Asian Business Association Committee

Meet the ABA Committee members

The Asian Business Association (ABA) specialises in the needs of Asian businesses and helps create the best economic conditions in which businesses can flourish, locally, nationally and globally. It is the premier voice for Asian businesses in London. The ABA Committee is chaired by Tony Matharu, Founder and Chairman, Integrity International Group and Global Hospitality Services.

Tony Matharu

Committee Chair. Chair and Founder, Integrity International Group & Blue Orchid Hotels

Has founded many successful start-up organizations, received a Special Recognition Award for his Contribution to London’s Success, a Technology & Innovation Award, recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Letters, is a regular adviser and commentator on entrepreneurship and hospitality and combines his passion for...
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Vandana Dass

Managing Director, Davenport Solicitors Limited

Vandana is an award winning Senior Solicitor. She guides and supports businesses make the right HR, Employment and Immigration decisions so that they can flourish and owners can concentrate on growing their business. Vandana has lectured law at the South Bank and Open Universities.

Abby Ghafoor

Founder and CEO, arc Management Consulting Limited

Abby Ghafoor has collated over 25 years of experience within Marketing and Management Consulting. She is the founder and CEO of arc Management Consulting Limited (based in London and Paris), which specialises in Marketing and Business consultancy services across various industries and platforms.

Tarun Ghulati

President & CEO, Squared Watermelon Ltd

Tarun Ghulati is a seasoned CEO with an enviable track record of leading financial services businesses globally primarily with Citibank and HSBC including as Non Executive Chairman of a bank. He has lived and worked in 7 countries and sat on over 35 boards internationally.

Harshad Kothari

Principal, SAS Consultancy – Chartered Certified Accountants

Qualified Accountant with 40 year’s commercial experience. Own Practice for over 30 years, providing complete accountancy and Taxation Services, including business advice and mentoring. Acted as FD and Non-Executive Director. Currently working closely with Clients and KPMG on a special assignment, with KPMG’s recommendation.

Rahul Mehta

Chief Operating Officer, MITIS Health & Axon Diagnostics

Rahul is a serial entrepreneur, taking his 30yrs+ IT experience, drive and passion to create solutions in the Med Tech space that benefit patients, the NHS & their staff. Rahul is a non-exec for Day Lewis plc and is a qualified hypnotherapist.

Kalpesh Patel

Founder & Guardian of the Club

With a track record in media publishing and luxury, Kalpesh is the founder of the private membership network, Foundxrs Club in London. The vision for the club and Kalpesh is to create an eco-system of likeminded people on a mission of growth and evolution.

Mahanta Bahadur Shrestha

Chairman, Khukuri Beer

The idea is to deliver quality beer in the UK initiated when there was a demand for Asian beer to blend with oriental cuisine The Khukuri beer brand has been growing consistently and has gained credibility and loyalty by many.

Haarprit S Suri

Director, Suri London Properties Holdings Ltd

His business is residential & student accommodation in property sector. He is a Freeman at The World Traders company, City Livery, Chairman Park Royal Business Group, Board member Bridge India, Ealing Acton Business Club, Member of Council LCCI.