Editorial Team

Priya Sanjay

Priya currently serves as the Publisher for MercomIndia.com and is responsible for sales, developing marketing strategy, and meeting brand goals. With more than a decade of experience working in corporate communications, research, and client relations, Priya has deep roots in the Indian energy markets. Her work has been instrumental in positioning Mercom as a recognized leader in India’s clean energy market. Priya received her bachelor’s degree from Vidya Vardhaka College of Arts in Bangalore, India for Political Science and Economics and completed her Masters in Business Administration from Bangalore University. Priya can be reached at priya@mercomindia.com or @priyasanjay



Ankita Rajeshwari
Ankita is an editor at Mercom India News where she writes and edits clean energy news stories and features. With years of experience in the news business, Ankita has a nose for news and an eye for detail. Prior to Mercom, Ankita was associated with The Times of India as a copy editor for the organization’s digital news desk. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Delhi University and a Postgraduate Diploma in journalism. Ankita can be reached at ankita@mercomindia.com or @rajeshwari5a



Saumy Prateek
Senior Staff Reporter
Saumy has been with Mercom India News covering clean energy news since 2016. Prior to Mercom, Saumy was a copy editor at Thomson Reuters. Saumy earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from the Manipal Institute of Communication at Manipal University. Saumy can be reached at saumy@mercomindia.com or @pratsays



Nitin Kabeer

Staff Reporter

Nitin is a reporter at Mercom India News and writes about renewable energy and related sectors. Prior to Mercom, Nitin has worked for CNN IBN, India News, Agricultural Spectrum and Bureaucracy Today. He received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Communication from Manipal Institute of Communication at Manipal University and Master’s degree in International Relations from Jindal School of International Affairs. Nitin can be reached at nitin@mercomindia.com or @nitin4325


Soumik Dutta
Staff Reporter
Soumik is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Prior to joining Mercom, Soumik was a correspondent for UNI, New Delhi covering the Northeast region for seven years. He has also worked as an Asia Correspondent for Washington DC-based Hundred Reporters. He has contributed as a freelancer to several national and international digital publications with a focus on data-based investigative stories on environmental corruption, hydro power projects, energy transition and the circular economy. Soumik is an Economics graduate from Scottish Church College, Calcutta University. soumik@mercomindia.com



Sampath Krishna
Editor, Research
Sampath has been part of the Mercom India Research and news team since the company’s inception. He currently oversees all data and research relating to news published on the Mercom platform. Sampath received his Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Kuvempu University in Karnataka and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indira Gandhi National Open University. Sampath can be reached at sampath@mercomindia.com or @sampath_mercom



Utsav Sinha
Online Editor
Utsav has been a senior research analyst with Mercom since 2014 covering cleantech markets. He is also an online editor at MercomIndia.com and ensures overall content quality for the site. Utsav earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Dhaneswar Rath Institute of Engineering and Management Studies (DRIEMS) at Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha. Utsav can be reached at utsav@mercomindia.com or @usinha96



Wendy Prabhu
Contributing Editor
Wendy is a co-founder of Mercom Capital Group, the parent company of Mercom India. Wendy is a contributing editor at  MercomIndia.com and is responsible for content quality across the company and products. She has over 15 years of business and finance experience in the energy markets. In addition to Mercom, Wendy has written for many other clean energy-focused blogs and publications. She can be reached at wendy@mercomcapital.com or @wendyprabhu