Speakers

Sindoor Mittal

Vice Chairperson, Avaada Group

Sindoor started her leadership journey at an early age. At 21, she was the youngest management graduate from ISB, Hyderabad. Today she is Chairperson at Avaada, a key player in the Renewable energy sector in India.

In her previous avatar as Director Welspun Energy, Sindoor started the solar business for the organization. She spearheaded Equity fundraising by bringing on board institutional investors like ADB, DEG and GE. Thereafter, she successfully handled the sale of the organization’s ~1140 MW renewable portfolio to Tata Power.

Sindoor focuses on strategy, leadership development, fundraising, and commissioning of the large solar and wind energy capacities. In her pursuit, Sindoor has built a high performing team and partnerships with global technology companies and system integrators from the energy sector. She believes that the combination of a cohesive team with a strong focus on execution is the key to creating a successful energy company. Sindoor has taken the mantle to become the largest renewable energy company in India and a leader globally.

Sindoor is looked upon as an industry leader and is a Keynote speaker at multiple forums In the Renewable energy sector. She recently was a Speaker at the Global Madhya Pradesh Investor Summit and shared the Dias with the Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She is an active participant at the World Economic Forum, Davos.

Sindoor started her career with a $500 mn private equity fund. Her urge to become an entrepreneur soon found its way into her quitting the job and starting her first business at the age of 24. In her early years of business she learnt that attitude is what defines the winners from the rest and a relentless desire to make a change in the world is what sees one through the challenges that one encounters. Today she relentlessly pursues this belief by empowering people and mentoring them to realize this goal. Apart from her business responsibilities, Sindoor is keenly involved in the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility endeavor, which focuses on providing education, clean environment, and health to the communities in which they work.

Sindoor has been a gold medallist at the national swimming Championships in India and was captain of the Indian women's team at the Asia Pacific Games.