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Leadership Team

The Leadership Team at Jakson Group consists of experienced individuals who drive strategic decisions, foster innovation, and steer the company towards sustainable growth and success.

Anita Malik

Group Chief People Officer

Anita Malik, as our Group Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) at Jakson Group, brings over 25 years of rich experience in strategic HR. With a master's in Industrial Psychology and a Doctorate in Psychology from the prestigious University of Delhi, Ms. Malik possesses a profound understanding of human behavior and organizational dynamics.
Her professional journey is adorned with significant tenures at globally renowned organizations, including CK Birla Group and IBM India, where she honed her expertise in end-to-end HR operations, specializing in Leadership Development, Talent Management, and Organizational Development.
As Group CHRO, she excels at shaping the strategic direction of Jakson's people agenda, architecting a robust talent framework, strengthening employee experience, and fostering a culture of excellence. Her forward-thinking mindset and ability to adapt to dynamic working conditions empower us to stay agile and resilient amidst changing industry landscapes. Her distinguished background and leadership make her an invaluable asset in charting our Group's course towards new realms of success
Tarun Anand

Group Chief Information Officer

Tarun Anand is the Group Chief Information Officer for Jakson Group. He is a digital leader with experience of over 27 years in designing and delivering high performing digital eco-system using latest technology strategies. Mr. Tarun has built strong technological capabilities in the organizations like Dabur, Mother Dairy, Hero Cycles, Oriflame & Modicare for IT solution delivery in a global setup.
Mr. Tarun is certified Global CIO from ISB Hyderabad and has been member of SAP Product Advisory Council & Next100 Awards Jury. He has won many accolades like ICONIC IDC Insights award by International Data Corporation, Excellence Award by ETCIO and CIO100 award by International Data Group.
He loves listening to music and has keen interest in keeping fit.
Sanjay Gupta

Chief Business Officer

As the Chief Business Officer of Jakson Group, Sanjay Gupta oversees the group and business strategies while also managing the Marketing-Communication portfolio. With over 14 years of experience, Mr. Gupta has held various leadership roles, most notably at Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL), where he gained extensive expertise in strategy development, operations excellence, and stakeholder management. Mr. Gupta holds a degree in Electronics and Telecommunication engineering from Mumbai University and a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from IIT Roorkee. He is also a member of the Governing Council of the Skill Council for Green Jobs, reflecting his commitment to sustainability and skill development in the industry.
In his spare time, Sanjay is an avid reader with a wide range of interests, and enjoys listening to music.
Nandalal Gundecha

Financial Advisor, Family Business

Nandalal Gundecha is a Chartered Accountant with more than 23 years of experience in Accounts & Finance, Treasury, Taxation, Budgetary Control System, Business Planning, IT & ERP, Secretarial and Commercial functions with medium and large sized businesses. His experience in the field of Internal Audit, Finance, Accounts, Legal, Banking, Taxation, Budgeting Control and other finance related functions steers smooth operations for all Jakson entities. Prior to Jakson, he was associated with Kesoram Industries Limited, Hyderabad as COO/CFO of Cement Business & Cummins India Limited, Pune as Director Finance.
Gagan Chanana

CEO & Jt. Managing Director

Mr. Gagan Deep Chanana is a seasoned veteran with over 30 years of experience in the power solutions industry. He is a proud alumnus of the esteemed Thapar University, Patiala, holding a B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering and has been honored with several awards throughout his distinguished career.

For the past 21 years, Mr. Chanana has been instrumental in expanding the Distributed Energy Business at Jakson. He has strengthened Jakson’s partnership with Cummins, introducing state-of-the-art genset technology, and established the solar rooftop and battery energy storage solutions business verticals. Under his leadership, the vertical has emerged as a leading player in the industry, consistently setting new benchmarks for excellence.

Manish Kumar

Chief Marketing Officer

With a proven track record in sales, marketing, and client relationships, Manish Kumar plays a vital role as the CMO of Distributed Energy at Jakson. Leading the New Energies portfolio, he is responsible for driving growth in Battery Energy Storage, Hybrid Energy Systems, and Hydrogen solutions. Manish brings over 27 years of experience to the table, demonstrating his expertise in revenue generation, R&D, and client relationship management. Throughout his 16-year tenure at Jakson, he has showcased his strong leadership skills and ability to foster teamwork. Previously, Manish has held various roles within the company, including DG projects, Supply Chain, and Business Controls, further contributing to his comprehensive understanding of the organization's operations.
Bharat Gupta

Director

As the director of Jakson Group's Solar Business, Bharat Gupta plays a pivotal role in spearheading the company's international expansion and growth strategy. With a focus on taking Jakson's solar business to global markets, including the USA and Europe, Bharat leverages his extensive experience and collaborations with industry experts and global vendors. His expertise has been instrumental in ensuring that Jakson's solar modules meet the highest standards, obtaining certifications such as PVEL and RE Insurance, and establishing a strong presence in international markets.
Anurag Garg

Chief Executive Officer

Anurag Garg, the leader of Jakson Group's Solar Business, brings over 29 years of experience in profit center management and business development. His strategic planning skills and intrapreneurial expertise have been instrumental in driving the growth of Jakson's Solar Business. Under his leadership, the company has capitalized on emerging opportunities, forged strategic partnerships, and solidified its position in the solar industry. Anurag's unwavering commitment to excellence and customer-centric approach ensures that Jakson Group remains at the forefront of the renewable energy sector, delivering innovative solutions and driving sustainable growth.
Raghav Gupta

Managing Director

Mr. Raghav Gupta is an integral part of the esteemed Jakson Group, representing the fourth generation of the family business.
After his schooling from Delhi Public School, Mr. Gupta completed his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in the year 2015. His professional journey commenced with an 18-month internship at Cummins India Limited, where he gained comprehensive exposure to various facets of the business, including operations, manufacturing, marketing, HR, finance, quality, safety, research & development, warehousing, supply chain management, and IT.
Thereafter, at Jakson, Mr. Gupta took over the role of Manager, where he successfully introduced 5S practices across all manufacturing facilities, raising standards in productivity, safety, and cost efficiency. Subsequently, he held the position of General Manager, Solar Rooftop Business, overseeing the design and execution of numerous solar rooftop projects. His responsibilities expanded further when he became the Executive Vice President for Jakson's Infrastructure and EPC business for a two-year tenure.
Today, Mr. Raghav Gupta holds the distinguished position of Managing Director within Jakson's Infrastructure business, with a primary focus on electrical projects, water projects, and civil projects. He has set an ambitious target to elevate this vertical, aiming for revenues exceeding 10,000 crores by the year 2025.
He is a proponent of continuous learning and invests in self-development with the goal of creating value not only for the organization but also for the community and the nation at large. His commitment to education continues with him undertaking courses at Harvard even now!
Venkat Muvvala

CEO

Venkat Muvvala serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Infra Business for Jakson Group, boasting an expansive 35-year career in power generation and infrastructure. His expertise extends from concept to the commissioning of renewable energy, transmission, and distribution projects, as well as gas power projects, with a strong emphasis on optimizing asset life cycles for improved performance and ROI.
Notably, Venkat has spearheaded the development and execution of 2 GW of solar photovoltaic projects, 10 GW of gas-based power generation projects, and multiple T&D projects for state discoms and Central PSUs. His illustrious career has seen him in influential roles at Jindal Renewable Power, Vikram Solar, GE Power, Rolls Royce Energy, Pratt & Whitney, and other renowned organizations.
Venkat Muvvala holds a Mechanical Engineering degree and a Master's Degree in Marketing Management from the esteemed Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai.
Manav Mathur

Chief Operating Officer

Manav Mathur is the Chief Operating Officer of EPC Business for Jakson Group. A Certified PMP® and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Manav brings in more than 20 years of global experience in Project and Program Management, Strategic Planning, Business Transformation and Business Operations. Manav has a degree in Chemical Engineering (Hons) and MBA in Strategy & Operations from IIT Delhi. He has led diverse teams and his expertise lies in Change Management and Stakeholder Management. He has previously worked with organizations like Bechtel, KEC International, Voltas, ETA Group, Sobha across India, the Middle East, APAC and Africa. Manav has been at forefront of bringing in technology to Construction Industry and has been a keynote speaker on Digital Construction. He has keen interest in emerging technologies and key industry trends. He strongly believes in 4 Ps – Planning, Process, People, and Performance. Outside work, he pursues his interests in hiking, music, reading, meditation and community service.
V Manjunath Rao

President of Human Resources

Mr. V Manjunath Rao holds the esteemed position of President of Human Resources for Jakson's Infrastructure & EPC business. With a career spanning over three decades in the realm of Human Resources, both within India and abroad, he brings with him a wealth of experience that positions him as a formidable figure in the industry. His comprehensive understanding of diverse business requirements is a testament to his proficiency in the field.
Previously, he has been engaged with Transrail Lighting Limited, Kalpatru, Lanco Solar, KEC, and Ceat Tyres.

Mr. Rao's academic background is equally impressive, having earned a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Mangalore University, underscoring his scholarly prowess.
Outside of his professional commitments, Mr. Rao's passions lie in the realm of literature. He is an avid reader, dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge and the literary arts. Additionally, he derives immense joy from following cricket matches, further enriching his well-rounded interests and pursuits.

Bikesh Ogra

CEO & Managing Director

As the CEO and MD of Jakson Green Pvt. Ltd., Bikesh Ogra brings his extensive experience in the energy and construction industry to lead the company's global-standard engineering and construction business. With a remarkable career that includes serving as the Global CEO of STERLING & WILSON Solar, Bikesh has overseen the successful construction of 10,000MW of solar power plants across multiple continents. His contributions have been recognized with prestigious accolades, including Green Entrepreneur of the Year and Solar Entrepreneur of the Year. Bikesh is known for his passion for mentoring teams, embracing innovative technologies, and actively participating in philanthropic endeavors. In his personal life, he is an avid fitness enthusiast, trekker, and cricket lover.
Kannan Krishnan

Jt. Managing Director

With an impressive 28 years of experience in the renewable management domain, Kannan brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. Holding a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Chennai and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from George Washington University, he is well-equipped to navigate the complexities of the industry. Kannan previously served as the Chief Operating Officer for Solar EPC and O&M at Sterling & Wilson, where he played a pivotal role in the company's IPO launch. Additionally, he has made significant contributions to society by founding Vocuni, a global community focused on nurturing entrepreneurial interests among the youth and helping them earn a sustainable livelihood.
Chandan Goswami

Chief Financial Officer

Chandan Goswami has an overall experience over 2 decades with nearly 15 years of experience in Corporate and Investment Banking with institutions like HDFC Bank, BNP Paribas, Natixis, etc managing large relationships and transactions like M&A, Project Finance, RBL, Commodity financing, etc

In the last 7years he has transitioned from being the financial markets to Corporate Finance for renewable sector leading the Treasury function for the USD 2 bio Sterling and Wilson group (Shapoorji Pallonji)

In his last assignment, he also managed the finance function while being the Chief Strategy and Business Officer at PRESPL which is an investee company of Mitsui, Shell and FCDO.

He also has been on the board of the companies in PRESPL apart from founding the industry body, CBEII

Sanjeev Kaul

Head - Green Molecule Business

Mr. Sanjeev Kaul heads the Green Molecule Business for Jakson Green. He is a results-oriented management professional with a remarkable 30-year career, leading businesses and crafting successful project delivery in the technology solutions and engineering services sectors across India, Middle East and North America. Sanjeev has a proven track record at industry leaders like Honeywell, Siemens, HP and Bahrie & Mazroie group UAE, where he demonstrably grew businesses, managed complex projects, and cultivated high-performing teams. His expertise spans a diverse range including business development, sales, operations, project management, and process improvement – a true professional with a focus on optimizing organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Sanjeev's impressive portfolio of iconic projects include Ruwais Refinery, Dubai Airport, Dubai Metro, and Burj Khalifa showcasing his ability to excel even in the most demanding environments.
Bhaskar Bose

Head - Manufacturing

Meet Bhaskar, an accomplished Electrical Engineer with a remarkable career spanning over 26 years in critical industry applications. Currently holding the esteemed role of Head of Electrolyser Manufacturing at Jakson Green, Bhaskar's expertise extends across diverse domains, including Electrical, Instrumentation, Automation, and Control, all at an advanced level.

With a history of contribution to esteemed enterprises like Schneider Electric, Bhaskar brings a wealth of knowledge to his current position. Over the past 12 years, his resolute focus has centered on electrolysis-based hydrogen gas generation, covering both Alkaline and PEM technologies. This journey has equipped him with invaluable insights and expertise, further enriched by collaborations with distinguished international and Indian clients, as well as consultants.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Bhaskar discovers solace in a variety of hobbies. From engaging in chess to capturing the beauty of avian life through photography, immersing himself in literature, and embarking on explorations of new destinations, these endeavors bring him immense joy.

Bhaskar's leadership approach is marked by a hands-on demeanor, leading by example, and an ingrained passion for his work. Combined with his caring and meticulous disposition, he is dedicated to crafting a harmonious and impactful environment for all.

Siddhant Gupta

Director

Siddhant Gupta is part of the fourth-generation leadership at Jakson Group and is spearheading the Bio Fuel Business at Jakson. He is responsible for implementing strategies and efficiencies of operations to help the business grow nationally & globally. Under his aegis, the company is setting up a 2G bio-ethanol manufacturing plant in Madhya Pradesh, India. In his early career, after his learning stint as a project manager at Cummins India, he joined the Distributed Energy Business unit at Jakson. He implemented many strategic policies to augment the business performance. As a firm believer in a Green future, he has transitioned to the Biofuel industry and is making efforts to contribute more effectively to his belief.