Ranjit Singh Baxi, The Royal Society of Arts FRSA
Chairman and Managing Director, International Recycling Ltd(Jan 1975 - Till Now)
London, United Kingdom
Global commercial insight, strategic finance, operational insight, and a collaborative management style, are the driving
forces behind a progressive 30-year board-level executive and non-executive career, partnering and advising
management teams on creating policies and introducing initiatives to optimise social, educational and environmental
performance in the challenging private, public, not-for-profit, voluntary sectors.
Recognised as an expert in the recycling business, challenges current thinking and takes a diligent approach to
overcoming complex business challenges and environmental issues to deliver best practice and cost-efficient solutions.
Worldwide travel facilitates leadership of talented, high performance teams to achieve excellent results in complex,
multicultural environments. Contributes to International trade journals and regular speaker on Recycling to audiences
across the Globe.
Dinesh Dhamija, MBA, Harvard University
CEO, Solar PV(Jan 2020 - Till Now)
London, United Kingdom
Dinesh Dhamija is of Indian descent. He read Law at Cambridge University, getting an MA degree in 1974. He is also an MBA from Harvard Business
He started his own brick and mortar travel business, in 1980 called Flight
Bookers and converted it into an e-commerce travel company in 1999, called ebookers.com. As this was the first e-commerce travel company in Europe, sales went from $0 to $1 Billion by2004. Employees went from 0 to 2000 in the same period. The company was based in 11countries in Europe, serving 300 Million people. Ebookers.com was quoted on both Nasdaq and London stock exchanges. In early 2005, ebookers.com was sold for half a billion dollars.
During this journey, Dinesh was awarded Entrepreneur of the year in the UK in 2003 he became a member of the British Travel Hall of Fame in 2004. He was also named the Asian Man of the Year (UK) in 2004.
Since 2005, Dinesh has focused his investments in India, Romania and the
UK; and charities in India and the UK. He is Vice Chair of the Global Board of
TiE, the entrepreneurs organisation in Silicon Valley.
Dinesh married Tani in 1977 and they have 2 sons Biren (42) and Darun (40). Tani worked with Dinesh from 1980 to 2004 in the travel business.
In addition to business and philanthropic commitments, Dinesh has spent the last 5 years supporting the Liberal Democratic party . He was elected MEP forLondon to the Eu parliament in Brussels in May 2019.
After leaving Parliament in February 2020 (Brexit) he has gone back into
business, promoting solar PV in Romania.It will be the largest solar PV plant generating 350 MW of electricity. (the second largest is 56 MW to put this in context.)