Jagdish Chanrai is a Principal of the Kewalram Chanrai Group, serving on the management board of the holding company. Founded in 1860, the Group is family-owned and professionally managed. It has interests in supply-chain management, textiles, real-estate, agriculture, environmentally friendly products and waste water treatment. The businesses span several countries and are mainly focused in emerging markets.
The Group is well known for its community work, especially in the field of healthcare and education for the underprivileged.
Additionally, Jagdish has private interests in several companies, primarily in technology, and holds a number of directorships. He is also a member of the Malaysian chapter of Vistage International – the largest CEO organization in the world.
Jagdish graduated with Masters in International Accounting and Finance from The London School of Economics, Masters in Management Studies from Brunel University and a Bachelor’s degree in Arts (Honors) in Social Sciences from the University of Westminster.