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Dinesh Dhamija

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Dinesh Dhamija was the Liberal Democrats candidate in London in the European Parliament (UK) elections. Our volunteers have been adding information on Dinesh Dhamija - here's everything we know so far!

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Personal profile: https://www.facebook.com/dinesh.dhamija.52
Public page: https://www.facebook.com/dhamijadinesh
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Statement to voters

Dinesh Dhamija is the founder, former Chairman and CEO, of ebookers.com, one of Europe's most successful internet travel companies.

Educated at Kings School, Canterbury and Fitzwilliam College Cambridge, he worked in various companies including IBM. He is also an alumni of IMD in Lausanne and Harvard Business School.

In 2003, Dinesh was chosen, Entrepreneur of the year (UK), by Management Today magazine and in 2004 awarded Asian Man of the Year.

He is a trustee of TiE Global, (an entrepreneurs organisation) based in Silicone Valley, founder of Shiksha, a charity that provides free education to 1100 pupils, founder of Chikitsa, a charity that gives free medicine to 120,000 people a year.

Dinesh joined the Liberal Democratic party in 2014 and 2016 was appointed as a business adviser to the party leader. In 2017, Dinesh became the Deputy Treasurer and in 2018 was elected and Vice Chairman of the Federal Board. Dinesh has been a regular speaker for Open Britain and a passionate supporter of remaining in the EU.

This statement was added by Dinesh Dhamija, their team, or by a Democracy Club volunteer, based on information published by the candidate elsewhere.


Dinesh Dhamija is a British Indian business entrepreneur and politician. He is best known as the founder of online travel agency Ebookers. He was Member of the European Parliament for the London region serving for the Liberal Democrats. He was elected to the European Parliament in the 2019 elections and held the role until the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU.

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Born: 1950

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Liberal Democrats

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Local hustings

You can meet candidates and question them at local hustings. Here are hustings where Dinesh Dhamija may be appearing.

(Past event) Tuesday 21 May 2019 18:30–20:30: London MEP (European Parliament) Election Hustings, Southwark Cathedral SE1 9DA.

(Past event) Tuesday 14 May 2019 19:30–21:30: Hustings for the European elections, St Anne's Church Wandsworth SW18 2RS.

(Past event) Tuesday 14 May 2019 18:45–21:00: West London European Parliament Election Hustings, Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith W6 9DT.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the Liberal Democrats candidate for the London

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