Anupma Gupta has been in a Govt. job for several years. She is a sensitive caregiver of a loved one with mental illness. The journey of life for the whole family has touched her deeply and is the reason for the initiative she has taken to work for the cause of mental health. She has been engaged in meaningful conversations with families for several years and Sambandh Family SHGs.
Capt Sarfaraz Ansary (Robby)
Captain Sarfaraz Ansari has been working in the field of mental health for more than 15 years and has vast experience in individual & family counselling, respite services and legal issues pertaining to mental health.
Being a care taker himself, Captain Robby believes that persons with MI are Gods own children and the Creator has entrusted a selected few to take care of these people.
Jatinder Khurma is into marketing of textile. He is also a caregiver, who strongly believes that a person with mental illness can also lead a normal life if given a chance. Understanding of the illness, love and support etc help a person to bring into mainstream of life.
Chief of Operations & Head
Tobacco Control Group
Sanjay is a B. Tech (IIT-Delhi) and MBA (IIM-Ahmedabad) and has over 31 years of experience in the corporate sector and last 5 years in the tobacco control. He entered tobacco control as India Program Director in the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. He played a transformative role and made a significant impact in the country. Since August 2014, Sanjay is associated with the Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health and continues to manage the Voice of Tobacco Victims campaign. He is the a Trustee of Sambandh Health Foundation.
Head Mental Health Group
Rita Seth, has been a fine arts person inclined towards pottery. She is a sibling of a person with mental illness and has experienced the pain and isolation associated with it. She believes in the human potential and the strength of human relationships. She sees these as key to recovery from mental illness.
Three decades in advertising and communication. Founder of organisations and active in industry affairs.First-ever Indian juror to the International Advertising Festival at Cannes. Graduate from St Stephen’s College, Delhi and a post-graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.