Denys C. Shortt OBE
Tea History Collection Founder
His father was Peter Shortt - tea estate manager at Langharjan Tea Estate in Assam for 22 years.
Created the Tea History Collection in Banbury
Denys lived in Assam for his first 5 years, then in Fort Portal, Uganda and Thika in Kenya on the Ikumbi tea estate owned by Brooke Bond.
He went to Warwick School. Played hockey for England from age 15 to 21.
Sponsors the Assam tea planters website http://www.koi-hai.com/
Chairman and Founder of DCS Group UK with sales of £270 million & 500 employees
Co-Founder of Enable.com -sales of $13 million and 250 employees
DCS was named a Sunday Times Top Track 250 Company for the third year running.
Denys has won Entrepreneur of the Year, Exporter of the Year, and The Growing Business Awards and has been ranked in Britain's Top 10 entrepreneurs.
Keen helicopter pilot - owns a Robinson R44
Collector of Land Rovers & farmer breeding cattle and honey producer