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Tom Singh

New Look

London, UK

Founder and Non-Executive Board Member

New Look

Tom Singh
Biography
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

18 Oct 2017
Ed Tech: Gecko Labs secure £1m private investment

This funding round was led by Andrew Weisz, of Weisz Investments, and Tom Singh, founder of the New Look fashion chain.  Gecko Labs was founded in 2012 and aims to streamline international student recruitment by harnessing ed tech capabilities via an enquiry management solution, cloud-based call centre software and the new chat function.

16 Oct 2017
My Fashion Life: Philip Beahon, co-founder of premium activewear brand Castore | This Fashion Life

Founded in 2016 by brothers and ex-professional sportsmen Tom (26) and Philip Beahon (23), Castore is a premium men’s activewear looking to make waves on the sportswear scene...Despite being just one year old, the brand has already gained some high-profile support, and secured £1.2m in funding from backers including New Look founder Tom Singh.

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Tom Singh’s Background

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New Look
Founder and Non-Executive Board Member
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.
Consultant
Zürich, CH
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

Trustee
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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Social Investment Task Force
Founding Member
London, UK
Announced by Prime Minister David Cameron at the G8 Social Impact Investment Forum in 2013, the aim of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce was to catalyse the development of the social impact investment market.
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Tom Singh’s Education

International Politics and Geography