Profile & Partners


  • Niranjan Kamatkar FRSA – CEO and Artistic Director (He/ Him/ His)
  • Subodh Rathod – Programme Manager (He/ Him/ His)
  • Alice Martin – Reach and Connect, Community Navigator/ Connector
  • Karen Orr – Reach and Connect, Community Navigator/ Connector

Board Members

  • Bhavini Chavda – Chair
  • Tim Hoyle – Treasurer
  • Dr Trevor Wood, MBE – Secretary and Vice Chair, Shortlisted “Inclusive Companies Lifetime Achievement Award 2018′
  • Benjamin Cohen
  • Dr (Prof – em) Rainer Schulze 


  • Baroness Prashar CBE
  • Lord Dholakia OBE
  • Lord Patel
  • Baroness Massey
  • Jon Snow
  • Baroness Flather
  • Stephen Twigg MP
  • David Lammy MP

Funders / Supporters

The unique work of Wise Thoughts has been showcased at various venues and festivals. We have attracted funding from established funding streams as well as new sources. Some of our previous and current funders include:

Wise Thoughts has also co-partnered and developed projects that were funded by Department of Foreign & International Development (DFID), United Nation’s Family Planning Associations (UNFPA), NHS Trust, and British Council (India).

Some of the Venues & Festivals that have showcased our work

Wise Thoughts has been invited to present its unique work for HIV/AIDS awareness raising at International AIDS Conferences in Europe, Africa and South Asia.


Wise Thoughts is committed to working in partnerships with other individuals and organisations working with or providing services for our target communities. These partnerships encourage a greater consultation process that helps us to deliver each initiative with greater focus and lend wider participation from user base.

Some of our Present and Previous Partners include: