Anil Sardana

MD & CEO, Adani Transmission Limited

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. Before the telecom stint, Anil was the 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 the prestigious EdisonAward on Innovation and ‘Silver National Award for Meritorious Performance’ for two consecutive years2004-2005 and 2005-2006from the Indian Prime Minister. Anil spearheaded several major M&As, including with NTT DOCOMO of Japan and a creative reverse equity swap& merger to create the most valuableTelecom-TowerInfrastructure company VIOM, with the highest tenancy in the industry. Anil led the transition of several ventures including the 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 to 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 heldChairman’sposition at CII National Committee on Power from 2012 onwards till April 2018. HeisnowNational Co-Chair on CII’s Infra Council, for the past three years. Anil holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering. He also holds Post-Graduatedegree in Cost Accountancy (ICWAI) and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management. He has also attended the Top Management Program at the IIM-A (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad).