Sudhir Choudhrie is a global business leader who has served on the boards of Fortune 500 companies, including PepsiCo and Johnson & Johnson. His company, Choudhrie Partners, is a global consultancy firm with offices in New York City, London, and Mumbai.
- Sudhir Choudhrie Personal life
Born in India in 1967, he was raised by his parents even though they were separated when he was three years old. Choudhrie grew up in India, Switzerland, and the UK. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Choudhrie lives in London with his wife and two children. Choudhrie is married to Minyaun Bedi, a former model, and actress who starred as Princess Shalini on the Indian television series Star Trek. Sudhir Choudhrie is Chairman of the Goodwill British Staff Association, a UK charity seeking to improve low-paid workers’ conditions. He is also a member of the Committee on Pay and Conditions in the Workplace (formerly the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) and the Advisory Committee of Fair Pay, an organization campaigning against wage theft. In November 2005, Tony Blair appointed him as a member of the Independent Commission on New Labour’s Rule.
- Philosophy & Gratitude
Choudhrie believes in the importance of gratitude. He is grateful for the opportunities he was given, and as a result, he values Philanthropy and helping others. As part of this belief, he has had many experiences with Philanthropy. For example, he is a member of the committee that helps administer The Prince’s Trust, which allocates charitable funds to those who support young people in the UK to achieve their potential. Choudhrie also volunteers with his son, Sudhir Choudhrie Foundation, and helps provide educational opportunities to the underprivileged. Since 2006, Choudhrie has been a London-based contributor to “The Huffington Post,” writing on diversity. Choudhrie believes everyone is obliged to contribute to society and should be willing to help others. He believes that you can determine what you can give to others by understanding your obligations in life and prioritizing them accordingly.