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Himanshu Saxena

Chief Executive Officer
Starwood Energy Group Global

Himanshu Saxena is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Starwood Energy Group, an affiliate of Starwood Capital Group that specializes in energy infrastructure investments. In this role, Mr. Saxena is jointly responsible for supervision of Starwood Energy’s investment program and strategy, as well as overall management of the business. Mr. Saxena sits on both the Investment Committee and the boards of portfolio companies, and is responsible for the development and management of the investment team. In addition, he maintains responsibilities for origination, structuring, execution, monitoring and exiting investments across the energy industry. Mr. Saxena has led the acquisition and development of approximately 3,700 MW of power generation and transmission projects in North America, with aggregate enterprise value of approximately $4.1 billion. Prior to joining Starwood Energy Group in 2008, Mr. Saxena was an investment banker with JPMorgan’s global energy and utilities group, where he advised on more than $10 billion in transactions. Before that, Mr. Saxena worked at American Electric Power, where he focused on managing financial risks in the power trading business and on optimizing a power generation portfolio. Mr. Saxena was previously a Chemical Engineer at industrial gas company Praxair, where he filed for several patents. Mr. Saxena earned an MBA from Duke University, where he was a Fuqua Scholar, an M.S. degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University, and a Bachelor’s of Technology degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Bombay, India.

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