Mr. Amrit Mathur | Member, Advisory Council
Amrit Mathur is an Advisor to the Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS). Amrit has over 30 years of experience in senior management positions across sports federations, authorities, corporate entities, the Government and media. Amrit started his career as Secretary Railway Sports Board in 1988 and was responsible for formulating sports policy in Indian Railways. In 1996 he took up the role of Secretary Sports Authority of India (SAI) Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports and headed a team tasked to implement sports plans & schemes of the Government of India.
Between 2006 and 2008, Amrit was Executive Director with Commonwealth Games, Delhi and was part of the Chairman’s Secretariat and coordinated the Pune Youth Games. From 2008 to 2012, Amrit became the Chief Operating Officer, Delhi Daredevils and was responsible for cricket and commercial results of the Delhi franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Amrit was also Adviser, Ministry of Sports, Government of India, between 2013 and 2015, formulating the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme, the flagship programme of the Government to support excellence and win medals at the Olympics.
In addition to the above experience, Amrit is also Member National Sports Committee of CII & FICCI, Vice President, Professional Golf Association of India, cricket columnist for leading national dailies/magazines since 1980 and also writes a weekly cricket column for Hindustan Times. He also had a long association with the BCCI, beginning in 1988.