TiE LONDON BOARD

Anuj Gupta

President and Chairman

Anuj, founder of Greenvan (www.greenvan.eu), operates a home services platform akin to Amazon, offering reliable and eco-friendly tradesmen. Utilizing extensive AI and algorithms, GreenVan automates processes, providing value to customers, uplifting tradesmen, promoting environmental preservation, creating jobs, and delivering returns for investors.

Anuj, a first-generation entrepreneur, has a successful track record, including founding faXappeal, receiving accolades for Final Quadrant’s customer experience technology, and co-founding Prepay point.

He is recognized in publications like Information Week Magazine and CNBC’s Young Turks program, co-produced the acclaimed film “Soul of Sand,” serves on Subhkam Ventures’ board, holds patents, and is sought-after for his expertise and sportsmanship.

Anuj is based between London and New York, focused on AI-driven solutions with significant impact and exceptional returns.

Minhaz Manji

Minhaz Manji, with educational credentials from Sophia University in Tokyo, Bajaj Institute of Management in Mumbai, and completion of the Harvard Executive Management Program, holds the esteemed position of CEO within the First Inn Group.

This company specializes in the development and management of hotel real estate throughout the United Kingdom. Minhaz has actively engaged with TiE for the past decade, serving as a Charter Member and currently holding a position on the Board.

Alongside his professional endeavors, Minhaz passionately dedicates himself to mentoring initiatives and supporting charitable organizations. In his leisure time, he finds joy in watching sports and exploring the world through travel.

Phillip D’Costa

Phillip is the esteemed Head of Technology and IP Disputes at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP, bringing with him a wealth of experience spanning over two decades in handling intricate and high-value commercial litigation and arbitration cases.

His expertise extends to diverse areas such as corporate matters, commercial disputes, fraud investigations, technology-related issues, and financial services dispute resolution. Renowned for his legal prowess, Phillip is recognized in the prestigious Legal 500 publication.

Beyond his professional endeavors, he actively contributes to the legal community by delivering speeches, authoring publications, and participating in panel discussions on a wide range of subjects.

Dinesh Dhamija
Global Trustee

Dinesh Dhamija, the visionary entrepreneur, is renowned as the founder, former Chairman, and CEO of ebookers.com, a highly successful internet travel company in Europe.

His educational journey encompassed prestigious institutions such as Kings School, Canterbury, and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. With a career that includes notable stints at IBM and academic achievements at IMD in Lausanne and Harvard Business School, Dinesh has excelled in multiple domains. His accomplishments include being named Entrepreneur of the Year (UK) by Management Today magazine in 2003 and receiving the Asian Man of the Year award in 2004.

Dinesh’s commitment to social impact is evident through his roles as Vice Chair of the TiE Global Board, founder of Shiksha, a charity educating 1100 pupils, and founder of Chikitsa, a charity providing free medicine to 120,000 people annually.

Manish Tiwari

TiE Board Member

Specialist in Multicultural and Ethnic marketing. We work with diaspora communities across UK and Europe, the most prominent being the South Asian Disapora and African communities in the UK.

Now we offer similar services in the US and Canada too.

We are now the largest agency targeting diaspora communities in the UK with some of the most prominent UK brands – ASDA, TK Maxx, Lebara Mobile, British Heart Foundation, NHS and others. Our portfolio includes clients such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Home Loans, Air India, VFS, 7 Islands Vintage Scotch, LIC UK, Royal Sweets, NDTV 24×7, Sony among others.

Specialties: Multicultural and Ethnic Media specialist, work with a broad range of traditional and non traditional media in the UK. Outreach work and ground targeting is a big component of our strategy. We have also developed sophisticated New Media tools to target ethnic population in the UK.

Af Malhotra

TiE Board Member

Af Malhotra is a tech founder, active investor and dedicated philanthropist. He has an illustrious career in technology, having held leadership roles in global companies including: Amstrad, Fujitsu and most recently Gartner.

Af is a regular contributor in the media – having been featured as a ‘technology entrepreneur and visionary’, on the BBC News, CNBC Live, HuffPost, Financial Express Magazine, The Times, Raconteur, Bloomberg, International Finance Magazine and the Entrepreneur Magazine.

Af has acquired graduate and post-graduate degrees from Goldsmiths College, University of London (Anthropology), Kingston Business School (MA in Business), Harvard Business School (Executive Education). He is also a guest lecturer at London Business School (LBS)  and Queen Mary’s, University of London.

TiE WOMEN'S CHAIR

Ratika Puri Kapur

TiE Women’s Co-Chair

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

With a prestigious LLM Masters Degree in Public International Law from University College London, she gained valuable insights into immigration and human rights. Ratika’s career has flourished, earning her a reputable standing in the field. She is a sought-after speaker at international seminars, consulted by BBC TV, and featured in prominent newspapers.

As a UK qualified immigration lawyer, Ratika assists clients with various immigration and nationality issues, representing established businesses and individuals. With extensive experience and a high success rate, she maintains strong connections with the UK Home Office and operates her immigration consultancy in New Delhi, India.

Ratika and her team provide efficient and cost-effective services globally, leveraging their expertise and network of contacts at British High Commissions overseas.