Raj is a Community Pharmacist in Cardiff and Managing Director of Aggarwal Group. Raj studied at the Welsh School of Pharmacy, graduating in 1972. He was in senior management with Boots plc until 1983, managing large stores throughout the country. He is a Board Member of National Pharmacy Association, Community Pharmacy Wales and Chairman of the South East region. He is also a Welsh Government appointed advisor on various Health and Pharmaceutical Committees, a member of the Ministerial Pharmacy Strategic Delivery Group and Health Wales columnist for the Western Mail. Last year he received the UK Pharmacy Business Entrepreneur of the Year award 2010 and this year was honoured with the Welsh Chemist Review special award for “outstanding contribution to Pharmacy.”
Raj has freely given of his time for philanthropic activity and is Chairman of Kidney Wales Foundation. He is also a Director and Board Member of Cardiff Business Club and Wales International Business Council.
Raj was awarded an OBE in 2007 for services to pharmacy, the Asian community and charitable services.