Ri Chakraborty


Ri Chakraborty FRSA, is an award-winning Executive Producer, with 28 years’ experience in Documentary, Film, and extensive global Arts’ Strategies. As a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a Board member at Norwich University of the Arts, she helps advocate for wider, inclusive representation across creative and educational sectors. Ri loves the synergy between Performing Arts and Broadcast, recently Exec Producing a European Observational Documentary behind the scenes at ZfinMalta during Covid, a contemporary dance house previously led by Mavin Khoo.

“It’s an immense honour to take over the role of Chair after such safe and skilled stewardship from Lucy and Bhuvan. Aaakash Odedra Dance is at an exciting stage with fascinating new performances in the pipeline, and educational formats that will benefit the community across all ages. I’m looking forward to supporting Aakash, the fantastic team and Board over the coming years.”