Our Team


Shahidul Alam
Shahidul Alam
Chairman

A globally reputed photographer, writer, curator and activist whose ongoing "A Struggle for Democracy” is a milestone in documentary photography practice in Bangladesh. A former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the award winning Drik agency, the Bangladesh Photographic Institute and Pathshala, the South Asian Institute of Photography. Alam has been shown in MOMA in New York, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, and was given the Shilpakala Award in 2015 (highest award for cultural activities) for his contribution to the arts in Bangladesh.


Saiful Islam

Saiful Islam
Managing Director

An innovative, results-oriented senior manager, based in London, with more than 33 years of experience in the private sector working for multi-national company’s. He has managed cross-cultural teams in South Asia, Africa, and the UK. While being CEO of Drik Bangladesh and Drik-Bengal Muslin, he has researched and published a book on Bangladesh’s legendary fabric, muslin, and led the team which produced a groundbreaking exhibition and documentary on it.


Kantha Senanayake

Kantha Senanayake
Operation Manager
Kantha has joined Majority World as Operation Manager in July 2019, replacing Thushan Gunatunga, who has migrated abroad. Kantha has a background as a Web Administrator for the travel trade for the last 15 years. He also has a good knowledge of Software and Graphic Designing. During his leisure time, Kantha play‘s rugby and cricket and watches films (especially documentary). He has a great love for photography too, and has completed a photography course to improve his knowledge on Photography. Kantha will be overlooking the image processing side, and the person to make contact with for Photographer needs.


Lorraine Baker
Accounts & Finance
Lorraine has provided bookkeeping and administrative support to Majority World on a self employed basis in the UK since 2008. Her role within the business is management of the accounting system including financial transactions and providing information to the directors and accountant.


Ricky Simms
Ricky Simms
Sales and Communications

Has over 15 years experience in Marketing, Media & Communications working in the publishing and advertising industry. Ricky is actively involved in cricket activities in Sri Lanka, and is a commentator for TV, Radio and WEB covering local and international cricket. Is a past Leo Multiple District President, the youth arm of Lions International, and currently involved in the Lions Movement. Ricky Joined Majority World in 2013 and currently overlooks the communications and Marketing.



Reddy Siddiqui
Tax and Corporate Finance

The firm was established in 1965 by two young visionary men, Abdul M. Siddiqui and James G. Reddy. After James migrated to Canada in 1967, Abdul continued the firm along the founding principles that it was set up on: a professional client service, a responsive and proactive approach and a friendly working environment. With over 50 years of experience, Reddy Siddiqui & Kabani is recognised for providing an independent professional service with an emphasis on quality and a personal touch.