Saturday 27 February 2021

OKS King's Talk: Dinesh Dhamija

When

Wednesday 3rd March, 7:45 pm 

Where

Online via Zoom

We are looking forward to Dinesh Dhamija's (GR 1968-69) King's Talk about entrepreneurship and current affairs. All OKS are invited, and the event is free.

Dinesh will be interviewed by George Harrison (Current Housemaster of Marlowe House).

Register: To register, please click here.

"Do you want to be an Entrepreneur?"

Dinesh was in The Grange at King’s from 1968-69. After graduating from Cambridge, IMD Lausanne and Harvard Business School, Dinesh launched a successful business career. In 1980, he started Dabin Travel from a tiny kiosk in Earls Court station and through much hard work, grew this business into eBookers.com, a Nasdaq and FTSE250 listed company. The company reached sales of US$1bn, employed 2,000 and had offices in 12 countries before selling in 2005.

As a self-taught entrepreneur Dinesh learned to weather many challenges such as the crash 9/11 shoot, Iraq war and SARS, internet crash. He is now a business advisor and uses his expertise to help others by working in the charity sector. He also became inspired to make a difference in society and joined the Lib Dem party in 2014, becoming a Member of European Parliament.

 

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