Appointed Director 1996. Dr Shankerdas is an Industrialist. He is Managing Director, G. Shankerdas and Sons (SL) Limited and R.K. Distilleries Limited. Director, United Bank of Africa (SL) Limited, Jourdan Limited, Sierra Leone Rubber Company Limited and The University of Sierra Leone Development Fund. He is Director Maya Limited, Kasho Limited and Amara Enterprises. He is Honorary Consul – General of Japan.
Past President of Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture and the Rotary Club of Freetown. He is a recipient of the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Civil Law Honoris Causa) – University of Sierra Leone and was also appointed Commissioner to the Monuments and Relics Commission.
Member of the Order of the Rokel, Member of the Rising Sun – Awarded by the Emperor of Japan and Commander of the Order of the Republic