We are delighted to announce the much-anticipated opening of our first office in India, marking a significant milestone in our regional expansion. India’s extraordinary development poses enormous challenges and exciting opportunities for energy stakeholders seeking to deliver secure and affordable energy supplies while also achieving timely decarbonisation. TLG's growing team has extensive experience in India as trusted advisors and through executive positions across the energy space.
All of us at TLG share a deep passion for helping our clients make the best decisions in the face of increasingly complex and confounding commercial, regulatory, market, and sustainability choices.
Meet the Growing Team!
Akhilesh Awasthy has nearly 40 years of experience in the power sector and power markets, working with diverse teams from technical, commercial, markets as well as in IT domains. Prior to joining TLG, he was Chief Operating Officer of Hindustan Power Exchange Limited (HPX), which he established from scratch. Akhilesh also established and operated India’s first Power Exchange – Indian Energy Exchange Limited (IEX). Prior to HPX, Akhilesh was a Professor of Practice at NTPC School of Business where he taught courses on Power Markets and Energy Derivatives, and was CEO (Power Market) at Mercados Energy Markets India Limited. Akhilesh holds an MEng and BEng (Electrical) from SGSISTS, Indore, India, and is also a Cost and Management Accountant. He is fluent in Hindi and English.
Rajat Sarawat is a partner at TLG with 30 years’ experience in the energy industry. He concurrently holds the position of Executive Director of Energy Markets at the Economic Regulation Authority in Western Australia. For the most part, he has held senior executive positions with various energy regulatory bodies in Australia and has contributed to the liberalisation and transformation of the energy industry in Australia. He specialises in progressing and implementing industry reform and developing energy market designs. His experience spans across the entire supply chain of the energy industry, including wholesale markets, network regulation and retail competition and pricing reviews.
Ashish Chopra is a consultant based in India. His experience lies in the power industry combined with mathematical optimisation, statistical modelling and predictive analytics. Ashish has been part of multiple quantitative and qualitative studies relating to impact assessment for various government policies in India and has engaged extensively with a wide variety of power sector stakeholders in the energy sector in India. Ashish holds a Bachelor and Master of Technology in Geophysical Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee, India. He is fluent in English and Hindi.
Ashutosh Pande is a consultant based in Delhi, India. His primary area of work is in advanced power systems research and includes experience in power system modelling for grid integration of various energy resources, simulation of energy storage systems and ancillary services. His expertise is in building long- and short-term power planning models using various mathematical optimisation algorithms to assist in resource adequacy assessment, portfolio optimization, and providing insights for making informed policy, regulatory and investment decisions. Ashutosh holds a BTech in Industrial and Production Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi and an ME in Industrial and Systems Engineering from North Carolina State University, USA. He is fluent in English and Hindi