Developing low cost energy solutions for Crypto Mining Operations
In a career spanning more than two decades, Atul has used his entrepreneurial spirit and extensive operational experience to lead successfully in diverse industries in Canadian and International markets (Europe, Africa and Asia). He has managed strategic growth and change management initiatives in diverse corporate cultures, including of a start-up venture and a regulated utility.
Currently, Atul is leading Forum Vostro Energy Services Inc. (FVES) an on-site energy asset owner and manager, building a portfolio of Distributed Energy Resources at customers sites to provide them access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy. FVES’s parent company Forum Equity Partners, an alternative asset manager with $ 1.3 Billion assets under management is backing FVES with multi-million dollar financial commitment.
Previously Atul led an Ontario based electric Utility (Oshawa Power) as their CEO and played a pivotal role in developing and implementing their strategic plan. For more than a decade, he was responsible for appropriate resource allocation to grow the Utility’s business in energy distribution/generation, district energy and wholesale telecom services. He has extensive experience in successfully identifying, negotiating and structuring strategic partnerships and alliances.
Atul has keen interest, knowledge and experience, in developing, building, financing, constructing and commissioning distributed energy infrastructure projects. He is a frequent speaker at local and international conferences on emerging energy delivery solutions, such as distributed generation, district energy, solar plus storage and microGrids.
Atul qualified as a CA in India and as a CPA-CMA in Canada. He completed Directors Education Program at Rotman School of Management and is a qualified member (ICD.D) of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Canada.
Atul is also very involved in the community. He has served on the Board of Toronto East General Hospital and is active in fundraising efforts for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.