Dr P K Sukumaran Nair
Paediatrician and Pulmonologist.
Founder President and now Patron of KALA. Founder Chairman of Pallium Kulasekharam. Enjoys gardening and poetry.
Dr. Nanu Kandiyil
Mr Sreeram Pillai
Sreeram works in the payments industry as an IT Director for a Fintech company. He joined KALA in 2014 and is part of the Executive Committee since 2019.
In his current role as Arts Secretary, his main goal is to give opportunities to as many members as possible, in the different arts events that KALA organises.
During 2020 lockdown, he worked with the Executive Committee and KALA members to accelerate KALA’s Digital initiatives by launching KALA Café, a fortnightly online event, providing ample opportunities for KALA members to display their artistic talents as well as encouraging talented upcoming artists from Kerala.
Mr Sreekumar Kurupath
Legal Counsel & Palm Leaf Editor
I am a Barrister (Middle Temple) and Notary Public by accident and a husband and father by choice. My passions include Music, Literature, Movies, Food and History. I have been involved with Kala close to five years and consider it my extended joint family in England.
Mr Shankar Meembat
Shankar has always been a geek and enjoys nothing more than fiddling around with bits of technology.
Currently running his own business which involves coaching and developing small business owners, this role in KALA gives an opportunity to indulge in something that the day job does not allow.
Shankar is involved as a Trustee in two other charities and sees these as an opportunity to give back to the society that has helped him get where he is in life.
Mr Govindan Nampoothiri
Govindan is passionate about music, literature and arts from a young age. He and his family have been members of KALA since 2003, and he has recently joined KALA Excom as a committee member.
Govindan aims to strengthen KALA’s executive leadership team with his passion for Kerala arts, literature and his administrative and organisational skills.
He works as a Senior Director of Engineering in the satcoms industry and lives in Isleworth with his wife and two children. He spents his leisure time reading, trying to play the violin, Sourdough baking, practising Yoga and Meditation.
Web and Technology
Engineer by profession, I am passionate about music, technology and innovation to make the world a better place. I have joined KALA in 2008.
Dr. Hema Santhosh