Gaurav is the founder and CEO of NICL. He is responsible for the firm’s corporate and investment strategy, the onboarding of NICL's development partners and oversees deal origination and execution. He has vast experience in financing energy projects across Europe having successfully arranged over EUR 3.5 billion of funding for energy projects. He started his career at EY and moved through investment management at Octopus Investments and investment banking at the UK Green Investment Bank and NIBC Bank N.V. Gaurav has an extensive international network with access to the very top of asset management firms, investment banks and institutional investors.
Gaurav is also the founder of a private healthcare business and a co-founder of an international hydrogen development firm for which he is an advisor to the board. He has a relentless work ethic and starts every day with an intense strength training routine. Gaurav has passed level 1 of the CFA programme and holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, from Imperial College London.