People

Mr Amrish Patel

Patron & Treasurer
Amrish has built a reputation as a leading, international eco residential designer developer, my private client list includes some of the worlds well known business leaders . Amrish is one of the UK’s most respected architectural designer and currently working on major projects in the UK, across Europe and in the Middle East and Asia.

Mr Rishi Patel

Patron
Rishi Patel is an innovative and versatile leader with over a decade experience in financial service, financial markets and financial technology.

Mr Bob Blackman MP

Vice Chair
Member of Parliament for Harrow East
Serving as Member of Parliament for Harrow East since 2010. In 2010 he was elected a member of the Communities and Local Government Select Committee and elected Secretary of the 1922 in 2015. Between 2004 and 2008 Bob was also member of the Greater London Assembly for Brent and Harrow . He was Party leader at Brent Council from 1990 to 2010.

Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP

Vice Chair
Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet
Serving as Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnett since 2005. Served as Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury between 2005-2007, Shadow Chief Secretary of State for Transport between 2007-2010. Minister of State at the Department of Transport ( Rail and Aviation) between 2010-2012 and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland between 2012-2016.

Mr Paul Scully MP

Vice Chair
Member of Parliament for Sutton and Cheam
Serving as a Member of Parliament Sutton and Cheam since 2015. Appointed Prime Minister’s trade envoy to Brunei, Thailand and Burma. Paul is also the Party’s Vice Chairman for the London region. Prior to being elected an MP’, he was Party Leader at Sutton Council 2007

Mr Zac Goldsmith MP

Co-Chairman
MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston
Zac Goldsmith was born in 1975, and grew up in Richmond where he has lived for most of his life.
He was first elected MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston in 2010 and re-elected in 2015.
He has been voted among the top MPs for engagement with his constituents, and has won numerous awards for his campaigns in Parliament.

Dr Rami Ranger CBE

Co-Chairman
Dr Rami Ranger is a founding member of the Hindu Forum of Britain, and Chairman of the Pakistan, India & UK Friendship Forum, and the British Sikh Association. His company, Sun Mark Ltd, is the only company in the UK to have awarded 5 consecutive Queens Awards for the enterprise.

Mahendra Sinh C Jadeja

Advisor to CFI
Mahendra’s motto has always been “to serve”. Over the last 3 decades he has dedicated his time to serve the community. A Proud Guajarati and British Community representative, always looking at how the community can lead a more happy and prosperous life to provide a better future for future generations not just in London but across the UK. With BREXIT on the horizon, Mahendra is working tirelessly to further develop and reinforce the ties between the UK and India.

Suresh Joshi

Advisor to CFI
Suresh Joshi is a veteran Journalist Broadcaster, thought leader, Asian pioneer in Independent Radio  -“ Geet Mala”, with LBC Radio – Radio Luxembourg – Star FM – BRMB Radio –  Beacon Radio –Radio 210- Mercia Sound - Radio Harmony - Sky News.
He is the Director General of The Asian Guild – co Founded with Lord King of West Bromwich – Lord Peter Archer of Sandwell.
The General Secretary of the Sandwell Amritsar Friendship Association – First City of India twinned with Sandwell. West Midlands.
Vice Chair Internationalisation –CPD, India’s largest educational group - Hi Tech Hospitals and Medical Colleges, Orissa.