About G&G Group of Companies

Group strength’s is identifying right business models run by good JV promoters through strategic investments

Group identifies and invests in companies with under utilised assets/capacities with opportunities to turnaround and unlock intrinsic value

Group has team of highly experienced and qualified professionals to manage businesses/investments

Group is culturally committed to ensure all business activities are environmentally sustainable

Group spends substantial amount on R &D in areas of Renewable energy and Sustainable living

Group’s Charitable Foundation supports educational & healthcare institutions that supplies & delivers services totally free of charge.

Average Total Turnover by G&G Group is USD 400 Mn

Total number of Employees Directly & Indirectly under G&G Group is 20,000

Total Capital employed by G&G Group is USD 100 Mn in FY 2017

Total Farming Area Owned/ Leased by the group is 50,000 Hectares of land

Our Team

Mr. Gary Seaton
Director
Lotus Renewable Energy Pty. Ltd.
LotusEner Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Investment Committee member of Global Clean Energy Fund

Mr. Gary Seaton is from Brisbane, Australia. He has over 38 years of experience in the field of International business operations. Mr. Gary, a Social entrepreneur, currently the Chairman of G&G Group of Companies which has operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Africa, India and Australia predominately in the Agricultural , Commodities and Renewable Energy Sector. Mr. Gary is also the Director of Energreen Nutrition & Bioenergy plantations. He is part of the Investment Committee of Global Clean Energy Fund

He presides over a number of social and environmental organizations including Quest 2025 which is an environmental Education Trust. He is also was a keen sportsman and has represented the state of NSW in both Hockey and Rugby. His philosophies in social justice have made him a Trustee for several schools both in Australia and overseas

Mr. Kishore
Director
G&G Group of Companies

Kishore Parikh, Singapore, is a self-made businessman, founded Trusha Group of companies and built a prominent trading house early in his career. He has over 45 years of market experience in International Trade and his global experience diverges across the product range from vessels to cement, textiles to timber, railway supplies to metals. His passion is to mentor young minds and during past 4 decades, the next generation has progressed with his guidance to become promising entrepreneurs.

Over the years, he has gained specialised knowledge in the area of Logistics, Banking, Finance, Shipping and Compliance across the globe. He currently heads the Group which has operations in Singapore, USA, Trinidad and India.

Mr. K. Gowri Shankar
Director
Lotus Renewable Energy Pty. Ltd.
LotusEner Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Investment Committee member of Global Clean Energy Fund.

Mr. K. Gowri Shankar is an authority on Banking, Lending, Fixed income, Equity markets and Alternate investments. He has 14 years of rich experience in the field of Investment Advisory, Financial Management and Renewable Energy

He was instrumental in building the Private Banking business for ABN AMRO Bank & HDFC Bank. At present, he is part of the Investment Committee of Global Clean Energy Fund

He did his B.Tech in Engineering from NIT Jalandhar and his MBA (Finance & Systems) from NIT Warangal. He is currently the Alumni President of SOM, NIT-Warangal. Mr. Gowri is also actively involved in many social projects for the upliftment of the underprivileged

Mr. Saumil Parikh
Director
Lotus renewables Singapore Pte limited
Investment Committee member of Global Clean Energy Fund.

Mr. Saumil Parikh completed his Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Mr Saumil Parikh is in charge of overall operations and investment management.

He has over 12 years of experience in Trading, Corporate Finance and Investment as well as extensive trading experience in South East Asia, S&C America / Caribbean, USA, UK and Africa in soft commodity deals.

Mr Saumil Parikh has a good track record in setting up and successfully running new businesses, opening up new markets and developing new client & product base. At present, he is part of the Investment Committee of Aditya Birla Sunlife Global Clean Energy Fund

Mr. Lakshman
Financial Controller
G&G Group of Companies

Lakshman a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant by profession was born and brought up in India.  Lakshman has vast experience in managing Finance, Audit and Accounts for Public listed entities and have worked more than a decade in Big 4 / large audit firms including PwC and Grant Thornton. Lakshman was responsible in building assurance practice and delivering services to large multinational clients across various sectors like telecom, IT/ITES, Electronics, Automobile, Logistics and Power.  In his roles Lakshman has exhibited outstanding leadership credentials with proven track records in building, leading and improving the performance of the respective organizations.

Lakshman is currently the Chief Finance Officer for the group working along with Mr Gary who has operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Srilanka, India and Australia.

Mr. V Shashidhar
General Manager
Project Engineering & Business Development
LotusEner Power Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Sashidhar has over 12 years of overall work experience with a proven track record of success throughout in Solar and Telecom Industry. He has successfully commissioned Solar projects of nearly 70 MW of both Grid and off grid projects. Sashidhar holds a Master of Technology degree that has effectively helped him to deliver O&M Solar /Telecom.

His local and international networks in the solar industry prove valuable to the Group when developing and investigating new products, components and equipment.

He has worked for many industry associates like PCS, Premier Solar, Enertech and Siameg Infrastructure Pvt.Ltd, L&T, NKG, APEPDCL. He is very passionate about Rural Electrification projects like DDG, Hybrid Solutions and Solar water pump

Mr. Menaka Athukorala
Executive Director
Lotus Renewable Energy Pty. Ltd.

Mr. Menaka studied at Nalanda College Colombo, and is a Higher National Diploma holder of Plantation Management and Agriculture. His career path started as a Junior Assistant Superintendent in 1992 and became Superintendent at Salawa Estate under Pussellawa Plantations Limited in 2002. He worked up to 2013 as a Deputy General Manager and joined Lalan Rubber as Group General Manager .

Mr Menaka is presently the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Lotus Hydro Power PLC & Lotus Renewable Energy Pvt Ltd respectively

Mr. John Wedgwood
Director
National Bio-diesel Distribution Company .

Mr. John Wedgwood is a Brisbane based engineer with 30 years experience in the Energy Sector. He has held Senior Management, CEO and Board Appointments in major Industry companies such as Cable and Wireless, ENERGEX and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)

He has been involved in projects throughout Asia, Europe and South America. His major roles in the last ten years have been in the design and commercialization of innovative and renewable energy technologies and the development of sustainable energy policies and practices