Dinesh is a first-generation immigrant from India and has lived and worked in 12 European countries. A lateral thinking pioneer, he is recognised in Europe and the United States for his innovation and leadership skills. He is able to contribute strategic insight and practical action to key contemporary issues, ranging from British entrepreneurship, the online economy and sustainability.
Founding ebookers.com, the first internet travel company in the UK and Europe. It achieved FTSE 250 status in the London Stock Exchange. It created 2,000 jobs and was based in 11 European countries. In 2005, it achieved annual sales of 1 billion dollars. Now, the company achieves 2.5 billion dollars in sales.
Donated £3.7m to charity since 2005
Member of the European Parliament in Brussels.