Jury

Cyrus Guzder

Entrepreneur
Chairman and Managing Director of AFL Private Ltd
Member of the Mumbai Heritage Conservation Committee
Served as Member, National Commission on Urbanization
Director, Indian Institute of Human Settlements

Cyrus J. Guzder has been the Chairman and Managing Director of AFL Private Ltd., since 1985. Mr Guzder began his career with the Industrial Credit & Investment Corporation of India (ICICI) and then moved on to AFL Private Limited, then known as Airfreight Limited, in 1971.

He has been a Director of several public companies and organisations. He is the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Ireland for Mumbai and Western India. He has also championed a movement against encroachment on the natural habitat in Mahableshwar and Matheran.

He is an active heritage conservationist, and a member of the Mumbai City Heritage Conservation Committee of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (BMC).

He is on the Board of the Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, and the Indian Institute for Human Settlements. Mr Guzder holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Oriental Studies from Trinity College, Cambridge University, U.K.

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