Sonu Shivdasani is an alumnus of Eton College and Oxford University. With his wife, Eva, he created Six Senses Resorts & Spas, opening with Soneva Fushi in 1995. At the time of its sale in 2012, the Six Senses Group had grown to 26 resorts and 41 Six Senses Spas. Since 2012, Sonu and Eva focus their attention on Soneva Resorts, Residences & Spas. They have established The SLOW LIFE Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting the development and operation of projects and campaigns that have a positive environmental, social and economic impact.