Hitesh Patel

Truste Hitesh Patel

Chair of Trustees

Hitesh is the Head of International Sport, Major Sports Events and Sports Integrity at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. He has held a range of senior positions since entering the Civil Service in 2002. Hitesh has been responsible for major sports events since 2012 and his team led on the Government’s support of events including the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart, the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, and the ICC Champions Trophy.