Directors

Dr. Manu Chandaria OBE CBS EBS

 

Dr.-Chandaria

 

Dr Manu Chandaria, OBE CBS EBS, is Founding Chairman of the East African Business Council and the Kenya Private Sector Alliance, an umbrella body representing over two hundred sectors and organizations. Dr. Chandaria is a member of the Private Sector Advisory Council and Patron in Africa for Global Peace Foundation. He has been appointed to numerous government boards and committees, including Chairman of the Street Families Rehabilitation Trust Fund. He is a Council member of the University of Nairobi which awarded him a Doctorate of Sciences.

 

 

 

MR. SUNIL KUMAR MAGANLAL CHANDARIA

Mr.-S.M.-Chandaria

 

He is currently a Senior Executive of Comcraft Kenya ltd and has been Chairman and Director of large multi-product industrial enterprises and a Senior Director of over thirty international companies. He is the Overall Leader and Management Consultant with Comcraft Services Limited, U.K. since 1965 and seconded to various organizations in the Group.

 

 

 

MR. SARIT SHAH

Mr.-S-Shah

 

Born and schooled in Kenya, qualified in the UK and USA, Sarit is a British Citizen residing in South Africa to manage the Safal Group's widely spread business interests. He has extensive experience in business leadership and development, and is currently fully occupied in managing his wide business role within the Safal Group, a market leader in the Roofing & Steel Industry in most countries in Eastern and Southern Africa.

 

 

 

MR. KAUSHIK SHAH

Mr.-K.B-Shah

 

He is currently the Safal Group Governance Officer with over 40 years of service with Comcraft / Safal Group having served in different capacities. In 2005, he was appointed Regional CEO, Safal Group, Horn of Africa in charge of Mabati Rolling Mills Limited, Insteel Limited, Ethiopian Steel PLC, Safal Mitek Limited, and Safintra Djibouti Limited.

He has also been a director in ALAF Ltd, Tanzania, Uganda Baati Ltd, Insteel Ltd, Ethiopian Steel PLC, Safintra Rwanda Ltd, Safal Building Systems Ltd, Safintra Burundi Ltd, Steel Supplies Malawi, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Ltd, Steel Africa Limited, and Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM).

 

 

MR. ANDREW HEYCOTT

Mr.-Andrew-Heycott

 

He is the CEO of Mabati Rolling Mills Limited (MRM) and Coils Head – East Africa for Safal Group and has been in this role since 2013.

He has spent more than twenty five (25) years in Senior General Management & Executive roles across ASEAN/Africa with broad leadership, manufacturing, trading, construction, project management and steel industry experience. 

 

 

 

 

MR. NARAYANAN RANGASWAMY NELATUR

Mr.-Nelatur

 

He joined the Safal Group in 1996 and is a core member of the Group's strategic team. His responsibility is to provide leadership and direction in standardizing Finance, Accounts and IT function, deployment of best practices and processes, policy formulation, and processes to ensure growth of the businesses and mitigation of risks across the Group Companies.