Vignesh Nandakumar was a Partner with LGT Lightstone Aspada, an global impact fund, where he led the environmental sustainability focused investments, into electric vehicles, renewable energy and the shared and circular economy. Vignesh developed the environmental sustainability focused thesis for the fund, and has led over $60M of investments in the past 2 years in these sectors. He was an active Board member of Amp Energy, Vogo Automotive and Lithium Urban Technologies as well as the co-CEO of Lithium Urban Technologies from Feb – Sept ’20.
Previously, as Vice President at Terraform Global, he was involved since inception of the company, leading the creation of the seed asset portfolio for the NASDAQ listing of the yield-co. He drove the strategic and commercial objectives of the Terraform Group in the APAC and Africa regions and was responsible for M&A origination, business development and execution of renewable energy projects. He has a track record of developing and executing on renewable energy investments of over $750M across India, South Africa and SE Asia with SunEdison and headed the sub-Saharan Africa business from 2012-2015, where the portfolio was awarded the OPIC Impact Award of the year for 2013-14.