Ms. Nisha Desai is the managing director of Aurora Clean Energy Partners, a provider of growth strategy, business development, and project development services in renewable energy and clean technology. She also serves on the board of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA). Previously, Ms. Desai served as the Vice President, Distributed Generation for NRG Energy, where she led a team of project development and engineering professionals to identify and create resilient and sustainable onsite energy solutions. She has held a number of leadership roles in the energy and water industries, with a significant focus on business model and technology innovation, along with developing solar power, water infrastructure, energy storage, CHP, and fuel cell projects.
Ms. Desai held previous positions with Booz & Company’s energy practice, Enron, and Mobil. She holds an economics degree from Yale and an Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.