Mr. Hari Krishnan Govindarajan is Regional Director at European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC), an European Union (EU) initiative in India to promote EU-India opportunities in the sectors of Transport, Energy, Biotech, Environment & IPR. With more than a decade of experience, he plays a pivotal role in developing EBTC projects in South of India. He had previously worked for Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. handling projects related to smart grids and cities development, energy consulting, energy auditing, energy efficiency and International Business Strategy & Development. He also worked for TATA Motors Ltd. in product sales and marketing. He has a certified energy auditor license from Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) India and has extensive experience in business development. He has written articles and research reports in Energy and Smart Grids. He holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy and a PGDM (Finance & Strategy) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong. He is multilingual – speaks English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and basic French & German.