Kapil Mohan is presently working as Principal secretary to Government of Karnataka. His responsibilities include youth empowerment and sports development in state of Karnataka. He has earlier worked as Principal Secretary for departments of education and water resources. He launched upper Krishna project in state of Karnataka and prior to that was working in the energy sector in Government of India. He setup India Smartgrid forum and was associated with launch of National mission on enhanced energy efficiency. He is a career civil servant with extensive experience in infrastructure development, finance and administration. He is also a fellow of LEAD india and winner of Saint Andrews prize for environment.