Owner and Vice Chairman, Austrian Anadi Bank, Austria
Sanjeev belongs to the entrepreneurial Kanoria family from Rajasthan. He is Vice Chairman of Austrian Anadi Bank AG, Chairman of Advinia Health Care Limited, Managing Director of Suasth Health Care (India)Ltd. All the three businesses are 100% owned by the kanorias. He is also a trustee of the Kanoria Family Foundation which the largest infrastructure finance company in India, engaged in financing and developing Infrastructure projects such as roads, Ports, Telecom, Power, Housing, Hospitality and Healthcare.
He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of Glasgow in 1992 and worked in Liver transplant surgery at Kings College hospital. He was awarded a Category 1 PhD from University College London for his pioneering work in reducing liver injury.
He took a career break from surgery to complete a MBA from London Business School and Kellogs in Strategy, finance and health care. He subsequently worked with McKinsey & Co, (UK) as a consultant, before leaving in 1999 to start Advinia Health Care which has recently acquired a large no. of dementia beds from Bupa to become the top providers of care in the UK with 3300 beds and employs 4500 people. It has received many awards for innovative and quality service. He has also developed a state of the art 400 bed multi speciality hospital in Mumbai.
Kanorias purchased the Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in December 2013 from the Austrian government. The bank has been renamed as Austrian Anadi bank and is one of the oldest banks in Europe being formed in 1896. The Bank has recently added an innovative digital platform for retail banking.
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