Monisha is currently on a leave of absence from the Committee, intending to return in early 2019.
Monisha is a media professional with a specific interest in the creative industries and higher education. Among her contributions to public life, she is Chair of Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, Trustee of the Donmar Warehouse and of the Art Fund. She is also a serving member on the Board of Office for Students, member of the Ofcom Content Board and lay member of the Queen’s Counsel appointments panel. In her previous roles, Monisha has served as Trustee of Tate, National Gallery, Foundling Museum and ArtUK. She has also served on several panels as an independent member including on the challenge group for the Triennial reviews of the British Council and the British Film Institute.
From 2000-2010, Monisha worked at BBC Worldwide as Director of Emerging Markets in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, and represented the BBC on subsidiary and joint venture boards. She holds a post-graduate degree from SOAS and an executive MBA from the London Business School. In 2009, she was elected Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.