“It’ll take time to achieve a target. Rome wasn’t built in a day.”- Devin Narang
In this episode, Ashutosh Garg engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Devin Narang, MD, ‘Sindicatum Sustainable Resource’.
Devin tells what made him decide to quit the highly successful family business and go on a quest to start his business venture. He explains why he chose to root his career in ‘renewal energy’. He talks about renewal energy and its future in India.
Devin talks about power surplus and deficit in India. He then proceeds to talk about the nuclear energy industry and its future.
Before concluding, he talks about the common mistakes most startup entrepreneurs make. He also shares his learning from his biggest mistakes in life.
Devin Narang, Managing Director (India), Sindicatum
SINDICATUM SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES- Leading International developer, owner and operator of renewable energy projects in South and Southeast Asia and a largest investor in bagasse based co-generation power. And going to invest about a billion dollars in solar & sugar cogeneration projects. Managing Director, Sustainable Biomass, 2012 to present Responsible for developing Sindicatum’s Sugar Co-Generation & Solar Business in India, Thailand & Philippinesand managing Sindicatum’s dedicated team in that sector TURN ER & TOWNSEND PVT. LTD., UK – Independent Project Management Company
Non-Executive Chairman of Indian operations, 3/2010 to present Responsible for all corporate governance and introduction to corporate for business development. FREEPLAY ENERGY LIMITED, INDIA – A renewable energy company focused on hand-held kerosene- replacement products Non-Executive Chairman, From 2007 to 2012 SAB MILLER , INDIA Ex-Executive Chairman , From 1997- 2012 NARANG INDUSTRIES, INDIA- Distillery and Brewery Owner, 1984 to 2002