Tamil Association of Professionals

Network, Knowledge, Opportunity & Entrepreneurship

Through our events and networks, TAP provides the platform upon which Tamil professionals spanning all fields – city workers, entrepreneurs, techies, creatives, engineers and academics to name a few - can come together in an open and inclusive environment.


Past events
We are pleased to invite you to TAP Christmas Networking Drinks 2018 with our special guest, Dr Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah (CEO-elect, Oxfam GB; Secretary General, Civicus)
04 December 2018 at 7:00 PM
3rd Floor CHI & Partners 7 Rathbone Street London W1T 1NB
To celebrate what has been an incredible summer so far, TAP invites you to join us for our Summer Networking Drinks event on Monday, 30 July by the river at The Oyster Shed
30 July 2018 at 7:00 PM
The Oyster Shed 1 Angel Lane London EC4R 3AB
We are delighted to be hosting Prof. Kala Vairavamoorthy, internationally renowned Chartered Environmental Engineer, water expert and TEDx speaker. Prof. Kala will be sharing with us the journey that has led him to be one of the world’s leading water specialists.
26 April 2018 at 7:00 PM
CHI & Partners (3rd Floor), 7 Rathbone Street, London, W1T 1LY
Amara will be discussing her career journey to date and how she became one of the few Tamils in the film industry. Amara studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Oxford and initially followed a "proper" career path working in the City in mergers & acquisitions, before she "horrified" her parents by giving it all up to attend drama school. 
13 February 2018 at 7:00 PM
CHI & Partners, 7-9 Rathbone Street London, W1T 1LY London, United Kingdom
The TAP team would like to invite our valued and new members to our Christmas party. Refreshments shall of course be served, so that you can all eat, drink and be merry!
12 December 2017 at 7:00 PM
m/SIX, 15 Rathbone Street, W1T 1NB
This year, we are excited to host Vinoth Jeyakumar, Principal at Draper Esprit. Vinoth joined Draper Esprit in 2016, a publicly listed VC that has made over $4bn dollars in exits over the past seven years and is backed by the most prominent VC in the world, Tim Draper.
31 October 2017 at 6:30 PM
WeWork Tower Bridge, 1 St. Katharine's Way, E1W 1UN, London
If you are a university student, aspiring or recent graduate thinking about your future career, we have the perfect event aimed at bringing together professionals and recruiters to help you figure out how best to take your next steps. 
16 October 2017 at 6:30 PM
Clement House, London School of Economics, Houghton St, London, WC2A 2AE
The idea behind Mastermind is - if you have a problem or idea that needs brainstorming - be it work, starting a new venture or any other career or business problem, by reaching out around you, the answers could be in your impartial networking base - and you will be surprised at the help on offer. 
12 July 2017 at 6:30 PM
South of The Diana Fountain, St James Park
We are delighted to be hosting barrister and former senior civil servant, Christopher Muttukumaru CB at our next event on Wednesday, 28 June 2017.  Christopher will talk about his career journey to date which saw him become one of the few Tamils and indeed South Asians in the highest echelons of British government and the civil service. 
28 June 2017 at 6:30 PM
WeWork Spitalfields 1 Primrose Street London EC2A 2EX


Christopher Muttukumaru
Barrister and former senior civil servant
Kala Vairavamoorthy
Executive Director of the IWA, Chartered Environmental Engineer, and TEDx speaker
Vinoth Jayakumar
Principal at Draper Esprit
Dr Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah
Secretary General of CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organisations
Karthik Nagesan
Housemate on CBB 2017, Candidate on BBC Apprentice 2016