Although born in India, Raj has been living in England for 15 years, and has been married for 11 years to his English wife. He also an entrepreneur and innovator, having worked both in the NHS and in the private and charity sectors to develop new ideas and create opportunities.
Raj grew up in a small village in India near the city of Bombay (now Mumbai). When he arrived in England as an economic migrant to work in the NHS he had just £5 in his pocket.
Raj learned his professional skills in a rural part of India and spent his post qualification years in Mumbai, the transition from being a village boy to a professional working in Mumbai was a fun journey and a steep learning curve with lots of stories.
Raj has now worked in the NHS for over 15 years as well as working freelance in other sectors. Raj has been a frontline Innovator and Entrepreneur in the arena of Public Health. Raj currently is a producer of an online course to teach technology to children in India, this course will be free for the most disadvantaged in the India society. Raj’s other work has been as a negotiator, communicator and consultant for UK and American companies who wish to do business with India.
About Raj's talks...
Raj’s talks are light-hearted and humorous, spanning cultural differences, Education, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Networking, and Project Management.
All the content of Raj’s speaking engagements are based on real life experiences, true stories and interesting anecdotes. When discussing innovation and entrepreneurship, Raj presents tried and tested facts and uses an evidence based business approach. Raj has a good grasp of bootstrapping and can share tips on how to get anything off the ground on a shoestring budget.
Although he does not require anything to present his talks, he is a stand-alone speaker, sometimes he can benefit from a power point to show illustrative pictures. Raj is happy to address large or small groups and has given talks at conferences as a keynote speaker, universities, and to healthcare staff as well as to local community groups.
Raj’s Fee is £100.00 this involves the talk and some time for questions and answers, he can be available at short notice. Raj is prepared to travel to neighbouring counties and far afield, with moderate travelling expenses.
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