Hemant has acquired rich techno-commercial exposure in power sector while serving NTPC at various locations including Farakka, Vindhyachal, Dadri, National Capital Region and Corporate centre and with CLP India as VP and Chief procurement officer at Mumbai.
Currently, he is an independent business consultant in the power sector segment with focus on Fuel Management of large power stations.
Hemant is well qualified and is a B.E(Mech-Ist class(Honours) with an MBA in Finance-Ist class and also possesses a PGD in Environmental consultancy services(Ist class). Furthermore, Hemant is a Certified professional in Supply Management (CPSM) from Institute of Supply Chain Management,USA and MLS-SCM from ITC,WTO, Geneva.Hemant has worked in various areas of a power plant like Operations, Quality assurance,project planning and management,Maintenance planning, Procurement, contracting and Fuel management at corporate, regional and unit level and has shouldered bottom line responsibilities of managing fuel for 20 power stations of NTPC and has been the head of the procurement function at CLP India providing oversight and direction to the procurement and contracting division of CLP India. Hemant has acquired holistic understanding and detailed exposure & expertise at a leadership level in General management, Fuel procurement(coal+gas), General power plant procurement and contracting, Supply chain management and materials management. Hemant has exposure to cross cultural working environment having worked with people from US, UK, China, Africa, Indonesia, Russia, Germany and some middle eastern countries like Qatar & UAE..
Independent Business Consultant at International Consulting & Financial Firms
Jun 2014 - Present
Rendered advisory services on: • Coal • Water Conservation • Ash Management • CHP • Cooling Towers • Pollution Control • Process Control Technologies • HRM Practices • Power Plant Equipment • Procurement Practices To prestigious clients such as: • McKinsey & Company • Boston Consulting Group • Emerson • Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group • Merlon Capital Partners • JCP Investment partners • ICICI Capital Ventures Spearheading advisory services pertaining to: • Coal procurement • Contracting • Coal quality issues • Coal loss management • GCV improvement. • Coal transportation and mining issues and other fuel related aspects which impact power plant operations and performance • Conducting research and conceptualising various methods & technologies to monitor and track fuel management, procurement and disposal • Envisioning cost-saving and energy saving measures and modifications to reduce O&M cost including best procurement practices Comprehensively examining: • Fuel Supply Agreements • Deploying coal procurement expertise in designing strategic supply chain programs • Identifying logistic challenges in coal materialisation including coal quality issues, transit losses, GCV losses at various stages and impact on overall operations of the power plant. • Streamlining operations by evaluating Fuel management SOPs from mine to power station including walk-through and on-site visits to all linked mines and power plant coal handling systems for reviewing actual bottlenecks.
Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) at Institute of Supply Management ,USA
Jan 2014 - Feb 2017
Completed certification in Supply Chain Management from Institute of Supply Management by passing all the 3 course exams.
Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental consultancy services at National institute of Environment
Nov 1994 - Nov 1997
MBA at INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY
Nov 1994 - Nov 1997
Specialisation in Finance
B.E (Mechanical) at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology
Apr 1982 - May 1986
Successfully completed Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering in Honours