People

Swatantra Jain


Swatantra Jain has over 30 years of experience in international trade and is a business partner with Vinmar International, a highly successful global plastics and petrochemicals company.

Currently serving as Pratham USA’s chief financial officer, Swatantra is a past president of Pratham Houston and a board member of Magic Bus, another charity devoted to providing education to India’s underprivileged children.

A founding member and chairman of JVB Meditation Center Houston, he also serves on the board of Interfaith Ministries of Houston and as the director-at-large of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston. Swatantra has been honored by India House, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and Pratham USA for his outstanding community leadership and service and was the recipient of their 2010 Philanthropist of the Year Award.

Swatantra is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Born in Sialkot West Pakistan, India, Swatantra currently resides in Houston with his wife, Bimla.