Malini Chakrabarty – Communications Lead
Malini Chakrabarty joined BEFS in 2024, bringing a wealth of diverse experience gained from previous roles with organisations such as the NHS, Glasgow Life, and the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), alongside her thriving career as a freelance designer.
Her comprehensive background spans public engagement, arts, human rights, media, and heritage. Malini’s educational journey exemplifies her unwavering commitment to making a positive impact, holding a postgraduate degree in Filmmaking and Media Arts from the University of Glasgow, specialising in Evidence in Public Policy from the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, and a postgraduate degree in Media Research from the University of Stirling.
In her role as a Changemaker for OSCH, a project by Glasgow Life Museums, Malini demonstrated her passion for anti-racism and inclusivity in heritage sectors. Currently serving as a Trustee for the Glasgow Media Access Center, she advocates for media accessibility and inclusivity in the arts.
Malini’s professional motivation lies in the transformative power of effective communication. As an advocate for communicating information through creativity and innovation, she believes in enhancing the information experience for all. Her commitment extends to improving web and digital experiences, with a focus on the blend of accessibility and aesthetics.
Beyond her professional commitments, Malini finds joy in exploring art galleries, museums, and the breathtaking natural landscapes of Scotland. Her enthusiasm for stargazing and astrophotography reflects a deep passion for the wonders of this planet and humanity. Rooted in a profound connection to Scotland’s built environment and rich heritage, Malini proudly considers this vibrant place her chosen home.