Ram Gidoomal "is the former UK Group Chief Executive of the INLAKS Group, a multinational business with seven thousand employees. Made a CBE in 1998 for services to the Asian Business Community and Race Relations, Ram is a Trustee of Employability Forum, which helps refugees to find jobs, and a Council and Board member of the Institute for Employment Studies. He was also a founder trustee and chairman of the Christmas Cracker charity, which has given thousands of young people entrepreneurial experience and which has raised over £5 million for projects in developing countries.
"Ram is Chairman of Winning Communications, South Asian Development Partnership and London Sustainability Exchange. He is a Board Member of the Covent Garden Market Authority and the Companions of the Chartered Management Institute and on the Advisory Board for Ethics in the Workplace of the Institute of Business Ethics. A Trustee of the Institute of Citizenship and Forum for the Future, he also is the author of several books including The UK Maharajahs and The British and how to deal with them: Doing Business with Britain's Ethnic Communities." 
- Patron, Ascension Trust 
- Board of Reference, Transformational Business Network
- Advisory Board, Relationships Foundation
- Vice president, Employee Ownership Association