meet the team

Arun Kang
Arun KangCEO

Arun is widely recognised as a leading authority on equality, diversity and inclusion and secured his status having graduated with a Masters in Promoting Equality and Managing Diversity.

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Nik Trivedi - Director of Development
Nik Trivedi - Director of Development

Nik has been working at a strategic and practitioner level in the public and third sectors in the fields of sport, health, community safety and regeneration for over 20 years.

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Shaheen Bi - Director of Projects
Shaheen Bi - Director of Projects

Shaheen graduated from Sunderland University in 2000 with a Business Studies Degree, and began her career in the housing sector working for the National Housing Federation and the Birmingham Social Housing Partnership supporting housing policy in the midlands region.

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Trustees

Urvasi Naidoo
Urvasi Naidoo

Urvasi is a lawyer who currently works as a Contracts Officer at the University of Warwick.

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Densign White - Chairman
Densign White - Chairman

Densign White became Chairman of Sporting Equals in 2016 and has been part of the organisation as trustee for over 4 years and is currently CEO of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation.

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Beverley Mason - Trustee
Beverley Mason - Trustee

Beverley has seen first hand how heritage, sports and the arts are vital engines that inspire, fuel and sustain individuals to be their very best, transforming lives and communities. Her father, a former WI forces boxing champion in the Caribbean and her mother a budding pianist provide the bedrock to her values.

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Lorraine Deschamps MBE - Trustee
Lorraine Deschamps MBE - Trustee

Lorraine was educated in three different continents giving her a unique perspective on cross-cultural matters. Born in Kenya, she spent her early childhood in East Africa, her teenage years in Brazil and pursued her college and university education in the UK, where she still lives.

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Christine Ohuruogu MBE - Trustee
Christine Ohuruogu MBE - Trustee

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Adam Paker - Trustee
Adam Paker - Trustee

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Consultants

Dal Dhaliwal - Health and Physical Activity Advisor
Dal Dhaliwal - Health and Physical Activity Advisor

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