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Our Board is made up of nine Trustees responsible for making sure the Trust is well run and fulfilling its mission. The Trustees delegate day-to-day management to our Trust Director, supported by our Trust Manager and Administration Manager from our London office. We have a fantastic advisory board who voluntarily share their knowledge and expertise.

TRUSTEE BOARD

ARJUN WANEY

Founder of Beebas Creations, a publicly traded company on the NYSE, and Argent Fund Management Limited, Arjun has had an extensive and prolific career as a successful businessman, entrepreneur and restaurateur with Zuma, Roka, La Petite Maison and Coya achieving worldwide success. He is the co-owner of The Arts Club and a dedicated philanthropist.

Arjun applies his business acumen to his charitable endeavors; twinning his two passions of restaurants and philanthropy. He founded the Savitri Trust in 2001 and remains very much at the heart of the Savitri Trust and its’ projects.

AZAD
SHIVDASANI

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DEVIKA
MOKHTARZADEH

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EDWARD
BOND

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GULU
WANEY

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JAI
WANEY

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JUDY
WANEY

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PRITAM
WANEY

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RINA
BIJUR

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ADVISORY BOARD

EMMA
BETTS

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MICHELLE
BONN PAUL

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MALCOLM
KERR-MUIR

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ANDREA
HAMILTON

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SHIRIN
ELGHANAYAN

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PAUL
CUSHING

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ALOK
OBEROI

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MALINI
SINGH

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ANITA
MAHDI

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STAFF MEMBERS

MAGGIE
GARDNER

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EMILY
KERR-MUIR

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As with Arjun’s other projects, what started as a small ripple has now grown into a tsunami of love and care. I consider myself privileged to be in a small way part of this great humanitarian cause.  Restoring sight to so many has restored in me the vision of what is actually important in life.

Gulu Waney, Trustee