Raja Ram
Bsc, ACA (India), FCA(Botswana)

Raja Ram

Raja Ram is the President of Grant Thornton in Botswana and is the founder of the firm. He oversees the policy matters of the practise by chairing the policy board of the firm.

Raja Ram worked as the financial controller for one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in India before he came to Botswana. He started Acumen in 1980 operating from a single rented office in Gaborone. His contributions is one of the key factors for the growth of the firm

Sector experience
Raja actively championed the employing, training and personal development of a strong Botswana workforce along with the phenomenal growth of the organisation.

He has been responsible for advising and attracting many investors into the country. A large number of Botswana investors and entrepreneurs look up to his financial experience and expertise for their business success.  His contributions to them are commendable. Professional qualifications and memberships

Botswana Institute of Accountants (BIA)

  • President (1995-1996)
  • Vice President (1994-1995)
  • Council Member (1991-1996)
  • Fellow Member since the establishment of BIA in 1990

High Level Consultative Committee (HLCC)

  • Advisory board for the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Government of Botswana
  • Private Sector Member (1998-present)

Botlhale English Medium Primary School

  • Chairman (2007- present)
  • Founder Member. Director and Treasurer– since 1998

American Business Council in Botswana

  • Charter Member, Director and Treasurer (1995-present)

Community involvement

Raja takes leaderships in many community and social activities involving various charitable organisations. He is a well known figure amongst various communities in Botswana.

Contact details
Plot 50370
Acumen Park
P O Box 1157
Gaborone, Botswana

T: +267 395-2313
E: rram@grantthornton.co.bw