Babu Mathew | NAMI

Babu Mathew

NAMI Board of Directors

NAMI Board of Directors


Babu George Mathew is a member of the NAMI Board of Directors and currently serves as president of NAMI Colorado Board of Directors.

Babu has been a member of NAMI Jeffco from 2015, serving on the NAMI Colorado Board from 2018, Vice President in 2019 and President from 2020. He is a certified Teacher for NAMI Family-to-Family, Program Leader for NAMI Family & Friends and Facilitator for NAMI Family Support Groups.

As a family Peer, Babu has been in an intimate recovery journey with his loved one for over 14 years.

From 2020, Babu has served two terms as Secretary on the NAMI State Presidents’ Council. Since January 2019, he has been serving on the National Advisory Committee of NAMI Faithnet, collaborating with the NAMI leadership and interfaith Community leaders on the intersection of mental health and spirituality. He has also been working with the NAMI leadership at NAMI Office of Innovation on the Sharing Hope and Chai & Chat community initiatives. As a NAMIWalks Colorado Captain from 2018 for team “Asian Americans for Mental Health”, he has been one of the top fundraisers.

For his outstanding contribution as a mental health advocate, raising public awareness and reducing stigma, Babu was recognized with the NAMI Cross-Cultural Innovation & Engagement Award at the 2023 NAMICon in Minneapolis.

He has over 2 decades of experience in Sales & Marketing with Graphic Arts & Printing and Semiconductor Packaging industries in India and the U.S.

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