Nirmal Chhabria: Niva International
Focus: Metal exporting
Nirmal Chhabria, 27
Company: Niva International
MBA graduate Nirmal Chhabria founded Niva International in 2005. The company scraps high-quality waste metal and exports it to China, India and parts of Southern Asia, and has achieved 200% growth in every trading year to date. He also advises eight other companies in the recycling industry.
Turnover is £1.4m, and the Cardiff-based company now has offices in India, Singapore and the USA. Mumbai-born Chhabria recently founded Niva Global Services, which helps Indian students access higher education in the UK, assisting with everything from finding the right course to admissions, accommodation and travel.