ADVISORY BOARD

Michael Toppin

MICHAEL TOPPIN is an award-winning TV Producer/Director based in London, with extensive experience in effectively producing various Broadcast TV shows in different genres. He worked as Senior Creative Director in Factual Programming at ITV from 1990 to 2006, heading up & mentoring production teams, running departmental training courses & presenting masterclass sessions. Michael Toppin was appointed as a BAFTA Film & TV Awards Chapter Judge. Notably, as a Creative Director he has promoted both fresh & established talent as well as programme innovation by initiating the use of prosumer technology & widescreen formats in Broadcast TV.

His authored work as a TV Producer/Director includes: Hit Peak-time Series - "...From Hell", "The Pride of Britain Awards", "Beware...Pickpockets", "Airline", "Strange But True?", "One In A Million" etc.Events & Public Affairs - Live 360 degree multicamera event-based audience participation polemical studio debate & current affairs shows: “On Trial" with Jon Snow, "Ask The Leaders" with Jonathan Dimbleby,” Devils Advocate" with legendary Black Activist Darcus Howe, & also "Eastern Eye”: a studio based series about politics & culture in the Indian Subcontinent – all TV Firsts in Michae

Toppin’s diverse career: Documentary Series - "Kinnock: The Inside Story", "Michael Heseltine - A Life in the Political Jungle. Presently working on a new concept - Psychology: The Great Unknown

As an advisory member of TGG Foundation Charitable Trust Michael Toppin will help find ways to enhance the crucial projects of the Trust through his advice. With his expert knowledge in media promotion & creative direction he will provide recommendations and advise the trust in finding connections & resources vital for implementing activities including his expertise in international representation to help network & reach a wide range of audiences in different parts of the world.This includes finding various ways that successfully bring the comprehensive activities & initiatives of the Trust to a global stage.

Harish Chander Tewari

With more than 24 years of experience, Harish Chander Tewari has earned profound reputation in India and many overseas countries as a highly talented and successful Agriculture and Horticulture Consultant. Holding a Master of Science degree in Agriculture, International Diploma (Agriculture Research for Development) from ICRA, Wageningen, The Netherlands, he has tremendous knowledge and experience in his domain.

In the journey of his unsurpassed professional career, he had worked with several challenging -projects of the State Government of Uttrakhand, India and other reputed organizations in India. He has also completed various research based projects and attended many training-based courses in countries like China, Sweden and Indonesia. At Present Harish is working as a Consultant Technical Services (Agri–Horti) of Integrated Livelihood Support Project of Govt of Uttrakhand State,India. His other projects include a Capacity Building Project for Water Users Association WUAs of M.P. Government and Water Sources Restructuring Project, Organic off Season Organic Vegetable Production Project for SC and ST women in Champawat District of Uttrakhand State. He is also actively associated with other rural development projects and activities.

Harish is selected as the Advisory Member of TGG Foundation Charitable Trust. He has proficiency to work with new challenges and dig success using his long-term experience, technical expertise and visionary power. He is a business specialist as well as a technical specialist to overcome any complexity in the field of agriculture and horticulture. Under his proficient guidance, TGG has found new direction to accomplish its desirable objectives.