Kala Sangam 21st October 2018

Team

To contact a member of the team, please call (01274) 303340 or email: info@kalasangam.org 

For Academy and Classes: info@kalasangam.org

To become a tenant or hire a room: bookings@kalasangam.org 

For all other queries: info@kalasangam.org 

Ajit Singh

Ajit Singh

CEO

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Ajit joined Kala Sangam in 1997 and held several roles in the company until he became the CEO of the company in 2014. He has a background of marketing, business and finance and later obtained a Diploma in Management Studies, ILM 5 in Coaching and Mentoring and has an MBA from the University of Sunderland. He is passionate about arts, culture and the rich heritage of South Asia and of his home town of Bradford where he was born. Ajit is a vice chair of Governors at a primary school in Leeds and a Court member for the University of Bradford.

Alex Croft

Alex Croft

Creative Producer

Alex began his career at Northern Ballet working in both press and marketing before joining West Yorkshire Playhouse and then Phoenix Dance Theatre where he headed up the organisation’s marketing team. In 2014 he joined Arts Council England as Relationship Managed for Dance, working closely with both independent artists and arts organisations across the North. He is a Board Member at balletLORENT and a former trustee of Pyramid of Arts.
Alex is responsible for programming all artistic activity at Kala Sangam and leading on support for artists. To discuss any artistic ideas you may have either email alex@kalasangam.org or tweet @alexrobertcroft.
Cat Scott

Cat Scott

Marketing and Admin Assistant

Cat has a broad array of experience in art galleries and events across Bradford and further afield. She aims to attract younger audiences to Kala Sangam, by using a variety of marketing techniques. As well as leading workshops as a Visual Artist and working closely with the arts team at exhibitions and events.

Cat also works as a Scientific-Artist and Independent Curator, where she leads collaborative projects with artists, scientists and makers as an active member of The Superposition collective based in Leeds, to create artworks and to curate exhibitions and events. Follow her instagram page for the latest news @catscottsciart.

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.

Fizah Yaqub

Fizah Yaqub

Education and Outreach Officer

Fizah joined Kala Sangam in March as our Receptionist through the In Communities scheme and got promoted to be our Education and Outreach Officer 6 months later.

Fizah has always had a connection and love for the arts. She has volunteered for charities and has worked with disadvantaged children and young people in care who have been excluded from school through youth art schemes and projects. Fizah has also been involved in campaigning, working as an Election Agent and as an SEN in the care sector, to name a few.

Jez Arrow

Jez Arrow

Finance Manager

Jez is the Finance Manager at Kala Sangam.

Jez has more than twenty years’ experience as a senior arts manager, director and artist in a wide range of contexts, including development of an independent multi-arts venue in the North East and bookkeeper on a Scottish feature film with BBC broadcast in 2013. He’s also worked extensively with young people throughout his career, many of them young carers, looked after children and those excluded from education, including tutoring at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on the Film & Performance elective for young people.

Mo Khan

Mo Khan

Facilities Assistant

Mo is a Facilities Assistant at Kala Sangam.

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.

Mat Schofield

Mat Schofield

Caretaker

Mat is the Caretaker at Kala Sangam.

Sidra Bi

Sidra Bi

Finance Assistant (Maternity Leave)

Sidra is an Finance Assistant 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.

Suleman Rahman

Suleman Rahman

Facilities Assistant

Suleman is a Facilities Assistant at Kala Sangam.

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