South Asian Concern is a registered charity led by a team of staff and trustees. You can find out who’s who and more about them here.
Ram is Chairman of South Asian Concern. He comes from a Hindu background and moved to the UK in the 1960s following persecution of Asians living in East Africa. You can watch a short video of his faith journey here (filmed in 1994).
Ram has a background in business and was awarded a CBE in 1998. He is married to Sunita and they have three grown up children and seven grandchildren. He is the author of a number of books including Lions, Princesses, Gurus: Reaching Your Sikh Neighbour and Chapatis For Tea: Reaching Your Hindu Neighbour.
Rosey Johnson – Operations Manager
Rosey joined SAC in 2015 as Communications Manager and became Operations Manager in November 2017. She overseas the running of the office and also gets out-and-about speaking at churches and raising funds for our partners in South Asia. Before coming to SAC she worked for many years as a Christian schools worker but has also been part of the Fundraising Department at her local Hospice. When not staring at the computer she enjoys visiting National Trust houses, walking long distance footpaths and playing her flute.
Daryl Booth – Administrative Manager
Daryl joined SAC in January 2016. Prior to coming to South Asian Concern, he studied theology and has worked in both church and chaplaincy ministry. Daryl lives with his Dad and two cats and is a dedicated Southampton FC supporter.
Sunita is Treasurer of South Asian Concern and oversees the accounts function. She has a background in administration and finance.
Sunita is married to Ram and they have three grown up children.
Robin spent 20 years in India teaching and training church leaders. He works as a consultant with SAC, writing and teaching on cross-cultural understanding with the South Asian communities. He was married to Shoko for nearly 50 years and has two children and four grandchildren. Robin has written many books and resources including the highly acclaimed ‘Engaging with Hindus’.
Deepak is a Sindhi who was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Japan. He has spent the past 30 years in Europe, working in business and now operates as a management consultant and international speaker. He is married to Celia and has two sons. Deepak has been a trustee of South Asian Concern for 20 years and works with Rosey to raise support for our partners in South Asia.
Suneel comes from a Hindu background and started following Jesus a number of years ago. He has worked in a variety of sectors, and been a trustee of different charities since 2000. Currently an IT consultant and the Facilitator of the International Sindhi Partnership, he is married to Susan and has a teenage son.
Chancery House (Room 202)
St Nicholas Way
T 020 3823 8082
Registered Charity 1002270
India: Pray for political stability and communal harmony following India’s recent elections. Pray for the Christians who are harassed, intimidated or persecuted by Hindu radicals, that they will know God’s protection. prayermate.net/feeds…
Pakistan: Starfish Asia supports homes around Lahore for children and young people who are blind, orphaned or who have disabilities. Pray that their care will introduce God’s love and compassion to them. prayermate.net/feeds…
Pakistan: Starfish Asia will hold a teacher training course from 10th-19th June. It is hoped that 100 teachers will attend. Pray that new ways of teaching will benefit the children in Starfish supported schools. prayermate.net/feeds…
Sri Lanka: Pray that politicians will take responsibility for good governance and not provoke division. Pray that faith communities will be able to meet without armed forces guarding them, and conduct their worship gatherings peacefully. prayermate.net/feeds…
Remember Christians who are grieving the loss of loved ones and fearing further violence. Pray for lasting healing from physical injuries and from emotional trauma through God’s comfort. prayermate.net/feeds…
Following the attacks on Easter Day, pray for peace and for the authorities to act justly to apprehend militants and prevent inter-communal violence. Pray for wise and godly Church leadership to prevent retaliation against Muslims and promote peace. prayermate.net/feeds…