Asif Sadiq MBE

Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for The Telegraph Media Group

Multi-award winning diversity and inclusion expert, Asif Sadiq has over fifteen year experience in his impressive industry. Seeing significant success in achieving strategic and operational targets as well as managing risk, change, performance and quality. Asif boasts an impressive track record as the former Head of Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY Financial Services and former Head of Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Unit for the City of London Police. Now he holds the position of Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging for The Telegraph Media Group.

Committed in creating a strong sense of belonging Asif is a truly passionate and inspirational global leader and renowned keynote speaker. Asif has the ability to connect and empower with every level of a business and has been key in implementing diversity and inclusion activities and programmes to create an inclusive environment for all.

The influence and work of Asif has been so great that as a result he has gained a huge variety of achievements for his work such as the Police Officer of the Year Award and Civil Servant of the Year Award. He has also gained recognition with the Mosaic (Prince’s Trust) Award for mentoring and the prestigious Asian Professional Award. A stand out award which truly highlighted his efforts towards diversity and inclusion was the highly commended Head of Diversity Award at the European Diversity Awards. In 2017 Asif was honoured with an MBE for his services to Policing and Communities.

Not only is Asif one of the most popular keynote speakers on the circuit but he is also the current Chair of the London Hate Crime Board and a member of the APPG (All Party Parliamentary Group) on Hate Crime. From being a trainer for the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights to a Special Sergeant with the City of London Police the list of Asif’s work is endless. Due to his stance in society and the huge impact he has had he has also been invited as a judge for a range of awards including the BIMA Awards, CIPD Awards, the Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards and the Personnel Today Awards

Acting as a huge role model for many, Asif strongly believes in creating a strong sense of belonging for everyone which he showcases in his everyday work and also his speeches. He can provide huge benefits for businesses including implementing diversity and inclusion programmes as well as discussing how to achieve operational and strategic targets.

To book Asif Sadiq as the leadership speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the details below.

When at corporate events, Asif is known to cover the following topics:

  • People Motivation & Empowerment
  • Boosting Productivity & Management Development
  • Corporate Diversity & Effectiveness
  • Communication Enhancement
  • Equality/Diversity Concept & Implementation
  • Achieving Operational & Strategic Targets
  • Managing Quality, Performance, Risk & Change