He is he Chairman of the Comcraft Group in Kenya. He’s engaged in work covering many aspects within the framework of a joint Indian family with business interests in over forty-five countries and a workforce numbered in thousands globally. He serves on the boards of Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd, Kaluworks Ltd, Aluminum Africa Ltd (Dar es Salaam), Uganda Baati Ltd (Kampala), Kenindia Assurance Co Ltd (Vice-Chairman), East Africa Reinsurance Co Ltd (Vice Chairman), Bank of India Advisory Committee in Nairobi (Chairman), University of Nairobi Enterprises & Services Ltd. He’s Founding Chairman of the East African Business Council – To support and be a part of the East African Community, and, also, Founding Chairman for the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, past Director of an umbrella body for 200 private sector Associations, Past Chairman Kenya Association of Manufacturers, and Past Director Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Ltd.
He also currently serves on several appointments with the Kenyan Government including: Appointment to serve as a Trustee and Chairman of the Street Families Rehabilitation Trust Fund, Appointment as a member of the Police Reforms Task Force, Presidential Appointments serving on the National Economics & Social Council that is chaired by His Excellency the President; serving as member of the National Consultative Committee on Fast Tracking, the East African Political Federation, and as a member of the Environment Policy National Steering Committee. Other past appointments include service on the Joint Industrial & Commercial Consultative Committee, Member of the Capital Markets Committee, Member of the Capital Markets Authority Board, Board member of the Investment Promotion Centre, and Member of the Insurance Advisory Board among others.
Outside his business and government appointments, Dr. Chandaria makes time to give back to the communities in different countries. These include Chairmanships with many organizations including the Chandaria Foundation, Asian Foundation, Limuru Girls Centre, Starehe Girls Centre, Kenya Ear Foundation, the Sir Ernest Vasey Memorial Foundation, Trustee – The Heart Foundation, Trustee – Undugu Society of Kenya, Member – University of Nairobi Council, Director – United States International University – Kenya (USIU), Trustee – International University of Kenya (IUK), Trustee – Centre for Corporate Governance, and, Member – Governing Council (African Centre for Technology Studies) among others.