British Indian Business Forum | BIBF


Atul Joshi


Atul has started and managed companies within the furniture industry including Indus Valley, which supplies the likes of DFS, House of Fraser and John Lewis.

Sam Sangha

Vice Chairman

Asiana Ltd, is one of the leading importers and distributors of Oriental Foods and Beverages.

Thalej Vasishta

Secretary & Media Enquiries

Thalej Vasishta is MD and Senior Solicitor at specialist Immigration Practice Paragon Law.

Tej Basson


Tej Basson is the Managing Partner of Pension Savings Investment Annuity Mortgage LLP (PSIAM LLP) – Independent Financial Advisers directly authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Bob Bhabra BIBF

Bob Bhabra


Bob is a Chartered Engineer and started and ran a design and manufacturing business.

Founding members

Michael Johal

Founding Member

Michael Johal has a proven track record in successfully establishing and developing clothing.

Arv Soar

Founding Member

Arv Soar is a successful property entrepreneur with over 15 years industry experience. He is MD of PIP group of companies, who specialise in buying, developing, letting and selling properties.

Peter Johal

Founding Member

Peter (Mohinder) has built a large portfolio of businesses including retail, investment property and within the hospitality industry.


Jaswant Bilkhu


Dr Jas Bilkhu has led a successful career in the medical profession in the East Midlands with credits to his name including Postgraduate Medical Dean at the University of Nottingham, heading up five partner General Practices and currently leads the pastoral network for GPs in difficulty in his retirement.

Dominic Hayer


Dominic Hayer is Managing Director and proprietor of Goosedale Conferencing and Banqueting.

Sukhi Ghuman


Group Chairman & CEO of Octavian – international provider of security, facilities management, IT and training. Formerly practising as a Corporate Lawyer for a market leading firm.

Davinder S Virdi


Davinder is Founder CEO and Group Managing Director.

Walaiti Rathore


Specialising in all aspects of licensing, gambling issues and applications.

Anil Puri


Anil Puri is Chairman at Purico Limited, based in Nottingham. He takes a keen interest in motorcycles, fine wines and new technology. He has full executive responsibilities for the HO management of this leading edge international manufacturing group.