Santosh Raikar is the Managing Partner of Silverpeak Renewables Investment Partners, responsible for leading the firm’s new renewable energy sector platform. Santosh has more than 20 years of experience in energy and infrastructure project finance, including renewable energy, oil & gas, power, and midstream infrastructure assets. Prior to joining Silverpeak, he was a Managing Director in the Renewable Energy Investments Group at State Street where he was responsible for leading a team in originating, structuring, and executing tax equity investments in the U.S. renewable energy sector. Santosh previously worked at Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers in Principal Investment areas. He holds two Master of Science degrees, one in Technology and Policy Program from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the other in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University, as well as a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Mumbai. Santosh also teaches a full-semester graduate level course titled “Renewable Energy Investments” at Carroll School of Management (Boston College). His first book, Renewable Energy Finance: Theory and Practice, was published by Elsevier in December 2019.