Tom Singh

Retail Entrepreneur

Tom Singh OBE is the Founder of New Look, a fashion clothing retailer with over 900 stores worldwide and currently holds the position of Non-Executive Board Member. Today, New Look is one of the UK’s best known fashion retail brands which began back in 1969 with a single store in Taunton, after he graduated from the University of Wales with a degree in International Politics and Geography.

In addition to his responsibilities at New Look, Tom is a founding member of: the Social Investment Task Force, the Chairman of the UK Advisory Council for the British Asian Trust, and is a Trustee of the Pakhar Foundation. The Singh Family also maintains strong links with India personally, as Tom is an active philanthropist and social investor, and The Family’s ongoing charitable activity in projects such as education, water, agriculture and health.

Tom and the Singh Family Trusts are focused on the pursuit of a broad range of investment objectives encompassing: retail, real estate and private equity either directly or through funds.  Previous direct investments include Soho House Group, Southern Cross, Forever New and VenueScanner.