Meet the Team
Shaneel Mudaliar LLB LLM
Shaneel Mudaliar is passionate about sustainability in the Asia Pacific region, hence started Seed Infra to promote, research, manage and fund Green Asset projects. He has over 15 years experience working as a corporate lawyer based in Sydney, involved in technology commercialisation, power (hydro power, biomass, solar, coal and diesel power stations, plus electrification and transmission services), mining, infrastructure (rail, airports, water management, roads etc) and agribusiness projects. His focus is around funds management either through private placements, debt or equity or from the capital markets. He is responsible for strategy, finance, legal and compliance as well as advancing the Group’s internationalisation. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Masters of Law in Corporate and Commercial Law.
Michelle Ju BA M.Acct CPA
Director Finance & Company Secretary
Michelle has substantial experience in overseeing the financial affairs of different Australian companies in the infrastructure and technology sector, including stock market listed companies and businesses owned by high net individuals. She is responsible for accounting, finance and compliance. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Accounting plus holds full membership of CPA Australia. In addition she holds tier 1 architects licence from Korea. She has interest in carbon credits particularly aggregation under managed investment schemes.
Head of Energy Projects
Pavan has over 19 years experience in managing energy, mining and transportation projects in India, Australia and Asia Pacific region. He is a Mechanical Engineering graduate. His expertise is around modeling EPC, EPCM, Turnkey, and BOOT infrastructure and energy projects, including electrification and transmission. His interest are in biomass, pyrolysis, and hybrid solutions incorporating other forms of waste to energy projects.
Head Solar Engineer
Ven is an Electrical Engineer and NSW Electrical Contractor. He has substantial experience in the areas of Product Design & Development, Process Engineering, HV Testing and Quality Assurance, Asset Management, Project Management, Compliance and Safety Engineering specifically in Power & Distribution Transformers, HV Switchgear, Substations, Switch rooms, CTs & VTs, Circuit Breakers, Relays and Accessories.
Being a Clean Energy Council Accredited PV Systems Designer and Installer and EEHA qualified HV Electrician, Ven has spent significant time in construction industry on Solar Power systems, Electrical Plant Installations and substation asset maintenance. In addition, he has been involved in Automation projects by having PLC and SCADA Background. Ven has strong knowledge and understanding of various Australian/New Zealand Standards and International Standards.
Vice President – Asia Projects
Mr Arun Sharma is responsible for the operations in India as well as broader business development and stakeholder engagement responsibilities in India, China and Dubai. Mr Sharma has travelled and worked extensively in a variety of management and advisory functions both in emerging and developed markets of Asia and Europe with over 25 years of experience, including advisory positions with United Nations and World Bank. Mr Sharma advised and assisted resources and commodities traders like Lonrho, Louis Dreyfus etc, and has key expertise in liaising with government and private sector within the Asian region, plus advising on major projects financing. Mr Sharma holds a First Class Masters in Geology (Hons) and MBA from University of London.