Mr. Vijay Goel

Founder, IEBF

Mr. Vijay Goel is the Founder Member of India European Business Forum. He is the Chairperson of the London Chambers of Commerce, Asian Business Association and of the UK unit of ASSOCHAM.  He acts as an advisor to several business groups and is the Executive Board Member of ‘The Asian Guild’, UK; Senior partner for the London office of Singhania & Co; Charter Member & Former Board Member of ‘T I E’ (The Indus Entrepreneur), UK; Economic Consultant to Malta Enterprise; and the Board member of NRI Foundation .

Mr Goel holds a position of authority in various in several other organisations which are continuously benefiting from his invaluable insights and exceptional legal acumen. He is the Vice-Chairman of Africa International Business Forum; Centenary Ambassador’ of SOAS (the School of Oriental and African Studies); Ambassador of Barnardo’s, UK’s largest and Oldest national children’s charity; Member of ‘Asian Who’s Who’, UK ; Member, High Court Bar Association, New Delhi; Trustee of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of UK; Local Representative of Government of Andhra Pradesh for Amravati Smart city Project.

He was the Chief Coordinator of Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas 2014; Former Advisor on Emerging Markets to Rt. Honorable Nick Clegg MP, Former Deputy Prime Minister of UK.; Former special advisor to the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) for investments.

In 2014, Mr Goel played a crucial role in arranging the former Deputy Prime Minister of UK, Mr Nick Clegg’s visit to India.

Mr. Sunil Kumar Gupta

Leader-India, IEBF

Mr. Sunil Kumar Gupta is an entrepreneur par excellence, a philanthropist and a great visionary. He is the leader of Indo European Business Forum (IEBF), India; the Founder Chairman of SARC & Associates, Chartered Accountants and SARC Foundation; Life Trustee of Rashtriya Antyodaya Sangh, a Public Charitable Trust; Life Member of Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) and National Sports Club of India (NSCI); and a Member of Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI); Fellow Member of the Indian Council of Arbitration; Full Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (CPA-U). Furthermore, he holds a Certificate in International Taxation from Wien University, Vienna, Austria; and a Post Qualification Diploma in Information Systems Audit from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has over 32 years of experience in diverse fields such as statutory and internal assurance services, corporate planning, finance, taxation, banking, education, investments, oil & gas and project implementations.

Mr. Sunil Kumar Gupta served as the Non-Executive Chairman of National Co-operative Bank Limited, New Delhi for a period of seven years (2000-2007). During his tenure the bank was awarded as the ‘Best Co-operative Bank’, in the year 2006, by the then Chief Minister of Government of Delhi.

Mr. Gupta acknowledges the concept of entrepreneurship as the strongest pillar of an empowered economy. He appeared in two highly recognized and much appreciated business shows, namely, ‘Business Inside’ on DD National (Doordarshan) and ‘Big Business Ideas’ on Zee Business in the year 2017.

As recognition of his business acumen, his analytical and policymaking skills, Mr Gupta has been a part of several international delegations. He accompanied the Honorable Former President of India Ms Pratibha Devi Singh Patil in the business delegations to Seychelles and South Africa to discuss bilateral issues between the two nations. He was also a part of the 21 member delegation from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India to Vienna, Austria in 2011.