People

Sanjoy Roy

Managing Director
Teamwork Arts
India

Sanjoy K. Roy, an entrepreneur of the arts, is the Managing Director of Teamwork Arts, which produces performing arts, visual arts and literary festivals across 40 cities in countries such as Australia, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Israel, Korea, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, UK, and USA, including the world’s largest free literary gathering — the annual ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. Sanjoy has received the National Award for Excellence and Best Director for the film Shahjahanabad: The Twilight Years. He is a founder trustee of Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT) working to provide support services for street and working children in the inner city of Delhi where over 55,000 children have benefited from education, training and residential services. In 2011 the White House presented SBT the US President’s Committee of Arts and Humanities Award for an International Organisation.  Sanjoy is Co-chair of the Art and Culture Committee of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI); President of Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA) and a Member of the India@75 Culture Committee, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).