Anil Sardana

Managing Director & CEO - Adani Transmission & Distribution Bzn Managing Director – Adani Power Chief Bzn Officer – PSP & Hydros, AGEL Director – Adani Data Center Bzn

Anil Sardana is the Managing Director & CEO of Adani Transmission Limited since 1st May 2018 & also heads Adani Power w.e.f. July 2020, as its Managing Director. In addition, he holds the responsibility of Hydros, International Bzn of RE & Green Hydrogen for Adani Green, as designated Chief Bzn Officer. Till 30th April 2018, he was the CEO & Managing Director of Tata Power for over seven years. Till 31st January 2011 (beginning August 2007), he was the Managing Director & CEO of Tata Teleservices. Prior to the telecom stint, Anil wasthe founding CEO & Managing Director of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL/NDPL), having taken over the Discom as founding CEO in 2002, when the company was taken over from state owned Discom. Anil is credited with having spearheaded the dramatic turnaround of companies especially, Tata Power Delhi Distribution, having achieved benchmark performance and won prestigious Edison Award on Innovation and ‘Silver National Award for Meritorious Performance’ for two consecutive years 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 from the Indian Prime Minister. Anil spearheaded several major M&A’s, including with NTT DOCOMO of Japan and a creative reverse equity swap & merger to create most valuable Telecom-Tower Infrastructure company VIOM, with highest tenancy in the industry. Anil led transition of several ventures including very successful launch of Tata DOCOMO & Tata Photon brands. He also launched several innovative schemes including Pay per-use & per-second billing that brought transformation in the Industry. Anil has more than 42 years of experience in the infrastructure space, particularly in the Energy and Telecom sectors. His work experience includes NTPC (14 years), BSES (7 years), Tata Group (18 years) and Adani Group (4+ years). He held Chairman’s position at CII National Committee on Power from 2012 onwards till April 2018. He is now National Co-Chair on CII’s Infra Council, for past three years. Anil holds Bachelors degree in Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering. He also holds Post-Graduate degree in Cost Accountancy (ICWAI) and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management. He has also attended Top Management Program at the IIM-A (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad).