Prasanna Rajagopalan

“Opportunities knock on people who understand how to solve problems.“

Prasanna Rajagopalan is a second-generation entrepreneur- with 20+ years of experience in running successful MSME businesses. He is a Creative strategist, eternal optimist, loves challenges and always finds an out of the box solutions, and offers a different perspective to solving any situation that presents in front of him.

He brings with him a diverse experience in various industries and his strong and unique ability to Collaborate, Create and Connect refers to the ways in which he enables growth opportunities by creating a perfect environment to collaborate with expertise, forging smart partnerships, and creating innovative solutions for all business needs. His strength is his network and very well respected in multiple circles, Public Forums, Trade bodies, Industry Associations, etc….

Expertise and Experience:

Strategy and Business Development in Shipping, EXIM Trade, and Logistics

ROI-based solutions in new technology, Business Ideas accelerator, and Growth Enabler.

He has wide experience in various international markets such as USA, SE ASIA, India, and the UK and has worked overseas at Senior management levels in Large Commodity Trading Houses, Shipping Companies in Singapore, USA

Public Forums and Leadership:

An active member of the Confederation of Indian Industries. He has held multiple leadership roles over the decades. Southern Regional Chairman: Young Indians by CII, National Council Member, Vice-Chair of International Linkages, Lead the Mystic South Book initiative first of its kind for CII to promote Industries in the Southern Region of India. The book was released by the 6 Chief Ministers.

Represented India through Cii -Young Indian on Global Platforms such as G20 Young Entrepreneurs Forum, and Lead the delegation at the Commonwealth Asian Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAAYE).

A committed member of the Rotary Club of Madras – District 3232.


Bachelor’s in Commerce (BCom) – Loyola College Chennai India | MSc Intl. Shipping Trade & Finance -City University Business School, London United Kingdom

Authorized Signatory under Regulations 8 of the present Customs House Agents Licensing Regulations 2004

Special Interests and Hobbies:

Avid Golfer / Tennis / Widely Travelled / Actor & Model / Loves Swimming