Priya Hiranandani-Vandrevala, daughter of Niranjan Hiranandani and wife of Cyrus Vandrevala is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist with interests in real estate and technology. She is presently the Founder and Chairman of Hirco Group, one of India’s biggest developers of premium residential real estate. At the end of 2004, the educated chartered accountant was offered charge of a software program venture, Hiranandani Application and Systems Pvt. Ltd. It was jointly owned by her father and uncle Surendra, with a worth of Rs16.5 crore. She revived the business, rechristened it Zenta India Pvt. Ltd, and sold it for Rs427.9 crore by Could 2005. Obtaining verified her potential, Priya expressed her wish to join her family’s main organization–real estate. In 2006, she co-founded Hirco which at the time of its listing on the AIM in London was the greatest real estate IPO on that industry. The firm is currently invested in mixed use developments totaling 66 million sq. ft. She also serves as the Chairman of the Steering Board for the actual estate neighborhood of the Globe Economic Forum. She continues to be the important promoters of the Hirco company and also remains a consultant to the board.
34-year-old Priya has usually been some thing of a rebel and a maverick achiever. “I was usually a rebel. I wanted to do things my way,” Priya, had declared in a newspaper interview. Priya, a post-graduate from Mumbai University and a chartered accountant, won the Indo-American Society for Young Entrepreneurs award (she was one particular of a dozen Indians who had been named Young International Leaders by Planet Economic Forum).
She is not only a effective company woman, but also runs a British charity, Vandrevala Foundation, a social enterprise active specifically in help of mental health, dyslexia and multiple sclerosis. The management team comprises of a group of pros with expertise in international philanthropic investing. The foundation utilizes an revolutionary and entrepreneurial approach to charitable-giving that supplies grants to organizations that make a actual difference. In 2010, Priya and Cyrus Vandrevala were one of the principal contributors to The Elephant Parade, a charity and public-art occasion organised by an elephant-conservation NGO headed by Mark Shand, the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. They are frequently photographed at charity events and dinners with royalty, politicians, artists and film-stars. She is also a Patron of the Elephant Loved ones
The couple are a part of what The Telegraph, UK, has dubbed the “Britain’s Bollygarch” set — Indian billionnaires who have made London their property. Cyrus Vandrevala was in the news for buying a £20 million property in Holland Park in 2008, which was also the year the power couple produced it to the Evening Standard’s list of London’s best-20 philanthropists.
Priya has constantly shown her commitment to education, business, healthcare, and the weaker sections of society by working for their upliftment and always been a woman of myriad talents. She has been a lady of substance who is constantly identified for her good deeds .
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