Asif is the Head of Diversity and Inclusiveness for EY (Ernst and Young) Financial Services UK, he joined EY as an Assistant Director for UK &I and was previously the Head of the Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Unit for the City of London Police. Asif is currently a Special Sergeant within the City of London Police.
Asif is a leading Diversity and Inclusion expert with a proven track record in achieving operational and strategic targets, managing quality, performance, risk and change through promoting equal opportunities and diverse cultures. He is a passionate and inspirational leader with the ability to empower individuals and create a truly inclusive environment for all. He is highly knowledgeable and pragmatic in making strategic and evaluated diversity management decisions based on valuable experience and practical competence.
Asif has received a number of accolades for his professional and volunteering work that include the Mosaic (Prince’s Trust) Award for mentoring, the highly commended European Diversity Award, the Civil Servant of the Year Award and the prestigious Asian Professional Award. Asif was honoured last year in the Queen’s birthday honours list with an MBE for his services to Policing and the Communities. He is a Freeman of the City of London and a member of the HR Guild of Professionals.
He is currently the Chair of the London Hate Crime Board, an Ambassador for Remembering Srebrenica, Member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Hate Crime, Special Advisor to the charity Penny Appeal, a trainer for the OSCE (Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights) and a Special Sergeant with the City of London Police.