Sat Nijjer joined the family-owned business as operations director in 2005 after a BSc in Computer Science and a career in investment banking with the US company, Bear Stearns. A major shareholder in Fortel, he became chief executive in 2012, the second generation of the family to lead the company.
After seven years being a major shareholder in Fortel, he became chief executive in 2012, the second generation of the family to lead the company, which is now forecast to grow to in excess of £100M in annual revenues.
Satvinder Nijjer is also an Alumni Member of The Sunday Times Fast Track 100, Vice-Chairman of the Asian Sports Foundation and is heavily involved in the economic development of Walsall Borough through a founding seat at the Walsall Economic Board.
Sat, representing Construction and Recruitment industries on the Walsall Economic Board said: “Being part of the board means I can ensure we deliver the vision of an integrated public-private partnership in Walsall, helping deliver sustainable improvements to people of the Borough.”
He is married with three children and is an avid Manchester United fan.