Hemant Patel FCMA
Hemant Patel is Director of New Markets at the financial service provider Provident Financial, with responsibility for their on-line loans business.
He was born and educated in London before graduating from the University of Manchester having studied physics with astrophysics. He then moved into industry to train as a chartered management accountant.
He has worked at various multi-national companies including Mars Inc and SC Johnson in financial, commercial and marketing roles before moving with his family to Yorkshire to join Asda in 2003.
At Asda Hemant carried out various roles in commercial finance functions as well as running Asda’s own label business. He now runs Satsuma and glo, Provident Financial’s on-line loans businesses.
Hemant is also a trustee of Interplay Theatre, a Leeds based company using the arts to work with children in special schools nationally and socially excluded children locally. He was given the Arts and Business Individual of the Year award in 2007 for his work with this charity.
Hemant Patel became a trustee of the Armouries in July 2010.