Kala Sangam 9th December 2016

Team

To contact a member of the team, please call (01274) 303340 or email:

For Academy and Classes: academy@kalasangam.org 

To Become a tenant or hire a Venue: bookings@kalasangam.org 

For all other queries: info@kalasangam.org 

Ajit Singh

Ajit Singh

CEO

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Ajit joined Kala Sangam 1997 on a PATH placement. He held several roles in the company until he became the CEO of the company. He obtained a Diploma in Management Studies, ILM5 and has an MBA from University of Sunderland, UK.

He is passionate about arts, culture and the rich heritage of South Asia and in his spare time, Ajit plays the Tabla and enjoys listening to music.

Geetha Upadhyaya OBE

Geetha Upadhyaya OBE

Artistic Director

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Geetha Upadhyaya, a co founder of the company was Kala Sangam’s first CEO-Artistic Director. Having worked in the NHS, her particular interest is in creatively addressing physical and mental issues. She holds a postgraduate degree in classical Indian dance (Bharatnatyam) and music career and her main interests are cross art collaborations, choreography and music. Geetha’s other interests are in poetry, and piano. In 2016, Geetha was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) on the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List for her Services to South Asian Arts.

Jez Arrow

Jez Arrow

Finance Manager

Kala Sangam’s Finance Manager Jez Arrow

Mandeep Kaur

Mandeep Kaur

Marketing and Admin Officer

Mandeep, a science graduate with a MBA (Marketing), is an enthusiastic people’s person and uses her marketing skills in creative ways. She enjoys spending time with her daughters, cooking and traveling in her spare time.

Mohammed Iftikar

Mohammed Iftikar

Facilities Officer

Ifty is the welcoming face of our reception desk. He coordinates bookings and assists with the running of St Peter’s House.

Sidra Bi

Sidra Bi

Administrative Assistant

Sidra is an Adminitrative Assistant at Kala Sangam

Shrikant Subramaniam

Shrikant Subramaniam

Assistant Artistic Director

Shrikant Subramaniam is an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer who is working with Kala Sangam as their Assistant Artistic Director at Kala Sangam.

Steve O'Connell

Steve O'Connell

Venue Sales Manager

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Steve is responsible for promoting our versatile space that can host a variety of events and functions. He strongly believes in the value that arts can add to both business and communities. Steve has spent his career in sales; he is from Bradford and is passionate about promoting the city – especially its football team.

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