Northern Highlands Chapter

The Northern Chapter of the British Business Group covers the arc of highlands from the Ngorongoro to the Usambaras including the towns of Babati, Arusha, Moshi, Mwanga, Same and Lushoto. The Chapter contains a wide range of businesses, with strong representation in the Tourism, Agriculture & Food Production, Transportation & Logistics and Manufacturing & Retail sectors. Launched at the joint BHC/BBG/UKTI gathering at the Arusha Hotel on 14 March 2011 with Prince Charles as guest of Honour, it was formally adopted as a Chapter at the 2011 AGM.

It is the largest and fastest growing of the Chapters and currently has 100 members within a wider network of around 120 people. It has its own Committee comprising; Chris Gee (Chair), Phil Bowen (Vice-Chair), Richard Wood (Treasurer), Kala Payne (Secretary), John Bearcroft, Jules Knocker, Kake Dhariwal, Manraj Sidhu, Bhikhu Sachdev, Clive Jones, Harkiran Sidhu, Sam Button & Kuki Aggarwal (Committee Members) with Mehul Aggarwal (Member Moshi). Members meetings take place bi-monthly and are staggered with Dar es Salaam. Chapter Committee meetings are on alternate months.