Arusha Chapter

The Northern Chapter of the British Business Group covers the arc of highlands from Ngorongoro to the Usambaras including; 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 it was formally adopted as a Chapter at the 2011 AGM. There was also a formal inaugural opening ceremony at the Mount Meru Sanctuary in November of 2011 which was presided over by Prince Charles. 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 Clive Jones (Chair), Phil Bowen (Vice-Chair), vacant (Secretary), Mark Walker (Treasurer), John Bearcroft, Manraj Sidhu, Jules Knocker, Kake Dhariwal, Bhikhu Sachdev, Chris Gee, Kuki Aggarwal, Ameet Sidhu & Dipak Odedra. (Members).

Members meetings take place every two months on alternate months to Dar Es Salaam although there also an initiative to link all members from all chapters to all meeting using an online video conferencing portal such as Zoom. Chapter Committee meetings.