Experienced Leadership

The TERRAGRN leadership team brings decades of experience in building capital intensive businesses, structuring development finance arrangements with public and private institutions, executing complex multi-year development programmes, managing multi-region operations, establishing sales and marketing channels in multiple geographic regions, and establishing structures and systems for hyper-scale people-oriented businesses.

Krishnakumar Raman

Chief Product & Production Officer

Business leader with 40 years of experience in leading capital-intensive projects and start-ups. Early in his career, KK spent over a decade at ICICI (India) in development finance where he was instrumental in setting up and operating a $ 750 million line of credit from IBRD (World Bank). KK founded a publishing startup and piloted an MBO with a successful exit. Over the last 5 years, KK has conducted extensive research on tissue culture for scalable bamboo production, and mobilised an expert team to develop the innovative concept of TERRAGRN. KK has a graduate degree and a master’s degree in Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Madras.

Sundar Bharadwaj

CEO

Business leader with 28 years of global experience, a majority of these at Vodafone Group, Accenture, Afiniti and FirstWave. In his first role at Infosys, Sundar learnt first-hand from the founders the winning mindset to create a world-class company. At Vodafone, he led a large customer operations unit and was commercial director for a £1.7 billion Enterprise business. Sundar has grown Afiniti (an AI Unicorn) and FirstWave Cloud in the EMEA region into multi-million-dollar companies. He has also worked extensively with organisations in several African countries. Sundar has a graduate degree in Engineering and an MBA from the London Business School.

Roy Masamba

CHRO and Land Acquisition Lead

Roy brings over 25 years of international Human Resources leadership experience from his time at Vodafone Group, Airtel, Naspers/ Multichoice Group, and British American Tobacco. Roy has built solid experience in business start-ups and is an effective transformation leader with a history of building HR functions from the ground up and effectively consolidating teams from different regions. Roy has a graduate degree in Engineering from Zimbabwe, an MBA from the Cranfield University, and participated in the Executive Leadership programme at the London Business School.

Wanja Gikonyo

Director of Corporate Affairs

Wanja brings over 20 years of rich business experiences having worked in multiple countries in Africa and across multiple industry sectors. Over the last 10 years, Wanja has held critical leadership positions, as Country General Manager, in Kenya for reputed technology and gaming companies such as Mobitalk, Betsson Group, Integrat, and Betway Kenya. Wanja is an inspirational leader and role model for an upcoming generation of women entrepreneurs and working mothers. She holds a graduate degree from James Madison University (USA) and an MBA in International Finance from the University of Maryland (USA).

Sharul Jain

CFO (Interim)

Finance leader with 20 years of global experience, across industries like IT, Real estate, Consumer Products, Engineering and Consulting. Sharul has worked for Wipro in both its global IT operations, where he led the treasury front office and thereafter was CFO for Wipro in Canada, as well as its Global Consumer and Engineering Business where he was General Manager for Corporate Finance setting up and overseeing the Treasury, FP&A, Risk Management and M&A function. Sharul also led India Corporate & Project finance teams for Tishman Speyer, a leading owner, developer, operator, and fund manager of first-class real estate around the world. Sharul represents Driti Advisor an advisory firm based in Bangalore. Sharul is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has completed an online MBA from London Executive Education Academy.

Our Advisors

TERRAGRN’s Leadership team is guided by an expert advisory board whom have collective experience in the semantics that govern the world of our goals, the board includes individuals of accomplished senior global leaders notably:

Suresh Senapaty

Non-Exec Chair

Honeywell Automation India Limited

Suresh is currently Chairman (Non-Exec) of Honeywell Automation India Limited, and on the Boards of Wipro Enterprises and Wipro GE Healthcare Private Limited. Suresh was formerly CFO of Wipro Ltd and part of Wipro’s amazing growth journey over 35 years from a $7 million turnover to a $7 billion turnover business when he left in 2015. Suresh was instrumental in the Wipro’s listing at the NYSE, as well as its inorganic growth plans. Suresh is a regular speaker and participant at various forums including NYSE’s CFO Round Tables on Corporate Governance & Controllership.

Namita Vikas

CEO

 

auctusESG

CEO of auctusESG and a senior business leader with 28 years of diverse global experience in Banking, Technology & FMCG, with particular focus on Climate Change, Sustainable Finance, ESG Risk Management and Public Policy. Namita held speaker at global platforms such as UN General
Assembly and senior management roles at Yes Bank, Microsoft, Marico and CII. Namita is a prominent G20. Held Chair positions at UN NCFA and UNGC. Named as “Asia’s Top Sustainability Superwomen” by CSRWorks International.