K Pandiarajan (KPR) is one of the most well respected business leaders in India with over 28 years of experience in Management and Human Resources. As the founder of Ma Foi Management Consultants, he was at the forefront of the transformational changes that swept the HR landscape over the last two decades and pioneered the HR outsourcing concept in India.
After his pioneering role in defining HR industry, he moved to Consulting, Analytics and Educationbusinesses with the incorporation of Ma Foi Strategic Consultants P Ltd as a holding Company in the year 2012. The new venture focuses on providing high end consulting solutions to Indian Industries with the special focus on SMEs.
KPR keenly believes in the fundamental principle of empowerment at all levels and is actively involved in the CSR activities that focuses on empowering children, women and youth through education, healthcare and livelihood support. He is also a Member of Legislative Assembly of the State of Tamil Nadu in India
Ma Foi has closely worked with State and Central Governments in their skill development initiatives providing consulting and training. Currently it has tied up with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) as their Vertical Anchor for Automotive Sector to identify training partners and deliver training to cater to the skill requirement of the automotive sector across India.
- M.B.A. in PM & IR from Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur.
- Founded and built Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd into the first Public Limited HR Service provider in India with about 1600 professionals in 55 offices.
- MD & Chairman of Ma Foi Group of Companies Ltd.,
- President Indian Staffing Federation.
- Played a crucial role in the evolution of HRD as an industry in India by offering a basket of innovative HR products through Ma Foi.
- Generated career opportunities for above 3,45,000 professionals in 36 countries over the last 18 years – pioneered HR Business Process Outsourcing in India.
- Director in Kumaran Systems, Sresta Natural Bioproducts, Rudi Multi Trading Co. and Naethra Technologies.
- Member of Governing Council in Kalasalingam University, Hindustan University, Ethiraj College, Velammal Institute of Management, A.D.M. College for Women, Center for Social Initiatives and Management
- Eisenhower Fellow from India – Member of the prestigious Eisenhower network of 1800 global leaders from over 100 countries
- Member of the State Council of CII Tamil Nadu.
- Member of The Chennai Angels.
- Member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) global forum for young achievers in industry
- Charter – Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Chennai, a global forum comprising over 6000 entrepreneurs of Indian origin.
- Founder-Trustee of Sornammal Educational Trust (SET) that runs a school in Chennai for the underprivileged and has adopted over 4000 children in Chennai, Virudhunagar and Madurai Districts – Promoted micro finance & micro livelihoods through Self Help Groups for over 58,000 women.
- Founder-Trustee of Confederation of Indian Organisations for Service and Advocacy (CIOSA), a forum representing over247 NGOs in Chennai.
- Active Rotarian, Rotary Club of Sivakasi Central.
- Member of Lions Club of Sivakasi Industrial Town.
- Author of You are Appointed and AyirathilOruvan, career guidance books in Tamil for Youth.