Gagan Sidhu

Director – CEEW Centre for Energy Finance

Gagan is Director of the CEEW Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF) where his work is focused on advancing the energy transition in emerging economies.

Gagan was previously Adviser to CEF in which capacity he provided support to the team in the areas of clean energy markets and the finance ecosystem. In parallel, he was also engaged in independently advising entrepreneurs and corporates on capital raising and deployment strategies in the renewable energy space.

Prior to joining CEEW, Gagan was CFO of GMR Renewable Energy where he held responsibility over strategic finance, project finance and accounting functional areas, including relationship management with lenders, equity co-investors & rating agencies

Gagan has also worked in the investment banking industry across multiple geographic locations (Tokyo, Singapore, London, Dubai & Delhi), where his various roles with leading European and Asian financial institutions covered M&A, capital markets, straight & structured lending and cross-sell.

His writings on renewables finance and policy related topics have appeared in publications such as The Economic Times, Energetica, Financial Express, Infraline Plus, Renewable Energy World and Solar Quarter. Gagan holds a BA (Hons) degree in Economics from Delhi University’s Shri Ram College of Commerce, and an MBA from Duke University.