13 - 14 March 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill

SPACE speaker profile

Darshan Chandaria

Director & Group CEO, Chandaria Industries

Darshan Chandaria holds an undergraduate Business Management degree from Cardiff University in the UK and is a fellow of the Senior Executive Program from Harvard Business School. He is the Group CEO & a Shareholder of Chandaria Group. Chandaria Group is one of the largest business group in Kenya, East & Central Africa. The Group’s operations span Tissue, Paper & Hygiene Products Manufacturing, Real Estate, Venture Capital, Insurance, Banking, Automobile Manufacturing, Mining, Flexible Packaging and Solar Energy Generation. Geographically spread across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, India and Dubai. Chandaria Industries (CIL) is the Group’s largest company and the largest Tissue and Hygiene products manufacturer in Kenya, East & Central Africa. The company has state of the art manufacturing facilities in Kenya and Tanzania and sells its products in multiple African countries today. 

CIL is also the largest recycler of paper waste for tissue manufacturing in Kenya, East & Central Africa. The company has saved over 22 million trees by recycling paper waste over the last 32 years. The company’s paper waste recycling operations provide employment to over 30,000 Kenyans. CIL is also committed to community development and it currently supports over 35 educational, medical and general institutions across Kenya.