Mayur Gupta

Autumn 2016 Fellow

Mayur grew up in England and Tanzania. He studied Business at the University of Nottingham and is passionate about using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better and more sustainable world.

Alongside his studies, Mayur set up and managed a peer mentoring scheme, ran university wide events and founded an international social enterprise that aimed to provide resilient, low-cost accommodation constructed from waste material to tackle excessive waste, inadequate housing and poverty in Africa.

Since graduating, Mayur has spent 7 months traveling around South Africa, Kenya, Dubai, China and New Zealand including spending three months in Kenya where he worked with local entrepreneurs and helped set up 6 businesses. In his spare time Mayur enjoys running, playing tennis, reading and travelling.