Bill Bullen: CEO, Supply
Bill Bullen has a BSc in Engineering and an MSc in Energy and Environment. He has over 25 years working in the energy sector, both within energy companies and as a consultant. During the 1980s he worked for the UK government on the Acid Rain problem and then in the early 1990s worked for the EU on Climate Change and in particular on economic measures to reduce carbon emissions.
In 1998 he was instrumental in starting one of the early independent supply companies in Great Britain, Electricity Direct, which in three years went from 0 to 100,000 business customers, turning over £250 million per annum. It was sold to British Gas in 2002, whereupon Bill took over the purchasing and pricing operation for the whole of the British Gas business portfolio - worth over £1 billion. He then set up Utilita in 2004 and has since taken the business to more than 250,000 dual fuel customers.
Kaushik Ghosh: Chief Technology Officer
Kaushik has been associated with the Secure Group since 1996 and has played a pivotal role in driving many successful new product introductions. As Chief Technology Officer and a member of the Group Executive, Kaushik is involved with strategy formulation, management of technology, new product introductions, portfolio management and intellectual property.
Kaushik takes keen interest in issues related to smart grid, energy conservation, revenue completeness, network accounting, smart homes and customer engagement. He has been actively involved with the evolution of smart metering in the UK, Australia, India and South East Asia.
Prior to joining Secure, Kaushik had a 9 year stint with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, where he was involved with advanced avionics systems. He spent 2 years with VHEL dealing with hybrid micro-circuit technologies before joining Secure and making Udaipur his home. Kaushik is currently based in Winchester where he has additional responsibilities as Managing Director of Secure Meters (UK) Limited.
Hemant Gole: Head, Group Quality
Hemant works with all the teams to continuously improve quality in everything we do. This makes Secure one of the most effective and efficient in the industry. He continues to build a solid team with the common objectives of customer orientation and improved productivity without compromising quality.
Hemant has had over 45 years of experience in work at Philips, Videocon and at Secure. His experience of manufacturing (42 years) and of managing supply chain issues makes him an ideal facilitator for change. This, in turn, has enabled him to drive capacity up tenfold to meet customer requirements.
Rajesh Kohli: CEO, Measurement and Controls
Rajesh has a terrific instinct for our business and a deep understanding of the technologies. This and his experience prior to joining Secure has helped him in his role of leading the Measurement and Control team worldwide. He has successfully grown our business in this segment with the help of a very capable team. His quiet confidence transmits to the customer and the team.
Rajesh has been with the group since 2000 and was a part of the Secure team in the early part of its growth. Before joining Secure, he worked in large companies like Crompton Greaves and Havell's during his career that spans 35 years. He has an instinct for business and has led the Measurement and Control part of the group's business since 2009. He enjoys cricket and travelling.
Ajay Kothari: Chief Information Officer
With 25 years’ experience in information technology and associated with the Secure group since 2005, Ajay is the strategic thinker behind the development and implementation of IT systems within the businesses. As such, he has played a key role in transforming and continually improving the organisation of IT – with focus on automation, standarisation and simplification.
One of Ajay’s most significant achievements at Secure has been the global rollout of Oracle E-business suite and related solutions. This has simplified planning within a complex supply chain and improved both data quality and the visibility of information, enabling the team to make well informed decisions easily. He helped replace legacy systems with a fully integrated system capable of supporting a diverse portfolio to deliver future growth.
Ajay is an avid reader and never shies away from exploring and adopting new technologies. He enjoys music, loves meeting new people and making new friends.
Ajay is a certified Global CIO from ISB, Hyderabad. He holds a post graduate degree in Commerce and a Masters in Information Systems.
Hemender Pandwal: Chief, Legal Affairs and Taxation
Hemender has been a part of the Secure family for many years. He plays a major role in all mergers and acquisitions and ensures financial security for the group. His pragmatic approach has helped the company through many years of sustained growth.
In addition he is responsible for all taxation and legal matters of the Group. He works closely with Amit to ensure compliance at all levels in finance. Prior to this Hemender was also responsible for group finance and accounts.
Sridhar Radhakrishnan : Chief Operating Officer
After a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Sridhar specialized in Manufacturing and completed his Masters at University of Warwick, UK. Sridhar, a certified Black belt & Lean champion started his career in 1990 & has rich experience in Plant Operations, Process engineering, Project Management & Supply chain roles within the automotive, white goods, and computer peripherals manufacturing sectors. Prior to Joining Secure, Sridhar has worked with Bajaj Auto, Whirlpool of India & TVS Electronics Ltd in Senior leadership positions and in his last assignment at TVS.Electronics was designated as Vice President (Manufacturing & Supply Chain).
Amit is a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary by qualification, with over 15 years working in almost all facets of Finance and experience of handling global projects. He joined Secure in April 2016.
Until recently he was the Country Financial Controller of Akzo Nobel India Limited and Business Controller for its Decorative Division and was part of its leadership team. He played a key role in transforming the Finance function in the Company. Amit has also worked for Indian Oil and ITC in various capacities.
Amit enjoys music and in his free time, and likes to teach and play all kind of sports.
Suket Singhal: Group CEO
Suket took a Masters in chemical engineering from Imperial College, London before undertaking four years of further research to develop a platform for monitoring stem cell cultures in real time; this earned him a PhD. Suket also contributed to the development of a biomimetic closed-loop insulin delivery system, using a chip to imitate pancreatic function.
Suket is based in Udaipur and has been part of the leadership team, involved in growing the business for over a decade, in particular its global expansion. In Winchester, he led the group’s diverse UK businesses, including Utilita - a small energy retailer. This stint as UK country head, coupled with the experience of working in a multi-disciplinary research team and overseeing purchase for Secure, has built the resilience needed and established a breadth of experience crucial to lead us forward. Today, as our CEO, he continues to work across different regions and market segments. Beyond executive duties, Suket is constantly focused on developing the team and refining the organisation for the next leg of the Secure journey.
Ananya Singhal: Chief- Services, People, Communications and Infrastructure
Ananya joined Secure in 2008 to help reduce energy consumption and our carbon footprint. Now he works with Secure’s executive team. He ensures the team remains engaged not only with Secure’s vision but with our customers, keeping users experience consistent and at the forefront when designing products and services. He continues to work with the team on people practices that are driven by our beliefs and takes a pragmatic approach to policies and their implementation. His passion is sustainability in the way he designs and he is driving a sustainable approach to Secure’s infrastructure. As a trained architect he designs all our facilities and is currently in-charge of Secure’s largest ever expansion..
As a part of the Group Executive, he is responsible for ensuring Secure’s actions remain true to our beliefs and goals. Ananya is also guiding developments in branding, user interface and product design. He is a furniture designer, photographer and technophile."
Sunil Singhvi: CEO Energy
Sunil has worked at Secure since 1991. While most of his time has been spent growing the business of Secure in India, SE Asia and Africa, he has worked in many areas of the business. Through this he has a deep understanding of metering, its applications and markets.
Through these years Sunil has been active in IEEMA, the industry association. He was the head of its metering division for 4 years and a member of the governing board for the India Smart Grid Forum. At present Sunil is the Vice Chairman of IEEMA smart grid division and a member of IEEMA executive council.
Sunil understanding of metering and the market makes him an ideal leader for the Energy SBU.