Board of Directors
Keith Nicholas Henry
Mr Keith Henry has over 35 years of rich experience in the global power and energy sectors. He has run large private and publicly listed companies that successfully established major assets in both developed and emerging markets. He has served as Chief Executive of National Power plc, a FTSE100 company, Brown & Root Limited, and Kvaerner Engineering & Construction Limited. Mr Henry is currently Chairman of Mediterranean Oil & Gas Plc, the senior independent Director of Sterling Energy plc, and non-executive Director for HPR Holdings Limited. Previously Mr Henry served as Chairman of Burren Energy plc, Helius Energy plc and Petrojarl ASA. In addition to this he has also held many other important positions on the boards of many reputed companies. Mr Henry is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a chartered civil engineer with a BSc degree from London University and a MSc from the University of Birmingham.
Anil Kumar Chalamalasetty
Founder, Chief Executive & Managing Director
Anil has had an extended entrepreneurial career during which he was involved in evolving start-up businesses in Information Technology, Infrastructure and Environmental sectors in the UK and India. Anil is experienced in M&A, transition and project management with a successful track record of managing operations involving large remote teams. He co-founded and developed Greenko with Mahesh Kolli in 2004 and incorporated it in early 2006 to raise funds for financing early operations. He is responsible for effectively implementing the strategic business road map of Greenko Group. Anil is a graduate in Computer Science and holds a Masters from North West University.
Founder, President & Joint Managing Director
Mahesh started his career in the energy sector and went on to build his entrepreneurial interests in Information Technology and Environmental space. He is experienced in the Emissions trading markets and was co-founder, with Anil Chalamalasetty, of Lytag Asia, an environmental solutions company focused on Coal Gasification and transforming waste from thermal power plants into light weight building products. Within Greenko, he is responsible for driving the vision, business development and new project initiatives of the Group. Mahesh is a regular speaker at Carbon Market & Clean Energy conferences around the world and is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Karnataka, India.
Vasudeva Rao Kaipa
Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer
Vasu is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has more than 20 years senior managerial experience and most recently was an Executive Director for XL Energy Ltd (from 2005) which has diversified interests including significant solar power operations. At XL Energy Ltd, Vasu was responsible for the finance, accounts and risk management functions as well as managing its IPO to the Indian Stock Exchange in 2006. He also played a major part in the financial structuring and strategy of the group, including securing sufficient working capital and debt facilities. He also served on the Board of Directors of GSS America Infotech Ltd Software Services Company which he advised and helped organize its IPO and NEST Ltd. Prior to that Vasu was an Executive Director at Goldstone Technologies Ltd which is a software services company listed on the NSE and BSE. Vasu also worked for Kirloskar Electric, a large engineering group, in a number of key finance roles.
Hari Kiran Vadlamani
Kiran is the CEO and Founder of Advaita Energy Partners Pte Ltd, a Singapore based investment management company in the energy sector. Within this sector, Advaita is more particularly focussed on investing and developing coal mines in Indonesia, Australia and Mozambique for the purpose of suppling coal to upcoming thermal plants in India. Prior to Advaita, Kiran was the co-founder of KSK Energy Ventures Pvt Ltd. (KSK) a project development and asset management company based in Hyderabad, India. KSK Power Ventur plc, the parent company of KSK, is listed on AIM, London. At KSK, apart from developing power plants he was in charge of "small is beautiful", a private equity fund investing in the power sector. Before promoting KSK, he was a consultant working in energy and infrastructure projects. Kiran is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has over 20 years of professional experience out of which about 10 years has been in the energy sector.
Vin is a partner at Elderstreet Investments and Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Computer Software Plc, a consolidator in healthcare sector. Prior to this Vin was CEO of Computer Software Plc, which she took private in 2007, merged with IRIS in 2007 and sold to the USA based private equity vehicle Hellman Friedman. Vin has held the positions of Chairman of Leeds Group Plc, NED at Concateno Plc (sold to Inverness Medical in 2009), and other NED positions at technology companies. Based in London she has over 20 years of experience in the developing and building technology and high growth companies and extensive knowledge of UK corporate governance and M&A. Vin has won the "Asian Businesswoman of the year" award in March 2010 and was also the recipient of "Asian Woman of Achievement Award" in May 2009.
John Leonard Rennocks
John Rennocks, has had a long and successful career with a range of public companies. He is a Chartered Accountant and spent much of his early career at Smith & Nephew plc, where he served as Finance Director and Company Secretary. He subsequently became the first Finance Director of the publicly listed PowerGen plc, before assuming executive finance roles at British Steel plc and Corus plc. Since then, he has served on a wide range of public company boards in non-executive roles, either as Chairman or Chairman of the Audit Committee and currently he is the Chairman of Diploma plc and Deputy Chairman of Inmarsat plc.