Shabir Randeree CBE
University of East London (UEL)
Shabir is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Chairman of DCD Group and his background is in Finance, Commercial Real Estate, Venture Capital and Banking. He is the Deputy Chairman of Al Baraka Bank South Africa, the ex-Chairman of EIIB Bank plc and founding director at IBB Bank plc. He has served on the UK Government’s Asia Task Force (11-14) and the Ethnic Minority Business Task Force ( 07-09 ).
In the charitable and voluntary sector, Shabir is Chancellor of The University of East London (UEL), a Council member trustee of The Prince’s Trust and Chair of Mosaic, founded by HRH Prince of Wales. He is also Chair of Governors of the Westminster Academy, a Champion of the Three Faiths Forum (3FF) and ex co-chair and mentor for the YPO-LBS London Business School program ‘Growing Your Business’. In 2016 Shabir also joined the International Board of YPO, Young Presidents Organisation and was appointed a Trustee of The Woolf Institute, Cambridge.
In 2013 Shabir was awarded a CBE in recognition of his services to both business and education, as well as for his philanthropic support of charitable causes.