Asif Sadiq MBE

Former Global Head Of Diversity & Inclusion At Adidas

How to hire Asif Sadiq MBE

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Asif Sadiq MBE for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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

  • The journey from Diversity, Inclusion to Belonging
  • Creating a truly inclusive workplace where everyone can bring their authentic self to work
  • Corporate diversity effectiveness and strategy development
  • Creating inclusive leadership within organisations
  • How to manage and support Employee Resource Group
  • Understanding visible and non-visible disability inclusion
  • Diversity recruitment, retention, and progression
  • Social and Community Impact strategies
  • Global diversity and inclusion strategies in multiple markets
  • D&I data analysis and inclusion to champion tangible results
  • Race and ethnicity inclusion in the workplace
  • How to be an ally for gender equity
  • Championing social mobility
  • LGBTQ+ Inclusion in the workplace 
  • Supporting working parents and careers 
  • How to create inclusive workplaces for faith and belief

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the temporary halt of live events, Asif has been attending virtual events. See the feedback that he received from attendees below:

"On behalf of all of us I wanted to drop you a quick line to say a MASSIVE THANK YOU to Asif for joining us today, he is amazing and has really caused quite a stir at IMO with an engaging and thought-provoking chat. I also want to express our gratitude to him for dedicating us more time than originally scheduled to answer the questions from our staff, there’s an appetite for more from him and it has lit a fire in people’s bellies, I would say. We really appreciate his insights and the ease and familiarity with which he has approached this exercise with us." - Bea, IMO.org

"Today the sixth form were privileged to welcome Mr Asif Sadiq MBE with whom we explored the importance of diversity and the need for greater inclusion in every facet of society...He remains committed to improving diversity and inclusion in the future, and he wants to make a real and direct impact in his home area. All of his answers were insightful but more importantly honest, providing a thorough insight into his award-winning career. Overall, a very topical and passionate lecture." - Y13 Student, Forest School

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your involvement with our Staff Conference on Wednesday 19 August.  I appreciate how busy your diary must be and I am grateful that you were able to join us live on the day. We have been receiving really positive feedback from our staff and it’s certainly a great way to start the new academic year. Thank you once again for your support." – Sam, Principal & CEO of Wakefield College

"The session was a resounding success and great feedback from leaders." – Jemima, PepsiCo

"To use an American sports term, “You knocked the ball out of the park”.  

"Having spent a lot of time in DEI workshops over the years, I can say with some credibility that yours was outstanding….in fact, the best I’ve participated in with a global audience." -   John D. Bergen, Managing Partner- BERGEN PARTNERSHIP LLC

"I was recently introduced to Asif as a possible speaker for our In-house Recruitment D&I conference and I'm absolutely thrilled that we were! Aside from an impactful, thought-provoking and mesmerising, presentation, Asif was a pleasure to work with in the build-up to the event. If you're looking for an inspiring speaker, Asif is certainly that & I wouldn't be able to recommend him highly enough. I hope I have the pleasure of working with him again!" - Natasha Preocanin, Managing Director at In-house Recruitment

"It was an honour to have Asif Sadiq MBE as our keynote speaker for the Embracing Diversity - Flight Path To Inclusion event, held at the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England & Wales (ICAEW). Asif received amazing feedback such as: "Dynamic & Diverse Presentation, First Class Speaker, Great Thought Provoking Journey, Incredibly Informative. Asif has been described by myself and many others as Powerful, Extremely Knowledgeable, Charismatic, Inspiring, Self-Confident and assured. He is very passionate about Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging and is a master in this field which makes him more compelling. I'm really looking forward to working with Asif in the future, to share best practice, re the complex world of D & I" - Marcia Dyce- Life Stages Communities Manager at ICAEW, Diversity & Inclusion, Women in Finance, Young Members, Career Breakers and Life Members