Santosh Raikar

Managing Director, Renewable Energy Investments Energy Investments, State Street

Santosh Raikar currently heads the renewable energy investments group at State Street that invests in tax equity investment. Since joining the group in January 2012, State Street has provided close to $2 bn in tax equity commitments primarily in wind and solar sectors.

Santosh has more than 16 years of experience in energy and infrastructure finance with expertise in renewable energy, oil & gas, power, and midstream infrastructure assets. Santosh previously worked at Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers in principal finance areas. During his finance career, Santosh has underwritten more than $6 billion of investments across the capital structure as a principal investor. Santosh also teaches a full-semester graduate level course titled “Renewable Energy Investments” at Carroll School of Management (Boston College).

Santosh holds a Master of Science in Technology and Policy Program from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned an MS in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Mumbai.