Saeed Y Chinoy

Mr. Chinoy belongs to one of the most prominent business, professional, political and philanthropic families of the Indo-Pak sub-continent. He and his family members have been on the board of directors or held the chairmanship  of various multinational companies working in the region and have held the Presidency of the Indian Legislative Assembly (1930-32), The Viceroy’s Advisory Council been represented at the  Round Table Conference in London in 1931. His grandfather was President of All India Muslim League in Agra in 1914, Chairman of the Indian fiscal commission in 1923, and Member of the Viceroy’s Advisory Council. Family members have been Mayors of Bombay, Honorary  Magistrates and Justice of the Peace. More recent positions include  First High Commissioner to the court of St. James, London, Ambassador to France, Minister of Commerce, Governor, Honorary Consuls of Liberia and Greece. The family have held board seats and ownership interests in English Electric, The Metal Box Company, ICI, Engro Chemicals, Reckitt and Coleman Ltd., Premier Sugar Mills, International Industries,  and several other companies.  He and his family members business interests in India includes real estate, transportation and communication as well as being agents for General Motors and sole agents for Burmah Oil.

He contributes his time, resources and relationship as a social entrepreneur of various organizations as well as member and Vice President of Oxford and Cambridge Society. He  has been or is currently a member of various clubs; Sind Club, Polo Club, Golf Club, Boat Club,  Gymkhana Club, Association of Cambridge University, The Pitt Club, The Cambridge University Polo Club and The Union Society Cambridge University. He was awarded a blue for playing Polo for Cambridge University. Mr. Chinoy has played an active role in incubating various philanthropic, social and commercial entities internally and with external intermediaries as well as building relationships for the Sasi Foundation globally and supporting its social entrepreneurship program.

He has 35 years of business experience and has been on the Board of well-known global and regional companies. He has hands on experience in complete business cycles from idea to implementation. He obtained his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Cambridge University in 1964 and 1967. He has played many roles such as Advisor, Board member, General Manager, Consultant, Partner, Idea Sponsor in the SAARC and Middle East region, including for Xenel Industries Group of Companies of Saudi Arabia in different projects such as the HUBCO Power Plant (1292 Megawatt Power Plant)  and also promoting various multi million dollar projects in Asian Infrastructure Development such as an Oil Terminal in Port Qasim with British Petroleum BP and IPCO Marine of Singapore; and a Mass Transit System. He was Senior Vice President of Saudi Services and Operating Co. SSOC, a joint venture with Boeing Services International Co. a wholly owned subsidiary of the Boeing Company of USA. One of his major achievements in 1980 was negotiating the 1st contract of US $550 million for the operation and maintenance of Dhahran International Airport and King Abdul Aziz Airbase in Saudi Arabia. In 1977 he also started Arabian Bulk Trade Ltd. and Saudi Bulk Transport Ltd. to import and distribute bulk cement in Saudi Arabia. He has done consultancy work for Gerad S.A (Geneva) in Saudi Arabia, Enterprise Technology Development Plc, of Wiltshire England, Zain Consulting and Saudi Gulf Intertrade to name a few. Mr Chinoy has been involved in collective transactions in excess of US 2 billion during his 35 years business career on account of his family members, business partners and his clients. He is presently a Sponsor of an International Club,  a project that has revenue in access of US 150 million which proposes going for public listing in USA through reverse merger.