Venugopalan Nair (Venu) graduated with a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University, India, and has been in the U.A.E. for the past thirty-five years of which thirty years have been with PKF as an Administrator. Prior to that he worked for about five years in various organisations in Mumbai where he was involved in a wide range of administrative activities.
He is nicknamed “Arnold” by his gym mates as he has been passionate about body-building right from his school days and which he still continues with the same vigor. Venu’s wife, Gayathri is a teacher by profession and has worked with various schools in Dubai. Gayathri is a well-known Bharath Natyam (Indian classical dance form) dancer. They have a daughter, Gitanjali, who works as a marketing executive and, simultaneously, is pursuing a master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Wollongong, Dubai campus.