Our Board

Kunku Soota

Trustee

Kunku has extensive experience in education and social care as senior manager and trustee. She believes passionately that positive regard and support enables people to surprise themselves and achieve their goals.

Kunku worked in India in the 70s in education as lecturer; publisher and manager. She moved to the UK in the late 80s and had a successful career in the not-for-profit sector.

Kunku has been involved with voluntary work both in India and the UK. Her focus has been empowerment of women and girl children as well as capacity building for the organisations that support them. She continues to be a role model, coach and mentor.

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Kunku Soota

Kunku Soota

Trustee

Rajesh Gandhi

Trustee

<h6>Rajesh has volunteered with various charities in India for over 2 decades and has run several fundraising events in the UK.  He is passionate about children's right to education and life skills so that they have the best possible chance at success in life. Rajesh is an M&A Director at PwC and is a Chartered Accountant by qualification</h6>

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Rajesh Gandhi

Rajesh Gandhi

Trustee

Meenakshi Iyer

Trustee

Meenakshi has been a trustee of Dream a Dream UK since 2012. While growing up in India Meenakshi was always conscious of the corrosive impact that poverty, lack of opportunity and an unstable family environment has on a child's future potential.

Through university, Meenakshi volunteered to work with underprivileged children in Delhi. Now living in London Meenakshi brings her experience of working at grassroots level to her role as a trustee. She is committed to raise funds to support children in India.

Meenakshi is a Tax Director at KPMG in London. She is a chartered accountant and a chartered tax advisor.

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Meenakshi Iyer

Meenakshi Iyer

Trustee

Meera Rao

Trustee

Meera Rao has worked in an advisory capacity with Dream a Dream UK for many years and is currently a Board Trustee. She feels strongly about the need for empowering children and young adults with the skills and confidence to build their future and has followed the journey of Dream a Dream India from its inception in Bangalore.

Meera has worked for over a decade in the financial services industry both in India and the UK, and recently moved into the world of digital design and user experience.

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Meera Rao

Meera Rao

Trustee