Meet the Team
Andy Matheson - Director
Andy first came to India in 1979 where he taught at Woodstock school. Ten years later after a stint as Vice-Principal he left to work among street children in Mumbai and help establish the work of Oasis there. In 2000 he studied in the USA for a Masters in Intercultural studies majoring on leadership and then in 2001 relocated to the UK and took on the International Director role helping establish Oasis work in a range of countries around the world. After 3 more years living in India between 2017- 2020 he is now back in the UK living just south of London and working as a leadership trainer and coach. He is passionate about helping young leaders establish good patterns in their leadership when young and continues to do some training online for people in India which he thoroughly enjoys. He is married to Joan and has three grown up children and one grandchild.
Sulekha Thapa - Director
Sulekha currently works as Head of Programmes at Oasis India. She also manages several support functions. An alumnus of University of Mumbai, Sulekha comes with grassroots experience in healthcare, counseling, learning and Livelihoods and Prevention of Human Trafficking in an NGO set up. She has over a decade of experience in health education as Senior Tutor, Bombay Nurses Training Institute of Bombay Hospital and Dr. B. Nanavati Hospital. She is Passionate to see people from vulnerable and marginalised backgrounds find a footing in life from where they can easily take off.
Meena Jebaraj - Director
Meena has over 16 years of experience in the NGO sector as finance professional. Meena is currently Head of Finance and Administration at Oasis India. Meena has held different roles in various capacities in World Vision and Bangalore Baptist Hospital. She obtained a B.Com degree from Bangalore University, and a MBA (Financial Accounting) from the Indian Institute of Business Management & Studies, Mumbai.