Global Renewable Energy Leader
GE Energy Financial Services
Gaurav Raniwala is the Global Renewable Energy Leader for GE Energy Financial Services. In this role, Gaurav is responsible for the business unit’s investment activities in renewable energy projects globally, including in US tax equity.
Gaurav has a wealth of expertise in underwriting energy investments, including equity and loan transactions, and strong multi-national and cross-cultural team leadership expertise. Most recently, Gaurav held the position of Business Partner at GE Energy Financial Services, where he has utilized his extensive underwriting expertise to facilitate financing solutions for GE Renewable Energy equipment projects and helped the GE business unit grow its global market share. Prior to that and since 2008, Gaurav has been underwriting deals in the energy sector, eventually leading the power and renewable energy underwriting team at GE Energy Financial Services.
Gaurav joined GE in 1995. During his time at GE, he served as Chief Risk Officer of GE Capital’s Franchise Finance business based in Scottsdale, where he had oversight of risk integration and culture change. He also spent 5+ years in the United Kingdom and in Spain, with increasing levels of responsibility, eventually leading the telecom and media underwriting team for GE Capital Europe.
Gaurav has an Masters in Business Administration in Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a Bachelors of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in India.