Our Team

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." Tim Edwards

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.

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

Zia Islam - Operations Manager

Sarah Slight - Fundraising Support Officer

Jared Stoughton - Charity Officer

Syed Tabish Ali - Information Officer

Vanessa Wilkinson - Finance Officer

Patrons

M-Eavis

Michael Eavis CBE

English dairy farmer and the creator of the Glastonbury Festival, which takes place at his farm in Pilton, Somerset.

N Shah

Navin Shah

Labour politician and London Assembly Member for Brent and Harrow.

J Snow

Jon Snow

Journalist and television presenter. He is the longest-running presenter of Channel 4 News, which he has been presenting since 1989.

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