Kiran Mehta
JITO UK Chairperson
Kiran is MD for Igloo Finance Ltd providing Mortgages, Commercial Loans support and focusing particularly on Bridging Finance. Igloo Finance Pier to Pier lending model benefits the lenders greatly with the return on their investments. He is also a Business Coach and Mentor. Previously, Kiran was a Regional Director with Lloyds Bank; responsible for 140 Branches delivering over £100m profit contribution. Kiran is a Trustee for Jain Samaj Manchester and having been involved with JITO UK from the start, Kiran has used his experience to focus on the organisation's progress and growth.
Manoj Kumar Malu
JITO UK Secretary
Dr Malu is a Consultant Physician in the NHS and a well-known name in the field of Sexual Health and HIV Medicine. He has set up a chain of private sexual health clinics operating under the brand name Complete Sexual Health. He is passionate about the power of networking and its value as an agent of positive social change. He played a key role in establishing JITO in UK. He lives in Solihull with his wife and two children.
Mahendra Bagrecha
JITO UK Board Member
Mahendra has started accounting career in India, received ACCA Professional Qualification and Membership in UK. He has a proven track record of supporting business growth, with specific experience in establishing financial reporting structures and KPIs, preparing and presenting financial statements, and performance ratio analysis. He is particularly adept at re-engineering internal processes to enhance information quality, improve efficiency and reduce costs.
Sulabh Jain
JITO UK Board Member
Sulabh Jain is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and has been working in Finance IT since past 14 years. He has been providing business process and solution consulting on enterprise software applications to Fortune 500 customers across many countries. He is also involved in a venture providing mobility applications and e-commerce solution to start-up and mid-size companies. He lives in Solihull with his wife and two children.
Sangeeta Bavisha
JITO UK Board Member
Sangeeta Bavisha is a Certified Chartered Accountant (FCCA) by profession and has been working as a portfolio finance director / financial controller for over 25 years . She specialises in developing , enhancing and managing the financial and operational functions in SMEs . Sangeeta has also been an member of the Navnat Executive Committee for over 5 years actively involved in leading and helping organise events for the jain community.
Ashish Jain
JITO UK Board Member
Ashish is Director for LifeStyle International Ltd (PETA Approved Vegan) and Sole distributor for Gowma non-leather substitutes for entire UK. Ashish is manging director for Healthy Era Ltd. Previously, he was area sales manager for ‘HealthAid Ltd’ leading multinational vitamins company of UK operating in more than 70 countries in the world and also recognised four times for the best area sales manager. Ashish was business sale representative for Dr. Reddys laboratories and also achieved award for best person to look for. He is MBA in marketing from Coventry University of UK and B. Pharmacy from India. He strongly believes in networking as a net worth and very passionate, full of enthusiasm and self-motivated. He was part of JITO UK launch and has seen the success of JITO UK.
Rajesh Jain
JITO UK Board Member
Rajesh is an Engineer with MBA by profession. Currently he is the MD & CEO of UK India Global Business and manages consultancy & investment portfolio focussed on Engineering Product Development, Corporate Coaching & Outsourcing. His core strength is to build business in new global territories using state-of-the-art technologies. He is a strategic planner with expertise in conceptualising and implementing business plans focussed on transformative deals and business acquisition. He has worked with various multinational companies, both in India and UK, managing multi-cultural teams. His credentials include presenting papers/being speaker member of various key global summits/events especially promoting bilateral trade between India and UK. He is involved in academics too and spends adequate time in coaching & education. He is also a Trustee of Jain Vishwa Bharati, London and devotes his time for good cause and social uplift of the society.
Girish Jain
JITO UK Board Member
Girish Jain is into IT Consulting within the Data Management space, providing services to top Investment banks and asset Management companies. through his company Keya Consulting Ltd. Additionally, into a venture providing software development services within UK. Girish Jain has studied Computer Engineering in Mumbai and moved to UK in 2001. He is actively involved with Jain Marwari community group. Recently Girish has also been elected to the executive committee of Shree Navyug Jain Pragati Mandal - Jain Charity/Religious Organisation in London. Girish believes JITOUK provides a common and the only platform that brings together all Jains to further strengthen ties, nurture business relationships and networking.
Mehool Harshadray Sanghrajka
Previous JITO UK Board Member
Mehool is a serial entrepreneur and is founded his latest venture, Learning Possibilities, in 2007. His last two startups were acquired by FTSE250 companies where he served in senior leadership and board positions. Learning Possibilities has a global alliance with Microsoft and is a leading global player in school learning management systems (LMS). Mehool lives in north London with his wife and children.
Setu Vora
Previous JITO UK Board Member
Setu is a qualified solicitor who has gained a deep understanding of regional behaviours and protocols whilst operating across multiple jurisdictions including the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Far East, Russia and North America and has significant experience in navigating complex projects. He has worked in law firms (Norton Rose) and asset management (Henderson) with focus on commodities, corporate and hedge funds. He then moved to investment banking (Citi and HSBC), specialising in the MENA region and has successfully been involved in multi-billion dollar equity finance transactions for SWFs and leading families. He is currently Head of Corporate at 2nd Opinion Now and continues to actively be involved in facilitating commodity transactions. He is also passionate about and holds an executive position with a solar powered water distillation business which will provide clean drinking water to millions globally. He is married with two children.
Ashish Patani
Previous JITO UK Board Member
Ashish Patani is a qualified Chartered Accountant with Product Manager and Financial Controller experience from a large Investment Bank (Citigroup) with Big 4 (PwC & EY) audit experience of listed financial service companies, hedge funds, private equity firms and internal audit. Highly motivated with an entrepreneurial mindset with an excellent awareness of a range of financial derivatives, accounting standards and regulations. Management experience includes leading multiple geographically dispersed teams from New York to Singapore. Ashish is also interested in property investments and enjoys playing Badminton regularly.
Dr. Narendra Kochar
Previous JITO UK Board Member
Dr Narendra Kochar is a Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist. He is passionate about helping people, which is why he joined medicine. He loves teaching, research and is always trying to find a better way to do things. Any venture to bring the Jains together as a community is close to his heart. JITO provides such a platform and hence he has been involved with JITO UK right from its inception and launch, playing a key role in this process. He likes meeting people, networking and is open to collaborative projects. He lives in Altrincham with his wife, his son and daughter.