TiE LONDON BOARD

Nina Amin
President

Nina is a qualified chartered accountant and started her career in auditing with a medium sixed firm.  She joined Andersen’s to specialise in tax in 1981 and has been with KPMG since 1997. She has over 25 years of experience in providing commercial tax and financial advice across a broad range of areas including corporate Governance, M&A transactions, due diligence, transfer pricing, reorganisations and financing. She has particular expertise in co-ordinating group tax compliance and dealing with HMRC on UK tax compliance and investigations.  Nina was appointed as head of Asian markets on 1 January 2013, with the aim of building relationships with Indian and Chinese businesses and generating significant revenues from these businesses.

Nina has won a number of awards including the 2008 Professional of the Year and the 2009 Asian Who’s Who Leadership award.   She was a board member of KPMG’s Advisory Council and a visiting lecturer at Bedfordshire University. She is an elected member of the CBI London Council and sits on the China Business Association committee.  Nina has also been appointed to the Prince’s Trust Women In Leadership Group and is a Trustee for Lepra, a UK registered charity.  She was awarded an MBE in 2013 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Nina advises a range of clients including multinationals, private equity backed companies, and listed companies.  She is also involved in advising Chinese and Indian companies wishing to set up in the UK including advice on structuring, planning and ongoing compliance.

Dinesh Dhamija
Global Trustee

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, (an entrepreneurs organisation), 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 is the Deputy Treasurer of the Liberal Democratic party. He is also a member of the fundraising committee of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.

Sid Narang
Start ups & TiE UK Angels

Sid Narang is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of TheSqua.re Group, a tech enabled global mobility company that provides 4 Star Serviced Apartments in key business destinations across the world.

Sid has lead the business from its inception to a USD 10m+ run rate in 6 years without any venture funding. Despite rapid 90% CAGR topline growth, TheSqua.re has continuously received industry recognition and awards for Outstanding Quality/Product in each of 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. TheSqua.re currently manages an exquisite portfolio of prime London real estate assets of Gross Asset Value in excess of USD 200m. TheSqua.re’s Group is headquartered in Bank, the nerve centre of London’s capital markets with a fast growing Asia Pacific hub in New Delhi, India, and two new offices planned for 2017 in New York and Paris.

Prior to embarking on his entrepreneurial journey, Sid achieved rapid success on Wall Street, becoming a Vice President of Citigroup in London at the age of 27. He began his career structuring synthetic structured credit instruments (CDO, ABS, CDS) at Morgan Stanley in NYC, and moved to a proprietary investments role at Citigroup where he traded multi-billion dollar portfolios of credit instruments and lead the funding and acquisition of multiple small banks across Europe.

Minhaz Manji

Minhaz Manji was educated at Sophia University, Tokyo and Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai, India as well as the Harvard Executive Management Program.  He is currently the CEO of the First Inn Group of companies which is a developer and manager of hotel real estate in the United Kingdom.

Minhaz has been a Charter Member of TiE for the past ten years and is currently a Board Member. Involved in mentoring and various charities, he enjoys watching sport and travelling.

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Radhika Seth
TWE

Radhika Seth is the Founder and CEO of SEQUOIA London, an International Interior Architecture and Design company headquartered in Mayfair. As an established thought leader in the luxury goods market, with more than two decades of experience, Radhika has become a leading influence in the industry. Having worked in her family business NARR International since 1994, Radhika developed an unparalleled knowledge in the sourcing of decorative accessories, antiques, tableware and art for ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNW).

In 2007 Radhika set up Luxury Interiors, adding luxury Interior Design and turnkey sourcing services to her existing clients internationally. In 2014, she founded Luxury Interiors London adding project management, art and lifestyle advisories to their list of services. Earlier this year, Radhika merged her companies and rebranded as SEQUOIA London, combining all of the services to offer a complete bespoke solution to her UHNWI clients across London and Internationally.

Rickie Sehgal

Rickie Sehgal is Chairman of Transputec Ltd, an innovative IT solutions company. Rickie is a graduate of Computing & Physics from Chelsea College University of London, and Harvard Business School educated.  An entrepreneur and businessman to his core, Rickie has achieved international recognition and success by combining a strong innovative talent and can-do attitude. With 30 years of experience in the information technology sector he has a formidable understanding of technology and the benefits it brings to society and commerce.

Rickie is also a senior executive of the Hindu Forum of Britain and helped the organisation become the voice of UK Hindus to government, media and commerce. He has played a key role in organising the 2005 and 2006 Diwali in London celebration in Trafalgar Square in collaboration with Ken Livingstone and the Mayor of London’s office. Now a landmark event in London’s festival calendar, it is the largest Diwali event celebrated and televised outside of India. He was also instrumental in bringing the Hindu Festival to the House of Commons. The British Prime Minister, David Cameron attended the event in 2009

Taher Tayeb

Taher Tayeb is the CEO & Founder of Estee Group, a Real Estate company specialising in the development and management of UK based hotels and the development of residential properties.  Since initiating his career in Real Estate in 1992, Taher has built a strong reputation and presence in the hotel industry.

He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and is passionate about fostering youth entrepreneurship through mentoring up and coming entrepreneurs and investing in various startup companies.

Taher enjoys playing golf and Badminton in his spare time

Ratika Puri Kapur

TW

Ratika is an internationally acclaimed lawyer and a senior consultant at a highly successful UK Law Firm based in Central London, specialising in corporate and private UK Immigration law and Nationality matters.

She has established links at the Home Office in the UK, and over 17 years of relevant experience with an almost 100% success record. Apart from the law firm in the UK, Edward Marshall Solicitors, where she is based, Ratika also has her own UK immigration consultancy in New Delhi, India, specializing in UK immigration and nationality matters. Ratika and her team’s expertise in this area and substantial experience has allowed them to form relationships with the British High Commissions overseas including an excellent network of contact which enables them to provide an efficient, timely and cost effective service to their clients in the UK and globally.

TiE WOMEN'S CHAIRS

Radhika Seth

TiE Women’s Chair

Radhika Seth is the Founder and CEO of SEQUOIA London, an International Interior Architecture and Design company headquartered in Mayfair. As an established thought leader in the luxury goods market, with more than two decades of experience, Radhika has become a leading influence in the industry. Having worked in her family business NARR International since 1994, Radhika developed an unparalleled knowledge in the sourcing of decorative accessories, antiques, tableware and art for ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNW).

In 2007 Radhika set up Luxury Interiors, adding luxury Interior Design and turnkey sourcing services to her existing clients internationally. In 2014, she founded Luxury Interiors London adding project management, art and lifestyle advisories to their list of services. Earlier this year, Radhika merged her companies and rebranded as SEQUOIA London, combining all of the services to offer a complete bespoke solution to her UHNWI clients across London and Internationally.

Ratika Puri Kapur

TiE Women’s Co-Chair

Ratika is an internationally acclaimed lawyer and a senior consultant at a highly successful UK Law Firm based in Central London, specialising in corporate and private UK Immigration law and Nationality matters.

She has established links at the Home Office in the UK, and over 17 years of relevant experience with an almost 100% success record. Apart from the law firm in the UK, Edward Marshall Solicitors, where she is based, Ratika also has her own UK immigration consultancy in New Delhi, India, specializing in UK immigration and nationality matters. Ratika and her team’s expertise in this area and substantial experience has allowed them to form relationships with the British High Commissions overseas including an excellent network of contact which enables them to provide an efficient, timely and cost effective service to their clients in the UK and globally.