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Kavi Thakrar

MA (Hons) Business Studies and Economics 2004

Alumni 100
Co-founder, Dishoom

Kavi's company, Dishoom, works around the key management slogan of 'deepen, don't dilute'. This informs how senior management look on their working relationship with their staff to ensure they can do their job properly.

How does it feel to be selected for the Alumni 100 list?

"Absolutely honoured and humbled to be recognised."

What made you choose to study at the University of Edinburgh Business School?

"Loved the School and the programme."

What's the one thing you think current students need to develop or learn before entering the modern workplace?

"Understanding what they care about and how they can work towards that."

What are your memories of studying at the Business School?

"Great faculty."

What key thing that you learnt at the Business School do you still rely on today?

"Importance of teams."

Proudest work-related achievement to date?

"Being a Times Top 100 Employer."

Understand what you care about and how you can work towards that.