BOARD OF TRUSTEES
James Edwards (Jai Nitai das)
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
A second initiated disciple of H.H. Radhanath Swami who joined ISKCON in 1998 from a professional background in the investment banking industry.
Following 10 years as a monk at ISKCON London, he now serves as Temple President of ISKCON London, Regional Supervisor for London and the South-East, Zonal Supervisor for the UK and a Euro RGB member.
Anish Patel (Adhisvara Jagannath das)
A disciple of H.H. Jayapataka Swami, professionally he is a qualified accountant.
One of the co-founders of the Croydon Rathayatra festival in 2011, he has been the key organiser of the festival for over 10 years now.
Asish Soni (Acyuta Charan das)
A disciple of H.H. Radhanath Swami, he is currently employed as an accountant by the Home Office and is the chair of the governors for the Krishna Avanti Primary School in Croydon.
He has been coordinating the Food For Life mission for ISKCON London for over 15 years and received an MBE for his services in 2018.
Badri Narayanan (Brihat Gaura Hari das)
A disciple of H.H. Jayapataka Swami, he has worked in the banking industry for a number of years across different geographies.
After first joining ISKCON in Birmingham, he has been serving ISKCON South London for a number of years and is currently the Treasurer and heads up the local Food For Life program.
Has worked in the investment banking industry for decades with a number of global banks and in a variety of roles and geographies.
Inspired by the call of duty to serve Srila Prabhupada's mission, he has actively been involved in service with ISKCON South London for over 20 years.
Milind Vaidya (Navadvip Chandra das)
A second initiated disciple of H.H. Radhanath Swami, he has been a resident monk at Bhaktivedanta Manor for a number of years.
He has been regularly visiting ISKCON South London as a guest speaker since 2017 and regularly teaches and runs courses, particularly on the Srimad Bhagavatam.
Yougesh Bhanote (Raghupati Raghava das)
A second initiated disciple of H.H. Candramauli Swami, he works in the financial industry.
One of the co-founders of the Croydon Rathayatra festival, he also serves as a pujari at ISKCON London.