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A team player who leads by example, Debabrata is a transformative utilities professional who has been instrumental in launching successful operational teams across many energy efficiency initiatives.

Heading up our Power Systems function in India, Debabrata is focused on creating the smart networks of the future through a blend of technical, analytic and problem-solving skills.

A particular passion is nurturing younger talents to apply new technologies and processes in future energy scenarios that will be characterised by decentralised configurations and assets.

In his role, Debabrata leverages diversified knowledge gained from more than two decades' experience across power distribution and advisory to create innovative strategies, best practices, customised processes and pragmatic solutions for business turnaround.

Through his expertise, he helps stakeholders transform the distribution sector for net zero, focusing on liberating energy inefficiencies and enabling positive change in energy accessibility to create win-win propositions for both utilities and consumers.

His specialties include network systems improvement, commercial process management, IT & OT solutions, grid resilience and integrating renewables, electric vehicles and distributed energy resources into the network.

His previous companies include PricewaterhouseCoopers, AES and BHPE-Kinhill, where he was an accomplished project manager and advisory professional.

Debabrata holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from R.V.C.E in Bangalore and a postgraduate diploma in Management from XIM, Bhubaneswar.

He is a loving father to his one son and a devoted husband. In his free time he loves to take part in community activities that nurture social inclusion and mobility.

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Published: 23 Apr 2018

Last updated: 4 Jan 2024

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