Chandra Arya

Your member of parliament for


Nepean

Chandra Arya

Your member of parliament for


Nepean

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Meet Chandra Arya

Business executive, community activist, and father, Chandra Arya is relentless in his efforts to improve the lives of those around him.

It is important to our families and, in particular, our young people that we attract highly-skilled, high-paying jobs. Chandra’s experience as a businessman and board member of Invest Ottawa has provided him with an understanding of what is required to attract the high-quality jobs of the future. As your Member of Parliament, he is working with all levels of government and the private sector to achieve this.

Chandra has also served on the boards of the OCISO Not-for-Profit Housing Corporation, Ottawa Community Immigrants Services Organization and the Hindu Society of Ottawa Carleton. He previously served as Chair of the Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber, President of the Indo-Canadian Community Centre Inc., and was the founding director of the Federation of Canadian Brazilian Businesses.

Chandra holds Bachelor of Engineering and Masters of Business Administration degrees, and was professionally certified by the Canadian Securities Institute as a Canadian Investment Manager.

Chandra currently lives in Nepean with his wife Sangeetha, who works with the Ottawa Catholic School Board. Their son Sid is in the process of qualifying as a Chartered Professional Accountant.