Rajesh has been in the hotel industry for over 25 years. He is an owner-operator of a 4 star hotel group based in the South-East. Sarova Hotels has 4 properties and an overall estate of 600 bedrooms and 2 health clubs, with its head office based at The Rembrandt Hotel in Knightsbridge.

Rajesh has been active in many industry organisations over the years. In recent years, the HBAA (Hotel Booking Agents Association) where he held a number of roles culminating in being the chair for the Hotels and Venues side of the association. He has had 8 years on the Board, and is the immediate Past President of HEDNA (Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) based in Washington DC.

He is also a member of HFTP (Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals) and Institute of Hospitality and currently on the HFTP’s Hospitality Data Protection Officer (HDPO) Task Force helping HFTP design programs to assist hotel companies in complying with GDPR and training up DPOs.