As one of the United Kingdom’s leading health and social care entrepreneurs, renowned business leaders and investor in people, Ravi Bains is a shining example of how hard work and community values can lead to business success.
Thanks to his long-standing success in growing businesses into market leaders, Ravi has become a highly experienced executive and an expert in strategic business development. Ravi’s unique skillset enables him to quickly identify opportunities for market growth, better understand consumer demands, identify areas of improvement, and understand what actions businesses should adapt to meet consumer and policy challenges within an unpredictable marketplace. With over twenty years of experience, Ravi is now seeking to utilise his business acumen to advise the next generation of entrepreneurs and help guide other current business owners seeking to grow or exit their businesses, having recently overseen one of the largest sales of a UK homecare organisation.
Ravi appreciates the importance of hard work and seeks to invest in good people and good quality, family-owned businesses to ensure they have the tools needed to succeed. Ravi’s new business venture, 5 Rivers Equity, has been specifically established for this purpose, offering bespoke advisory services and financial support to businesses across a range of sectors.
Ravi is passionate about working to solve some of the significant challenges facing the social care sector and society as a whole. Ravi is actively working with politicians to solve the current social care crisis, acting as an advisor to various bodies to help them better understand the current pressures facing the social care system, the impact this has on carers, care recipients, and businesses, and how the system should best evolve to meet the growing demands from a rapidly aging population. He is also a mentor and philanthropist for young people, aspiring entrepreneurs, and works hard to promote equality and diversity among leadership teams, with an example of his views on this important topic having been published in HR Magazine.
As a self-starter and entrepreneur, Ravi is always seeking out new opportunities for where he can help enact change across multiple business sectors.