Trustees of The Bhopal Medical Appeal
TIM EDWARDS - Executive Trustee of the Bhopal Medical Appeal. Tim cycled to Bhopal in 1999, and has advocated for Bhopal survivors ever since. He's a spokesperson for the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal, a coalition of Bhopal survivor groups and international NGO.
We took water samples from hand pumps here and tested them in Exeter at Greenpeace's research laboratory where we found the levels of carbon tetrachloride now to be 3000 times the Environmental Protection Agency limits.
Avaes Mohammad – Trustee
Working across poetry, theatre and performance, with a background in the chemical sciences, artist-alchemist Avaes Mohammad has performed on stages across the UK, Europe, India, Pakistan and South Africa. His poem Bhopal, as commissioned by BBC Radio 4 won an Amnesty International Media Award.
Annie Murray - Trustee
Annie Murray is a writer with an educational background in literature, psychology of religion and journalism in the charity sector. She has been a fundraiser for the BMA since 2009 and also involved in campaigning, including participation in the 'Die-In' protest against Dow's sponsorship of the Olympics in London in 2012.
Sathyu Sarangi - Trustee
Since 1984 Sathyu has lived in Bhopal. He has been involved with the multiple activities run by a network of local, national and international groups, pursuing health and economic needs, fighting legal claims, providing medical support and reminding the world that the Bhopal disaster of 1984 happened. Sarangi is the founder of several activist organisations. He is also the founder and manager of the Sambhavna Trust.
Subir Sarkar - Trustee
Theoretical physicist, University of Oxford. Educated at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and the TATA Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, Subir has also worked in science education and outreach at Eklavya, Bhopal during 1988-89. He has been a BMA trustee since 2007.
Staff of the Bhopal Medical Appeal
Nicky Pyper - Operations Manager
Sarah Slight - Fundraising Support Officer
Jared Stoughton - Charity Officer
Syed Tabish Ali - Information Officer
Vanessa Wilkinson - Finance Officer
Patrons of The Bhopal Medical Appeal
Michael Eavis CBE
English dairy farmer and the creator of the Glastonbury Festival, which takes place at his farm in Pilton, Somerset.
Labour politician and London Assembly Member for Brent and Harrow.
Journalist and television presenter. He is the longest-running presenter of Channel 4 News, which he has been presenting since 1989.