• Monday, May 23, 2022


Jitesh Gadhia and Shami Chakrabarti made peers

Shami Chakrabarti nominated for a peerage by party leader Jeremy Corbyn

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INVESTMENT banker Jitesh Gadhia and Shami Chakrabarti, the former director of pressure group Liberty, have both been made peers as part of the honours list announced last evening (4). Gadhia, who has been in banking for more than two decades, is a member of the board of UK Government Investments Limited and the BGL Group. He was previously at Blackstone, Barclays Capital, ABN AMRO and Baring Brothers. Gadhia studied economics at Cambridge and did his masters in management from London Business School. His father Kishorebhai was a prominent figure in the Gujarati community, who left India for Uganda before arriving…

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