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Deputy CEOView LinkedIn profile
Ajit joined Kala Sangam 1997 on a PATH placement. He has obtained a Diploma in Management Studies, ILM5 and has obtained an MBA from University of Sunder Land, UK. In his spare time, Ajit learns to play the Tabla and enjoys listening to music.
Admin & Performance Officer
Fiona joined Kala Sangam in November 2009, having previously worked for the organisation in 2005-6. Her role is to provide comprehensive administration support for the company and to assist in developing systems to monitor and report on organisational performance. Fiona is a part-qualified accountant with over 10 years experience. She holds a degree in Business Economics from the University of Liverpool.
Artistic Director/CEOView LinkedIn profile
Geetha Upadhyaya is CEO and Artistic Director at Kala Sangam. She was a Consultant Pathologist, with a particulat interest in the health benefits of practising arts. Having a postgraduate degree in classical Indian dance and music, her main interests are cross art collaborations, choreography and music. Geetha’s aim is to establish Kala Sangam at St Peter’s House as a national centre for South Asian arts, heritage and culture.
Ifty is the welcoming face of our reception desk. He coordinates bookings and assists with the running of St Peter’s House.
Finance ManagerView LinkedIn profile
Philip manages all aspects of the finances at Kala Sangam from making sure bills are paid on time to producing the accounts. He has worked in the field of charity finance and governance for the last four years having previously worked mainly in the NHS. Philip’s interests include Permaculture (Google it!), cycling and the outdoors.
Sidra is an Adminitrative Assistant at Kala Sangam
Arts Projects Officer
Pavan Sembi is a community/craft and textiles artist based in Bradford. Her role at Kala Sangam is to manage arts projects with young people and famillies. She has over ten years of experience in arts and community based projects throughout the region and beyond.
Artistic Associate - Dance
Shrikant Subramaniam is an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer who is working with Kala Sangam as their Artistic Associate in Dance.
Artistic Associate - Music
Vijay Venkat is an accomplished musician who plays several instruments in various musical genres and a fine singer. He is working with Kala Sangam as an Artistic Associate in Music.