JAMIE Reuben has been appointed to the QPR board, joining chairman Amit Bhatia, vice-chairman Ruben Gnanalingam, Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Bin Meranun.
Reuben was formerly chairman of Reuben Brothers Resources, the natural resource and energy platform of Reuben Brothers Group.
He has sat on the boards of numerous companies including Metro Bank, Detroit-based real estate and metals business Metro Warehousing, as well as Arena Racing Company which holds 40% of UK racing fixtures and includes courses such as Royal Windsor and Doncaster.
As of 2015 he was appointed the vice chairman of the Metro Bank Advisory board.
Reuben is also a real estate investor and developer, primarily in London where he has been instrumental in the redevelopment of entire districts within the West End. He founded Iconic Hospitality, owner of a portfolio of freehold hotels in London and strategic locations in Europe.
Separately he founded a private equity vehicle Melbury Capital which specialises in emerging markets such as Mongolia, Indonesia and Myanmar.
Bhatia said: “We are delighted to welcome Jamie to the board. He is someone I know very well whose involvement will aid us tremendously.”