Advice & Advocacy Director (Strategic Development)
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Savita has worked for the not-for-profit sector for over 25 years and has a wealth of experience in managing advice and rights-based organisations. She has a MA in Race and Ethnic Studies from Warwick University and Postgraduate Diploma in Voluntary Sector Management from Bayes (formerly Cass) Business School. Savita is an experienced trainer, a qualified NVQ assessor and completed a CAST Digital Fellowship in 2018.
Savita’s key achievements include setting up a Law Centre and leading Rethink’s Advice and Information Service through a period of consultation and change. From 2012-2018 Savita was Deputy Director of Against Violence and Abuse (AVA), where she developed HR, governance, IT, digital communications, training, and evaluation systems. Her role prior to joining Family Rights Group was Senior Manager at Help on Your Doorstep, an Islington-based community organisation, where her responsibilities included managing the Good Neighbours team and leading the transition to Covid-safe services during the pandemic.
Savita volunteered as a Trustee of the Public Law Project from 2016 – 2020, during which time she became Vice-Chair of the Board. During her free time Savita enjoys swimming, Zumba and having fun with her family.