Our Team

Prem Goyal OBE JP

CEO

Prem Goyal OBE JP is an Alderman of the City of London, an elected position. He has lived and worked in the City for 20 years.

Growing up in India, Prem had very modest beginnings, attending state schools and spending his summers in a house with no bathroom. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) before winning a scholarship for a master’s in Engineering at Clarkson University, New York. Prem then obtained an MBA from UCLA, graduating with the Dean’s Outstanding Student Award, and later continued his executive development at Chicago Booth.

Having been a Professional Engineer in the US, Prem went on to work for investment banks including Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank in New York, Tokyo, Zurich and London for 20 years. Working at Deutsche Bank for 15 years with MDs, including Management Board Members, Prem specialised in derivatives trading, risk management, finance and technology.

In parallel, Prem launched Global Markets Consultants (GMC) in 2002 and has been its CEO since then. Until 2013, GMC provided management consulting services to investment banks, including UBS and HSBC. Since then, GMC focuses on corporate social responsibility and governance and risk management. Prem also manages investments in the US and UK.

Prem is passionate about his civic, charitable and philanthropic interests. In recognition of his entrepreneurial and charitable contributions, Prem was awarded an OBE in 2013.


Aaron D’Souza

Business Manager

BA (Queen Mary University). Business communications and management experience gained in the US, UK and China. Completed advanced training in technology, business management, financial accounting and entrepreneurship.

Previously, Aaron worked for an MP in UK Parliament and has advised charities in policy, public affairs and finance roles. In 2012, he acted as a Deputy Field Organiser in Florida, helping re-elect President Obama.  He is currently a Trustee for UK Youth, also sitting on its Strategy and Finance Committees.

Aaron has raised funds for charity by completing Cancer Research UK’s Shine Night Walk Marathon, London Marathon – for local charity Time and Talents – and Three Peaks (three tallest mountains in UK).  In 2018, he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro with a PwC team, raising over £20,000 collectively. In 2019, Aaron joined the rest of the GMC team in walking 100km to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

Aaron won GMC’s 2016 Business Analyst of the Year award and 2018 Business Manager of the Year award.

Catherine Ching

Business Manager

BEng (Portsmouth University), MSc (Surrey University). Completed advanced training in technology, accounting, communication and globalisation. 

Catherine spent three years as a Project Engineer managing projects andhas a further three years of business management experience. She has completed the London Marathon and ran multiple Hong Kong Marathons. In 2016, she completed 100KM London to Cambridge Walk with a GMC team.

Catherine won GMC’s 2009 Community Champion award and 2011 Business Manager of the Year award.

Samapti Bagchi

Business Intern

Completed courses in business administration, bookkeeping, Microsoft Office, project management and technology.

In 2018, Samapti completed the London Landmarks Half Marathon for Get Kids Going, Cancer Research UK Shine Night Walk Marathon. In 2019 she ran the London Marathon for Treloar’s Trust and joined the rest of the GMC team in walking 100km to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

Harry Nandakumar

Policy Advisor

BSc (University of Birmingham).

Former app developer turned writer, Harry joined GMC in 2018 and has quickly become a valuable addition to the team. In his spare time, he enjoys staying fit and keeping active and can often be found on the wall at the climbing gym or with his face buried in the pages of a good book.

In 2019, Harry joined the rest of the GMC team in walking 100km to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

Interns

Jonas Andrew-Phillip

Intern (Aug 2019)

Zeon Williams

Intern (Aug 2019)

Ajibola Olayinka-George

Intern (Mar 2018)

Maleehah Akram

Intern (Nov-Dec 2017)