Our senior leadership team is a diverse group of experienced individuals responsible for leading teams and delivering British Council’s work across India.
Our senior leadership team
In this section
Alan Gemmell OBE, Director, British Council India
Alan Gemmell OBE is the Director of British Council India.
Gill Caldicott, Director Operations
Gill Caldicott is Director Operations for India and has strategic oversight of our work in North India
Mei-kwei Barker, Director South India
Mei-kwei Barker has a rich experience of over 20 years with the British Council.
Sharon Memis, Director West India
Sharon studied Modern Languages (French and Spanish) and taught at university in the UK and Turkey and at an inner city secondary school in London.
Chris Brandwood, Director English - South Asia
Chris Brandwood is Director English for the South Asia region and is based in the New Delhi office.
Richard Everitt, Director Education
Richard Everitt is Director Education, British Council India, responsible for the strategic direction of the education portfolio.
Nishit Gandhi, Head Regional Decision Support
Nishit heads the finance function for South Asia with more than 16 years of varied experience in finance across different industries.
Geeta Arora, Head Human Resources
Geeta Arora is heading the Human Resource function for the 9 British Council offices across India.