Manu Chandaria – CEO Comcraft Kenya

Manu Chandaria – CEO Comcraft Kenya

Dr. Manu Chandaria OBE CBS EBS

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. He is a member of the Private Sector Advisory Council and  Patron in Africa for Global Peace Foundation, He has been appointed and served on numerous government boards and committees, including Chairman of the Street Families Rehabilitation Trust Fund, set up to improve the lives of children and families who live on the street. He has been on the Nairobi University Council Board for 25 years representing Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Fund. In 2003 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II conferred an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in recognition of his community work and promotion of Kenyan economic interests. His Excellency Hon. Mwai Kibaki, Former President of the Republic of Kenya, distinguished him with the honor of Elder of the Burning Spear (EBS) in 2003 in recognition of outstanding service to the nation. On 12th December 2015 His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta conferred on him the honour of The First Class: Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS).

Appointed Chancellor of Technical University of Kenya in 2013 Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of United States International University (USIU) and current Chancellor of USIU.  He has been awarded honorary doctorates by five Universities, University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University, Kenya Methodist University, Technical University of Kenya and United Graduate College


As Chairman of Chandaria Foundation Was instrumental in setting up:

Chandaria School of Business at United States International University (USIU)

Chandaria Business Innovation and Incubation Centre at the Kenyatta University.

Chandaria Accident and Emergency center and Day theatres at Nairobi Hospital 

Chandaria Accident and Emergency center at Pandya Hospital Mombasa

Chandaria Medical Centre at Gertrude’s Children Hospital

Chandaria Rudisha Sport Complex in Kilgoris to celebrate Mr David Rudisha’s victory at the Olympics 2012 as the fastest man on earth.

Chandaria MIHV Health Centre at Dagoretti Nairobi

Chandaria Mji Wa Huruma Clinic in Runda

Chandaria Bodi Health Centre & Chandaria Bodi Maternity Wing

Mabati Medical Centre at Mariakani

Mabati Technical Institute at Mariakani

A dozen Chandaria Clinics in Rural area

Chandaria Cancer and Chronic Diseases Centre at Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital

Chandaria Secondary School Scholarship for 100 students every year for the last 30 years

Chandaria University Scholarships for 30 students every year and many other projects


Chandaria Accident & Emergency Centre & Day Theatre at the Nairobi Hospital

Chandaria Accident & Emergency Centre at the Pandya Hospital at the Coast

Chandaria MIHV Health Centre at Dagoretti Nairobi

Chandaria Mji Wa Huruma Clinic in Runda Nairobi

Many medical clinics in the rural areas

Chandaria Medical Clinic at the Getrude’s Childrens Hospital In Nairobi

Chandaria Bodi Health Centre & Chandaria Bodi Maternity Wing

Chandaria School of Business at the United States International University (USIU)

Chandaria Business Innovation and Incubation Centre at the Kenyatta University

Chandaria Centre for Performing Arts at the Nairobi University

And many other initiatives


Mr. Frank Adu Jnr,  Managing Director, CAL Bank Ghana

Mr. Frank Adu Jnr, Managing Director, CAL Bank Ghana

Brief Corporate Profile of Mr. Frank Brako Adu

Mr. Frank Adu Jnr. is the Managing Director of CAL Bank Limited with approximately 27 years’ experience in the Ghanaian banking sector. Frank is the Chairman of the Board of the Roman Ridge School, a very successful international school he co-founded and serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Humanities of the University of Ghana. He is a member of the Boards of the Foundation for Orthopaedics and Complex Spine, Metropolitan Life Ghana Limited and Quality Insurance Company Limited. He also serves on the Board of Legacy Bond Limited, a special purpose vehicle set up for the repayment of debt owed by Government to the Bulk Distribution Companies (BDCs). He co-founded City Investments Company Limited, a highly successful Non-Bank Financial Institution which is now Premium Bank. He has also served on several other Boards including the National Health Insurance Council where he was its first Chairman; he was Chairman of the Ghana Stock Exchange and a member of Ghana’s First Bond Committee and the Advisory Committees which set up the EDIF Fund and GET Fund.

Frank holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Geography and an MBA (Finance). In 2013, Frank was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate Degree by the University of Ghana for his contribution to tertiary education. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and also an alumni of the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme, SAID Business School, University of Oxford.

Frank’s passion is in assisting destitute children and helping to create a bright future for them. He is an entrepreneur and plays a major role in youth development in Ghana. He mentors several young people and is an active Patron of Waves International, a group of University graduates and undergraduates who seek to progress professionally and make positive impacts in society. Additionally, as a member of the Ghana Angel Investor Network (GAIN), Frank invests in business ideas of young entrepreneurs who would otherwise have limited access to equity financing.

He is an avid sportsman and has distinguished himself in all sporting activity including football, field hockey, volleyball, handball, squash, cricket, polo and now golf. Mr. Adu has captained the Achimota Golf Club and the Accra Polo Club.

Frank was awarded a lifetime award at the 2016 Ghana Banking Awards and has also been recognised by the Legislative Black Caucus of the Georgia Assembly for his contribution to the macro-economic stability, growth and prosperity of African countries. He was also a finalist of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2012 and has also received several awards including the Ghana Oil & Gas Association award for a “Promising Leadership Role” in the Industry.