Leadership

Ganesh Srinivasan Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ganesh Srinivasan is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited. The company is a Public Private Partnership (Joint Venture) between Tata Power and the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, supplying electricity to a populace of over 7 million in North Delhi.

He brings with him two decades of experience in areas like power utility, infrastructure (cement, steel), automotive, product development & manufacturing. He spearheaded strategy, operations, transformation & organisational development in his preceding roles. In his previous stint, Mr. Srinivasan was the Chief - Transmission & Distribution, Tata Power, Mumbai and has also served there as the Head Strategy & Corporate Planning Division. He has been with Tata Power since September 2012.

Mr. Srinivasan started his career with Cummins Inc. and has also worked with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. He is a regular speaker at the industry forums and seminars where he champions the cause of developing ‘Utilities of the Future’ with sustainability and strategic planning at the core. He is a B.Tech from IIT Madras, an MBA from The Indian School of Business and holds a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, USA.

Santadyuti Samanta Head - Information Technology

Mr. Santadyuti Samanta is currently the Head of Information Technology at Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited.

With an educational background of B Tech in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Computer Science from Jadavpur University at Kolkata, Mr. Samanta also studied Business Analytics & Intelligence (AI & Machine Learning with Predictive Analytics) at Greatlakes.

Mr. Samanta has worked in 2 successful Utilities in India, CESC & TPDDL. He has a work experience of more than 23 years across the Power Distribution Value Chain right from Power Procurement & Management, Network Operation Maintenance and Construction (Project Commissioning) and Customer Services i.e. Revenue, Complaint Management etc. At Tata Power-DDL, he has been crucial in the implementation of all associated Information Technologies & Operational Technologies like SAP, AMR, SCADA-DMS-OMS, Substation & Distribution Automation, Smart grid Technologies (Smart Metering- AMI-MDM, Field Force Automation, Auto Demand Response etc.). He is currently working on making more Intelligent Utility Work Processes through Digitalisation based on AI-ML, IoT and Big Data integration.

Mr. Samanta is also a Consultant for other utilities within India and abroad representing Tata Power-DDL.

Subir Verma Head (HR & IR)

Mr. Subir Verma is a Writer, Speaker, HR Leader and start-up mentor. Presently, Mr. Verma is the Head HR & IR for Tata Power-DDL. In a career spanning over 22 years, he has worked in Information Technology, Telecom, Retail, Financial and Manufacturing sectors. He has previously worked as the Head HR Business at Tata Power, Director HR at Tata Communications, CHRO at Augure, General Manager at Reliance Communication and Reliance Industries Limited.

Mr. Verma is an Engineer & Management post graduate from XIM, Bhubaneswar.

He has authored many articles for The Times of India, Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Competition Success Review, Silicon India, HR Katha and magazines.

He has been conferred with CHRO of the year 2019 award by World HR Forum, HR Leader of People’s choice by Business World for year 2020, Best TA Person by Hindustan Times and Power of Idea Winner by The Economic Times.

Mr. Verma is also a part of CII’s Committee of Industrial Relation, Advisory Board of ISM, Patna, TM University (UP), admission panel for Fore School of Management and advisory board for Atal Innovation Committee (Nalanda) under Start up India program of Government of India.

Siddharth Singh Head - Corporate Affairs, Communications, Administration and Security

Mr. Siddharth Singh is a seasoned communications professional with over a decade of experience in Corporate Affairs and Communication and nearly two decades in the sector.

Presently, Mr. Singh is heading Corporate Affairs, Communications, Administration and Security at Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited. He works closely with the Delhi Government, ensures the organisation’s strategic alignment with the company’s messages across all stakeholders and leads the company’s branding initiatives.

Additionally, he brings along with him a decade long experience of spearheading the Tata Network Forum North which comprises of 32 TATA Group Companies, coming together to co-create a culture of innovation.

Mr. Singh has headed the Customer Care department of the company in the past and has brought several innovative concepts for the utility customers. He is of the firm belief that leadership and learning are indispensable to each other which is why it is always important to keep learning and exploring new things.

Prior to joining TATA Power-DDL, he was associated with the Special Protection Group (SPG) with the Government of India and has served in BSF protecting the borders of India. He hails from the UPSC Central Police Organization cadre of 1995 batch. He was awarded the Instructors grading in BSF and Best Overall Trainee in the foundation course of SPG. After a stint of nearly 10 years of Government Service he joined the prestigious Tata Group.

He pursued his post-graduation from Delhi University in History and is an alumnus of Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University. He has led several key projects in realms of consumer empowerment and sustainability with the Delhi Government.

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G Ganesh Das Head – Collaborations, Innovation and R&D

Dr. G Ganesh Das is the Head – Collaborations, Innovation and R&D at Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited & the Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy International Incubation Centre (CEIIC), an initiative of Government of India and Tata Trusts.

Dr. Das has been with Tata Power-DDL since 2005, and has held positions as Head of Consumer Accreditation Cell, Head of Strategy and Performance Management. He founded and headed Smart Grid Group and rolled out one of the country’s first Advanced Metering Infrastructure with Auto Demand Response Project and a comprehensive Smart Grid Technology Roadmap for Tata Power-DDL. He is also the Chief Operating Officer of the Clean Energy International Incubation Centre (CEIIC). CEIIC is an initiative of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Department of Science and Technology, Government of India in collaboration with Tata Trusts, Tata Power, and Tata Power-DDL.

Dr. Das’ professional experience spans over 32 years in the area of Technology Management, Collaborations & Partnership Development, Strategy Planning, Innovation Management, Consumer Management, Digital & Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance Management, Business and Market Development, customer relationship management in the area of Power, Smart Grid, Technology, Solar Renewables, Electric Vehicles Infrastructure, Automotive, Services across international geographies.

Dr. Das is a PhD in the area of Strategic Marketing & Consumer Behaviour from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India; Post Graduate in Management and LLB from University of Delhi besides having an executive qualification on Export Management from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.