Pratik Chandaria, CEO
Pratik was born and raised in Kenya and brings almost 20 years of advisory experience spanning leadership advisory, management consulting and investment banking. He has advised senior leaders on wide a range of strategic leadership issues across the globe, having worked with major corporations and financial institutions in Europe, Africa, Asia and the USA. He has extensive commercial advisory experience in corporate finance, strategy and performance improvement, having worked with Kleinwort Benson, the British investment bank, and A.T. Kearney, the global management consulting firm, where he was a senior member of the team in London. Pratik’s strategic advisory experience is complemented by a strong understanding of leadership and executive team development which he gained while working in the leadership advisory arena with Russell Reynolds, the global executive search firm. This breadth of experience has allowed Pratik to successfully advise clients in finding leadership solutions to fulfil their strategic and commercial ambitions, often a critical issue for organisations in Africa. Pratik received his B.Sc. in Economics from Bristol University and his M.B.A. from INSEAD, France. He is a Trustee of ACE Africa (UK), a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the livelihoods of rural communities in East Africa impacted by HIV/AIDS.