Sharad has over 20 years of principal investing and investment banking experience across a variety of infrastructure-related industries, including Power and Utilities, Midstream Energy, Transport, and Telecom. He has been part of the senior leadership team at Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP, AUM $75bn) since 2007 and is currently the Managing Partner of GIP India and a Partner of GIP Emerging Markets Fund, where he is a member of the Investment Committee. Based in Singapore, Sharad's current role involves targeting investments in China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines in South East Asia; and certain Latin American countries. Prior to this, Sharad was responsible for GIP's North America Transport origination, and has been a part of GIP's Global Energy and Transport investment teams in New York and London. Sharad holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from Illinois Wesleyan University.
Milind Joshi is a Partner at Global Infrastructure Partners India LLP Alternatives, where he manages over US$ 1.8 billion across two Infrastructure Funds. With more than 23 years of experience in the transportation and energy sector, he focuses on originating and evaluating equity investments across infrastructure sectors, managing portfolios and exits, and serves as a member of the Investment Committee, representing the Funds on the boards of various portfolio companies. Prior to joining Global Infrastructure Partners India LLP Alternatives, Milind worked at GMR Group as the head of the Contracts & Commercial division at GMR Delhi International Airport Limited in India for two years. He has also worked at Tata Power and Powergen India, where he was involved in several acquisitions and financing initiatives. Milind started his professional career at ICICI Limited in 1994, where he was a core member of the infrastructure business and managed a portfolio of over fifteen companies in the infrastructure space. Milind holds a Master's in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, and a Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.