Kuljit Singh Popli

Kuljit Singh Popli

Chairman & Managing Director, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA)

Mr. Kuljit Singh Popli is the Chairman & Managing Director of IREDA (A Govt. of India Enterprise), which is a pioneering developmental financial institution dedicated for financing of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in India.

Under his leadership, IREDA is positioned as the most credible and important institution in the Renewable Energy space in India and also placed it on an exponential growth trajectory. Mr Popli has been instrumental in bringing out several new and innovative financial products / scheme and to help meeting the financing requirement for the renewable sector. IREDA has also been carrying out notable work under CSR and sustainable development.

Mr. Popli has rich experience of working over 37 years in Indian Power Sector. He has served with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) and Power Finance Corporation (PFC), prior to joining IREDA in 2007.

Mr. Popli is also on the management board of several organizations of national importance and also official member of various high level committees set up by the Government of India in the field of Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency. He is also Country Representative for International Solar Alliance - Affordable Finance at Scale.

The contribution made by Mr Popli to the organization, profession and society at large has been well recognized and several prominent honours have been received by him and IREDA

Mr. Popli is an Engineer by profession with added qualifications of Finance and Law.