Advisory Board

Mrugesh Desai

(Finance Advisor)

A company secretary by profession, Mrugesh primarily worked in the area of funding sector for nearly 15 years in UK. Prior to this he worked in India as a Company Secretary with Vikram Sarabhai Group and few other large companies in Western India. His strong areas are operation, statutory compliance, bidding, managing funding and ensuring delivery anything from SFA/ESF to council funding.

With first and second degree from MS University. Baroda (India) Desai earned a Level 3 and 4 certificate Advice and Guidance from Ofqual accredited OCR and Level 5 in Leading Quality Improvement from ILM (Institute and Leadership Management) in UK. Besides, he also completed a credit based short-term programme in Local History from Oxford University.

An anti-corruption crusader Desai worked in the areas of improving quality of public life in his local community, wherever he lived. Interestingly, during his initial years in London, Desai played cricket under North London based club.

Adv Mayank Kumar

(Legal Advisor)

With an experience of over 16 years, Advocate Mayank Kumar provides legal advice in the fields of Corporate and Commercial Law, including Land Laws, Commercial Transaction related issues, Labour Laws, Mines Laws, Environmental Laws, Food and Safety Laws, etc.

Advocate Mayank inspects and whets all land related legal documents of our clients including Ownership Records, Search Reports and Sale Agreements, with due diligence, besides drafting Lease Agreements and other documents of Prium Agro.

Frank Oppong


Frank Oppong, nephew of former UN secretary general Kofi Anan, has some 30 years experience in the field of training and education.

Relocated to London from Accra (Ghana) in the 80s he worked in London as a trainer, lecturer, administrator and principal in various institutions in both FE and HE sector. Trained as a financial analyst and with MBA from UK university, Frank is currently working on several international education projects.

Asraful Khan


Studied in Paris, London and Dhaka, Asraful Khan has a long standing experience in HE and FE sector in UK. He currently serves as President at Cresent Work4all and Director with Westminister Central College.

Khan has an MBA in Finance from University of Wales and a second MBA from Paris Graduate School of Management. He also earned a post graduate certificate from University of West England. Currently, Khan is completing his PhD from East Anglia University.

Laura Dragan

(Global Business Advisor)

Laura Dragan, a hospitality industry professional based in London, she worked for some large hotels in the city.

Hailing from Bucharest, Laura has earned a Level 3 certificate in Management from Ofqual accredited London Centre of Marketing. Laura’s interest ranges from food to binge shopping.