Sanjeev Dhand joining the Rural Spark team

We're happy to see Sanjeev Dhand joining Rural Spark to support the company in its crucial transition phase as we embark on our ambitious commercial build-out and growth phase.

Sanjeev has been active in the social impact financing/strategy space in the past couple of years and continues to be strongly aligned in the domain across various segments viz clean energy, healthcare, microfinance, education, and  sanitation. He brings considerable experience in business management, deal origination, marketing, transaction structuring and execution, and relationship management.

At Rural Spark, he will be spearheading the fund raising, corporate strategy and further strengthen and help streamlining the production, distribution and marketing/sales strategies.

Sanjeev started his career in financial services with State Bank of India, then had an exponential growth trajectory with Standard Chartered Bank, Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan Chase in India, New York, Singapore, and Dublin. He has worked extensively in debt and equity management with current focus in capital raising and M&A transactions in the small and medium enterprises segment across industries, in a company he founded in 2013.

Also, Sanjeev is a golf enthusiast whose weekend mornings are on the greens in Mumbai or other courses when he is travelling. He likes to drive whenever he gets a good highway or freeway and enjoys being in the company of friends and like minded people.

Sanjeev brings a lot of positive energy and enthusiasm that we hope will help Rural Spark to achieve its goals and indeed, the team looks forward to his contribution and support as we work together.

Happy to have you on board Sanjeev!