Sue Byrne, Chair Sue is a retired Marketing Planning Consultant who conducted survey research and analysis with leading multinational companies on strategic marketing and communications, having previously worked with advertising agencies J Walter Thompson and Ogilvy and Mather. She has a background in social anthropology, both academic and applied. She has been a volunteer with Tibet Foundation since 1986, establishing the sponsorship programme for exiled Tibetans as well as managing their programme in Mongolia until 2004. She travels often to Asia and has visited Dharamsala several times. She is an International Advisor to the Arts Council of Mongolia.
Tsering Topgyal Tsering was born in Tibet and educated in India, America and the United Kingdom. He completed a Masters in Pacific International Affairs (MPIA), concentrating on International Relations, China and Tibet at the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, University of California - San Diego (UCSD), USA. He has completed his PhD in international relations at the London School of Economics (LSE) on the Sino-Tibetan conflict. He has previously taught international politics and related subjects at UCSD, LSE, Warwick University, SOAS and the University of Westminster. Tsering is currently Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Birmingham. He has published articles in various peer-reviewed journals on the Tibet issue and his book "Tibet and China: The Perils of Insecurity" will be published by Hurst Publishers and Oxford University Press, New York in 2014.
Daniel Russell Daniel Russell works in financial services and has extensive experience in providing strategic analysis of emerging markets (particularly Asia and Africa). He grew up in the Tibetan community in Dharamsala, India, and maintains strong links with the region.
Matt Gruninger, Treasurer Matt has a background in finance and business. He holds a life long and wholehearted desire to ensure the survival of the extraordinarily rich Tibetan culture, its people and their freedom.