Mr. Paul Chandra Kumar, after completing his school in Chennai, joined the D. G. Vaishnav College, Chennai where he pursued his B. Com Degree (Bachelor of Commerce). Upon graduation, he pursued Cost Accountancy and in 1993 he completed his course and became an Associate of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) and thereby a certified Cost and Management Accountant.
Mr. Paul Chandra Kumar started his career with TIIC a Tamil Nadu State Financial Corporation and after a short stint there, joined the SPIC Group (Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd) working in various functional roles in the Accounts and Finance Departments, within various group companies like Caltex SPIC India Ltd and Indo-Jordan Chemicals Company Ltd. He was with the SPIC Group from 1994 to 2013 and at the time of his resignation was designated as an Assistant General Manager - Finance.
On 1st April 2013, he joined Craigmore Plantations (India) Private Limited as its Chief Financial Officer, looking after Accounts, Finance, Taxation, Secretarial and Administrative functions of this Company.