Chandran Nair was the Chairmanof the Asia-Pacific region at Environmental Resource Management Consultancy for over a decade. In 2004, he founded the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT),a pan-Asian independent think and do tank based in Hong Kong, a leading provider of executive education in Asia.
Co-founder of Avantage Ventures, a social investment advisory firm in Hong Kong, he is also an adjunct professor at HKUST. A renowned international speaker, writer and facilitator, he speaks to business audiences around the world such as APEC, DAVOS and OECD on issues such as globalisation and sustainability.
In 2011, he published his first book Consumptionomics: Asia’s Role in Reshaping Capitalism and Saving the Planet. In December 2011, Globalist Magazine listed it as one of its 2011 Bookshelf books.