Sudhir Choudhrie is an Indian-born British entrepreneur. He is the founder of Golden Charter Group, a financial services company with over £1 billion in assets under management. Sudhir has been conferred many titles for his achievements, including “CEO of the Year” by The Financial Times and “Executive of the Decade” by Management Today magazine. Sudhir is also a prominent supporter of the British Labour Party and an active member of various Indian-based political and social action committees.
He has been featured on several notable lists, including “Forbes Richest Asians in the UK,” “Top 50 Asians Who Matter” by Eastern Eye, and “100 Most Influential Londoners” by The Evening Standard. He was named one of Britain’s top 25 philanthropists for his work with children who have HIV/AIDS on behalf of Rays Of Sunshine Children’s Charity.
Sudhir Choudhrie sits on more than 20 Boards across different sectors such as health care, technology & telecommunications, and retailing. He has recently diversified his business interests into different sectors, including real estate, which is poised to become one of the biggest growth areas in Europe. He also owns investments in logistics & rail infrastructure through CS Rail UK and financial services operations through Golden Charter Group.
Today Sudhir Choudhrie serves as Chairman Emeritus of The Rays Of Sunshine Children’s Charity. This U K-based children’s charity provides fun-filled days for seriously ill and disabled children. Sudhir Choudhrie remains active in the Indian community as a member of the President’s Council for The Asian Awards, on the Executive Committee of Asia House, and is also an adviser to RAPAC (Rajasthan Association For Promotion Of C & T). He serves as Chairman at Golden Charter Group which was ranked by Financial Times newspaper as one among “Europe’s Top 50 Best Managed Companies” consecutively.
In 2013, Sudhir was among several other high-profile business leaders to be elected to the prestigious Harvard Business School Alumni Hall Of Fame for his achievements and outstanding contributions to management education and professional development. He has been conferred many titles for his achievements, including “CEO of the Year” by The Financial Times and “Executive of the Decade” by Management Today magazine.