Manik

An alumni of NDA, Pune and MDI, Gurgaon is Founder and CEO of GRID Pvt Ltd, Singapore, aimed at providing sustainable energy solutions to remote areas in South and SE Asia. In his 13 years with Indian army, he has held various critical appointments, leading teams and being part of strategy and policy planning and instructional appointments with Military Intelligence. During his stint with Mil Int, he has instructed Officer students from various countries. Post his Army tenure, he took over as Director for Rural Electrification with SunEdison, and post that joined The World Bank as consultant on Energy access. He has been visiting faculty and guest speaker in various business schools on topics like Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Crisis Management. He has been involved in mentoring programs for many MBA students. He also has been an active speaker, Key note speaker and panelist on many international forums across the globe on issues ranging from Cyber Security to Energy Access. He was an recognized by WWF as one of the 10 Global Green Game changers in 2012. Presently he is based in Singapore and Delhi.