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Tom Singh

New Look

Founder

New Look

London, UK

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

The Sunday Times
New Look’s Tom Singh and Persimmon’s Roger Devlin back clothes rental app

The founder of fashion chain New Look …invested in a clothes rental app that aims to reduce waste. Tom Singh…and Roger Devlin are among the investors…

The Sunday Times
New Look founder Tom Singh backs Love the Sales website

New Look founder Tom Singh has invested in Love the Sales, an online marketplace for discounted clothes from the likes of John Lewis and Ted Baker.

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Tom Singh’s Background

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New Look
Founder
Jan 1969 - Present
London, UK
Tom founded the New Look chain of women’s fashion stores in 1969, where he served as Non-Executive Board Member until he stepped down in June 2019.
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Rianta Capital Ltd.
Consultant
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.

Current Non-Executive Positions

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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The Pakhar Foundation
Founder
London, UK
The Pakhar Foundation is a small organisation in the health and allied services industry located in Sherborne, England.

Philanthropy

Member of UK Advisory Council
London, UK
Tom Singh was previously Chairman of the British Asian Trust UK Advisory Council from 2015-2018. The British Asian Trust was founded in 2007 by HRH The Prince of Wales to tackle widespread poverty and hardship in South Asia. He engaged with the entrepreneurs of the British Asian diaspora, linking them with social entrepreneurs and grassroots interventions in the region.

Media

Interviewee
Jan 2017
Tom Singh, British Asian Trust supporter, talks about the start and growth of New Look and his approach to philanthropy.

Public Service

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.

Tom Singh’s Education

International Politics and Geography