The Rt. Honourable Lord Swraj Paul of Marylebone, PC - an Indian born, British businessman and Philanthropist is the Chairman of Caparo Group Limited. He has been conferred with the prestigious civilian award Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 1983.
Lord Paul was born in Jalandhar (India) on the 18th February 1931, completed his high school education at Jalandhar, India and Bachelors in Science from Punjab University in 1949. Thereafter, he went to the USA to pursue his Bachelors & Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.
He laid the foundation of the Caparo Group in the United Kingdom in 1968. The Caparo Group with headquarters in London, UK: has operations in the UK, India, USA, Canada and UAE.
He sits in the House of Lords as a Cross-Bencher with the title Baron Paul of Marylebone, in the City of Westminster. He was sworn as a Privy Councilor in October 2009.
Lord Paul founded the Indo-British Association in 1975 to promote better understanding between India and Britain and served as its Chairman.
Lord Paul is the Chairman of the Ambika Paul Foundation, a Charitable Trust in the memory of his daughter; and he has helped build the Ambika Paul Memorial Gardens & Ambika Paul Children’s Zoo at the London Zoo.
Lord Swraj Paul Chairman – Caparo Group