Abdul Wahab is Advisor, Inclusion & Diversity at the CIPD. He will be leading on research on all aspects of diversity and inclusion, developing policy and providing expert advice and guidance. He is a proponent of taking a holistic data-driven approach to inclusion and will be working on delivering comprehensive data to support informed employment practices. Prior to joining the CIPD Abdul worked in local authority and then higher education conducting research, developing diversity and inclusion policy, leading on strategy and delivering training interventions. He then went on to run a successful consulting practice supporting inclusion in public and private sector organisations.