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Sanjeev Gandhi

Sanjeev Gandhi, Independent Non-Executive Director

Sanjeev has managed change, innovation and growth as a Chair, non-executive and executive director in the media and technology, consumer, investment management and social impact sectors. Following an early career as a consultant with the Telecoms Strategy and Policy Group at Coopers & Lybrand and at the BBC as Head of Strategic Development, Sanjeev became one of the first employees of Yahoo! Europe in early 1998 where he led strategy and distribution and was a key member of the first management team and European board.

In 2003, as the son of immigrant parents Sanjeev was inspired to create Reach to Teach, an innovative charity providing primary education for some of the world’s most under privileged communities in rural India. In 2008 Larry Ellison, the founder of the software giant Oracle, became his co-funder describing Reach to Teach as ‘the most incredible initiative changing the lives of tens of thousands of children’.  

Sanjeev is currently a trustee at the Fidelity Foundation where he oversees investments and stewardship. Until Dec 2021 he was a NED of the England & Wales Cricket Board where he oversaw the launch of the new ‘100’ super league. Sanjeev also chaired the Eden Project until the end of 2020 through a time of enormous change.