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Ranjit Gaind - adventurer and entrepreneur. I have a passion for the good life, tasting every flavor and getting the most out of it whilst I’m still around! The name Ranjit Gaind is Indian - my father is from Kashmir in north India and my mother is from Swansea in south Wales. I grew up in the south east of England and I have lived in Europe, South Africa and Australia; I went to school at King's, Canterbury and later University in Brunel, London. I have a pilot’s license from Cape Town Flying Club, and  an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney Australia. I am an IT & Management Consultant by trade and an entrepreneur at heart. My hobbies include: flying, sailing, scuba diving, skiing, sky diving, travel, reading, theatre and all ball sports. I am always keen to make new friends and networks so please get in touch. You can see my blog on http://ranjitgaind.net – Cheers! Ranjit Gaind

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Ranjit Gaind - Managing Director at Vintur Group - 8 recommendations for this position:


“Ranjit is great in making a complex analysis simple to understand, especially during presentations. He has talent in writing and speaking.” December 20, 2012
Enrico Leyeza, Student, Macquarie Graduate School of Management (colleague)

“In my studies with Ranj, I have found him to be quite a principled person. He will strive to make sure he understands everything taught, and more importantly, question what has been taught if it doesn't seem to make sense. I appreciate that value in a person, not least his relaxed and gentle character.” December 19, 2012
Ninus Kanna, Full-Time MBA Candidate, Macquarie Graduate School of Management (business partner)

“I am sure Ranj put always the team´s interest first in every situation. This make Ranj help the team working close together and smoothly, and makes him a great team leader and a person to trust.” December 19, 2012
Juan José Garrido, MBA Candidate, Macquarie Graduate School of Management (business partner)

“I've had the pleasure of working, studying and travelling alongside Ranjit and have always enjoyed his infectious humour, drive and ability to bring together a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve outstanding outcomes. Good business acumen requires a combination of humour, determination, organisational skills and compassion, and Ranj has it all by the bucket load.” December 18, 2012
Tom Holt, Manager, Marketing Communications, Asciano Limited (business partner)



“Ranjit is honest, hardworking and innovative and so always a pleasure to do business with. His is approach is refreshing due his ability to look at and question situations with an open mind.” June 4, 2012
Robert Adams hired you as a General Contractor in 2009 and hired you more than once Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity

“Ranjit has a tenacious attitude towards problem solving, business and consultancy. He has a curious mind that leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of a solution. Highly recommended!” May 28, 2012
Andre Wigley hired you as a Business Consultant in 2010 and hired you more than once.  Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

“Refreshing approach, unparralled customer service with a level of integrity and honesty rarely seen. Always willing to question the status quo searching for improvements, I would not hesitate to recommend” May 27, 2012
Nadim Antar hired you as a Business Consultant in 2011  Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Good Value

“I have know Ranj for over 5 years, our 2 x companies worked as partners in several very successful projects. Ranj was very organised and has fantastic inter personal skills. Consequently the roadshows werent only alot of fun but were very profitable as well. I enjoyed working with him and would relish the chance to engage in joint ventures in the future.” May 8, 2012
David Cooper, Director, Fund Advisers Europe (business partner)


Ranjit Gaind - Owner – Ranj Management – 4 recommendations for this position:
“Ranj is a very professional individual and very accomplished, I would like recommending him with pleasure.” December 26, 2011
 Kamel Belaid -  2G RAN Optimizer Consultant, Ericsson South Africa was with another company when working with Ranjit at Ranj Management

“I have known Ranj for more than 2 years and he has proven to be highly professional, reliable and knowledgeable. He has excellent knowledge of contract management, and extensive experience in providing compliant and competitive solutions. He has a good sense of humour and is fun to work with.” November 22, 2011
 Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
 Yelena Romenskaya – hired Ranjit as a Business Consultant in 2007, and hired Ranjit more than once

“the action of Ranjit and team to get our work permits was efficient and fast” February 18, 2011 Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, On Time
 John Sharp – hired Ranjit as a visa and billing services in 2009

“Ranjit is a very profesional, honest and knows what he’s talking about. He is also good at conflict resolution. And its always a pleasure working with him. A rare find in our IT Industry.” June 10, 2009
 Johan Roux -  Owner, JWRoux Developers was with another company when working with Ranjit at Ranj Management

Ranjit Gaind - Director - Fiduciary Management Company Ltd. – 6 recommendations for this position:
“Ranjit is a responsible business partner that you can hire for your business needs.He was always available with useful help in all business related matters and on time in difficult circumstances.I would always recommend him for sorting out your business matters.” December 11, 2011
 Top qualities: Personable, Good Value, On Time
 Arslan Rana – hired Ranjit as a Business Consultant in 2011

“My work relationship with Ranj was to provide wealth managment services to many different individuals all over the world over a 5 year period. I would rate Ranj very highly on motivation energy and direction. i hope to work with you again in the future, good luck with your new move.” December 1, 2011
 David Cooper – Owner, Fund Advisers Europe was with another company when working with Ranjit at Fiduciary Management Company Ltd.

“I have worked with Ranjit for the past two and a half years providing Financial Services to his clients. He is efficient, responsive and extremely knowledgeable in his field. I can thoroughly recommend Ranjit to anyone who has needs of the services he, and his organisation offer.” February 17, 2011
 David McNally, Senior Partner, Fund Advisers was with another company when working with Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

“I have known Ranjit as a very efficient colleague, always willing to provide assistance and clear information from the sales team where he was working in order to maintain and improve our standard of service. I would not hesitate to work with Ranjit again.” July 10, 2009
 Rudolf Frantz, Account Manager, DataStream S. A. worked with Ranjit at Ranj Management

“I have dealt with Ranjit for the past few years. He is consistemntly maintained the highest professional standards. I have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending him both as a great professional and a great person.” June 12, 2009
 John Rhys Hopkins, CEO, Fund Advisers Group SA was with another company when working with Ranjit at Ranj Management

“Ranjit is a trusted business partner that I would not hesitate to recommend” June 8, 2009
 Paul Evans, Managing Partner, Fund Advisers was with another company when working with Ranjit at Ranj Management

Ranjit Gaind - Managing Director – Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd. 13 recommendations for this position:
“Ranjit was providing management service for us in South Africa 3G RF Optimization project. In every issue we deal, i learned that he is a very well organized, responsive, and a person with integrity. His professional dedication helped us to get focus on our job.” December 2, 2011
 Top qualities: Personable, Good Value, High Integrity
 Toto Abraham Tarigan hired Ranjit as a IT Consultant in 2011

“During the period I have worked with Ranj I have found him to be a genuinely tenacious business man, always seeking solutions to solve problems, with a high level of integrity.” November 30, 2011
 Rastislav Cano, RAN Performance Engineer, NSN South Africa  worked with Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

“Ranj is a straight forward result oriented person that I enjoyed working with and I would highly recommend him for any project or company that is looking for a proactive solution finder.” November 29, 2011
 Pat Neeley, QA Manager Southern Region, Cell C South Africa  worked directly with Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

“Even for a short dealings with Mr Ranjit Gaind when i’m working as Transmission Consultant in NSN South Africa.I am glad that he was the one who chose by Tangent International to work on my papers to process my visa and also for my monthly compensation. He is very professional, supportive, & trustworthy. I favourably recommend him for those consultants like me & to my colleagues in telecoms!” November 29, 2011
 Ricardo Gonzales, Transmission Planner (Consultant), Nokia Siemens Network 92 Oak Ave. Highveld Techno Park Centurion, Pretoria, South Africa  was with another company when working with Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

“I have worked with Ranjit in South Africa and found him to be a very hands on person with an eye for detail. Nothing was a problem that he could not solve. I would gladly work with him again.” March 12, 2011
 Bruce Lockwood, QA Manager, Cell C  was with another company when working with Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

“Ranj is great to work with, he has a great personality and is easy to speak to and very experienced in his field.” February 23, 2011
 Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert
 Emma Goldberg hired Ranjit as a Business Consultant in 2007, and hired Ranjit more than once

“I was introduced to Mr. Ranjit Gaind in Dec. of 2009. Although in the Telecom Industry for 20+ years with a major cellular supplier, my current assignment in South Africa is my first project as an independent consultant. Without the benefit of a major company as a local sponsor, logistical resource and financial guarantor it is imperative that all aspects of pay plan, logistics, permiting and entitlements be clearly presented, explained and executed.   To that point, I want to thank and recommend Mr. Ranjit Gaind for facilitating those aspect of my employment, permiting, local finances and countless intangables which arise with an independent relocation. Mr. Gaind has always been responsible, helpful, thorough, attentive, prompt and professional in all his business dealings with me.   Per my experience, any business interaction wherein dependability, responsibility, accuracy and coorperation are required—I would fully recommend Mr. R. Gaind for such an opportunity since his business manner fully demonstrates these qualities.   Sincerely,
 J. DeVae” February 23, 2011
 Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity
 John DeVae hired Ranjit as a Business Consultant in 2009

“As a company we have worked with Ranjit for a number of years and have always found his service excellent. Any issues have always been resolved and I would be happy to recommend Ranjit’s work.” February 21, 2011
 Top qualities: Great Results, On Time, High Integrity
 Alistair Rynish hired Ranjit as a Management company in 2005, and hired Ranjit more than once

“I had the pleasure of working with Ranjit while on freelance contract. He has a deep knowledge of the contracting business and he was always ready and available to give advice whenever it was requested. I can without hesitation recommend him” February 18, 2011
 Kevin Coleman, Telecommunications Consultant, Ericsson Kenya was with another company when working with Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

“Ranjit, has worked in the same group as i did for 2 years, along this time i had the chance to interact with Ranj and make important decisions together combining IT field within Business Scope and goals, the perspective i got from is way of working seemed to me clean, very professional and methodic , along discussions and over meetings i also realise the added value he brought to the company exposing new ideas or models for discussion. I believe in a short/middle term Ranj will consolidate his position and become an important resource as he had a strong common sense and a skillfull business background combined with a very balanced social behaviour among colleagues.   For any recomendation or post details regarding this topic please dont hesitate to contact me February 16, 2011
 Rui Matias, Siebel Junior Developer – Senior Admin, worked directly with Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

“Ranjit is a very professional, honest and knows how to make a solution if have a conflict or issue. And its always a pleasure working with him.” February 16, 2011
 Muizz Alias, Radio Site Engineer (IE Engineering), Ericsson sub-Saharan Africa (Pty) Ltd was a consultant or contractor to Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity June 12, 2009
 Adrianna Wronska hired Ranjit as a Managment Company in 2005, and hired Ranjit more than once

“Ranjit is a very conscientious and diligent manager. His enquiring manner is refreshing and valuable. He is a good team player and I value his comments, observations and ability to get on and do the job.   Ranjit is a natural manager, possessing the necessary personnel skills to lead, manage and supervise a team; from a commercial perspective, he too has demonstrated the ability to implement and monitor projects very successfully.   Ranjit takes initiative, is trust worthy and a valuable member of the management team.” June 7, 2009
 Hugo Jankowitz, Student, University of Southampton managed Ranjit indirectly at Ranj Management

Ranjit Gaind - Pool Administration – Manager Anybets – 4 recommendations for this position:
“Ranj could be relied upon to perform all tasks required of him. He used initiative and creativity. Highly recommended.” February 17, 2011
 Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Creative
 Graeme Levin hired Ranjit as a Administrator in 2004

“Ranjit is very competent and coherent with regards to his work. He is a lucid thinker and can manage any situation in his stride. Whilst keeping things professional, he also brings fun to the office. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him.” June 15, 2009
 Euan Jonker, Java Developer, Anybets worked directly with Ranjit at Ranj Management

“Ranj was a fast learning, dedicated individual. He was a pleasure to work with and an asset to the company as a whole.” June 9, 2009
 Robert Van Der Vliet, Architect/Lead Developer, AnyBets worked with Ranjit at Ranj Management

“Ranjit is a self-motivated, hard working and trustworthy person. Because of his integrity I would strongly recommend him.” June 6, 2009
 Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity
 Graeme Levin hired Ranjit as a Business Consultant in 2003

Junior IT & Business Analyst Consultant – Turner Williams Management Ltd. – 4 recommendations for this position:

“I overlapped with Ranj at T-W for only a few months but was on the interview panel for his selection. He was bright, clear-thinking and showed great potential for developing into an effective IT consultant. My successor thought very highly of him which fully justified the confidence that we had placed in Ranj. I would have no hesitation in employing him again should the occasion arise.” March 29, 2011
 Paul Davies, Professional Services Director, Turner Williams Management Ltd managed Ranjit at Turner Williams Management Ltd.

“I have no hesitation recommending Ranjit as he proved himself on every occasion to be a conscientious and dedicated member of my staff. Ranjit reported to me directly and made an important contribution to the profitability of the business through an imaginative and thorough approach to his duties.” February 16, 2011
 Peter Williams, Managing Director, Turner Williams Management Limited managed Ranjit at Gavelkind (PTY) Ltd.

“Whilst working with Ranj at Turner Williams I found him to be reliable and professional. Due to the nature of the role it was necessary for Ranj to pick up a number of new skills quickly in relation to the product set being sold by T-W, he did this without problem becoming an expert in the product set in a short space of time.   He also had a good business oriented attitude enabling him to generate new work through his role which he did on many occassions.” June 10, 2009
 Chris James, Senior Consultant, Turner Williams Management Ltd worked directly with Ranjit at Turner Williams Management Ltd.

“During my time working with Ranj he proved himself to be a professional self starter with a good sense for business. He was an ideal person to put in front of clients as his manner and ability promoted confidence from the client which ultimately led to the development of excellent client relationships.   I would not hesitate in recommending Ranj to any prospective employer or client.” June 8, 2009
 Peter Holliday, Professional Services Manager, Turner Williams Management Ltd worked directly with Ranjit at Ranj Management

Ranjit Gaind - Sales – Indian Ocean Trading Company –  1 recommendation for this position:

“Ranjit was a fantastic worker who was willing to do anything asked of him.” June 7, 2009
 Phil Lucock, Administration/Accounts/I.T., Indian Ocean Trading Company managed Ranjit indirectly at Ranj Management

Ranjit Gaind - Student – Kings School Canterbury – 1 recommendation for this position

“Ranjit and I have remained in contact since school and he continues to be extremely friendly and professional. I would not hesitate to recommend him in business.” October 26, 2009
 Melanie Roddam, Student, The King’s School Canterbury, studied with Ranjit at Kings School Canterbury


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