Born in June of 1978 in New Delhi, India, Bhanu Choudhrie is one of London’s leading entrepreneurs. He is most notably known for his philanthropy, strategic investments, and support of the aviation industry. Bhanu began his career by pursuing his education at the University of Boston for International Business and Marketing.

Continuing his education, Mr. Choudhrie completed Harvard business school. Following this education, Bhanu relocated back to London in 2001. Upon returning to London and with extensive education in hand, Mr.Choudhrie would go on to be a highly profitable businessman and an active philanthropist. Visit Bhanu Choudhrie on facebook to learn more about his platform.

Investments, Growth, & Aviation

In 2001 Bhanu Choudhrie launched a private equity firm C&C Alpha group alongside his family in London. To this day, Bhanu still serves as the corporation’s Director. Following his early success in private capital, Mr. Choudhrie was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards in 2008. C&C Alpha currently invests in the industries of healthcare, real estate, aviation, hospitality, and utilities. In 2006 Bhanu Choudhrie founded a subsidiary group, Alpha Aviation Group Ltd. The main goal of AAG being to train commercially competent pilots. In his subsidiary group AAG Ltd., Bhanu and his team also aim to recruit women to compensate for a global female pilot shortage. With his experience in aviation, Mr. Choudhrie has also heavily influenced the development of aviation in emerging airline markets such as India. In addition to these business ventures, Bhanu Choudhrie currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Customers Bank as well as Atlantic Coast Bank.

Charitable Efforts

Bhanu Choudhrie is a known philanthropist and charity advocate. As a member of multiple charity organizations, he serves to make an impact within a variety of fields and communities. Currently, he serves as a director for Path to Success and as a member of the YPO Mayfair Chapter. Mr. Choudhrie is also known as the founder of Stellar International Art Foundation. Stellar International Art Foundation is a non-profit organization based in both California and Bulgaria. The charity aims to assist orphans, disadvantaged children, and their families.


Alexis Kennedy and Lottie Bevan co-founded Weather Factory in 2017. Their innovative company creates interactive narrative games that deviate from the typical mainstream offerings. Marc Gagne, a full stack developer with a Master’s in Computer Science, is a long-term member of the Cultist Simulator gaming community. Gagne joined Weather Factory soon after its inception to work on Cultist and to lend his coding skills to a long-term experimental project that is now under way.

Lottie Bevan is the game producer for Weather Factory products. The company also employs the talents of several freelance game designers and graphic artists, including Martin Nerurkar, Catherine Unger, Clockwork Cuckoo and Sarah Gordon. Maribeth Solomon is an Emmy-nominated composer who writes the music tracks for the gaming software that Weather Factory develops.

Alexis Kennedy is the game designer who created Cultist Simulator, a Lovecraft-style game of apocalypse and yearning in a dysphoric future. Alexis Kennedy also created Fallen London, Sunless Sea and Dragon Age: The Last Court. One of his current projects, Book of Hours, is a non-combat puzzle RPG that is set in an occult library where a raging fire has destroyed most of the book collections and killed the librarian. The player’s task is to rebuild the ancient collections by restoring and purifying the books. Book of Hours is still under development and its date of release is as yet undetermined.

Cultist was nominated for two British Academy Awards for Game Innovation and Best Debut Game. It received the 2018 Emotional Games Award for Best Game Design and won 2015 Develop: Star Awards for Best Innovation, Best Game Design and Best Microstudio. Cultist Simulator runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android platforms. The game is available for PC from Steam, the Humble Store, and GOG. The mobile version can be downloaded from Google Play and the App Store.