Vaishali Shah

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Vaishali is responsible for developing Minerva group’s relationships with clients from the UK and East Africa, particularly with the next generation of our existing clients. She is Group Head of Marketing and also responsible for Minerva’s branding, design and visual communication. She is the granddaughter of M.P. Shah, and a member of the Meghraj family, Minerva’s largest long-term strategic shareholder.

Vaishali heads Female Focus, an exclusive international network which provides an opportunity for successful businesswomen to share experiences, collaborate and build strategic business relationships. Vaishali heads up Minerva’s ‘Legacy Project’ charitable initiative.

Vaishali has a First Class Joint Honours Degree in International Management and French and also the Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing with over 20 years of experience in marketing.


Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM) and First Class Joint Honours BSc Degree in International Management and French from the University of Manchester.


Vaishali also runs two businesses; one being graphic design and marketing, and the other, luxury wedding and event stationery. Vaishali’s other interests include a passion for supporting and mentoring women in business and those aspiring to be entrepreneurs. Having travelled extensively from a young age, Vaishali is fascinated by the fashion, design and art of different cultures and how ancient traditions can be given a contemporary twist to make them relevant in the 21st century. Vaishali has a keen interest in philanthropy and is also an adviser to the charity Find Your Feet and acts as an ambassador for the International Women’s Academy.

Time off is often spent indulging in spa holidays!

Vaishali speaks French and Gujarati.

“This shows the professionalism of Minerva.”

Family Office, Bahrain