Prior to Arindon , Tijjay was the Head of marketing at MTC –Vodafone, the mobile telecommunications provider. Prior to relocating to Bahrain, Tijjay worked in the financial services sector in the City of London focused on the analyst community and capital markets in IR roles working for institutions that included NextStep PE Venture and Merill Lynch. He started his career in the UK as a market analyst focused on European markets.

Tijjay holds a masters degree from the London School of Economics as well as an undergraduate dual honors degree in Business & International Relations. He is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Board Member of the Middle East Investor Relations Society.