Mrs. Anjali Singh
Trustee, Deep C Anand Foundation
Trustee, Deep C Anand Educational Trust
Executive Chairperson, Group Supervisory Board
Executive Chairperson, ANAND Executive Board
Chairperson, Dana Anand India
Mrs. Anjali Singh is the Executive Chairperson of ANAND Group. She also currently chairs the Group Supervisory Board, the group’s apex governing body that looks into key areas including partnerships, corporate governance and the strategic direction the group plans to take in the future. She is also the Executive Chairperson of the ANAND Executive Board.
At the group company’s level, she is the Executive Chairperson of Gabriel India Limited, the 60-year-old public-listed flagship company of the group known for pioneering the ride control products industry in India. She is the Chairperson of Dana Anand India, a joint venture between ANAND Group and Dana Incorporated, USA.
Demonstrating strong industry connect, Anjali holds key portfolios in various industry bodies. She serves as an Executive Committee Member of the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) and chairs its ‘Strategic Partnerships’ Pillar 4. She is also a member of the ACMA Western Region Committee.
She also holds various positions in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). She serves as the Vice Chairperson of the CII Haryana State Council. She is also a Member of the CII Northern Regional Council, and co-chairs the CII Northern Regional Committee on Advanced Manufacturing. She is serves as a Member of the CII International Council and a Member of the Governing Body of CII-CSM (VLFM) Initiative. She is also a Member of the India-Japan Business Leaders Forum (IJBLF). She is a Member of the Tata Motors Supplier Council.
As an outstanding alumnus of the Aiglon College, Anjali has also recently been appointed as an Ordinary Member of the Aiglon College Association (ACA) and is also a member of the ACA Advancement Committee of the school.
Anjali is also actively involved in SUJÁN along with Mr. Jaisal Singh, her husband, and plays a vital role as the Co-Founder & Creative Director. Currently, SUJÁN has four distinct experiences on offer: SUJÁN Sher Bagh (Ranthambhore), SUJÁN The Serai (Jaisalmer), SUJÁN JAWAI (Jawai Bandh) and Elephant Pepper Camp (Masai Mara, Kenya). All three of SUJÁN properties in India are members of Relais & Châteaux, an association of the world’s finest hotels, hoteliers and grand chefs.
Forbes Asia listed Anjali as one of the ‘2016 Power Business Women’, a list comprising 12 young business leaders on the rise in Asia. She was honoured with the ‘Women Achievers’ Award in 2016 by FICCI. In 2019, she received the prestigious Indian Council for UN Relations (ICUNR) International Women’s Day Award 2018-19 for her exceptional contribution towards the field of hospitality as Co-Founder & Creative Director of SUJÁN. Most recently, she was identified as one of the Top 5 nominees for ET Prime Women Leadership Awards 2020 under the ‘Businesswoman of the Year’ category.
Anjali earned her bachelor’s degree from the prestigious Central Martin’s School of Art and Design in London and master’s degree in fine art from the same institution. She also studied business management from the University of Westminster.
Anjali is deeply committed to the cause of sustainability and to creating a positive social impact. The group’s CSR wing called SNS Foundation, established in 1976, has a fine focus on education, health and hygiene, community development and wildlife conservation in India. The Foundation operates across all major locations of the group and has brought about social and economic change among both rural and urban communities. Since the early 2000s, SUJÁN has had a presence in the rural hinterlands of Rajasthan state. Through its outreach programmes in association with SNSF, it aims at preserving and restoring wilderness areas as well as improving the quality of life among the local communities. Anjali also serves as a Trustee on the Board of Deep C Anand Educational Trust which runs the ANAND School in Parwanoo, Himachal Pradesh. The purpose of the ANAND school is to develop young citizens of the world to be equipped for the future, with a holistic outlook of arts, culture, sports, social skills and of course academic excellence.
Anjali has been associated with the Rajasthan Crafts Council as an Executive Committee Member under the chairpersonship of the Former Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and a member of Saat Saath Arts Foundation. Both of these organisations aim to see India’s contemporary art find its rightful place in India and internationally. She has co-authored ‘Ranthambhore – The Tiger’s Realm’ along with Mr. Jaisal Singh and Ms. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra which was published in 2011. She’s also a co-author of ‘JAWAI – Land of the Leopard’ along with Mr. Jaisal Singh, published in 2016. She remains active in the creative space through her regular forays into the realms of designing and photography.