Sunil Lalvani is a British born Asian who has lived and worked in the UK, Hong Kong, India, Russia, Nigeria and Ghana before settling in Dubai in 2002.
Sunil was a serial entrepreneur before joining his family’s electronics business, Binatone, where he worked from 1994.
In 2014, while in Ghana, Sunil founded Project Maji, a social enterprise focused on providing sustainable access to safe water in rural communities throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Sunil now runs Project Maji from its office in Dubai at the International Humanitarian City.
Along with speaking, advocating and mentoring on social impact and impact investing, Sunil is now a full-time social entrepreneur. He has been recognized and featured by Entrepreneur and Real Leaders magazines as well as CNBC.
In 2020, Project Maji was the proud winner of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award and the YPO Global Impact Award.