Senior Vice President AIMA
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
Triveni Turbine Limited and Director, Triveni Engineering and Industries Limited
Nikhil Sawhney is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Triveni Turbines and a Director with Triveni Engineering. The Companies occupy leadership positions in their respective businesses of sugar manufacturing, distillation of alcohol, renewable energy generation, industrial turbines and gears, and water and wastewater treatment solutions, spanning 16 manufacturing locations in India.
Triveni Turbines is the largest global manufacturer of small steam turbines as well as the global leader for renewable energy based applications. The company sells over 1000 MW of small turbines per annum and has over five thousand installations in over 80 countries. The Company is leading the Energy Transition with the development of several products and solutions.
Nikhil is the Senior Vice President of the All India Management Association and a member of the Board of Governors of IIM Calcutta. He has helped found the CII-Triveni Water Institute and is an active trustee of the Tirath Ram Shah Charitable Hospital and the Emmanuel College India Trust, as well as the Ananta Aspen Center, of which he is a fellow. Nikhil is also a member of the Trilateral Commission and a member of various Government of India led bilateral CEO forums. Nikhil is the Co-Chair of the Ananta Aspen led India-Israel Forum.
Nikhil has been voted one of India’s forty ‘hottest’ business leaders under 40 by The Economic Times in 2015. He has a BA and MA from Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Nikhil resides in New Delhi with his wife Zia and their son Zahan.