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28 February 2019

Aritra Chakravarty – Executive Director

Aritra is one of the founders and CEO of Project Imagine and incorporated Project Imagine in January 2018. Aritra has overall responsibility for the governance and strategy of Project Imagine and its wholly owned subsidiary, Dozens Savings.

Before founding Project Imagine, Aritra had a number of roles within HSBC, including as Director of Strategy Implementation and as Global Head of Digital FX and Investment Products for their retail banking and wealth management division.

Aritra holds an MSc in Finance (MIF) from London Business School and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta.

Samual Peter Dunford-Baker – Executive Director

Samual, known as Sam, aged 30, is co-founder and COO at Dozens, the trading name of the Company’s parent company, Project Imagine Ltd.

Sam joined the business in June 2019 and has previously held the positions of Chief of Staff & VP, Strategy followed by Chief of Staff & SVP, Finance & Strategy at Dozens. Prior to joining the business, Sam’s professional experience focussed on merger & acquisitions.

Sam will bring his skills in strategy and finance to the Company as the Group progresses its growth plans into 2021.

Ajay Kumar Rajpal – Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ajay Rajpal, ACA, is a Chartered Accountant and member of the ICAEW, qualifying in 1999. During his career, he has gained broad-ranging commercial experience in a number of finance-related roles which involved working for periods in the US, Europe, Middle East and Far East.

In 2011, Ajay established his own consultancy business, providing companies with various corporate services. This included assistance with their pre-IPO funding, the IPO process and post IPO management. Ajay has project managed the IPO process and assisted with the associated funding of two businesses on AIM, namely New Trend Lifestyle Group Plc, which provides Feng Shui products and services across Asia, and Zibao Metals Recycling Group Plc, a Hong Kong and China-based metals recycling company. He currently acts as non-executive directors for these companies. Ajay assisted AIM-listed MNC Strategic Investments Plc in restructuring its debts and oversaw the disposal of the non-performing assets of this company.

In 2018, Ajay participated in the reverse takeover of Grand Vision Media Holdings plc (LSE: GCMH), formerly Simian Global plc, as a non-executive director of that company and continues to hold that position.