Balram (Ram) GIDOOMAL

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1950-12-23
Education Christopher Wren Sch London, Imperial Coll London (BSc)
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Style Ram Gidoomal, Esq, CBE
Career research analyst in mgmnt science (with Civil Service grant) Imperial Coll London 1972-75, ops research analyst Lloyds Bank International London 1976-78; Inlaks Group: dep gp chief exec Head Office France then Geneva 1978-85, UK gp chief exec London then Scotland 1985-89, non-exec vice-chm London 1988-92; currently chm Winning Communications Partnership Ltd, chm Traidcraft plc 2011-; strategic advsr: Vertex Law LLP 2011-, Klaafs Ltd 2011-, United Business Machines Ltd 2011-; non-exec dir: Amsphere Ltd 2006-, Nirmaan Bharti SAAVS Lucknow 2007-09; fndr chm: Christmas Cracker Trust 1989-2000, South Asian Concern 1991-, South Asian Development Partnership 1993-, Business Link London (South) 1995-98; dir: Christian Research Assoc 1994-96, Nat Accreditation Bd Business Links DTI 1995-2000, Business Link London 1996-98, Far Pavilions Ltd 1998-2007; fndr dir and vice-chair South London Trg and Enterprise Cncl (SOLOTEC) 1991-97, ldr Christian Peoples Alliance 2000-04 (candidate for London Mayor and Greater London Assembly 2000 and 2004), fndr dir and former vice-chair African Caribbean Westminster Initiative 1998-2002, patron Small Business Bureau 1996-, pres National Information Forum 2003-09, vice-pres The Leprosy Mission 1999-, vice-pres Livability (formerly The Shaftesbury Soc), vice-pres Employee Ownership Assoc 2009-; dir: Epsom and St Helier NHS Tst 1999-2006 (chair Audit Ctee 2000-05), English Partnerships 2000-03 (memb Audit Ctee); chm: Business Link Nat Conference 1997, London Community Fndn 2001-03, London Sustainablility Exchange 2001-07, The Employability Forum 2003-09 (memb 2000-09), Nat Refugee Integration Forum (Employers Subgroup) 2003-06, Allia (formerly CityLife Industrial and Provident Soc) 2005-; memb Henderson's Global SRI Advsy Ctee 2004-10; chair Office of the Independent Adjudicator for HE 2009-; memb: Apples & Pears Res Cncl MAFF 1995-98, Bd Covent Garden Market Authy 1998-2004, Exec Ctee Assoc of Charitable Foundations 1995-98, Cabinet Office Better Regulation Task Force 1997-2002 (chair Anti Discrimination Sub-Gp 1998, chair Technol Means Business Cncl DTI 1998-2004), Cncl Britain in Europe, Advsy Ctee on Clinical Excellence Awards 2004-08, Cncl RSA 2004-09 (tstee 1998-2002), Complaints Audits Ctee UK Border Agency (formerly Home Office Immigration Nationality Database) 2005-08, External Relations Gp Water UK 2009-, Advsy Cncl Inst of Business Ethics 2009-, Bd Int Justice Mission Washington DC 2008-; business advsr for ethnic minorities The Prince's Tst 1991-2000, sec India Devpt Tst 1994-; tstee: Inst for Citizenship 2000, Timebank Charitable Tst 2001-04, Forum for the Future 2001-11, Trg for Life 2001-04, Care for Children 2010-13; memb Bd of Govrs James Allen Girls Sch 1997-2002; memb Bd Kings Coll Sch 1998-2011, govr The Health Fndn 2000-05; visiting prof of entrepreneurship and inner city regeneration Middx Univ; memb Cncl Bd Inst for Employment Studies 2001-10; St George's Hosp Med Sch Univ of London: memb Cncl 2002-09 (vice-chair 2006-09), memb Audit Ctee (chair 2006-09), chair Estates Project Bd 2005-09; crown appointee on Ct and Cncl Imperial Coll London 2002-09, chair Res Ethics Ctee Imperial Coll London 2006-09 (also chair Student Tstee Bd); hon memb Faculty of Divinity Univ of Cambridge 1997-, Dehejia fell Sidwell Friends Sch Washington DC 2008, Fellowship Imperial Coll (FIC) 2010; delivered Hansen Wessner Lecture 2000 at Saïd Business Sch Univ of Oxford; appeared on various TV and radio documentaries and progs on ethnic and business issues 1987-, subject of numerous newspaper articles; Freeman City of London, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Information Technolgists; LLD (hc) Univ of Bristol 2002, DLitt (hc) Nottingham Trent Univ 2003, Hon DUniv Middx; ARCS, FRSA, FCGI, CCMI (memb Bd)
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