Hackronym

Mirror Mirror…

Sudhir Choudhrie is an Indian-born businessman in London. His business interests span healthcare, education, aviation, hospitality, and the international trade.

Business Success and Philanthropy

Having visited the United States eight times, Sudhir Choudhrie says he was very attracted to London in the early 1990s because of its reputation as a “global city,” multicultural, and with a vibrant business community. However, he and his wife Anita were initially reluctant to settle in the UK, as they felt that it was not “home.” Choudhrie says he has been married to his wife, Anita. They have two children, Bhanu and Dhairya, and six grandchildren. The Choudhrie’s have a longstanding commitment to philanthropy, with support for numerous charities.

Philanthropy

Sudhir Choudhrie is an internationally recognized philanthropist, with extensive business interests in the UK and the US, with a strong commitment to social change. Sudhir has a strong personal and business commitment to the medical and healthcare causes in the UK and the US. Over the last several years, he has worked closely with medical professionals and government officials to develop and support innovation in healthcare in UK and India. He has also raised significant funds for cancer and Aids awareness.

Sudhir has supported the numerous UK and US healthcare charities, including the Joseph P Kennedy Jr Centre for Aids in New York, International AIDS Trust, Darcus Beese, Ray of Hope Foundation, The David Shepherd Center for Aids, Friends of the US Navy, and London Health Action on Aids (LHA).

Political Involvement

Sudhir Choudhrie is active in US politics, both state and national. At 25, he was named by his congressman, Alan Cranston, as a “Young Man of the Year.” In a The Wall Street Journal, Sudhir wrote that the award “marked the beginning of the very short but important course of my political involvement, though not purposeful.” He received the award due to his work to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution in the Capital’s Connaught Place area. Forbes magazine honored him among Asia’s most influential businesspeople.