Sustainable Mobility: Opportunities and Challenges

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Session: 5:30 PM TO 6:30 PM (IST)



In the past few years we have seen a shift in mobility trends ranging from combustion engines to electricity, charging ports to battery swapping, urban transport to drone services and data to digitization. This has contributed to the big boom in sustainable mobility with several players partnering with one another to increase market presence. Resultantly, foreign companies are also entering Indian markets including the increased focus on electric vehicles (EVs), geospatial laws, battery mobility, ESG and big data.

While this evolution continues, in this industry focused webinar we intend to discuss the trends associated with the mobility sector, such as:

  • The growth of sustainable mobility

  • Innovative business models: Mobility as a service, e-car sharing, battery as a service etc.

  • Drones for urban transportation and legal considerations

  • Data and impact of geospatial laws

  • ESG and its growing importance

  • Recent regulatory developments and future of regulations

Who should attend

Representatives from the mobility and technology industry, investors, automotive / OEM manufacturers, battery manufacturers and service providers, digital map providers, M2M and IoT providers, data analytics, mobility aggregators, service providers, business executives, lawyers and technology enthusiasts.

Suggested Reading

Our research paper on Future of Mobility and article on Battery Swapping.

Flow of the session

5:30 PM – 6:15 PM (IST)

Panel Session

6:15 PM – 6:30 PM (IST)

Audience Q&A


Mohit Dubey

Co-Founder and CEO, Chalo

Mohit Dubey is Co-founder and CEO at Chalo- a leading technology company which provides live bus tracking services and contactless payment solutions to transform everyday bus travel into a safer and more reliable experience. He is also the co-founder of CarWale and CarTrade.


James Quinn

CEO, Faradion

James is an international technology executive and entrepreneur, with a background in both publicly traded and private companies. He has significant experience with fund raising and mergers and acquisitions. A proven technology products executive with over 25 years’ broad based experience in systems and services, including product development of leading edge technologies through global supply chain, manufacturing, distribution and licensing.

He took Faradion from being an R&D focused startup to a commercially-minded company with clients around the world and an acquisition by Reliance Industries for £100m, plus £25m for accelerating commercial roll-out. In doing so, he secured the largest Indian investment into the UK of 2021, and has had a significant hand in boosting UK-India trade for several years.


Brijesh Damodaran

Founding Partner, Auxano Entrepreneur Trust

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Brijesh started his entrepreneurial journey in late 2009 and is a strong proponent of the entrepreneurial way of doing and discovering. Having post qualification work experience of over two decades spanned across industries with leading companies in India, and looking at the growing ecosystem ventured into the space of venture capital.


Huzefa Tavawalla

Head – Disruptive Technologies, Nishith Desai Associates

Huzefa heads the Bangalore office and is a techno enthusiast. He has worked on several matters relating E-Mobility, Drones, Converge, Artificial Intelligence, Driverless Cars, AR/VR etc. He was also appointed as a task force committee member set up by the Indian Government to establish the legislative drone road map for India.

Huzefa has also been at the forefront of outbound and global M&A’s in particular project management for large cross border acquisitions. Further, he continues to advise on several cutting edge, complex and cross-border TMT matters.


Aparna Gaur

Senior Member, E-Mobility, TMT and IP Practice, Nishith Desai Associates

Aparna is a senior member of the E-Mobility, TMT and IP practice at Nishith Desai Associates. Aparna frequently provides strategic advice to clients in relation to e-mobility, new age and disruptive technology, cyber security practices and IP assets.

She is integrally involved in several policy initiatives pertaining to cyber security, e-commerce and other upcoming technologies. Aparna has published several articles on the legal and business issues in these spaces as well.


Varsha Rajesh

Member – E-Mobility and Technology Practice, Nishith Desai Associates

Varsha’s practice primarily focuses on advising clients in the emerging technologies, electric vehicle, driverless cars, digital health industry on regulatory, commercial, litigation, and intellectual property matters. She also works on matters relating to data privacy and health laws.

Varsha regularly contributes to national and international publications, writing on various topics on mobility, emerging technologies, data privacy and digital health.