Chief Business Officer, Tata Cleantech
Pankaj Sindwani is the Chief Business Officer at Tata Cleantech. He is tasked to build Climate Finance Business across mainstream and emerging sectors. Besides Business, he has also been responsible for co-creating an ecosystem of alliances and partnerships with domestic and Global stakeholders for Clean Technology Finance in India.
A regular Speaker at multiple National and International forums on Clean Technology, he has also been mentoring Start-ups, more specifically in Clean Technology space.
Pankaj has held various important positions in past both within and outside Tata Group and his previous responsibilities include roles in Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing Operations and Corporate Strategy. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Technology from BITS Pilani and an Executive Masters in International Business from IIFT, New Delhi.
Managing Director, Asia at Circulate Capital
Regula is Managing Director, Asia at Circulate Capital. She leads the investment strategy, manages the investment team, and oversees Circulate Capital Ocean Fund’s investment portfolio in South and Southeast Asia. Together with her team, Regula manages asset allocations as well as due diligence, portfolio management of fund investments. She also provides strategic advisory to the portfolio companies, focusing on strategy, business development, fundraising, key hiring decisions, financial management and governance.
Regula is an experienced global professional with over 20 years of leadership, business development, project management finance and social enterprise/start-up expertise. Throughout her corporate career, she held positions in corporate strategy, M&A, private equity, financial controlling, and business development.
She was further engaged in the microfinance industry, establishing a growth guarantee fund, financing microfinancing institutions. She further established a social enterprise in the Philippines, developing sustainable housing technologies, establishing production and construction of affordable housing solutions in collaboration with urban poor communities and civil society organizations in Southeast Asia.
Regula graduated with an MBA (Honors) in Global Management from Thunderbird, School of Global Management, USA, with undergraduate studies in Switzerland, the United Kingdom and France. She is an Aspen Institute Business & Society First Movers Fellow. Regula speaks German, English and French.