The Leftfield Team

Mohan Ramani

Managing Director

Mohan is an experienced entrepreneur who has built and managed companies in the technology, manufacturing, government and financial services sectors. He has extensive international experience in sales and business development, P&L management, strategy development, and execution with both start-up and mature organizations in the United States, Europe and India. Over the last decade, he has helped deliver significant enterprise value for clients by developing significant business development opportunities with large enterprise customers, establishing effective distribution channels in new markets, and expanding their market share in their existing markets. As Founder and Managing Director at Leftfield Services, he brings all of his experience, knowledge and relationships to bear to achieve our clients’ objectives.

Marcus Matthews

Senior Director – Europe

As the Senior Director for Europe, Marcus works with clients on identifying and developing opportunities at the EU level and in select member states. An experienced government relations professional, he is highly skilled at developing strategic opportunities and commercial relationships. He has advocated for clients with a number of state agencies in Healthcare, Telecommunications and other sectors. Most recently, he developed and established the Regional Internet Service Providers Association (RISPA) to advocate for the interests of 40 Irish broadband companies. As managing director of RISPA, Marcus assembled an industry debt finance programme, successfully developing a €400mn alternative proposal to the €3bn National Broadband Plan, for which he organized and managed a public affairs campaign as head of delegation including representations in the media and Parliament. He has also assisted several energy technology companies to both navigate the EU subsidy landscape and secure blended investments for their commercial development activities Marcus is a qualified governance and compliance professional, and a certified member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). He began his career in the financial services industry, specializing in the placement of bespoke insurance coverage for high-value capital assets, before moving into business consulting and eventually government relations.


Senior Director - North America

LFS will soon announce our Senior Director, North America. He is already actively engaged in assisting our clients in engaging with Federal agencies and in sourcing relevant opportunities in a number of states in the East Coast and the Midwest. Prior to joining the LFS team, he founded and built a highly successful government affairs consulting firm that supported a broad range of companies with their government contracting and public fund raising efforts. Over 15 years, they delivered significant results for their clients at the Federal level, in 21 states, and dozens of cities and counties. That entity was sold to a much larger international firm. He started as a staff member on the Hill, rapidly rising to become a senior member of staff supporting one of the highest ranked senators in Majority Leadership at that time. In that role, he worked with hundreds of community & economic development groups, municipal & state leaders, and trade associations. This broad and deep network of long-standing relationships has allowed him to work effectively and successfully with 3 different presidential administrations over the last 2 decades.


William Pazos

Bill is a carbon market pioneer who has managed emerging market and high yield investments for more than 25 years and currently serves as director of Kuber Energy, a renewable energy and climate finance advisory company in Singapore and COO & co-Founder of AirCarbon, a digital carbon exchange in Singapore. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Standard Bank. In this capacity he was the Global Head of Carbon origination and Finance, as well as a member of the board of Standard Merchant Bank Singapore. As the CEO and founding partner of Ecoinvest Carbon S.A., a joint venture company with Bunge S.A., he built what became one of the world’s largest aggregator of carbon credits. In his early career he was a bond trader at JP Morgan Chase (MHTCo.) in New York as well as a partner at Dartley a large Emerging Markets Fixed Income Fund. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics with a concentration in Mathematics from The College of Wooster, Ohio, and an MBA in International Management from ASU’s Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management.

Sanjay Ram

Sanjay Ramabhadran has served in senior executive / board roles at global and regional engineering firms providing engineering and program/construction management services on aviation, transportation, and water / wastewater / flood protection projects. He is on the Board of the Metropolitan Transit Authority (Houston METRO) that serves a 1,300 square mile service area and is currently the Chair of the Capital & Strategic Planning Committee and member of the Finance & Audit Committee. He is the immediate Past President and current Chairman of the Texas Lyceum - a state-wide leadership group focused on public policy issues impacting Texas. His civic involvement has included serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Leadership Houston; Steering Committee Member – Houston General Plan; Senior Fellow – American Leadership Forum; President of the HESS Club; President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston; Chairperson of the Houston Mayor's International Trade and Development Council (South Asia); City of Houston – Building and Standards Commission; Connecting Communities Initiative at Rice University's Kinder Institute; and Board of Directors of the Indo-American Charity Foundation. A graduate of BITS-Pilani and Texas A&M University, he is a registered Professional Engineer.


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