The Consul General of India in Hong Kong is our Patron. A Board of Directors supported by a Management Committee runs the Forum.

Board Members

Harry Banga

Harry is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of the Caravel Group. Prior to founding The Caravel Group in 2013, Harry was the Vice Chairman of Noble Group, a leading global supply chain manager of commodity products, which he helped establish in 1989. He received the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award for his outstanding achievements in the field of business, valuable contribution in promoting the honour and prestige of India and in fostering the needs of overseas Indians. Harry was part of the team that conceived the idea of FIPHK and he was instrumental in turning it into a reality.

Anuraag Bhatnagar

Anuraag is the Managing Director of Caravel Carbons and Caravel Ores & Alloys. After graduating in Economics and completing an MBA, he has been working in the commodities space with various organizations across India and Hong Kong. Retired from playing cricket he now tracks it passionately along with many other sports. His other interests are music, films, reading, quizzing and opining on current affairs.

Gautam Bordoloi

Gautam is currently busy curating his garden. Most recently he worked at the Hong Kong Jockey Club as Head of IT Strategy and Governance.  Prior to his stint at the Club, he was a Senior Partner with IBM Global Business Services (GBS) and led IBM’s Asset Management Services for the Growth Market Units (Asia Pacific, Latin America, Central Europe & Middle East) where he managed engagements in over 20 countries. Gautam is a Mechanical Engineer, with an MBA and Law degree. His passions include cricket, running, and cooking.

Bala Krishnamurthi

Bala is the Co-Founder & Managing Director of Star Plus Limited. He established Star Plus in 1993 with a focus on manufacturing and marketing of Consumer Electronics and Home Appliances. Bala is an expert on China and Russia and has seen the dramatic transformation of these two countries. Bala holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronics. He is passionate about quizzing and sports. He travels the world to watch some of the leading sporting events.