Tantra N Thakur, former Chairman and Managing Director of PTC India Ltd and PTC India Financial Services Ltd and David B Sandalow, the Inaugural Fellow at Columbia University´s Center on Global Energy Policy, have joined the ReNew Power Board of Directors.
Thakur heads Kristan Advisors, a management consulting company. Prior to joining Kristan, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of PTC India Ltd, PTC India Financial Services Ltd, and also served as Director (Finance and Financial Operations) at Power Finance Corporation Ltd from 1995-2000. He brings 40 years of extensive experience, having been a member of the Indian Audit & Accounts Service and worked in the offices of the Accountants General of three states in India, as Secretary to the chief minister of a major state, and as Principal Director of Audit under the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
Sandalow, the Inaugural Fellow at Columbia University´s Center on Global Energy Policy, is a member of the Zayed Future Energy Prize Selection Committee and served as Honorary Chair of the US Energy Storage Association´s 2015 Annual Conference. Prior to joining Columbia, he served in senior positions at the US Department of Energy, including acting Under Secretary of Energy and Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs.