Born and raised in Mumbai, Tehiya Narvel has worked in the major Indian cities. Her extensive professional travels took her across many cultures from Asia and the Middle East to Europe. From 1996, Tehiya owned highly successful businesses in Switzerland, leading multicultural teams of Indians, Swiss and other Europeans. Her entrepreneurial pursuits include hospitality, export, lifestyle and fashion. Tehiya studied Intercultural Management at the University of Zurich. Her passion for bringing people together is deeply reflected in her past and present work. She also conceptualized and owned Indian restaurants in Switzerland, and one of her restaurants was voted best amongst 140 restaurants in Switzerland.