Our people

The people who work for the British Asian Trust bring with them vast experience of the not-for-profit sector, business, social finance and international development, both in the UK and South Asia.

  • Mental Health Manager (Pakistan)

    Sanaa Ahmad

    Sanaa
  • Head of High Value Fundraising

    Rupa-Dey Amin

    Rupa Dey
  • Communications Manager

    Hina Bhatti

    Hina Bhatti
  • Livelihoods Manager (Pakistan)

    Nazia Bilal

    Nazia Bilal
  • Child Protection Manager (India)

    Priyanka Biswas

    Priyanka Biswas
  • Director of Fundraising

    Colman Cawe

    Colman Cawe
  • Executive Assistant to Chief Executive

    Gurbani Chandhock

    Gurbani Edited
  • Bangladesh Consultant

    Abir Ahmed Chowdhury

    Abir Ahmed Chowdhury
  • Communications Manager (India)

    Mikhail D'souza

    Mikhail D'souza
  • Executive Assistant and Operations Officer (India)

    Melanie Godinho

    Melanie Godinho
  • Chief Executive

    Richard Hawkes

    Chief Executive Richard Hawkes
  • Partnerships Manager

    Venetia Higgins

    Venetia Higgins