City Sikhs has appointment Rita Chadha as its first director. Rita has spent much of her career working for a number of local and national charities on issues related to social justice and she will take up the new role in August.
Rita is an experienced non-profit executive who was previously working as the Chief Executive of the Small Charities Coalition where she developed a new strategic plan for the organisation. She has also held Chief Executive and Trustee positions at the Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London, and Barking and Dagenham CVS.
Jasvir Singh OBE, Chair of City Sikhs, said “City Sikhs is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and we are excited and looking forward to working with Rita to help take City Sikhs to the next stage of its development”.
Rita Chadha, said, "I am looking forward to working with the trustees, advisory group, volunteer ambassadors and our partners to continue to build City Sikhs as one of the leading Sikh and South Asian organisations in Britain promoting community development, education, capacity building and community cohesion".
City Sikhs received 39 applications for the position, and from that, a shortlist of four people were invited to interview.