The Board of Directors of Africa50, the infrastructure fund for Africa, has approved the appointment of Anil Kumar Sardana, a renowned infrastructure executive, to its Investment Committee. He will join Africa50 CEO, Alain Ebobissé, who chairs the Committee and three other global infrastructure experts, to ensure that Africa50’s investments meet the dual objectives of development impact and financial return.
“I am thrilled that an executive of Anil’s caliber will be joining our Investment Committee. With his extensive senior executive experience and his successful track-record in Africa50’s priority sectors, I am confident that he will make a substantial contribution to the decisions on our future investments”, said Alain Ebobissé, CEO of Africa50.
Anil Kumar Sardana
Mr. Sardana has over thirty years of experience in power and infrastructure. He has been Managing Director and CEO of Adani Transmission since May 2018. Previously he served as Managing Director and CEO of Tata Power Company for seven years, and as Managing Director of North Delhi Power, and Vice President of Business Development at BSES Limited. His career at Tata also includes having served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tata Teleservices and Chairman of Tata Power Delhi Distribution, Tata Power Renewable Energy, Tata Power Solar Systems, and Tata Power Trading.
Mr. Sardana holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Discipline from the University of Delhi; a Cost Management degree from the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and a Management degree from the All India Management Association. He has also attended the Senior Management Programme of the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad as well as a Programme on Residual Life Assessment and Extension in the United States of America.
Fleur Tchibota, Africa50, Head of Communications