Honorary Chief Advisor for International Business Integration

Dr. Sandeep Gandhi

Sandeep is Business leader with strong business acumen and value system. Is an adept, enterprising


professional with over 2 decades of experience including 10 years in CXO role. With his entrepreneurial streak and People Management skills , been able to manage and influence large scale top line ( 2Bn USD).

Sandeep is multi-faceted professional holding a Doctorate in Human Resources , Master’s degree and a Law graduate (specialization in Corporate and Labour Law) . Armed with such an exceptional and diverse knowledge, he has successfully headed a number of companies and led numerous teams over 2 decades, with his career spanning across, manufacturing to large scale service industries (ranging from 2bn USD to 6 bn USD and employee strength of 4000 to 20000).

Sandeep has had illustrious career with UniLevers , Sanofi ,PepsiCo, Vodafone,Telenor , Aircel & Now Apollo Group Sandeep has won Brandon Hall HR (worldwide ) award for his contribution in HRD / best CHRO for three years .

Awarded Rex (UN) , Karamveer Chakra award-Gold for his exceptional contribution to Society.

He volunteered to work for PepsiCo's Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiative to re-establish 30 villages post the earthquake of 7.8 Richter scale in Gujarat in 2001 and was recognized and awarded by the Global CEO of Pepsi for this initiative.

As a leader he has always believed and a have very strong conviction of Sports as a thread and theme to bind, take people along and Develop and Nurture people to journey towards perfection. Teamwork and leadership are extremely important qualities that have remained crucial to him when conceptualizing workforce development.

He volunteered to work for PepsiCo's Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiative to re-establish 30 villages post the earthquake of 7.8 Richter scale in Gujarat in 2001 and was recognized and awarded by the Global CEO of Pepsi for this initiative.Apart from being a business leader, has been an avid writer (published over 50 article in business dailies), an enthusiastic art collector and a spirited sportsperson (played Hockey and Table Tennis at sub national level). These personal interests reflect in his work life too. The sportsman within him makes him trusting and inclusive. The reader makes him philosophical and the art critic helps him see potential even before it can be realized.

Currently – Hon. Consulate of Republic of Madagascar promoting Bilateral Business Opportunities between Madagascar and India.

COO of Apollo Hospitals Group Company Board advisory roles with three diffident companies in the Areas of Business development, Corporate affairs, Human Resources planning and Org design.

Life Coach & Spiritual Coach : Sandeep does pro bono program in area of Life Coaching, Leadership Coaching as well as Spiritual Coaching . Sandeep is trained with Marshall Goldsmiths for Leadership and Team Coaching.