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Tom Singh

New Look

London, UK


New Look

Tom Singh


Tom Singh, OBE, is the Founder of New Look, the fashion clothing retailer with over 900 stores worldwide. New Look is one of the UK’s best known fashion retail brands which began back in 1969 with a single store in Taunton.

Tom is a founder member of the Social Investment Task Force, the Chairman of the UK Advisory Council for the British Asian Trust and remains active as a philanthropist and social investor.

Through Rianta Capital, the family office, the Singh Family are focused on the pursuit of a broad range of investment objectives encompassing retail, real estate and private equity.

Tom Singh’s Newsfeed

New Look founder Tom Singh steps down after half a century in fast fashion

New Look founder Tom Singh said this week that he was to retire, following the completion of the company’s latest financial restructuring... Tom Singh said: “I’m incredibly proud of all that we have achieved at New Look over the past 50 years. There have been many challenges, but I have been fortunate to work with inspiring and dedicated teams..."

Floom – the global technology platform and marketplace for florists – raises £2m

The £2m investment comes from a venture capital-led funding round by firstminute capital with Henry Lane-Fox as the lead. Firstminute capital’s $100m seed fund is backed by 30 unicorn founders and global strategics. Additional investors include Tom Singh, the founder of New Look, Pembroke VCT, Wing Chan, CTO digital experiences of The Hut Group, and Carlos Morgado, former CTO of Just Eat, who also joins Floom’s board. 

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Tom Singh’s Background

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New Look
Jan 1969 - Present
London, UK
Tom founded the New Look chain of women’s fashion stores in 1969 and currently holds the position of Non-Executive Board Member.
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Rianta Capital Ltd.
London, UK
Rianta Capital Ltd, an investment advisory to the Singh Family Trust, is focused on the pursuit of a broad range of investment objectives encompassing retail, real estate and private equity either directly or through funds.

Other Business Interests

Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
Tom Singh, British Asian Trust supporter, talks about the start and growth of New Look and his approach to philanthropy. Click logo to view video.
2006 - Present
Zürich, CH
The Artha Initiative, as part of Rianta Capital, is a program designed to help the poor and marginalised in India to serve themselves and their environment through support of enterprise, social entrepreneurship, and the growth that comes from empowering people.
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Tom Singh’s Education

International Politics and Geography