Sanjoy K. Roy

Sanjoy K. Roy, an entrepreneur of the arts, is managing director of Teamwork Arts, which produces over 33 festivals in 42 cities and 17 countries, including the world’s largest literary gathering — the Jaipur Literature Festival and international editions of JLF. He is a founder-trustee of Salaam Baalak Trust, working to provide support services for street and working children in the inner city of Delhi where over 130,000 children have benefited from education, training, and residential services. Roy is the co-chair of the art and culture committee of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and former president of the Event and Entertainment Management Association. He lectures at and works in collaboration with leading universities across the world, and has been conferred the honorary degree of Doctor Honoris Causa by the University of York, UK, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the arts and society.