Uday Khemka

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"Mr. Uday Khemka is Vice-Chairman of the SUN Group of companies and has more than 24 years of investment, investment banking and entrepreneurial experience in varied emerging markets with a particular focus on India and the countries of the former Soviet Union.

"Prior to SUN, Uday Khemka worked with Credit Suisse First Boston and Morgan Stanley in London and New York and then established and lead Morgan Stanley’s investment banking operation in India. Uday has been deeply involved in the Group’s principal investments in the food and beverage, oil and gas, mining and real estate sectors and is a Director of SUN Gold. He has also led SUN's investment management activities and the creation of focused fund franchises in SUN's core markets, including joint ventures with Apollo Real Estate Advisors (AREA), Sequoia Capital and others.

"Uday is on the Board of Governors of the Indian School Of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad, the Board of The Synergos Institute in New York and has been elected a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

"Educated at Eton College, he received his undergraduate and Masters degrees at Cambridge University and received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar)."[1]

"Uday's community interests include his founding and chairmanship of Youthreach, a New Delhi based non-profit organization founded in 1997. The vision of Youthreach is to inspire individual and collective transformation to create positive social change. It aims to build awareness in people and institutions on critical issues and to provide opportunities for significant participation in response to community and ecological needs. Youthreach seeks to harness the power of the private sector to empower charitable and NGO organisations across India. In this respect Youthreach today is partnered with and provides resources to over 75 non-profit organizations nationally focused on family and children's issues and the environment.

"Uday read history at Cambridge University, where his thesis was on Mahatma Gandhi's ethical and political philosophy, before doing his MBA at Harvard University, where he was a Baker scholar." [1]


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  1. SUN Uday Khemka, organizational web page, accessed January 5, 2016.