ACA, MA (Cantab)
Amar is a Cambridge mathematician, Harvard Business School alumni and Chartered Accountant who worked in the City for 10 years. In 2007, he left to become an entrepreneur and has since founded, grown and sold brands across various sectors, including Dishoom. He has experience in business strategy, financial management and building customer-centric brands.
Amar has been a kidney patient for the past 27 years, having been diagnosed with end stage renal failure as a teenager and managed work, study, travel and family life while on haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and a short period as a transplant patient. He aims to use his first-hand experience to raise patient health needs. Amar has been involved in dialysis orientation talks for new patients and mentoring young adults on dialysis.