Ather Energy appoints Subrata Mitra as Head of Govt Relations & Policy
Date: 19 Jun 2023
Energy, India’s leading electric scooter manufacturer, has announced the
appointment of Subrata Mitra as the Head of Government Relations and Policy.
With over 25 years of experience in public affairs, advocacy, government
relations, and public policy, Subrata brings a wealth of expertise and a proven
track record in building and managing relationships with the Indian government.
his previous role as the Head of Government and Industry Relations at Ericsson
India, a global ICT solutions provider, Subrata demonstrated exceptional
leadership by overseeing government relations and public affairs strategies. He
successfully managed a team responsible for shaping the company's public policy
agenda and navigating the regulatory environment across a wide range of
priorities. Prior to his tenure at Ericsson, Subrata held senior positions at
renowned organizations such as Oracle, IBM, IFS AB, and Huawei.
on the appointment, Tarun Mehta, Co-founder & CEO, Ather Energy, said,
"The EV industry is still in its initial stages and industry-government
partnership will be instrumental in driving the future of the business. Subrata
will play a pivotal role in strengthening our engagement with the government
and shaping favourable regulations for the electric mobility sector. His
previous experience and deep understanding of policy dynamics will be valuable
in working with the government and will drive Ather Energy's position on
electric mobility within the policy circles.”
on joining Ather Energy, Subrata Mitra as Head of Government Relations and
Policy, Ather Energy said, "As I embark on this new journey with Ather
Energy, I am excited to play a part in shaping the path to sustainable mobility
in India through effective government relations and policy advocacy. Ather has
been at the forefront of the electric vehicle revolution in India, and I am
excited to contribute to its mission of accelerating the adoption of
holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Management Development
Institute (MDI) in Gurgaon and a Bachelor's degree from Osmania University.
Furthermore, he has achieved distinction in the Graduate Certificate Course in
Public Policy from the prestigious Takshashila Institution. His strong network
across key government ministries, industry associations, trade chambers, and
think tanks enables him to effectively drive public affairs initiatives and
foster collaboration among various stakeholders.