Ninder Johal DL
Ninder runs a music and event production company where he hosts 5 large corporate events a year namely in Birmingham, Wolverhampton , Leicester and moves into London next year with Manchester in 2021. They are known as the Signature Awards, the Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards and the Nachural Summer Business Awards. He has been running a record label for over 25 years and is a member of the premier bhangra band – achanak – who still tour today. The production company has now ventured in creative services including film and video production. The record label remains as the only British Asian label to have charted globally.
Outside of his day job – Ninder is the Vice Chair of Sandwell College, Board member of the Black Country LEP, Board Governor of the University of Wolverhampton, Elected member of the West Midlands CBI, NED at Accord Housing, Trustee of Albion Foundation ( part of WBA ), Trustee of Victoria Academy ( set of primary schools ), Previously Chair of the Black Country Asian Business Association and Chair of Charity – Steps to Work. He is also a Board member of the West Midlands Growth Company and the West Midlands Combined Authority.
He was a runner up in the Sunday Times in 2017 for the Non Executive of the Year awards for his work as President of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce and is now a judge for the Sunday Times/Peel Hunt.
He was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands in Feb 2019 in recognition of his work for the region.