Commits is managed by Commits Educational and Charitable Trust, Bangalore, set up in 2004 to offer quality higher education and training in the areas of media, marketing, journalism, retail, development, finance, management and information technology. The aim of Commits Trust is to create a world-class, state-of-the-art media lab and a university exclusively for communication and media studies.

Profile of Trustees

Collin Timms

Collin Timms has interests in banking, hospitality, higher education, and healthcare management. He serves on the boards of Bible Society of India and CMC Vellore. He is the chairman of Guardian Bank, founder of Guardian Health Management, and Managing Trustee of The Bridge Foundation, one of the largest micro enterprise development organizations in India. He is an internationally-known keynote speaker on Social Enterprise, and has addressed Yale University, Seattle Pacific University, Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, and the House of Lords in the British Parliament, among other organizations.

Dr. Olinda Timms

Trustee Olinda Timms is a medical doctor, specialised in anaesthesiology. Her interest in Medical Humanities and Bioethics has led to numerous publications including her book ‘Biomedical Ethics'(Elsevier)

Articles by Dr. Olinda Timms

Coronavirus: Doctors sans safety DH April 25 2020

Telemedicine: Bridging the Gap DH June 16 2020

Covid-Appropriate behaviour is the key DH May 11 2021


Commits Educational and Charitable Trust is covered by Section 80-G of the Indian Income Tax Act, 1961, and all donations and payments made to the Trust is eligible for tax exemption.