Group Executive Chairman
Raj Basu is the Group Executive Chairman and Founder of Solargise. He is driven by his ideology – Creating the ideal living environment for human beings, by creating access to pollution – free air, water and food through clean energy. Raj holds a BSc in Advertising & Psychology and an MBA in International Management. Entrepreneur at an early age, he started his business when he was 19 years old, while he was studying in college. Raj began his career with international trade in commodities and IT, after which he established his own management consulting firm advising clients internationally. Raj currently heads Solargise’s global team and oversees the design, development, implementation of Solargise’s strategy and operations across the world.
Neil Conrad Phoenix MBE, FRICS, is a non-executive director of Solargise (UK) Limited and Capital & Equity Investments Limited. Neil is a chartered surveyor and set up his own practice, specialising in commercial property, in the City of London in 1969. His practice specialised in all aspects of industrial property and his clients included Barclays Bank Pension Fund, The 3i Group, and many other institutions. ln 1983 he became a commercial property developer and has been involved in many commercial developments comprising retails parks, office buildings and industrial estates, primarily In and around London and the South of England. Neil Phoenix currently oversees the day – to – day management of Solargise (UK) Limited.
Neil is a Director at the Solargise group. Neil previously worked with a management consultancy firm based in South East Asia, working on projects that included the reorganization of the Malaysian state electricity network and the restructuring and extension of Manila International Container Terminal. Neil has also consulted with Savills on large-scale mixed-use development projects. Neil heads Solargise’s real estate division and his experience in real estate project development has helped ensure that Solargise identifies the most suitable sites for its solar power projects.