Management Team

Mr. Dilip Limaye – Chairman

Mr.Limaye has over 40 years of experience in domestic and international energy consulting and advisory services, Mr.Limaye is internationally recognized as a pioneer and an expert in the methods, techniques, and implementation of EE/DSM, IRP, DG/CHP and electricity market reforms and restructuring. Mr.Limaye is a Senior Advisor to the World Bank on Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energyand Sustainable Development. He has recently worked on Bank Projects related to energy efficiency, sustainable development and climate change in India, South Africa, Brazil, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Uganda, and Rwanda. He is also operating through SRC Global Inc. as an independent consultant on international projects, specializing in energy policy, energy industry restructuring, energy efficiency, renewable energy, integrated resource planning (IRP), demand-side management (DSM), and distributed generation/combined heat and power (DG/CHP).

Mr. Suneel Parasnis - Director

Mr. Parasnis is a Senior Advisor of Emerald, based in Bangkok. He started his professional career in 1990 as an engineer with Thermax Ltd, a multinational energy and environmental solutions provider headquartered in India. During his 7 years at Thermax, Suneel gained extensive experience in the fields of steam generators, heat exchangers, water and waste water treatment, energy efficiency, hazardous waste management, air pollution control, environmental management systems, and resource recovery/recycling. From 1997 to 2005, Suneel was a senior program manager at the United States–Asia Environmental Partnership (US-AEP) based in Mumbai. While at USAEP, his principal activity was to facilitate technology transfer and arrange financing for projects in areas such as: Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency & Conservation, Urban Environmental Infrastructure and Industrial Pollution Prevention/Abatement. He was also involved in energy & environmental reporting, consulting and policy development. From 2006-2008, Mr. Parasnis was Country Director of New Ventures India (NVI), where he led a team that mentored and mobilised finance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) engaged in sustainable business ventures. In late 2008, Suneel was appointed Team Leader – Clean Energy Finance of the Eco-Asia Program and its affiliated Private Finance Advisory Network (PFAN). Since 2009, PFAN-Asia, with funding from government and private sector sources, worked with over 400 clean energy businesses in 6 countries (China, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand) and facilitated investment of approximately USD 275 million in 21 companies. Following successful conclusion of the Eco-Asia Program in mid-2011, Suneel worked as Asia business development advisor for an international engineering and consulting firm before joining Emerald in September 2011. Mr. Parasnis holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Mechanical Engineering) from Pune University.

CA. Milind Garud – Managing Director

Milind is qualified chartered accountant with an additional qualification in Information Systems Audit with 20 years of consulting and industry experience. He has experience in Identifying Business Opportunities, Interaction with institutions / corporates at various levels. He has handled major assignments in Infrastructure Projects like Special Economic Zones, Convention & Exhibition Center, Effluent Treatment Plants, Roads and Real Estate Development. He has been advising clients on Financial Management Systems, Management Audits, Tax Compliances in Direct Taxes and Corporate Laws.