Bhanu Choudhrie: From an Indian Startup to a British Entrepreneur

Bhanu Choudhrie is an angel investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist based in London, United Kingdom. He is the founder and Chairman of Choudhrie Investments LLP, an award-winning private equity and venture capital firm that he founded in 2000. Mr. Choudhrie is a keen supporter of arts, music, heritage and education and is a member of the British Council’s Advisory Board.

As a supporter of good causes, Bhanu Choudhrie, Alpha Aviation Group has supported charities such as Oxfordshire Children’s Hospices, Footprint India and Footprints in the City. Mr. Choudhrie has also built an exceptional philanthropic legacy by donating over ¬£4 million of his personal fortune to important charitable causes and community work. As the founder of Langham Capital, he has overseen investments in some of the world’s most successful companies. His philanthropic work has also been well documented with donations to causes such as wildlife conservation and education. Recently, Mr. Choudhrie was selected by Forbes Asia as one of “Asia’s Heroes” for his contributions to society.

Bhanu Choudhrie has served on the boards of companies in the technology, healthcare, media, finance, and real estate sectors. He also announced his appointment to the board of directors at Vidyo. Vidyo offers solutions for video collaboration for any size business with unmatched quality and performance. The company makes it easy for businesses to connect with their customers no matter where they are in the world. Choudhrie’s philanthropic endeavors include supporting the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, United Way, American India Foundation, Sahyadri Hospitals, and The Choudhrie Center for Cancer Care and Research.

Choudhrie was a board member of Panorama Asset Management Ltd., from 2000 until April 2005. Panorama is an Indian private investment management firm, where he was responsible for directing the firm’s real estate private equity activities. He then joined Bangalore-based Vector Asset Management as head of private equity. Bhanu Choudhrie, Alpha Aviation Group later founded The Winterthur Group, a family office focused on investments in the healthcare, technology, and real estate sectors. He has since founded Global Light Industries Pte. Ltd., a Singapore based private investment holding company focused on real estate development projects, as well as a healthcare infrastructure investment fund.