People

Mr Anil Sharma

Patron
A senior community and business leader. A long-standing executive committee member of the Punjabi Society of The British Isles. He has mentored up and coming entrepreneurs and prospective young British Indians who have a future in representing the community either in local government or parliament.

Dr Ravi Gidar

Patron
Having qualified as a pharmacist in 1981 Ravi took on a position of relief manager for Boots. From here building up a chain of 10 pharmacies within the South east.

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 Tejinder Sekhon

Patron
Tejinder is a self-made award-winning entrepreneur; he has founded two start-ups, which have become multi-million pound companies. He strongly believes in doing business with consciousness: his development company “Redsky Homes” is renowned for both sustainable and ethical development. Tejinder is a philanthropist at heart and has done considerable charitable work in Odhisa and Punjab.

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 Anil Kumar

Patron
Over 24 years of experience in commodity space In all kind of ferrous and non ferrous metal right from mining, smelting, processing, Trading, Hedging, structure and commodity financing. Chair for Europe One YPO. Regular contributor to CNBC, Europe on commodities, metals.

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
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet
Theresa Villiers was appointed Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 24 July 2019 in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new Cabinet. Serving as Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnett since 2005. Theresa also 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 Nayaz Qazi

Director
​​​​​​​Head of Legal at Sun Mark Ltd and Special Advisor to the Chairman its Dr Rami Ranger CBE.  Deputised on the Apprenticeship Delivery Board and a Member of Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network. Worked with leading economist and former Head of Skills development for India, Dr Narendra Jadhav MP in the area of Labour Law Compliance. Was an advisor to Mrs Salma Ansari, wife of former Vice President of India, in the widening of education to impoverished children. Between 2010-15, was a regular speaker in the UAE on key subjects to the region including capacity building, women empowerment and the Nation Agenda.