Programme Directors


Amit Pathare


Mr Amit Pathare

Programme Director
Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)​
Phone: (+65) 6908 1481
OfficeCleanTech One, #02-23

Mr Amit Pathare is an experienced energy/utilities sector executive, and is currently a Senior Scientist and Program Director at ERI@N. He is steering the flagship REIDS initiative at NTU, and is more broadly involved in creating a commercial roadmap for ERI@N’s research initiatives.


Amit has worked across UK & Continental Europe, North & Latin America, the Middle East, India and East Asia over the past 20 years.  He is a passionate advocate for integrating clean energy technological developments into policy design, business strategy, and operational execution. He has also presented extensively at various international conferences and seminars.  In his spare time, he is actively involved in mentoring start-up social entrepreneurs in the clean energy and micro-grids space.


Amit has worked with the French Energy Group ENGIE for the past ten years in Brussels, Dubai and lastly in Paris as a Member of the Top Management of the Group.  In the energy sector, he has also worked with Enron in their Structured Finance team in London, and with Cinergy (now acquired by Duke Energy) and Calpine in the USA.  Amit’s past work also includes stints with Strategy Consulting with Booz & Company in Hong Kong, and Risk Management with PwC and Aon in London.  He started his career in the Chemical industry in India as a Process Design Engineer.


Research Interests

• Distributed Energy Systems
• Smart Grids

Owned Start-up Venture

• Vajra Integrated Energy