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Sagar Gubbi is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Ecoforge Advisors Pvt Ltd. He has a strong background renewable energy and carbon finance, in addition to strategy consulting in renewable energy sector along with technology and social development. He advises both foreign and Indian investors on equity/debt/carbon investment deals in Indian renewable energy projects. He also advises Indian renewable energy project developers to raise capital from both Indian and foreign sources.

He previously worked in Robert Bosch, a German automotive engineering company, in Germany and India. Later, Sagar joined Unitus, a Seattle-based Microfinance investment and consulting organization, where he worked on urban poor livelihoods initiatives in Bangalore, India. Recently, he has been working as a Consultant for the GSM Association's Green Power for Mobile Programme in London, wherein he has developed business models to provide renewable energy to off-grid communities in the developing world through mobile telecom infrastructure.

Sagar has an MBA with distinction from the University of Oxford's Said Business School in the UK. Sagar regularly participates in conferences and online discussions on social entrepreneurship and used to maintain a popular blog on SocialEdge.Org (a website of California-based Skoll Foundation) focusing on Social Entrepreneurship in India. He has also been a guest writer for Washington DC-based World Resources Institute/NextBillion.Net, and Atlanta-based magazine, Green Edison.
A N A N D  V A R A D A R A J
Anand Varadaraj is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Ecoforge Advisors Pvt Ltd. He has a background in renewable energy and Sustainability related projects. Prior to EcoForge, Anand worked in GENPACT, A GE Company, where he worked on Business Market Intelligence projects in GE Aviation. He also worked on GEs Ecomagination Project on Wind Power turbines. . He worked on background research on cost-effective model wind power in the world's energy portfolio for GE.

He has also worked on projects with livelihoods initiatives, Training rural women panchayat members and advising farmers in water shed programs in rural Bangalore, India. On the board of Bangalore based NGO Vidyanikethan, he advises on development of the NGO in socio-economic sectors. He started a program for the Ngos School students through corporate funding.
Anand has Post graduation in Marketing Management and is a graduate in Mathematics, Econiomics and statistics. he has also completed Industrial training on Ultrasonic & Radiography with GE inspection Technologies

Anand regularly participates in conferences on renewable energy. He was invited to UN conferences on Climate change both at Bangkok and at Copenhagen. He was also interviewed by BBC London for his participation in COP15. He is a member of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, TiE member and organizes Environmental related events for them.
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