The Sikh 100 2022

Singh Sahib Jathedar Sant Baba Kulwant Singh Ji was born in Nanded Sahib on 1st May 1967. Baba ji grandfather was Sardar Mangal Singh Ji, Kadewale.

Giani Harpreet Singh Ji is the Jathedar of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib and Sri Akal Takht Sahib – the highest temporal seat of Sikhs.

Harjinder Singh Dhami is a Sikh lawyer who has been serving as the 30th president of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee since 2021.

Bhagwant Singh Mann is an Indian politician and former actor, comedian and satirist serving as the 17th and current Chief Minister of Punjab since 2022.

Baba Balbir Singh Ji, born in Patiala in 1964, were sworn as the 14th Jathedar of Budha Dal by their predecessor Singh Sahib Baba Santa Singh Ji.

Jinda Shaheed, Singh Sahib Jathedar Sant Baba Nihal Singh Ji, of the Sikh organisation Misl Shaheedan Tarna Dal Harian Belan, is a living embodiment of the true teachings of the Sikhi.


Bhai Sahib (Dr) Mohinder Singh Ji, Chairman of the Nishkam Group of Charitable Organisations since 1995, is the third inline of the Spiritual Leaders of Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha (GNNSJ).

Sant Baba Avtar Singh Ji is the current Jathedar of the Bidhi Chand Dal and is said to be a direct descendant of Baba Bidhi Chand Ji.

Baba Sewa Singh Ji is an Indian social worker and environmentalist, involved in the restoration and maintenance of the historic Gurudwaras at Khadoor Sahib.

Baba Kashmir Singh Ji was born on 12 Harh 1967 at the home of Sardar Buta Singh and Gyan Kaur. Baba Ji learned from his mother as she used to take an active part in the Panthak services.

Since childhood Baba Ji has spent their entire life at Gurdwara Karamsar, originally under the guidance of Sant Kishan Singh Ji.

On the 29th January 2022, Dr Davinder Singh Ji was unanimously selected as the next President of the Baru Sahib Trust.

Dr Manmohan Singh, India’s fourteenth Prime Minister, is highly acclaimed as a thinker and a scholar.

Hardeep Singh is the current Union Minister of State with Independent Charge in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

Harjit Singh is the current Minister of National Defence and a Member of Parliament representing the riding of Vancouver South.

Kamal Kaur Khera PC MP is a Canadian politician who has been the minister of seniors since October 26, 2021.

Lieutenant General Gurmit Singh PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM is a former Deputy Chief of the Indian Army. In 2021 he was appointed as the Governor of Uttarakhand.


Manka Dhingra is Deputy Majority Leader of the Washington State Senate. She has two decades of experience as a prosecutor and as a behavioural health expert.

Prabmeet Singh is a Canadian lawyer and politician who has been the president of the Treasury Board of Ontario since June 18, 2021.

Sarabjit or Sabi as he is otherwise known as a Senator in the Senate of Canada. The Governor General of Canada on the advice of the Prime Minister appointed him to the Senate in 2016.


Indermit Singh Gill is Chief Economist of the World Bank Group and Senior Vice President for Development Economics.

Mr Kuldip Singh Dhingra is an industrialist. He is Managing Director at Spectro Analytical Labs Pvt. Ltd and the Chairman of Berger Paints Group.

Gurbachan Singh Dhingra is an Indian entrepreneur, promoter and vice chairman of Berger Paints. Gurbachan Singh is among the 100 Richest Indian and Forbes global billionaires.


Simon Arora built B&M into a retail empire of 1,100 shops in the UK and France. It is listed on the FTSE 100 with a market value of more than £5bn.


Jagdeep Singh joined the QuantumScape Board in May 2010. He co-founded QuantumScape and has served as its Chief Executive Officer since its incorporation in May 2010.

Bob Singh, born 1965, is President and Chief Executive of Mainstreet Equity Corp. After graduating, he completed his MBA at Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario.

Harindarpal Singh Banga known as Harry, is an Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Founder, Chairman & CEO of The Caravel Group Limited.


Jasminder Singh is Chairman and CEO of The Edwardian Group Limited (the parent company of Radisson Edwardian Hotels).


Tony is the Chairman and Founder of the Integrity International Group. He is a Lord’s Taverners Trustee and the Chairman of the London City Region.

Onkar Singh Kanwar is a Science and Administration graduate from the University of California. In 2002 he took control as the Chairman of Apollo Tyres Ltd, founded by his father in 1976.

Analjit Singh is the Founder & Chairman of Max India Limited, Chairman of Max New York Life Insurance Company Limited, Max Healthcare Institute Limited and Max BUPA Health Insurance.

The Thakral Group was founded in 1905 by Kartar Singhs father, Mr Sohan Singh. The Groups beginnings were in Bangkoks textile trade, operating as Punjab Store

Mr N P Singh has been Chief Executive Officer of Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd., since January 3, 2014. Mr. Singh serves as Chief Operating Officer of Sony Entertainment Television since December 2004.


Mr. Ajaypal Singh Banga, is the current president and CEO of MasterCard Inc and on the Board of Directors. He succeeded Robert W. Selander in July 2010.


Jay Singh is Chairman and CEO of Customers Bancorp, Inc. and Customers Bank with headquarters in Wyomissing. Today it is a proforma $5 billion asset high-performing bank.


Kuljit Singh has been appointed President of Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), excluding the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Jaspal Singh is a global financial services industry executive with a consistent track record of driving profitable growth and increasing brand and shareholder value.

Popularly known as Robbie Singh, he has over 16 years of global investment banking experience in Australia, New Zealand, North America, Europe and Asia.


Rabinder Singh is a High Court Judge who grew up in a working-class part of Bristol and attended Bristol Grammar School.


Taranjit Singh was born on 23 January 1963 and graduated with History (Hons) from St. Stephens, Delhi. He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1988 and served in the former Soviet Union.

Sukhbir Singh is currently the youngest President of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) political party and serves as Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab.

Harmeet Singh, a 47 year old agriculturist has keen interest in farming and motivates the youngsters to stick to their roots. He’s the third generation farmer leader who is working for the upliftment of farmers.

Arminder Singh, born March 1942, is the President of Punjab PCC and served as the Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007.


Amrik Singh came to the UK 1976 at very young age. He owns many commercial properties and farms in and around Birmingham.


Jus broadcasting is media syndicated, with many platforms, three television channels and a radio station. It is based in New York and broadcast throughout North America.

Jagjit Singh is a journalist and an educationist from Punjab. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Punjabi daily newspaper Chardikala, that was started in 1977.

Barjinder Singh Hamdard is the managing editor of the Punjabi newspaper Daily Ajit and he is also an ex-parliamentarian of India’s upper house, Rajya Sabha.


The Hon. Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb, is the first Asian female judge of the King’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales.

Lilly Singh is a Canadian YouTuber. She originally appeared under the pseudonym Superwoman. Forbes named her one of the 40 most powerful people in comedy in 2019.

Diljit Dosanjh is a Punjabi actor, singer, television presenter and social media celebrity who works in Punjabi and Hindi cinema.

Harmeet Singh Kalka is the president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC).

The elected members of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) representing all four provinces of the country.

Dr Inderjit Kaur was born on 25th January 1942, she studied medicine and acquired an M.B.B.S. degree from Govt. Medical College, Patiala in 1967.


Dr Bibi Ji Inderjit Kaur Khalsa (Bhai Sahiba) was born on January 22, 1935 in Wazirabad. Bibi ji’s mother traces her lineage directly to Guru Nanak Dev Ji.


Harpal Singh studied chemical engineering at Cambridge and attained an MBA at Harvard. He worked in scientific research and management consultancy.

Karan Bajwa is Managing Director of Google Cloud in India. Before Google, he had been serving with IBM as MD for India, and prior to that, he was with Microsoft for over eight years.


Before becoming New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Singh served as Bergen County Prosecutor, the chief law enforcement officer of the most populous county in New Jersey


Varinder Singh is the 1st turbaned Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI).

Ron Singh Chatha is a long-time resident of Brampton and was recently appointed by the Provincial government to the Regional Municipality of Peel Police Service Board in January 2019.


Sabrina Singh is an American administrator who has served as the Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary in the Department of Defense since April 2022.

Upjit Singh is a graduate of Guru Nanak Dev University and was uniquely appointed to the Board of Trustees of the University of Liberia, by the President of Liberia, H.E. Excellency Ellen.


Jaspal Singh has been serving as director of the board for almost 30 years since he was first appointed in 16th April, 1993.

Vikramjit Singh is a well known entrepreneur, educationist and social worker of Delhi who has been conferred with the honour of Padma Shri and the International Peace Award.

The Rai Group known as RaiPly is Kenya’s largest agro-forestry concern. It has spread its plywood wings to Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi – where it’s the biggest wood processor

With an experience of over 30 years, Mr. Chadha is responsible for the Group’s strategic decision making along with corporate finance activities.


Sukhpal Singh left Uganda and moved to England at 13. He worked on market stalls in Liverpool Street and Petticoat Lane and at 18 had an opportunity to buy a car parts shop for £5,000 in Willesden.


Sant Singh is the president and CEO of Hampshire Hotels & Resorts and has hotels in the USA, UK and Thailand with over 2,500 rooms in Manhattan.


Ravinder Singh was born in Singapore and is the founder of Khalsa Aid. Established in 1999, Khalsa Aid is an international non-profit and relief agency founded on Sikh principles.

Inderjit Singh is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mauritius’ AfrAsia Bank. Prior to co-founding BellHouse Capital in 2010, he was a London Management Board member for UniCredit.

Harvinder Singh Phoolka is a senior advocate of Delhi High Court, Human Rights activist, and an author. After completing his law degree in Chandigarh, Phoolka practiced law in Delhi.


Surinder Pal Singh Oberoi, 57, is a Dubai-based businessman from a small town in Punjab. He came to Dubai in 1980 as a mechanic, returned to India after a year to launch a family business.

For over 90 years, The Chatthe Group are well known throughout Africa for sugar milling in Kenya. The group consists of Kibos Sugar and Allied Industries.


Surender Singh is youngest President of the Automobile Association of Andhra Pradesh and youngest Captain of the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai.


Raminder Singh Ranger MBE, FRSA is a successful businessman, honoured five times by Her Majesty the Queen, four times for Business and once for services to the British Asian Community.


Dr Kartar Singh Lalvani founded Britains fastest growing nutraceutical company Vitabiotics in 1971. It’s a family business and has twice won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

MPP Jagmeet Singh was elected in the riding of Bramalea-Gore-Malton in the 2011 provincial election.

Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa has been hailed as one of today Sikh heroes. He was born on 7th March 1983 and has been involved with human rights activism since early 1970’s.

Manjit Singh is Chairman of Santokh Singh Foundation. He was previously President of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC).


Darshan Singh is the largest petrol retailer in USA. With more than 1,000 petrol stations across 11 states in the US and an annual turnover of $2 billion.

Rupinder Singh is the Managing Director of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd, he is a first-batch of alumnus from IRMA, Anand and obtained his B.E.(Ag) degree from CTAE, Udaipur.

Mr Rajneet Singh Kohli is CEO and Executive Director at Britannia Industries Ltd.


Aman Bhutani is an influencer and the Chief Executive Officer at GoDaddy Inc.

R B Singh as a seasoned Banker who has, for last 25 years, consecutively been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in several banks within Kenya.

With the blessings of Sri Guru Ramdass Ji Swinderpal Singh has been participating in Sewa at Sachkand Sri Harmandar Sahib Ji, for over 20 years.


Raj Sahni was born in Kuwait and is the owner of RSG Group of Companies spanning across the Middle East, USA and South Asia


As a Sikh Coalition co-founder and current Executive Board Chairman responsible for providing leadership support to the organisation.


Dr. Rajwant Singh was born in Calcutta, India, in 1961. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and settled in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.


Harpreet Singh, Esq., former Legal Director of UNITED SIKHS recently joined the U.S. Department of Justice, Community Relations Service as the Regional Director of Region III.

Nav Bhatia spends more than $300,000 a year on Raptors’ tickets. Each year Navdeep celebrates Vaisakhi and Diwali on the court purchasing thousands of tickets for children.

At a very early age Gurinder Singh joined his father’s business, which involved taking projects for the Government. Today the Bawa Group of Companies has spread into various sectors.


Gurinder Chadha is a Sikh film director, born in Nairobi Kenya in 1960 and moved to West London at the age of 2.

Parvinder Singh, a Police officer, served as 30th Police Commissioner in Mumbai and as Director General of Police and Managing Director of Maharashtra State Welfare and Housing.


In 2022, Manpreet Monica Singh was sworn in as a Harris County Civil Court judge, becoming the first female Sikh judge in the USA.

Tarlochan Singh is an Indian politician and a Member of the Parliament of India, representing Haryana.


Indarjit Singh is Director of The Network of Sikh Organisations UK, Vice Chair and Founder of the InterFaith Network UK.

Amardeep Singh is a Singapore-based Punjabi researcher, writer, photographer and documentary filmmaker.

Mahindar Pall Singh is a Pakistani politician who has been member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab since August 2018.

Harjinder Singh is a restaurateur, family travel content creator, social activist and media influencer.


Harmit Singh is an evolutionary biologist who is a professor and associate director at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He was awarded the 2022 Genetics Society of America Edward Novitski Prize.

Balbir Singh is the Founder and Chairman of the BMK Group. Now a Philanthropist and Social Worker. A commerce graduate from Delhi university.