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CHN Career Clinic with Dhruti Shah and Alpesh Patel

16 October 2020 | 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

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City Hindu Network’s October Career Clinic will feature Dhruti Shah, BBC Journalist and Author of Bear Markets and Beyond will cite examples from her book on how understanding business beasts will help you tell your work life story 

She will speak about how understanding Business Beasts will help you tell your work life story with a focus on

1. Bear Markets and Beyond – defying stereotypes
2. Dog eat dog – not following the crowd
3. Chickens and Lions – how to overcome fear
4. Purple Squirrels – perfect candidate or not
5. Yak Shaving – everything has a purpose

The session will be chaired by Alpesh Patel, Dealmaker Department for International Trade, Hedge Fund and Private Equity Fund Manager, CHN Chair and will take place in Zoom Meeting format. Join us at 2:00pm (BST), Friday, October 16th 2020.

Dhruti Shah
BBC Journalist and Author of Bear Markets and Beyond
Dhruti Shah is an award-winning journalist with a talent for spotting and creatively telling original stories. An “ideas factory” with extensive international experience in global newsrooms, building social media strategies and digital reportage in a variety of fields. An enthusiastic writer with a career encompassing newspapers, more than a decade at the BBC, and a passion for telling stories across platforms. Author of Bear Markets and Beyond – an illustrated guide aimed at demystifying business using the natural world.

Alpesh Patel
Dealmaker at Department for International Trade, Hedge fund and Private Equity Manager
Alpesh Patel is a barrister turned fund manager. He is a Financial Times author and has had over 200 investment columns published. He is a UK Government Dealmaker responsible for Middle East and Asia Pacific and bringing high growth tech companies to the UK. He is co-Chair of the Loomba Trust which supports widows and orphans. A former Visiting Fellow in Business at Oxford University, he was a founding member of the UK India Business Council and TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) which mentors entrepreneurs. He previously presented his investment show on Bloomberg TV helping regular people learning about finance and investing. The then PM appointed him to the UK India Roundtable to advise Government on building closer UK India ties. He does the BBC World News Paper Review to a global audience of 300m and uses it when he can to give a ‘Hindu’ perspective and also lectures annually at Oxford University on Hinduism and Leadership for the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies to a management audience.