Hans Airways, the new long-haul hybrid airline readying to start scheduled flights between Birmingham, UK and Amritsar, India, has confirmed the appointment of Baroness Usha Prashar, CBE to its Executive Board.
Since 1970, Baroness Prashar has served as director, or chair, of a variety of public and private sector organisations, including NED appointments with Channel Four, ITV Television, UNITE Group Plc and Nationwide Building Society. She has served as Chair of the National Literacy Trust and Trustee of the BBC World Service Trust, hitherto serving as president of the Royal Commonwealth Society and Deputy Chair of the British Council.
Baroness Prashar also previously served as Honorary President of the UK Community Foundations (UKCF), the umbrella organisation for all community foundations, providing philanthropic advice to clients and delivering UK-wide grant-making programmes.
Currently she is the Chair of the UK Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Chair of Cumberland Lodge, an educational charity initiating fresh debate on the burning questions facing society.