The Chief Barker

Our current Chief Barker is Tushar Prabhu.

Tushar trained as a structural engineer at Cambridge University and as an urban planner at Harvard University. He has over 25 years of experience in infrastructure and property development projects around the world and is currently CEO of Pell Frischmann. He is a Board Director of British Expertise International, the leading trade association for British consultants working abroad. He has also served as a Variety Trustee since 2016.

Tushar Prabhu Variety Chief Barker

The Chief Barker is the Chair of the Board of Trustees, and the incumbent leads the charity in all matters relating to governance and strategy. The title derives from fairground entertainment; historically, a “Barker” drummed up customers at the fairground. 

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