Speaker Details

Kolluru Krishan

 Kolluru Krishan
Job Title
Skill Council for Green Jobs

1. Graduate in Electrical Engineering from I.I.T. Kharagpur, Class of 1972.

2. 30 years’ experience in the Fossil Energy Sector, in capacities of Founder Managing Director of Ansaldo Energia’s Indian JVC (1994-2002) & previously Vice President of Dodsal, General Manager of Voltas.

3. Founded multiple Clean Tech companies, including Malavalli Power Plant (which commissioned in 2001 the world’s 1st low density crop residues fired power plant, which also delivered the world’s 1st Gold Standard CER’s) . Current focus on Advanced Bio-Technologies, as Chairman of CVC Biorefineries , Pallava Water & Power, CVC India Infrastructure, etc.

4. From 2008 to 2012 was Member of Advisory Board of Ambienta SGR, one of Europe’s largest Environment Fund, managing assets of Euro 500 million.

5. Deep commitment to Sustainable Development of Rural Communities as Founder President of Centre for Rural Energy & Water Access & Indian Bioenergy Association (Not for Profit Societies) and Founder Chairman of Grameena Abhivrudhi Mandali & Grameena Vidyut Vikas (section 25 companies).

6. Involved in Policy formulation related to Green Businesses, in capacity of

a) Chairman of Skills Council for Green Jobs, Govt of India & Industry initiative, covering entire spectrum of Green Businesses.

b) Co- Chair of FICCI Climate Change Task Force & was Industry Member & Speaker/ Panelist during COP21 & COP22.

c) Member of BRICS Business Council Working Group on Energy & Green Economy.

d) Member of B20 Task Force on Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency.

e) Member of Steering Committee of Business & Climate Summit (BCS).

f) Member of Executive Committee of Karnataka State Bioenergy Development Board.

g) Member of FICCI Sustainability, Water & Energy Council & Bioenergy Task Force. Member of CII National Committee on Bio Energy.