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.
Densign White, is an Olympian Judoka who served 11 years as the Chairman of the British Judo Association, from 2001 to 2012. He moved onto serve internationally as the European Judo Union Head Sports Director and has acted for 2 years as an executive member of the British Olympic Association. He was voted to the position of Chairman of British organisation, Sporting Equals, last month.
Under Densign's helm the IMMAF has increased its membership to over 50 nations, has developed a strong partnership with world premier MMA organisation, the UFC, and evolved a global calendar of Amateur MMA tournaments that are broadcast worldwide.
Previous positions held are: Chairman British Judo Association 2001/2001; British Olympic Association executive member 2008/2010; European Judo Union Head Sports Director 2002/12; International Federation (International development)
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.
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.
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.
Alister Mitchell - Trustee
Alister was appointed a trustee of Sporting Equals in early 2018 and looks forward to making a valuable and lasting contribution in assisting the charity to progress towards its goals. Alister has spent over 30 years in the automotive field honing his legal skills as a commercial lawyer.