Sohinder Singh Gill

CEO, Hero Electric

DG, Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles

Sohinder Gill is the CEO Global Business for HERO ELECTRIC and DIRECTOR GENERAL of the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV ) both for the last 10 years.

A Mechanical Engineer with MBA, he started his career with Larsen & Toubro in the Aerospace division in the Satellite launching project of ISRO . He later worked in all the major functions in leading automotive organisations like HE RO HONDA , ESCORTS, YAMAHA, KINETIC HONDA AND JK GROUP in manufacturing, Engineering, Marketing, International Bus iness and Strategy management.

He started SMEV in 2008 and enrolled 20 EV players to create a collective vision for electric mobility in India. SMEV has been playing pivotal role in supporting the EV industry and assisting the government and the institutions to create an optimum eco system to promote EVs. Today SMEV is a strong, independent 65 member’s organization representing the entire spectrum of EVs like Tata, Ashok Leyland, Mahindra, Hero, Ather, Indian Oil , BPCL, Bosch, Exicom and many others. The views and opinions of SMEV are respected and trusted across the stakeholders.

Sohinder Gill regularly interacts with policy makers , academia, technology institutions, certification agencies and foreign partners to help create the right eco system for EVs in India. He looks forward to mentoring startups who may be struggling to get a foothold into this Industry.

SESSIONS WITH Sohinder Singh Gill

Tuesday, October 15