Meet the team

We are run by a voluntary committee who work hard to ensure that the majority of all donations goes directly towards supporting the children in our care (2013-2014: 95% of income went directly to our cause). We are proud of our Indian management team who work closely with our UK committee to ensure the safety and successful education of the children.

UK Trustees include:

Alex Jacob   Alex Jacob – Founder and trustee, BA (Hons), PGCE

 Anne-Desir-P1030056-Open-SchoolAnne Desir – Chair of Trustees, Former Primary School Teacher.

paul   Paul Crosby – Trustee and architect, BA (Hons) BArch, Chartered architect, RIBA, SPAB Lethaby Scholar

Mike-Sewell-headshotMike Sewell – Publisher, MA (Hons)

Hannah-and-Monica-web  Hannah Knowles – Trustee, Marketing Director.

India team includes:

DSC_0549  Monica Augustine – Project Director, The Batemans Trust.  B.Com, MBA

Raghland Samuel  Raghland Samuel – Trustee, The Satkaarya Trust (partnered with Batemans)

DSC_0544 (2)  Mr Srinavasan – Project Administrator.