Meet Our Team

Sujatha Thaladi


Sujatha is a postgraduate in Chemistry, with 20 years of being a qualified mentor in Cardiff. Sujatha is a big asset in the community and has been supporting vulnerable individuals in Wales for over 2 decades. She is a Regional Coordinator for Wales for the South Asian Heritage Month.

Sean Newton


Sean has a sincere desire to prevent people most at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes by offering a Know Your Risk screening, education and empowerment resources and providing help and support for people most at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

Vimla Patel, MBE


Vimla of Llandaff in Cardiff has been hugely involved in Voluntary work for the past 30 years, giving a broad range of support to vulnerable people.

Yusuf Rangoonwala


Yusuf is a Psychiatrist currently working for the NHS. He brings to TMR his 10 year background from Mental health and the issues currently facing our society as a whole.

Dr. Sunil Pulapaka


Sunil is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatry & Neurodevelopmental Service

John Gamblin
John Gamblin


John spent a long technical career in Information and Systems Development. The last 25 years were spent in Senior Management roles overseeing managing large IT systems. Since retiring John has given much of his time supporting charities and organisations involved with art, cycling and local community work. John is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

John Gamblin
Jessica Hooper


Jessica is an Organisational Development Manager at Senedd Cymru, passionate about improving opportunities and experiences in the local community. Following her graduation from Cardiff University, Jessica worked in the NHS for 8 years in a number of roles, most recently specialising in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.



I am dedicated to supporting my family and cherishing time spent socializing with friends. Beyond my professional networks, I actively contribute to my workplace by teaching within the MDT team and collaborating with various specialties. My ultimate goal is to advocate for community health and well-being. I am committed to working with diverse populations and addressing workplace inequalities, exemplified by my involvement in initiatives like road shows to aid postnatal mothers with breastfeeding..



Chetna is a prominent figure in South Wales’ immigration law scene, boasting 16 years of experience in the UK legal landscape.  She initially qualified as a lawyer in India in 1992 and later became qualified to practice law in the UK in 2004. Beyond her legal career, Chetna is a passionate advocate for women’s rights, especially within migrant communities in the UK.  She has served as a Board Member (and former Chair) of Black Association of Women Step Out (BAWSO) and is a Trustee for multiple South Asian community organizations. Chetna also dedicates her pro-bono efforts to representing women in family and domestic violence law cases. She holds an LLB degree and an MSc qualification from Cardiff University.

John Gamblin
Joan Simon


Native of Guyana, educated to secondary school, Joan had worked as an administrative assistant in various organisation in Guyana and UK. Joan was engaged in peace acitivies in Bulgaria before she volunteers in various charities and served as a finanice officer and Bookkeeper in MenFa , a charity based in Butetown. Currently , Joan is retired and enjoying her retirement.

Maxine Joseph

Project Coordinator

Maxine is a postgraduate of International Relations, and has several years of working in the charity sector organising educational and fundraising events, providing administrative assistance to projects and supporting vulnerable individuals and families.

John Gamblin
Yamuna Gurung

Project Coordinator

Yamuna is the latest addition to the team. Having changed careers from the hospitality and food industry by retraining to broaden her skillset into the third sector.

Btissam Lahqiqi Telmsani

Support Worker

With several years of experience in working with people from all walks of life, Btissam enjoys being able to provide help and support to people who may need it.

John Gamblin

Project Coordinator

Sangeetha currently helps to coordinate projects of all sizes and is passionate about childrens and young people projects.


Marketing Coordinator

Siqi is currently supporting the marketing initiatives at TMR whilst studying at Imperial College London. She is passionate about social inclusivity and improving opportunities for BAME individuals.

Louise Ferriera


Louise writes  blogs and articles to appear on our website and other social media sites. Louise believes that her self-confidence has greatly improved since she began volunteering. Being able to show off her skills in a work environment
and make a difference in her own community has encouraged her to look at new career paths that she
would never have considered before starting her volunteer journey.

John Gamblin

Fundraising Manager

Dee worked for TMR in 2014 as an administrator, preparing policies, drafting fundraising applications, coordinating volunteers, and networking to raise awareness about the charity. Since then, she has had various corporate jobs but has learned that charity work is a lot more rewarding and has returned to TMR to help source funding for the organization’s continued success.