Dr. Krish Sankaran, CEO Radical Innovations Group, has been nominated by the Finnish Government for the prestigious Mission Innovation Champion Prize. The award announcement ceremony is open to the public and will take place on Friday 12 June 2020 (13:00-13:30, Brussels time = 14:00-14:30 EET). Indian Embassy Finland congratulates Dr. Sankaran for his nomination and wishes him the best of luck!
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Dr. Renu Swarup, Secretary DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India will also be giving a presentation at the online event.
Mission Innovation Champions is a recognition initiative that seeks to celebrate and support innovative individuals who are helping to accelerate the clean energy revolution. This edition of the recognition award closed in late April 2020 and for the first time, the event featuring the MI Champions ceremony and a co-creation dialogue with the new 21 MI Ambassadors under the theme “Promoting clean energy innovation in a post-COVID world” will be organised in a digital format involving 21 worldwide countries.
About Dr. Krish Sankaran
Established chief executive officer with demonstrated track record of 16+ years leadership experience in energy, utilities, metals, mining, infrastructure, manufacturing, and recycling industries. Dr. Sankaran brings in solid knowhow and proven skills in strategy, organizational leadership, sustainability, business development, global operations, restructuring, joint ventures, operational and strategic risk management. He gained extensive multicultural and international experience running operations in 10 countries and 4 continents.
He received a well-balanced technical and business management education – Doctorate in Engineering Sciences and Executive Masters in Organisational Development and Leadership. He is a recognised thought leader and keynote speaker in many international business forums.
Sankaran is a Swiss citizen of Indian origin. He has several years of training in Advaita Vedanta.