Suraj Vaidya is the President of Vaidya’s Organization of Industries & Trading Houses (VOITH), which deals in tea exports, automobile imports, agro-industries, construction, and education. One of the most dynamic business houses in Nepal, VOITH employs more than 7,000 people and is committed to raising the living standard of Nepal’s poorest people, the bulk of whom are farmers, by prioritizing investment in particular industries and through corporate social responsibility. Mr. Vaidya also serves as President of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Executive Chairman of the SAARC Chamber Tourism Council Committee, and is an Executive Member of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Nepal-India Joint Economic Council, and the Nepal-Japan Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Mr. Vaidya earned his MBA in International Affairs from George Mason University in the United States.