Focal Energy


Noam Ben-Ozer

Noam Ben-Ozer, Founder & CEO Israel: +972 5464 59400, India: +91 98718 44928

Noam Ben-Ozer is the CEO and co-founder of Focal Energy. Mr. Ben-Ozer has extensive experience in general management, business development, financing, M&A and deal structuring.

Mr. Ben-Ozer is the founder and proprietor of Focal Advisory, a strategic and finance-related advisory firm. Over the years, Mr. Ben-Ozer has led consulting engagements in various fields, including the financial, real estate, infrastructure and private equity industries. Mr Ben-Ozer had also served as a Director on the Boards of two public companies - Atrium European Real Estate, a leading European shopping center operator, and Equity One, a multi-billion real estate investment trust in the US.

Prior to founding Focal Advisory, Mr. Ben-Ozer founded and served as CEO of iPhrase Technologies, a Boston-based high-tech firm. iPhrase reached multi-million dollar revenue before being sold to IBM in 2005. Before starting iPhrase, Mr. Ben-Ozer was with Bain & Co in Boston, where he led numerous multinational consulting projects and was also a Manager in Bain's Private Equity Practice, an M&A advisory group. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ben-Ozer was a CPA with the Israeli affiliate of KPMG.

Mr. Ben-Ozer has a BA in accounting and economics from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He lives in Israel

Anchit Gupta

Anchit Gupta, Managing Director General India: +91 99105 44911

Anchit Gupta has served in his capacity at Focal Energy since 2008. Prior to Focal, Mr. Gupta worked as a consultant providing investment advisory and transaction management services with focus on the renewable energy sector.

Mr. Gupta has an extensive experience in deal structuring, financial modeling, accounting and legal due diligence and transaction management in the renewable energy sector. He currently serves as a Focal nominated board member of various renewable energy companies.

Mr. Gupta holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from NSIT, New Delhi and an M.B.A. from the India Institute of Management, Kozhikode.

Nissim R. Forte

Nissim R. Forte , Deputy CEO Israel: +972 54 4590879, India: +91 88003 48026

Nissim R. Forte has served in his capacity at Focal Energy since 2013. In the past, Mr. Forte has worked as an M&A lawyer, in one of Israel's largest and most prestige's law firms, maintaining a diverse practice spanning across all areas of civil and commercial law, representing corporations, businessmen and entrepreneurs, in Israel and abroad.

Mr. Forte has deep experience in M&A, deal structuring, investments and financing transactions. Mr. Forte has a LLB from The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and BA in Business Administration (majoring in finance) from The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (magna cum laude).

Ashok Lulla

Ashok Lulla, Director of Hydro Operations India: +91 98102 32128

Ashok Lulla has served in his capacity at Focal Energy since 2008. Mr. Lulla has over 35 years of experience in planning, development and operation of thermal and renewable power plants in India. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lulla was an independent development advisor in the power sector.

In the past, Mr. Lulla has also worked with reputed power sector companies like BHEL and Triune. He currently serves as a Focal nominated Board member of various renewable energy companies.

Mr. Lulla received his B.E. Mechanical Degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

Vivek Agarwal

Vivek Agarwal, Managing Director, Projects Operations +91 98114 11641

Vivek has over 20 years experience in multiple verticals of the power sector.  In this duration, he has developed, designed, engineered, operated and installed multiple biomass and thermal power plants.

Prior to Focal, Vivek was associated with Prithvi Group, where he developed a 600 MW thermal power plant and several captive power plants (from 6 MW to 18 MW) for the group’s internal consumption. Whilst working with DSCL Energy Services he designed multiple biomass projects ranging from 1.5 MW to 30 MW.  Vivek has over a decade’s experience in operating multi fuel power plants and advised many power projects on clearances and project management.

Vivek is a Mechanical Engineer from Ravi Shankar University, India and PGDM (Finance & Operations) from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India.

Iris Rejwan

Iris Rejwan, Director of Finance Israel: +972 5447 77883

Iris Rejwan has served in her capacity at Focal Energy since 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mrs. Rejwan worked as a controller of a global, publicly traded high tech company. Prior to that, she served as an auditor with KPMG. Mrs. Rejwan has broad expertise in financial management, reporting and international operations.

Mrs. Rejwan received her B.A. in Accounting and Economics and M.B.A. from Tel Aviv University.