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An Interview with Lord Jitesh Gadhia: Web Event
Aug 13, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Europe/London)

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Our series of interviews continues with a one-to-one with Lord Jitesh Gadhia on Thursday 13th August at 11am. Join us online for this special opportunity to hear from Lord Gadhia as he discusses his life experiences, and his unique perspective on business and the current climate. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end of the session. Registration for this session is essential, and it is an event not to be missed.


The session will be introduced by TiE London President, Nina Amin and the interview will be conducted by Dinesh Dhamija, a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and a politician.



Speakers

Lord Jitesh Gadhia
Lord Jitesh Gadhia is an investment banker and businessman and has been a Member of the House of Lords since September 2016. He is a board member of UK Government Investments, the centre of excellence for corporate finance and corporate governance for the UK Government and also serves on the boards of BGL Holdings, which owns comparethemarket.com, Calisen, a leading owner and manager of essential energy infrastructure assets, and Accord Healthcare Limited, a leading supplier of generic pharmaceuticals. He was a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone and has over 25 years’ financial services experience, having also held senior positions at Barclays Capital, ABN AMRO and Baring Brothers. He has advised on a wide range of high-profile M&A transactions across developed and emerging markets. He graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in economics and attended the London Business School as a Sloan Fellow.

Dinesh Dhamija
Dinesh Dhamija is the founder, former Chairman and CEO, of ebookers.com, one of Europe’s most successful internet travel companies.Educated at Kings School, Canterbury and Fitzwilliam College Cambridge, he worked in various companies including IBM. He is also an alumni of IMD in Lausanne and Harvard Business School.In 2003, Dinesh was chosen, Entrepreneur of the year (UK), by Management Today magazine. 2004 awarded Asian Man of the Year.
He is a trustee of TiE Global, founder of Shiksha, a charity that educates 1100 pupils, founder of Chikitsa, a charity that gives free medicine to 120,000 people a year.
Dinesh was elected as a Liberal Democrat MEP in 2019, having served as the Deputy Treasurer of the Liberal Democratic party. He is also a member of the fundraising committee of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

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