A successful businessman Shri. Chandy, who has interests in the fields of education and hospitality, is the Chairman of The United Indian School, Indian Public School, Indian Central School in Kuwait and Al Alia International Indian School , Riyad, Saudi Arabia.
Prior to his endeavor in business ventures, he had made his foray into politics through active participation in Students Union activities of Kerala Students Union (KSU) in 1965. Later Shri. Thomas Chandy served as Kuttanad K.S.U. President (1970) and Youth congress President of Ambalappuzha block (1971).
Completing Diploma in Telecommunication Engineering from Institute of Engineering Technology, Chennai, he ventured into education and hospitality business leaving politics for a long 20 years.
In 2005, a new political party named DIC formed under the headship of K. Karunakaran. Shri. Thomas Chandy, contested as a DIC (K) candidate in 2006 Kerala Assembly Elections and won the seat as a Member of Legislative Assembly representing Kuttanad. Consequently he was elected to K.L.A. in 2011 and 2016.
Shri. Thomas Chandy was born to V. C. Thomas and Alyamma Thomas on 29th August 1947 in Chennamkary, Alappuzha district. Married to Mercy Chandy, the couple has three children Betty, Dr. Toby and Tessy.
Wife : Smt. Mercy Chandy
Children : Betty, Toby, Tessy.