meet the team

Arun Kang OBE
Arun Kang OBECEO

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
Nik TrivediDirector 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
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

Densign White
Densign White Chair

Densign White became Chair 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
Beverley Mason Senior Independent Director

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
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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Urvasi Naidoo
Urvasi Naidoo Trustee

Urvasi is a qualified solicitor and governance professional who currently works at the Commonwealth Games Federation.

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Christine Ohuruogu MBE
Christine Ohuruogu MBE Trustee

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Consultants