About Us

Indo-European Sustainable Development srl (I.E.S.D.) it’s an Italian company founded in 2014 with the aim of supporting Italian and European corporations looking for new investment opportunities in the Indian Market. At the same time, IESD, deals with designing and developing of renewable energy power plant from solar, biomas and mini-electric, in India.

Indo-European Sustainable Development combines skills and an over a decade’s experience of enterpreneurs and managers  active in promoting economic and trade exchanges between Europe and India and in the renewable Energy development in Italy and in foreign countries.

With its offices in Italy (Milan) and in India (Gurgaon), can offer its clients the know-how, acquaintances and the assistance needed for their initiative’s success.


  • Leading and supporting Italian and European companies in their internationalization process towards Indian market, allowing them to seize the enormous opportunities of a rapidly developing Country.
  • Developing in India renewable energy power plants, in particular solar, biomass and mini-hydroelectric, taking care not to impact on ecosystem, local communities, farmlands and agri-food productions.
  • Promoting an economic development model sustainable from an environmental and social point of view, avoiding to make in India the recurring mistakes usually made by developing Countries.
  • Contributing the collective challenge in reducing greenhouse gases, with energy production from renewable resources and the principles of energetic efficiency.


  • Making Europe and India a solid and easy-access platform for companies who want to develop trade exchanges, investments, joint ventures and to create occupation.
  • Using for energy production natural renewable resources which are less effective on environment and humans.


Stefano Arvati

Founder & President

Dr. Stefano Arvati is graduate in Economics.
He has held management positions in industry, finance and real estate.
He is now the main shareholder and Chairman of Fingest Spa and Renovo Spa.
In the industrial sector, as Chairman and main shareholder he guided Data Service Spa through to its listing on the Milan Stock Exchange.
In finance, he was a founding shareholder of Banca Galileo Spa, with the role of Deputy Chairman.
In real estate, he is a shareholder in some major Italian ventures.
He is also a Chartered Accountant and Registered Auditor.

John Martin Thomas

Founder & CEO

John Martin Thomas holds two master degrees and MBA Finance.
  • Founder & CEO Indo-European Sustainable Development srl
  • Chairman Save Indian Royal Heritage – India
  • Plenipotentiary Adviser Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom | Uganda
  • General Secretary Indo European Chamber of SMEs
  • President UCEE Department India
  • Chairman TDM – Italy
  • In Corporate world he broght the biggest contract by an Italian Company in India- construction of 100 Biomass power plant for the project value of €1.2Billion
  • Plenipotentiary Adviser to Church of India – Pakistan-Burman e Ceylon


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Tata Power
Asaca India
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T.D.M. Group
Il Gruppo Cooperativo CGM
AIDA Partners