Daleep Mukarji

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Dr Daleep Mukarji joined Y Care International "after 12 years as Director of Christian Aid. Dr Mukarji brought with him a unique understanding of international development and the eradication of poverty through justice and social action. He was nominated as one of the 100 most influential Asians in Britain in 2005 and appointed OBE in 2008.

"Born in India, he worked there as a medical doctor and as General Secretary of the Christian Medical Association of India in the early years of his career, moving to Geneva in 1994 to take up the position of Executive Secretary for Health, Community and Justice at the World Council of Churches.

"Dr Mukarji has held a wide range of senior positions in the development sector in the UK and internationally, including Governor of the London School of Economics, Chair of the Board and Council of the Overseas Development Institute, Chair of the Trade Justice Movement, Member of the NGO advisory body to the World Trade Organization’s Director General, and Trustee of the UK's Disasters Emergency Committee and has invaluable links with UK and European government departments, development agencies and Christian organisations."[1]

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  1. Y Care International Trustees, organizational web page, accessed March 25, 2012.