Prakash Kumar Chandraker

MD & CEO at C&S Electric Limited

Prakash has over 34 years of versatile leadership experience in the power industry. Prior to his current role, Prakash was Head of the Distribution Systems business in Siemens Limited where he led a diverse, multi-location team. Prior to Siemens, he led the board of Schneider Electric Infrastructure Limited (Energy India Business) from 2012 to 2018, where he successfully executed the Company Program, Change Management Program, Corporate governance, Risk & Compliance initiatives.

Prakash has extensive experience in the domains of business integration, process harmonization, P&L management, strategy, marketing, sales and operations in companies such as Schneider Electric Infrastructure, AREVA T&D, Cegelec and Alstom T&D. He has been recognized on various occasions for his thought leadership and expertise that has been instrumental in setting new benchmarks in the global and Indian power industry.

His remarkable achievement during his tenure as Business Head – Automation Division, AREVA T&D where he spearheaded the implementation of the world’s largest, state-of-the-art unified Load Dispatch Centers and Energy Management Schemes for Power Grid Corporation of India Limited and various state utilities in India was highly appreciated by all stakeholders.

He is an Electrical Engineering graduate and done Executive Leadership Program from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

As a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry’s National Committee on Power, IET (IOT) and part of IEEMA, Prakash has presented technical and concept papers at various seminars on self-healing energy distribution grids, smart cities, smart grid and energy management for smart infrastructure.

Timeline

  • MD & CEO

    Current role

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