PRASHANT MANIAR
Managing Partner , Encito Advisors LLP.

Prashant is Managing Partner of Encito Advisors, a boutique strategic and financial advisory firm, focused on clean energy, environment and mobility, helping clients with PE/VC syndication, mergers & acquisitions, India entry strategies and project finance. He has more than 20+ years of experience in clean energy, environment and technology industries. Prashant is tremendously passionate about leaving behind a clean and sustainable world for future generations and expresses this in his personal and professional endeavours.

Prashant’s experience spans deep sector expertise, global on-the-ground experience, ability to identify synergies, a rigorous approach to financial risk/returns modelling, keen eye to identify issues early on, close relationship globally with developers / manufacturers / strategic industrials / investors, win-win approach to negotiations, long term client relationships, unwavering integrity and a good understanding of cultural diversities. He focuses on taking a 3600 view on transaction and closing win-win cross border deals.

Prashant holds an MBA, specializing in Entrepreneurship, from Santa Clara University (USA), a M.E. in Electrical Engineering from University of South Carolina (USA) and a B.E. in Electronics Engineering from Mumbai University (India). He is the co-chair for TIE’s Global Sustainability & Mobility SIG and mentor for STPI’s CoE MOTION for Electric Vehicles.

Prashant has presented at many marquee conferences, writes articles on a regular basis and has participated as a judge in many reputed competitions. He also devotes considerable amount of his time mentoring entrepreneurs.