Sanjay Patel, Maidstone store director, has been working for Specsavers for 27 years – 21 as a joint venture partner.  He started training as an optometrist after university with Specsavers in Romford in 1990 and qualified a year later. He then joined the Maidstone practice as ophthalmic director in 1995 at the age of 24.

A great determination

Sanjay has also represented the profession on the Board of Trustees at The College of Optometrists and chair the Education and Standards Committee and DOCET (Directorate of Optometric Continuing Education and Training).

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Sanjay was born in Walthamstow in London and raised on the London and Essex borders. When he is not in store he can be found taking care of his five-year-old son and nine-month old daughter or playing golf.

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