Prior to joining the Chamber, Raju was the Managing Director of the Board of Investment and was responsible for putting in place a robust investment promotion strategy for the country and creating an enabling businesss environment . He was tasked to develop an aggressive FDI attraction strategy and spearheaded the opening up of the country to investment and to Foreign talents . He was responsible for the marketing of the country internationally as an investment destination and led a number of high level missions in the various capitals of the World.
Until 2005 , Raju was a Partner in De Chazal Du Mee responsible for Corporate Finance Advisory and Business Consulting. He has worked extensively in Africa and alongside Arthur Andersen partners on a range of infrastructure assignments during that time. He also delivered lectures at the Arthur Andersen Center for Professional Education in Chicago.
He is a Fellow of the Insitute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 2000, having been an Associate member since 1989 when he left private practice in london to join De Chazal Du Mee in Mauritius . He has served on numerous international boards and currently sits on a number of funds as a non executive director .