Mr Chandran has overseen Banyan Tree Spa since 2005, growing the business to more than 60 spas worldwide. Appointed to the Board of LRH in 2012, he became Managing Director of LRH in 2014.
In 2015, Mr Chandran assumed the additional role of Managing Director, Owned Hotels, for the Banyan Tree Group. Seven hotels directly report to him as the Owner’s Representative, on hotel management, operational and owner’s matters.
Between 2019 and 2021, he also spearheaded the business initiatives, strategic planning and delivery of the Group’s hotels worldwide.
In August 2021, Mr Chandran assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Laguna Resorts & Hotels PLC and concurrently the Managing Director of Laguna Phuket.
Prior to joining the Group in 1997, he was the Financial Controller and Deputy General Manager of Regent Plaza, London, and Regional Internal Auditor/Financial Controller of Hilton International Hotels, UK.
Mr Chandran holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from Kingston University (London) and a Higher National Diploma in Finance from South West London College, UK.