Chari is a senior finance professional (retired CFO) with over 39 years of experience in the Technology and Telecom sectors across Asia Pacific.
Most recently, Chari was the CFO of Axiata Group, one of Asia Pacific’s largest telecommunications conglomerate. Chari has overseen successful strategic transformations of the organizations and received external recognition for the highest profits and returns in the industry. Chari has significant corporate governance experience as a senior executive and director on two large listed company boards influencing key stakeholders to steer businesses to deliver results. He also has experience of leading cultural change, building cross-functional leadership teams & organizational capabilities. He currently serves as a consultant and financial advisor. And in his “down time” enjoys presenting papers at many external forums and assisting the next generation by mentoring and coaching.