About Us

Raghav Sarma: Founder & Managing Editor

Licence to Drive was conceived by Raghav in the year 2011 as a digital platform for the auto industry with a travel and lifestyle slant.

A 20 yr old alumni of Modern School Barakhamba Road, New Delhi, Raghav is currently a student of History at Delhi University. He started blogging at the age of 13 and was recognized as the youngest automobile blogger in the world. He was the youngest digital journalist to cover the 11th Auto Expo 2012 at New Delhi and has ever since covered major auto events, launches, F1 races and interviewed some of the leading industry stalwarts at a very young age. His interest in cars led him to do an apprenticeship under Tutu Dhawan, the legendary classic car restorer, to understand the finer nuances of car building.

A global traveller, footballer and golfer, Raghav has played football at the School Nationals level in 2012 and was a part of the National IPSC winning team in 2015. He also attended the youth training camp at Dutch 1st Division Football Club ADO Den Haag in Europe, in the year 2014.

Sanjay Sarma: Editor

A keen golfer, mentor and guide to the LTD project, Sanjay brings in years of marketing & entrepreneurial expertise as a brand strategist, advertising & communication professional.

He is the Founder & CEO of Design Worldwide - a strategic design, branding & communication firm based out of Gurgaon and has over 25 years of cross industry experience, including the automobile sector.

An occasional columnist and opinion leader with business dailies like Mint and Business Standard, he is also a speaker at some of India's leading management institutes, design schools and startup summits.

He was the Co-Chairman of ASSOCHAM’s Expert Committee on Advertising, Brand & Design in the year 2007-08 and currently spends a considerable amount of time mentoring and advising start ups and incubating new economy ideas.

Simmi Dhawan: Features Editor

A food technologist by profession and a writer & language coach by passion, Simmi has spent several years in the food & hospitality industry.

She worked with the Taj Group of Hotels, and then as a National Consultant with the World Health Organization, followed by a stint as a Project Consultant, Mission Economique, UBIfrance at the Embassy of France, New Delhi.

She writes, edits and translates projects in English, French and Hindi and has a keen interest in the Urdu script which she is currently immersed in.

Simmi writes for news publications and digital platforms on a variety of subjects including Current Affairs, Travel, Food, Health & Lifestyle, Education, Environment and more. She also undertakes language teaching & training assignments, and creates, coordinates & conducts training modules for various levels within organizations.
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