ACEF Speaker

Vivek Subramaniam

Co-Founder and Executive Director,
Fourth Partner Energy Limited

Vivek is the Co-Founder and Executive Director at Fourth Partner Energy (FPE), having founded the firm in 2010. At FPE, Vivek is primarily responsible for Fundraising, Strategy, Risk, Corporate Development and Human Resources. Over the past 13 years, Vivek has been instrumental in building FPE into India’s largest renewable energy solutions platform managing the clean energy requirements for over 200 marquee C&I clients. Along with his co-founder Saif Dhorajiwala, Vivek has taken FPE International, with presence in South and Southeast Asian markets like Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Bangladesh. Vivek is passionate about driving RE adoption not only as a means for clients to become power independent, but to also combat climate change. Vivek started the Power@₹1 program at FPE in 2018 wherein rural schools and primary health centres in India enjoy the benefit of solar electricity by paying just ₹1 per unit of power. Vivek believes in building a truly triple bottom line business – attractive returns to investor partners while maximizing social and environmental impact. Prior to founding Fourth Partner Energy, Vivek was also part of the founding team at Avigo Capital, an Indian SME focused PE fund managing $375 million. He was responsible for end to end investment management and fundraising at Avigo for close to 8 years. Vivek started his career with Accenture where he spent 6 years as a management consultant advising clients across various industries such as Engineering, Cement, Pharma, Transport & Consumer products. Vivek has an MBA from INSEAD and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Vivek is a sports enthusiast and is passionate about long distance running having completed over 20 half marathons. Vivek was also featured as a “Young Turk” on CNBC TV18 in 2019 and 2021."


  • Regional Session: Decarbonization of Electric Power Generation and Transportation