Director – Energy, Infrastructure & Digital Economy
Hitesh Jain joined USIBC in June of 2019 as a Director covering the Energy & Infrastructure portfolio as well as Digital Economy. Hitesh brings over 15 years of experience advocating and advising the regulatory and industry stakeholders in the power generation, distribution, energy, smart grid, electric vehicles, Robotic Process Automation and cybersecurity sectors in India. Leveraging his skilled relationship management experience and technical know-how, he has developed strategies that build consensus around global market standards, international best practices, and enabling regulatory environments.
For last 10 years, Hitesh has worked with UL from their Mumbai office, overseeing Business Development & Policy Advocacy for the South Asia Region. He has represented UL on various international working groups, government constituted committees, and at industry forums focused on regulatory issues, safety and security compliance issues, to facilitating market access for new products. To navigate the growing complexities across the supply chain in international trade, his advocacy work influenced and focused on the adoption of international technical regulations, standards, and the safe and secure development of innovative new products and technologies.
On the client side, Hitesh advises executives on the potential impact of emerging policies and regulations on business operations, enables global market access. Bringing a strategic risk-based approach and analytical expertise, he worked to alleviate regulatory uncertainties by convening relevant stakeholders and contributing to formation of technical regulations – particularly in the areas of: Cybersecurity, Smart Grid, Distributed Energy Resources, Renewables, Telecommunication, Electric vehicles, Interoperability, ICT, UAS, Energy storage, AGV, SCADA, RPA’s and O&G related areas.
Prior to UL Hitesh has worked with Cummins and Greaves Cotton Limited handline defense and retail business. Overall 15years of experience.
Hitesh is Electrical and Electronics Engineer and Executive Management alum of Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.