Sandeep is Chief Operating and Financial Officer of the Barbican Centre and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
After qualification as a Chartered Accountant, Sandeep moved from professional practice into industry working for British and American multi national companies, in the UK and in Europe. Following this, he worked as a consultant in the public sector on strategic organisational change programmes.
He moved to the Barbican Centre in 1999 as Finance Director, and in 2008 began working closely with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In 2010 Sandeep assumed the role of Chief Operating and Financial Officer of the two organisations, with oversight of strategic planning and operational leadership. As Client Director for the two organisations, he is overseeing a project to build a new world class Centre for Music in London.
Sandeep has held a variety of non-executive roles for many years, including the Design Council, Help Musicians UK, theatre company Punchdrunk and as a trustee of Friends of Baale Mane, a homeless shelter for young girls in India.