, She is a certified Compensation & Benefits Analyst and Certified Trainer & Facilitator from Carlton Advanced Management Institute, USA. Sarmistha has also completed one year Post MBA in Strategic HR, OD, Leadership & Change Management from SRIIOM Institute, Mumbai . Currently she is a student of Tata Institute of Social Science pursuing PhD, Doctoral Research Studies from the school of Management & Labor Studies, TISS, Mumbai

Ms. Sarmistha is receiver of Super Achiever AWARD in World Women Leadership Congress 2017.

Ms Sarmistha is a seasoned HR professional with over 15 years of work experience having worked with leading Telecom & Manufacturing companies which includes Reliance Communications, Mercedes Benz Group, Positive Packaging Industries Limited & DCW Limited etc.

Anil V. Kale, Chief Manager, SPD

Anil heads the Strategy and Product Development department (SPD) at PXIL.

As head SPD he holds the responsibility of formulating and implementing Strategy of the Exchange and helps devise Products that meets Market Participants requirement.

Anil brings with him 21 years of experience in varying facets of Power Sector vis. Regulatory, Policy, Assistance in Tariff based Competitive Bidding, Investments, Project Control, Manufacturing, etc. He has extensively worked in the services and manufacturing industry with organizations like ICRA Management Consulting Services Limited, CRISIL Risk and Infrastructure Solutions limited, Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited (on their 250 MW lignite based Power Project) and DLF Power Limited.

Anil is a Mechanical Engineer from Osmania University, Hyderabad and has completed his MBA (Power Management) from NPTI, Faridabad.

Mr. Sunil Hingwani, Company Secretary

Sunil Hingwani is the company Secretary of the Company.

Sunil Hingwani heads the Secretarial and Legal Department

He holds the responsibility of meeting the compliances of the Exchange and also looking out Secretarial Functions. His Membership Number is 27116 issued by Institute of Company Secretary of India. Sunil has 9 years of experience in Secretarial Functions and also he is well verse in handling Secretarial and Legal Matters. He has extensively worked in the services and manufacturing industry with organizations like Ashapura Garments Limited, Brics Securities Limited and Konark Infrastructure Limited.