Born in 1963, he holds a BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST). For the past 29 years he has held various key positions at Shell in Mauritius, Tunisia and Kenya. After the successful transition from Shell to Vivo Energy in 2011, he was appointed Managing Director for Vivo Energy Mauritius Limited.
Kiran is a director on various Vivo Energy Boards in and out of Mauritius. He is also the Chairman of the Mauritius Cargo Community Systems, and a non-executive director at Barclays Bank Mauritius Limited. He is also a former president of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry.