Before CLEAN, Adwait was Associate Director at Samhita Social Ventures. He has been instrumental in the growth of the organization from its start-up stage to the position of the trusted and leading CSR Consulting firm in India. He led a team to secure investments, build synergistic relationships with companies, philanthropic foundations, social organizations and bi-lateral / multi-lateral agencies such as DFID, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Tata Trusts. Prior to Samhita, Adwait started with co-founding a waste-to-energy startup, which grew to a $200,000 revenue in just 3 years.
Problem-solving for sustainable solutions in society and for the environment has been at the core of Adwait’s professional journey. In leisure time, he enjoys exploring mountains, casual photography and learning a new language or a board game.
Harihara is a management professional with more than 14 years of experience in the development Sector primarily in the domain of financial inclusion and microfinance. He has a rich understanding of the microfinance Sector, its operations, legal and regulatory issues, compliance and reporting requirements. He is proficient in Skills of policy advocacy, networking, partnership development, communication, knowledge management, association management and Strategy.
Hari has a MBA from XIM, Jabalpur and graduated from College of Forestry (OUAT), Bhubaneswar as a Topper cum Gold medalist.
Anuj has been associated with the energy sector for over 8 years. Prior to CLEAN, he has worked with engineering consultancy multinationals in Oil and Gas and Power Sector and shares an entrepreneurial journey experience with an Indian startup company in renewable energy space. He has experience in Product Development, Consulting and Advisory, Market Research, Data Analytics and Project Management.
He has a B.Tech (Honours) degree in Energy Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
Ananya joined CLEAN as Associate in June 2019. She assists in our policy engagement programmes and research. She holds a Master’s degree in Politics and International Relations from Pondicherry University and a Bachelors with Honors in Sociology from Hindu College, Delhi University. She enjoys travelling in her free time and spending time with her dog.
Amittosh is an Electrical Engineer from North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Arunachal Pradesh. His areas of interest are Electric Machines, Power Systems and Renewable Energy technologies. He has actively participated at the state and national quiz competitions during his undergraduate days.
Manoj assists in administration work. He has previously worked as field executive in marketing.