Since 2011, GPZ has assisted more than 125 companies to establish their operations in India. We specialize in taking diverse businesses into new markets in India seamlessly. Our track record, coupled with a strong network of references helps us connect with the key decision-makers.
Our sales team, with the support of our in-house business operations teams, provide direct solutions to sell your products in India. We are a team of diverse individuals with regional and international business expertise.
At Gajra Pai & Zhu
We provide market access consulting for companies and investors preparing to venture in India.
We see ourselves as long-term partners to our clients.
We help our clients to achieve their goals to grow in India.
Varun Indra Gajra Managing Director
Varun started his first company when he was 14 and has first-hand experience in Manufacturing, Financial Markets and Consulting. He has acquired significant international experience in financial, legal and compliance environments over the last 15 years. Varun worked with JP Morgan Chase and HDFC Standard Life Insurance before founding GPZ.
Giriraj Pai Vernekar Executive Director
Giriraj is a Policy Consultant, specializing in the areas of Aerospace, Defense and Security related matters. He has also served in the Government, as Special Assistant to the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, during 2012-2015. During this period, he observed and participated in policymaking. He was also the Founder General Secretary of NGO ‘Friends of Good Governance’ which played a stellar role in the change of Government Policy in Goa in the year 2012.
Celeste Zhu Executive Director
Celeste has spent a significant amount of time across India, South East Asia and Europe working with companies in different verticals. She has an in-depth understanding of the Indian, Chinese and Belgian business environment and possesses extensive experience in building relationships between Indian and Chinese and Belgian companies. Celeste has worked hands-on to set up manufacturing units for a number of clients. She can speak Chinese, English, and Tamil.
Tom Hertsens Director
With over 20 years of experience, Tom has rich experience in business management and multinational resources and has built an excellent international network. He currently works in a senior management role in the technology sector at a major Fortune 100 company. Tom is based in Ghent.
Matthieu Lecompte Director
Matthieu is a professional lawyer and a member of the Belgian Bar Association, based in Belgium. Matthieu graduated from the Faculty of Law of Ghent University, and worked in a well-known Belgian law firm. He is an external legal consultant to a number of well-known companies. He has an excellent track record in working in contract law, construction law, tort liability law, public international law, and government procurement. Matthieu is fluent in Dutch, French, English and German.
Chathuka Senanayake Director
Chathuka is a young entrepreneur, who hails from a founding family of Sri Lanka. He has acquired years of experience in Government and semi-Government sectors, playing a pivotal role in developing the roadmap for Colombo Vision 2020 and Public Utility Infrastructure, in collaboration with key Government agencies, boards of investment, urban planners and construction firms.
To have integrity as the foundation of our enterprise
To make every interaction clear and simple
To ensure that our solutions
Our mission & vision
To provide the easiest sales solutions for foreign companies expanding into the Indian market
To generate $100 million annual sales in India for our clients by 2024