In everything that I have done as an entrepreneur, I have always ensured that at the heart of my intentions, there is the element of doing good.
Chairman and Group Chief Executive of The Petra Group
Chairman of the Sekhar Foundation
Datuk Vinod Sekhar is Chairman and Group Chief Executive of The Petra Group, Chairman and Founder of Green Rubber PLC, and Chairman of the Sekhar Foundation. His entrepreneurial career spans over 3 decades, most notably The Petra Group, a technology conglomerate with businesses in green sustainable technologies, media & entertainment, research and more.
Datuk Vinod is a great advocate for Social Capitalism. At a time where capitalism has the power to make the world a better place, Datuk Vinod believes business interests and societal concerns must go hand in hand.
It’s reflected in his foundations and causes; the Sekhar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Petra Group, was set up to provide aid to vulnerable communities, from healthcare to education.
Vinod Sekhar was the first and youngest Asian fellow of Kappa Delta Pie, a US-based international Honours Society for Education, for his contribution towards raising global standards of education. He was named by the World Economic Forum as one of Asia’s 40 New Asian Leaders.
Vinod Sekhar is married to Dr Winy Sekhar and they have two daughters, Petra and Tara.
Sustainable wealth creation to change the world for the better.