Anthony Edward (Govinda) Lovage is a trustee and the chair for AMURT UK and is presently responsible for Local Service Projects. He is Co-Founder and Director of not-for-profit health food store Food For All (London) Ltd., founded in 1975 and is a trustee of the Sunrise Education Trust. He has a diploma in Sustainable Communities & Person Centered Counseling from University of East London and has studied Psychodynamic Counseling, Herbal Medicine and Emergency Relief Feeding strategies.
(known as Dada Jyotirupananda)
Dada Jyotirupananda has worked as an administrator and coordinator with various global AMURT organisations for 20 years, carrying out relief and community service programs in Sudan, Jordan and Turkey. He has been a trustee of AMURT UK since 2003. Responsibilities have included financial oversight, project coordination, fundraising coordination and public relations. Dada is editor of New Renaissance, a magazine for social and spiritual discussion and author of Meditation: Searching for the Real You, a respected book on yoga practices.
Pierre Boyde is currently the Treasurer of the AMURT UK board of trustees. While living in Singapore he co-founded a primary school in Taguig, one of the most deprived areas in the capital of Philippines, Manila. He’s also worked on housing projects in indigenous areas of Guatemala and has been involved in fundraising for AMURT’s international emergency relief work. His current focus is the development and expansion of existing AMURT UK projects.
Supriya is AMURT’s fundraising manager. She has worked in fundraising for more than 12 years in various infrastructure organisations such as Directory of Social Change and Women’s Resource Centre. She has found working for AMURT since September 2017 marries her fundraising and project management skills with direct projects she feels passionate about.
London Programme Manager
Sofia is a food anthropologist who has worked with food all her professional life. In the past she has managed a number of food based community projects and programmes. Sofia’s work at AMURT is to manage the London programmes that include the making of energy bars and hot meals for distribution to vulnerable people in Holborn, Hackney and Islington. She loves her energetic team of colleagues and volunteers and simply loves working for AMURT.
IT & Web Support and Virtual Office Assistant
Kalyan has been responsible for AMURT UKs IT operations and support since 2009. Since April 2017 he’s taken a role looking into the web presence and audience of AMURT UK.