Officers, Committee, Area Representatives and Other Posts

BACSA is managed by Officers and an Executive Committee elected at the Annual General Meeting. They are the association’s trustees. The Committee is supported by a President and Vice-Presidents.

Everybody listed on this page is a volunteer.


Sir Mark Havelock-Allan Bt KC


Sir Michael Davies KCB
Mr David Mahoney
Msgr Dr Michael Nazir-Ali
Mr Alan Tritton CBE DL
Lady Wade-Gery


Mr Paul DeanChairman
Mr Peter BoonHonorary Secretary & FHF liaison
Mr Paul DeanHonorary Treasurer
Mr Robin BoonHonorary Membership Secretary

Executive Committee Members

Dr Richard BingleRecords, British Library Archives, UK MIs and Church matters
Ms Tina DaviesEvents Officer
Mr Charles Greig
Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones MBEEditor of ‘Chowkidar’, Publications and Second-hand book sales
Ms Denise LoveProjects Coordinator
Ms Rachel MagowanCommunications Officer and Website Editor
Mr Kieron Walker
Mr Yasin ZargarSouth Asia Adviser

Area Representatives

Dr Abu Sayeed M AhmedBangladesh
Mr Bertie AmritanandAssam and the Northeast states of India (Bodoland, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura)
Mr David BarnabasBangalore and suburbs
Mr N P ChekkuttyKerala
Mr Richard CornwallisIndonesia
Dr William CrawleyDelhi, Delhi suburbs, Haryana and Meerut
Mr Peter d’CruzPoona (Pune)
Mr Adam FoucarBurma
Mr Ravindra GunduraoSouth Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
Mr Sayed Ali HamidPakistan, Punjab
Mr John L HardingMalacca
Ms Valerie HayeUttarakhand hill stations and Dehra Dun
Mr Anthony HultonSri Lanka
Mr Tom InglisAndhra Pradesh, Telangana and South East Odisha
Mr Leslie JamesPenang
Dr Rosie Llewellyn-JonesLucknow
Mr David MahoneyHong Kong and China
Mme Yvonne Matignon-GonsalvesNorth Karnataka and Goa
Mrs Phillida PurvisSeringapatam, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
Mr Michael RawlinsonMalaysia
Mr Syed Faizan RazaBihar and Jharkhand
Mrs Valerie RobinsonGwalior and Shivpuri
Mr Trevor RosemeyerAgra and District, Mathura
Mr Mark WhitehouseAfghanistan

Other Posts

Mr David Blake OBEBritish Library Archive Support
Sir Michael Davies KCBPublications Distributor
Dr Rosemary RazaGeneral Meetings Officer
Brigadier lan ReesCemetery Records Officer, cemetery maps & directions and military liaison
Ms Valmay YoungWebsite Support