Bhanu Choudhrie

Bhanu Choudhrie

Executive Director

Bhanu helps provide investment strategy to incubate and grow businesses in order to maximise their potential. He sources deals in emerging market countries and gives guidance and clarity on new and potential markets. Bhanu studied ‘International Business and Marketing’ at Boston University. He is a Director of Customers Bank in United States and also the charity Path to Success. In 2008 he was named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the ‘Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards’ in the UK.

 

 

 

 

 
Dhairya Choudhrie

Dhairya Choudhrie

Executive Director

Since 2009, Dhairya has been the Managing Director at Shanti Hospitality, which owns 17 operational hotels. Recently Shanti Hospitality successfully secured a preferred franchises role with Starwood hotels and is positioned to develop 15 further hotels over 7 years. Earlier in his career, he was instrumental in the sale of Grandeur Real Estate to Alpha G: Corp, working with Morgan Stanley. He was also part of the team that grew BIG Malls India with a $32m investment from Silverpeak Asset Management. Dhairya is a graduate in ‘Economics and Business Management’ from Boston’s North Eastern University.

 

 

 

 

 
Sumant Kapur

Sumant Kapur

Director/Entrepreneur

Mr Kapur is a Director on the Board of the companies he has been investing to date. Since 1982 he has been an Entrepreneur and invested in India, Russia, US and the UK with investments ranging from aviation sector, Luxury Hotels, Spa resorts to Property development along with other investments. He was a significant shareholder of Ebookers prior to the listing of the company.

Mr Kapur has been with Peat Marwick, now KPMG, in London and Canada up to 1982. He holds a BA (Hons) Degree from the University of Delhi, is an ACA and member of ICAEW since 1977.

 

 

 

 

 
Cherian Thomas

Cherian Thomas

Non-Executive Director

Cherian sits on the boards of several of CCAG’s portfolio businesses. He has more than 25 years’ management experience in diversified industries and formerly headed several divisions within the Tata Group. Cherian has a Degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in Business Management. In addition, he has a Post Graduate Diploma in Global business from The Syed Business School at Oxford University.