Rakesh Chand, Chairman, Kaura Foundation

Rakesh Chand, Chairman, Kaura Foundation

Chairman of the Kaura Foundation

Rakesh Chand – Chairman, Kaura Foundation; Principal, SFO. The Kaura Foundation has its origins going back over 50 years when Rakesh’s Grandmother started an orphanage in the village in India from where the family came from and later a school for the same children. After gaining experience in non-profit work in New York and in Finance, Banking and Investment Management in Zurich, he decided to focus his energies on expanding its presence. It now has projects in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka and Samoa. The focus is health, education and micro financing and after 5 years as its CEO, he now serves as its non-executive Chairman.