Hi, My name is Kishan Patel, but I go by Kish. I'm one of the co-founders and currently the Chair of Trustees for Gambling Harm UK. I also take on the role of Research Director within the charity.
Is a qualified medical doctor and a recent graduate of Imperial College London. He is one of the co-founders of the charity and formerly led the organisation as CEO for over 2 years without any financial or material benefit.
Kishan is one of the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Fellows and benefits from experiences in health-based research, health technology companies and financial services. He has also had success in growing and leading the student charity group Imperial College Friends of MSF and was awarded The Diana Award for his initiative to promote humanitarian prototyping and entrepreneurship.
He is currently the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Gambling Harm UK and takes on the role of Research Director within the charity.
Kishan has personally experienced gambling harm for over 25 years due to a parent’s gambling.