Krishan Purvis, LEED APDirector of Underwriting
BiographyKrishan joined BioStar in 2017 as the Director of Underwriting. He is responsible for supporting the senior investment team with the review, due diligence and development of prospective project investment opportunities.
With more than 6 years of experience in the sustainability and renewable energy industries, Krishan has developed expertise in project development, financial modeling and analysis, technical and commercial due diligence, environmental/permitting, contract review and project management. Krishan worked for Layne Christensen (NYSE: LAYN) where he led environmental impact reduction, corporate sustainability strategy, and external investor reporting. While at First Solar (NYSE: FSLR), an S&P 500 solar PV manufacturer and developer, Krishan supported the origination and development of utility-scale solar projects throughout ERCOT, MISO, PJM and SPP. There he successfully supported the efforts to develop, permit, and secure contracts for the 120 MW East Pecos Solar Project in Pecos County, Texas. Most recently, Krishan performed environmental, financial, and commercial due diligence and reporting on planned and operating renewable energy projects throughout the US and Canada while at an independent engineering (IE) consultancy. Krishan has demonstrated experience reviewing and developing hundreds of MWs of solar and wind projects.
Krishan received his B.S. in Sustainability with a concentration in Renewable Energy, Materials and Technology and is currently pursuing an MBA in Finance. Krishan is a USGBC Certified LEED Accredited Professional (O&M).
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