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Our Team.


Dr Kishan Patel
Chair of Trustees

Kishan is a practising NHS doctor and a graduate of Imperial College London.


He has passionately and voluntarily led on the organisation's activities since its inception without any financial or material benefit.

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I have personally experienced gambling harm, as well as alcohol dependence. I have been gamble free and sober since October 2017.

Since a child I have battled with my mental health. I started to drink and then later more

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I was born and raised in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and now live in Toronto, Canada. I'm very passionate about contributing to reducing gambling harms in the UK and bringing my knowledge and experience from the Canadian mental health and addictions sector... read more

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Lesley’s professional background is in Human Resource Management.


Lesley held senior management roles in Industry and within the NHS. In the latter part of her career she was Head of an Academic Department and the Director of the...

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I am an experienced policy professional who has worked on policy spanning across both central and local Government.


I currently work within the Police Integrity Unit at the Home Office developing and maintaining the framework for a police... read more

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Andrew Nicol
Honorary Treasurer 

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Ten years ago, I never thought I would be taking on a role to help increase awareness of the risks and harm associated with gambling.

Now I am an affected other as a consequence of my son more
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I am what you would call an affected other. I've never been a gambler myself, but in my 25-year marriage, my husband gambled heavily over multiple years on and off. Sadly at the age of 50, my marriage is now over and I divorced my husband after he went into a spiral of online gambling during more
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