OUR APPROACH

Success comes from great teams.

We believe that strong teams innovate, build process, manage risk and create value. We challenge each other to think differently so that we can create impact.

Meet the team

Our team of experts have more than one hundred years of business and investment experience between them.

Aditi Bagri

Aditi is a NextGen Bagri family member based in the UAE. Jointly responsible for Metdist’s global strategy, executive level recruitment and overall portfolio performance. Trustee of the Bagri Foundation. Experience across sectors including digital, hospitality and real estate. Co-leading Metdist Capital with a focus on pioneering businesses with clear impact and exponential growth potential.

Amisha Bagri

Amisha is a NextGen Bagri family member based in the UK. Jointly responsible for Metdist’s global strategy, executive level recruitment and overall portfolio performance. Trustee of the Bagri Foundation. Experience across sectors including FMCG, hospitality, education and tech. Co-leading Metdist Capital, and looking for tech-enabled, innovative and purpose driven businesses.

CEO Global
Uday Singhi

Uday has more than forty years of trading and investment experience. In addition to being the Global CEO, he manages the Bagri family private investment portfolio and leads the Group on macro strategy. He has expertise in multiple asset classes including FX, commodities, equities, bonds and crypto currencies.

CIO
Mark Thornton

Mark is a PE professional with over twenty five years of buyout, growth and VC experience, having invested around one billion USD in more than thirty companies with many successful exits. He takes a lead role in the Group diversification strategy managing all acquisitions and divestments. Sector expertise in financial and business services, energy and digital. Extensive contact network across the Middle East and Asia. Oversees teams in Dubai, India, UK and Cyprus.

CEO UK
Nigel Dentoom

Nigel has a track record of developing growth-stage companies across multiple sectors, with focus on emerging markets, including mainland China. Served on the boards of thirty five companies. Proven record in M&A, corporate finance and turnarounds. Led the sale of five groups. Sector expertise in global commodities trade and finance, financial services & advisory. Designed, created and implemented the partnership structure with CCBI Metdist.

Manager – Legal and Finance
Iryna Shemyakina

Iryna heads legal and finance for the Group in the Middle East. A lawyer and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with over fifteen years of experience across various industries and geographies, including five years in audit and tax advisory with PwC. Sector expertise in hospitality, digital, property management and real estate, business services.