Shyam, together with his brother Hari, is founder of Jubilant Bhartia Group (www.jubilantbhartia.com) headquartered in New Delhi, India.

The Jubilant Bhartia Group, with 35,000 employees, has a strong presence in diverse sectors like Pharmaceuticals, Drug Discovery Services and Life Science Ingredients, Performance Polymers, Food Service (QSR), Consulting in Aerospace and Oilfield Services. Jubilant Bhartia Group has three flagships Companies- Jubilant Life Sciences Limited, Jubilant FoodWorks Limited and Jubilant Industries Limited, listed on Indian Stock Exchanges.

Shyam is the Chairman of Jubilant Life Sciences Limited and Jubilant FoodWorks Limited. He is also Chairman and Managing Director of Jubilant Pharma Limited, Singapore(a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Jubilant Life Sciences Limited).

He holds a bachelors’ degree in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta University, and is a qualified cost and works accountant & a fellow member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI).

Shyam has been associated with various institutions and has served as Member of Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. He has also served as a Member of the Executive Committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) & Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and was also a member of Task Force on Chemicals appointed by the Government of India. Shyam is a regular participant at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. He is also a member of the Chemistry &Advanced Materials Governors of the World Economic Forum.

Shyam is a strong proponent of Corporate Social Responsibility. He established Jubilant Bhartia Foundation, whose efforts are directed towards community development with focus on Primary Education, Basic Healthcare services and Livelihood generation programs. He is also deeply involved in Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award - India, a joint initiative of Jubilant Bhartia Foundation and Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, with an objective of recognising promising and successful social entrepreneurs in India.

His immense contributions have been recognized by various awards. CHEMEXCIL conferred Lifetime Achievement Award2010-11 to him. He, along with his brother, was felicitated with the Entrepreneur of the Year Awardat the prestigious AIMA Managing India Awards 2013, presented by the President of India. In 2010, the duo also shared the much-coveted Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awardfor Life Sciences & Consumer Products category.

He serves on the Board of several Public, Private and Foreign companies like Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited, India; CFCL Technologies Limited (Cayman Islands), USA and Safe Food Corporation, USA etc. He was also a Director on the Board of Air India.

Shyam is married to Shobhana, Chairperson, HT Media Limited and a Former Member of Parliament. They have two sons- Priyavrat and Shamit.