Sunir Chandaria ‘98
Sunir Chandaria serves as President of Chandaria Family Holdings, Inc., the Family Office of his branch of the Chandaria Family. He has been charged with managing a portfolio of public and private investments, including early capital behind Mill Street Brewery, Element Financial, and ROAR Organic. Sunir retains oversight of the family’s direct interests in technology, agriculture, medical supplies, mining, and real estate, as well as investments in venture, growth, and hedge funds with diverse expertise. Prior to his role in the Family Office, Sunir served as President of LePage’s, a family portfolio company that is a leader in office supplies distribution to major retailers in North America and around the globe.
Sunir graduated with a BA (Hons) in Economics and Management from Oxford University, where he subsequently sat on and concluded his term on the inaugural Foundation Board of St Peter’s College and has served as Chair of the East African Advisory Council of the Rhodes Trust. He is a Member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) where he served for two years as Chair of YPO, Canada and was the Founding Chair of the Young Fellowship of the Duke Edinburgh’s International Award for Young People. Sunir is a Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and has enjoyed experience on the Boards of private and public sector organizations, including the Ontario Lottery & Gaming (OLG) Corporation. He additionally enjoys the privilege of serving as the Hon. Consul of Kenya in Toronto, Canada.
As a proud member of McHugh’s House, Sunir graduated from UCC in the Class of 1998, the first year to complete the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma at UCC. He lives in Toronto with his wife, Charissa, and their three young children.