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Pinaki Bhattacharyya

MBA '03

IDFC Private Equity (Mumbai, India)


Pinaki has 12 years of experience in the infrastructure industry across the energy value-chain in India, US and Europe. Prior to joining IDFC Private Equity, Pinaki looked at private equity investments in Clean Tech infrastructure with Vantage Point Venture Partners/New Energy Capital in the US. Previously, Pinaki held positions at Bank of Scotland and InterGen (former Shell-Bechtel JV) working on project finance, strategy, asset management and the exit of a 3,300 MW portfolio in US. Pinaki started his career with ABB ALSTOM Power/ALSTOM working on global sourcing and project execution for power projects in India


Pinaki received an MBA and a Dean's Certificate in Financial Engineering from Cornell University and a BE (Mechanical) from the Delhi College of Engineering.