Peter Johal emigrated from India to England in the mid-1950s and has lived in Nottingham since the age of eight.
Peter graduated with a B.Sc. Honours in Mechanical Engineering from Surrey University. He then went on to develop the family’s clothing business into a nationwide retailer. Currently, the family business includes property and hotels. Peter is also a Deputy Lieutenant.
He has been a pivotal member of the city’s Indian diaspora and helped develop Nottingham’s Indian Community Centre.