Nina Amin, partner at professional services firm KPMG, is to become the first female President of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) London, it was announced on 6th December 2017. The TiE network, which has been fostering entrepreneurship and championing education and collaboration across the globe, celebrated its 25th anniversary at its London Annual Gala Dinner on 6th December 2017 at The Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel in Knightsbridge. 300 TiE members and guests were treated to a fashion show by Raishma, the Couture Fashion Label, and entertained by comedienne Sindhu Vee before hearing a talk about emerging technologies from futurist Tracey Follows, Founder of Futuremade. Sid Narang, TiE London Board member representing TISC (TiE International StartUp Competition) and TiE UK Angels, spoke about the new angel funding network that will launch in 2018.
Dinesh Dhamija, out going President of TiE London said in his welcome address, “over the past three years as President of TiE, I have grown the London Chapter into a flourishing, exciting membership offering for the capital’s entrepreneurs. Myself, along with the board, have continued to support the growth of the Chapter and have welcome two large corporate sponsors on board, BDO and Investec Bank. It is not time for a new President, Nina Amin, to take the helm and I wish her ample success moving forward.”
Nina Amin outlined her future plans in her welcome speech, saying “ I look forward to championing the important role that entrepreneurs play in creating jobs and contributing to the economy. I have exciting plans for the TiE London to become one of the most active social media platforms; increasing the size of the network and launching new initiatives such as TiE Young Entrepreneurs. I will also work to raise the profile of the TiE Angel investing platform as access to funding remains a key growth enabler for innovating start-up businesses. I am also committed to building and strengthening the TWEnetwork – the women’s entrepreneurship initiative”.
About TiE London
TiE London is the London Chapter of nonprofit association TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the London Area as well as globally. TiE strives to inspire entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking, education, incubating, and funding programs and activities. With nearly 50 events held globally each year, TiE brings together the entrepreneurial community to learn from local leaders as well as each other.
For further information visit http://london.tie.org/
About Nina Amin MBE
Nina Amin is a Partner with one of the largest international professional services firm KPMG and was appointed KPMG’s Head of Asian Markets in January 2013. She is a qualified chartered accountant and started her career in auditing with a medium sized firm. She joined Andersen’s to specialise in tax in 1981 and has been with KPMG since 1997. She has over 25 years of experience in providing commercial tax and financial advice across a broad range of areas including corporate Governance, M&A transactions, due diligence, transfer pricing, reorganisations and financing. She has particular expertise in co-ordinating group tax compliance and dealing with HMRC on UK tax compliance and investigations.
Nina has won a number of awards including the 2008 Professional of the Year and the 2009 Asian Who’s Who Leadership award. She was a board member of KPMG’s Advisory Council and a visiting lecturer at Bedfordshire University. She is an elected member of the CBI London Council and sits on the China Business Association committee. Nina has also been appointed to the Prince’s Trust Women In Leadership Group and is a Trustee for Lepra, a UK registered charity. She was awarded an MBE in 2013 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Nina advises a range of clients including multinationals, private equity backed companies, and listed companies. She is also involved in advising Chinese and Indian companies wishing to set up in the UK including advice on structuring, planning and ongoing compliance.