Raja Ram is the Pro-Chancellor Botho University. He is a Chartered Accountant and since 1980 has been the Managing Partner and President of Grant Thornton, an accounting firm currently ranked the third largest in Botswana with a present staff complement of 148 including 99 Batswana. The firm was started under the name of Acumen in 1976 and became the Botswana member of Grant Thornton International in 1992. Ram acquired the practice in 1980 with nine clients, a single room rented office and no employees and since then he has actively championed the employing, training, and personal development of a strong citizen workforce and spearheaded the phenomenal growth of the organization. He has also been the General Manager and Director of Leo Enterprises, an Indian-based Pharmaceutical Distributor, since 1976, and was responsible for the growth of this organization from a value of Rs.1 million to Rs.8 million. It is currently the largest Pharmaceutical Logistics Company in Kerala, India.