The Sanctum Team - Sanctum

The Sanctum Team

The team behind the show brings unparalleled experience to the table. Besides having strong business acumen, they also lend a definitive flair and style to Sanctum. As a result of their passion, creativity, hands on approach and effort, Sanctum has truly been able to Raise the Bar.

Baba Chandok

Managing Director

Sanctum is driven by the passionate energy of Baba Chandok. Baba Chandok learned the ropes of the trade at the prestigious hotel school Ecole Les Roches, Switzerland. He lived in the beautiful

Sarbdeep Singh Chandok (Baba)

Managing Director

Sanctum is driven by the passionate energy of Baba Chandok. Baba Chandok learned the ropes of the trade at the prestigious hotel school Ecole Les Roches, Switzerland. He lived in the beautiful country of Switzerland for 13 years, running several bars and restaurants in Zurich. Baba returned to India with the vision to spice up the hospitality service industry here with his international experience. Other than Sanctum, Baba also runs the very successful Baba da Dhaba which is a new start-up, seeing success in this new endeavor, Baba is looking to expand his business. He is also actively involved in the 9 Hole Heritage Golf Resort. Baba believes in a very hands-on management approach ensuring all customers go back home happy.

Baba loves to Golf and is a certified golf professional, he is a member of the Swiss Professional Golfers Association.

Pradeep Kupa Raju

Director

Pradeep Kupparaju aged 38 years old lives in Bangalore, he is a Director of Chancery Group of Hotels. He is a Hospitality and Accounting graduate from Victoria University, Melbourne.

Pradeep Kupa Raju

Director

Pradeep Kupparaju aged 38 years old lives in Bangalore, he is a Director of Chancery Group of Hotels. He is a Hospitality and Accounting graduate from Victoria University, Melbourne. Pradeep started his career working for various reputed hotel chains, including Hilton Hotels and Hyatt Hotels, through which gained experience in the hospitality industry. Later, he returned to India to start one of the premier night clubs in Bangalore known as Figa. At Fuga, he helped setup the kitchen and implemented Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for stores, accounts, service and also assisted in day to day operations at Fuga. During the past few years, he has also been actively involved in redefining his family run hospitality businesses by bringing in a culture of world class service and benchmark standards of quality.

Naveen Raju

Director

Naveen MC Raju, aged 33, He is also a director of Chancery Group of Hotels studied BSc Economics at London School of Economics. He has also completed his pre-university education in Brighton College, London.

Manoj Varma

Founder

Manoj Varma, aged 42, did his schooling in India and continued his education in London.  He started his working career in his family business of garment exports ICU, now he has a port folio of Rice Mills in Cambodia and Garment Export and Real Estate in India!

Manoj Varma

Founder

Manoj Varma, aged 42, did his schooling in India and continued his education in London. He started his working career in his family business of garment exports ICU, now he has a port folio of Rice Mills in Cambodia and Garment Export and Real Estate in India! He set up the Delhi operations and was responsible for bringing in new clients and overseeing the operations in the North. ICU employs over 2500 people and exports over 5 million garments. He is still involved as a consultant for the company. He then was founding member of Fusion Investments which started its operations in 2005 in India, and is involved in developing software parks, residential projects and hotels to the tune of $150 million. This business has now diversified into Cambodia, where they are setting up a resort, and a rice processing mill which will be the largest in the country and is also involved in the radio space (single frequency for the whole country and one of its kind). The initial investments in these projects are $25 million and going up to $80 million. Most recently he has entered his family retail business working with Turquoise and Gold and has opened stores in Bangalore and Goa and are planning on opening 5 more stores in the next 2 years. This is a high end brand for the Indian market and will soon be launched internationally as well. In addition he is a board member on his wife’s alcohol beverage business called I Brands Beverages India Pvt. They manufacture and distribute alcohol for the mass market in four states in India with three more opening this year. He is actively pursuing deals for international brands to be launched in India and is consulting on opening up a Vodka factory.

Preetham BH

Director

Preetham BH, aged 34 years, is a graduate in Business Management. He started his entrepreneurial stint with retail outlets for Home, Car and Multimedia where he spent 10 years of his career. As a Director at Sanctum, he is responsible for overseeing the administrative back-end.

Preetham BH

Director

Aged 34 years, is a graduate in Business Management. He started his entrepreneurial stint with retail outlets for Home, Car and Multimedia where he spent 10 years of his career. As Director of Sanctum, he manages the administrative backend.

Rahul

Club Manager

Third generation France educated hotelier, experience and skills honed and refined in some of the world’s best hotels and resorts across Europe, Canada and India Multi Lingual, well-travelled and culturally savvy executive who believes in People power.

Rahul

Founder

Third generation France educated hotelier, experience and skills honed and refined in some of the world’s best hotels and resorts across Europe, Canada and India Multi Lingual, well-travelled and culturally savvy executive who believes in People power. Unique ability to walk into any setting and make things or situations better especially in a city like Bangalore. Armed with experience, young age and tremendous reserves of energy. Clearly a favorite of celebrities and doyens of industry. He had the privilege of hosting CEO’s and MD’s of prominent organizations.

Pre opening Managers for establishments like Olive Beach, Yauatcha (Michelin Star Restaurant from London . Royal Club Leela Palace, Chambers in Taj Hotels

Preetham BH

Director

Preetham BH, aged 34 years, is a graduate in Business Management. He started his entrepreneurial stint with retail outlets for Home, Car and Multimedia where he spent 10 years of his career. As a Director at Sanctum, he is responsible for overseeing the administrative back-end.

Preetham BH

Director

Aged 34 years, is a graduate in Business Management. He started his entrepreneurial stint with retail outlets for Home, Car and Multimedia where he spent 10 years of his career. As Director of Sanctum, he manages the administrative backend.

Pradeep Kupa Raju

Director

Pradeep Kupparaju aged 33 years old lives in Bangalore and married to Shri Lakshmi. He is Hospitality and Accounting graduate from Victoria University, Melbourne. His career started early working for various reputed…

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