The Wings of Hope is thankful to our supporters and patrons, without whom we could not achieve our goal of providing free education to those who need it most. We are proud to be supported by many dedicated professionals from a range of sectors, who are key in keeping our projects going.

Our Trustees

  • Dr R.S. Ram PhD  (Co-founder)
  • Mrs Rajni Sriram FRSA (Co-founder)
  • Lord Bhikhu Parekh
  • Dawn Butler MP for Brent Central

Distinguished Supporters and Patrons

  • The Rt. Hon. Lord Tom McNally
  • The Lord Dholakia of Waltham Brooks PC OBE DL (founder patron)
  • Sir David Jason, Legendary British Television Actor
  • The Baroness Verma
  • Mr. Alok Sharma, Secretary of State for International Development
  • Dr Yusuf Hamied, Chairman and Managing Director of Cipla Pharmaceuticals
  • Prof. Frank Kelly CBE, Professor of the Mathematics of Systems, ex-Master, Christ's College, Cambridge University
  • Mr. A.S. Laxminarayanan, President & CEO, Tata Consultancy Services, Japan
  • Ms. Babita Sharma,  BBC World News Presenter
  • Mrs. Jackie Cooper, Senior Advisor, Edelman Pr
  • Mr. Damon Clark, Ex Founder and Director of the Brandwith Marketing Group
  • Richard Whitehead MBE, London 2012 Paralympics Games Gold in T42 200m and Marathon runner

Our Advisory Board


  • Dr. Joe Spence, Master - Dulwich College, London
  • Mrs. Rachel Fink, Head Teacher - Jewish Free School, London
  • Mr. Martin Bassett-Jones - Forest School, London
  • Mrs. Alison Whitehead - West Kirby Grammar School, West Kirby
  • Mr. Ian Smith, European Schools Ambassador for WOHAA - the International School of Geneva, Switzerland

    London Business School (Affiliation)

  • Prof. Shiva Kumar 
  • Asst. Prof. Ahmed Tahoun

    London Business School Students, MBA 2018

  • Alex Barret
  • Claudia Yasukawa
  • Eraldo Cavalli
  • Ilina Dutt
  • Kunal Hindocha
  • Matteo Scattola
  • Martina Machado
  • Mike Gammell
  • Roman Oyarzun
  • Sam Kempe
  • Sushant Marathe
  • Whitney Vellequette