Mr. Arun Narayan is a Co-Founder & serves as Advisor and Board Member at BHIVE Workspace. He is the Director of UK India Business Council. He is also an angel Investor. He was the Vice President at IDA Ireland. has been associated with Bhive since April 2014 as an Investor and Advisor. He joined the team full time staring June 2018. He continues to be associated with the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) since July 2014, prior to which he was with the Irish Government's trade body - IDA Ireland. He comes with a mix of private sector and Govt/Semi Govt experience across industries and in growing Bilateral Trade between India, Ireland and UK. He has worked across Industries like FMCG, Telecom and BFSI with companies like American Express, Coca Cola and Bharti Airtel. Arun is also an active Early stage Investor and Advisor to companies across sectors and is involved specifically in business growth, financial planning and fund raising with these companies. He holds a Degree in Commerce from Bangalore University and an EPBM from the Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta. He is also a trained Six Sigma practitioner.