Charter Members

Board of Governors


Ajit Someshwar
Chair: Canada India Foundation
Founder & CEO:  CSI Group of Companies Chairman & CEO: Bates Management Consulting Inc. Director: Iter 8 Inc.





Canada India Foundation - Mr. Anil ShahAnil Shah

National Convenor: Canada India Foundation
Founder & CEO: Ni-met Metals Inc.
Board Member: The Trillium Hospital group
Chair: India House Project, Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce




Pankaj Dave

Secretary to the Board: Canada India Foundation
Founder and CEO: Manas International Inc





Anita Dalakoti

Treasurer: Canada India Foundation
CEO: Apple Insurance and Financial Services
Governor of the Board: Law Foundation of British Columbia
Member: Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)
                     Member: Rotary Club of Vancouver-Fraserview






Barj S. Dhahan

President: Sandhurst Group
Co-Founder and Director: Canada-India Education Society
Member: Simon Fraser University – India Advisory Council, British Columbia
Advisor: Baba Farid University of Health Sciences – International Committee, Punjab, India
                            Member: India Advisory Committee, University of British Columbia






Canada India Foundation - Hariharan_GautamHariharan Gautam

CEO: Grintex Technologies Inc. Canada







Canada India Foundation - Rupesh KapadiaRupesh Kapadia

Managing Partner: Kapadia LLP







Dr. V.I. “Lucky” Lakshmanan

Immediate Past-Chair: Canada India Foundation
Vice-Chairman & CEO: Process Research ORTECH Inc.
President: Sringeri Vidya Bharati Foundation





Canada India Foundation - Rahul ShastriRahul Shastri

Senior Partner: Kagan Shastri LLP






Canada India Foundation - Satish ThakkarSatish Thakkar

Member, Board of Governors: Canada India Foundation
President: Excelsior Financial Group






Canada India Foundation - Vijay SastryVijay Sastry

Member, Board of Directors: Canada India Foundation






Mayur Kumar Dave

Co-founder and Managing Partner of C Shantilal Advisory Group Inc