Chandir Gidwani is the Founder and Chairman of Centrum Capital Limited, an integrated India-based financial services group. The company was established in 1977 and listed on the Mumbai Stock Exchange, with a market capitalisation of approximately USD 500 million. The group has interests across Investment Banking & Corporate Advisory, Infrastructure and Project Funding, Fixed Income, Equity Broking, Real Estate, Foreign Exchange, travel, wealth management and Private Equity. The company employs over 1,500 professionals and services clients through over 100 offices in India and its offices in Dubai, New York and London.
Mr. Gidwani holds a Masters degree in Commerce from Bombay University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is a member of several industry associations, including FICCI, CII, etc. and also serves on the board of many leading companies. Apart from Financial Services businesses at Centrum, he also runs a proprietary investing business focused on mid-sized Indian companies called Business Match.