Payal Patel

Payal Patel

Director of Corporate Partnerships, Energy & Sustainability

Payal Patel is the Director of Corporate Partnerships for the Energy & Sustainability team at Plug and Play.   She is based in Houston, Texas, and is responsible for generating and managing relationships with corporate partners as well as building operations for one of Plug and Play's newest markets, Houston.


Payal began her career as a management consultant for restructuring firm Alvarez & Marsal and previously worked at consumer goods company Unilever and executive search firm Spencer Stuart.  Most recently, Payal ran the corporate business development function for Station, a startup incubator in Houston.


Payal has degrees in finance and accounting from Texas A&M University and an MBA from London Business School.  She is a member of the Junior League of Houston and is President of the London Business School alumni club in Houston.  In her spare time, Payal enjoys Crossfit, reading, and traveling.