Dr. Hari Prasad Kanoria, LLB; Advocate, Calcutta High Court was born in India on 11th January 1942. He completed his education from Presidency & St. Xavier's College and Bachelor of Law from Calcutta University. Dr. Kanoria has got vast experience in diversified business and industries starting his career from his family business. He has pioneered and guided the strategic development & growth of SREI, the premier Holistic Infrastructure NBFC and Shristi Infrastructure to make it the leading Infrastructure Development companies. He is the Chairman and Editor–in-Chief of "Business Economics", a premier global fortnightly magazine which is totally comprehensive and inclusive covering industry, business, economy, world, India, health, women, children, youth, rural India, environment, kitchen garden and Enlightenment – a journey within • service He is the founder Chairman of Srei Foundation, Srihari Global IISD Foundation, Srihari Global School, Acid Survivors & Women Welfare Foundation and Universal Spirituality and Humanity Foundation. He is the crusader for humanity, education, service and social upliftment, spirituality in life, spirituality @ work, welfare of women, happiness, health, peace and harmony. He is a great philanthropist and a social reformer. He had also held several important Government assignments like Director of United Bank of India, Director of WBIIDC, Lok Adalat Judge and others. He was awarded the "Global Man of the Year 2015" at 3rd Annual Global Officials of Dignity (G.O.D) Awards, held in August 2015 at the United Nations in New York. The highest recognition conferred to an Individual for exemplary contributions to Humanity.