Meet Our DirectorsDirectors
Mr. Sanjay Kumar Banga
Mr. Banga presently heads the Transmission and Distribution Vertical at Tata Power which includes the Distribution services across Mumbai, Delhi, Ajmer, Power Trading Business and Transmission Business in Mumbai and Powerlinks Transmission. In a recent addition to Tata Power’s kitty, Mr. Banga also oversees the recently acquired Distribution companies in Odisha – CESU, SOUTHCO, WESCO and NESCO.
Prior to this, he led the Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL), a Public Private Partnership (JV) of TATA Power and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi as the Chief Executive Officer.
A power sector veteran with around three decades of experience in Power Generation and Distribution business, Mr. Sanjay Kumar Banga brings with him an expertise in the power sector, covering areas of Operational Technologies, Project Management, Utility Business process Re-engineering and Regulatory Environment that are essential for strengthening of electrical utilities to meet reliability and AT&C loss reduction targets under regulatory regime. The learning he gathered through associations with leading Public and Private sector electrical utilities in India equips him very well to tackle the enormous challenges of the electricity distribution business in India and abroad. His deep knowledge of the subject makes him a regular speaker in seminars / workshops / panel discussions in India and geographies around the world.
Mr. Banga started his career with National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) as an Engineer Trainee and was involved in the Operation & Commissioning of Super Thermal Power Projects (1989 to 1995). Prior to joining Tata Power (DDL), he has worked with Reliance Energy (earlier known as BSES Ltd) from 1996 to 2003, where he was associated with the entire spectrum of generation activities covering wide aspects of Operations, Maintenance, Planning, Design and Project Engineering.
Mr. Banga is an alumnus of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra. He has his Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the esteemed Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi. Also, he has completed the Senior Executive Leadership Program from the most coveted Harvard Business School.
He is a member of the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) LITD10 core committee for defining standards for Power System Control and Communication.
Mr. Banga is an avid reader and enjoys playing sports like Tennis and Cricket.