Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) announced the appointment of Ms Mahua Acharya to lead a new energy company, a 100 percent owned subsidiary of EESL. Convergence focuses on energy solutions that lie at the confluence of renewable energy, electric mobility and climate change.
Convergence Energy Services is a new energy company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EESL. Acharya is an international climate finance and carbon markets expert, having lived and worked in Europe, the US, Asia and India. She brings innovative thinking, managerial ability and operations experience in India. Her skills are uniquely suited to take EESL to new markets and new geographies,
Acharya has almost two decades of international experience in green finance, renewables, and carbon markets. She was the assistant director-general of Global Green Growth Institute; an intergovernmental organization headquartered in Seoul with operations in 31 countries and has held roles with mergers & acquisitions at ArcelorMittal. She was at the World Bank in her early career and has a Masters' degree from Yale University.
Speaking about her appointment, Acharya said "I have spent my career so far straddling both international public sector and the private sector, and would now like to utilize my experience, skills and networks to enable large-scale transformative impact in India. EESL is perfectly placed to enable the next generation of clean energy solutions."